Chimur is a Block positioned in Chandrapur district in Maharashtra. Positioned in rural area of Maharashtra, it is one of the 15 blocks of Chandrapur district. According to the government records, the block code of Chimur is 116. The block has 259 villages and there are total 42850 families in this Block.
As per Census 2011, Chimur's population is 169547. Out of this, 85898 are males while the females count 83649 here. This block has 17964 children in the age bracket of 0-6 years. Out of this 9163 are boys and 8801 are girls.
Literacy rate in Chimur block is 69%. 117396 out of total 169547 population is literate here. Among males the literacy rate is 75% as 64748 males out of total 85898 are educated however female literacy rate is 62% as 52648 out of total 83649 females are educated in this Block.
The dark part is that illiteracy rate of Chimur block is 30%. Here 52151 out of total 169547 persons are illiterate. Male illiteracy rate here is 24% as 21150 males out of total 85898 are uneducated. Among the females the illiteracy rate is 37% and 31001 out of total 83649 females are illiterate in this block.
The number of employed individual of Chimur block is 95237 however 74310 are non-working. And out of 95237 employed people 21548 individuals are completely dependent on agriculture.