Dahanu is a Block located in Palghar district in Maharashtra. Situated in urban region of Maharashtra, it is one of the 8 blocks of Palghar district. According to the administration register, the block code of Dahanu is 209. The block has 174 villages and there are total 70742 houses in this Block.
As per Census 2011, Dahanu's population is 351808. Out of this, 173784 are males whereas the females count 178024 here. This block has 55191 kids in the age bracket of 0-6 years. Out of this 27881 are boys and 27310 are girls.
Literacy rate in Dahanu block is 47%. 167519 out of total 351808 population is literate here. Among males the literacy rate is 56% as 97386 males out of total 173784 are educated however female literacy rate is 39% as 70133 out of total 178024 females are educated in this Block.
The dark side is that illiteracy rate of Dahanu block is shockingly high -- 52%. Here 184289 out of total 351808 people are illiterate. Male illiteracy rate here is 43% as 76398 males out of total 173784 are illiterate. Among the females the illiteracy rate is 60% and 107891 out of total 178024 females are illiterate in this block.
The count of employed individual of Dahanu block is 166138 still 185670 are un-employed. And out of 166138 working person 40741 individuals are totally reliant on farming.