Shirol is a Block situated in Kolhapur district in Maharashtra. Situated in rural area of Maharashtra, it is one of the 12 blocks of Kolhapur district. According to the administration register, the block number of Shirol is 337. The block has 54 villages and there are total 68681 houses in this Block.
As per Census 2011, Shirol's population is 320133. Out of this, 164223 are males while the females count 155910 here. This block has 33834 children in the age group of 0-6 years. Out of this 18150 are boys and 15684 are girls.
Literacy rate in Shirol block is 74%. 237354 out of total 320133 population is literate here. Among males the literacy rate is 79% as 130694 males out of total 164223 are literate however female literacy rate is 68% as 106660 out of total 155910 females are literate in this Block.
The dark portion is that illiteracy rate of Shirol block is 25%. Here 82779 out of total 320133 persons are illiterate. Male illiteracy rate here is 20% as 33529 males out of total 164223 are uneducated. Among the females the illiteracy rate is 31% and 49250 out of total 155910 females are illiterate in this block.
The number of occupied people of Shirol block is 132559 still 187574 are un-employed. And out of 132559 employed individual 39680 peoples are fully dependent on farming.