Kandhar is a Block placed in Nanded district in Maharashtra. Positioned in rural part of Maharashtra, it is one of the 16 blocks of Nanded district. According to the government register, the block number of Kandhar is 159. The block has 127 villages and there are total 44196 homes in this Block.
As per Census 2011, Kandhar's population is 224027. Out of this, 115905 are males whereas the females count 108122 here. This block has 31957 kids in the age group of 0-6 years. Out of this 16913 are boys and 15044 are girls.
Literacy rate in Kandhar block is 62%. 140891 out of total 224027 population is literate here. Among males the literacy rate is 71% as 82574 males out of total 115905 are literate while female literacy rate is 53% as 58317 out of total 108122 females are educated in this Block.
The dark portion is that illiteracy rate of Kandhar block is 37%. Here 83136 out of total 224027 people are illiterate. Male illiteracy rate here is 28% as 33331 males out of total 115905 are illiterate. In females the illiteracy rate is 46% and 49805 out of total 108122 females are illiterate in this block.
The count of employed person of Kandhar block is 108700 whereas 115327 are non-working. And out of 108700 occupied individual 35654 peoples are fully dependent on cultivation.