Bhandara is a Block placed in Bhandara district in Maharashtra. Positioned in urban part of Maharashtra, it is one among the 7 blocks of Bhandara district. According to the administration records, the block number of Bhandara is 90. The block has 171 villages and there are total 43845 houses in this Block.
As per Census 2011, Bhandara's population is 188185. Out of this, 95425 are males whereas the females count 92760 here. This block has 19906 children in the age bracket of 0-6 years. Out of this 10219 are boys and 9687 are girls.
Literacy rate in Bhandara block is 75%. 142693 out of total 188185 population is educated here. In males the literacy rate is 81% as 77296 males out of total 95425 are literate however female literacy rate is 70% as 65397 out of total 92760 females are literate in this Block.
The dark portion is that illiteracy rate of Bhandara block is 24%. Here 45492 out of total 188185 people are illiterate. Male illiteracy rate here is 18% as 18129 males out of total 95425 are uneducated. Among the females the illiteracy rate is 29% and 27363 out of total 92760 females are illiterate in this block.
The number of working people of Bhandara block is 88931 however 99254 are un-employed. And out of 88931 occupied individual 12457 individuals are completely dependent on cultivation.