Mehkar is a Block located in Buldana district in Maharashtra. Situated in rural region of Maharashtra, it is one of the 13 blocks of Buldana district. As per the government register, the block code of Mehkar is 33. The block has 160 villages and there are total 49406 homes in this Block.
As per Census 2011, Mehkar's population is 223068. Out of this, 115612 are males whereas the females count 107456 here. This block has 29191 children in the age group of 0-6 years. Out of this 15970 are boys and 13221 are girls.
Literacy rate in Mehkar block is 70%. 157381 out of total 223068 population is literate here. In males the literacy rate is 77% as 89474 males out of total 115612 are literate however female literacy rate is 63% as 67907 out of total 107456 females are educated in this Block.
The dark part is that illiteracy rate of Mehkar block is 29%. Here 65687 out of total 223068 persons are illiterate. Male illiteracy rate here is 22% as 26138 males out of total 115612 are uneducated. Among the females the illiteracy rate is 36% and 39549 out of total 107456 females are illiterate in this block.
The count of occupied individual of Mehkar block is 119568 still 103500 are non-working. And out of 119568 occupied individual 38844 persons are fully dependent on farming.