Chakur is a Block situated in Latur district in Maharashtra. Situated in rural area of Maharashtra, it is one among the 10 blocks of Latur district. As per the government records, the block number of Chakur is 281. The block has 85 villages and there are total 34801 homes in this Block.
As per Census 2011, Chakur's population is 177956. Out of this, 92262 are males whereas the females count 85694 here. This block has 24234 kids in the age group of 0-6 years. Among them 12799 are boys and 11435 are girls.
Literacy rate in Chakur block is 66%. 117780 out of total 177956 population is literate here. In males the literacy rate is 73% as 67438 males out of total 92262 are educated while female literacy rate is 58% as 50342 out of total 85694 females are educated in this Block.
The dark part is that illiteracy rate of Chakur block is 33%. Here 60176 out of total 177956 persons are illiterate. Male illiteracy rate here is 26% as 24824 males out of total 92262 are uneducated. In females the illiteracy rate is 41% and 35352 out of total 85694 females are illiterate in this block.
The count of occupied people of Chakur block is 84174 however 93782 are un-employed. And out of 84174 employed people 30149 individuals are entirely reliant on farming.