Jawhar is a Block positioned in Palghar district in Maharashtra. Situated in rural region of Maharashtra, it is one of the 8 blocks of Palghar district. According to the government register, the block code of Jawhar is 211. The block has 109 villages and there are total 26375 families in this Block.
As per Census 2011, Jawhar's population is 128147. Out of this, 63206 are males while the females count 64941 here. This block has 21841 children in the age bracket of 0-6 years. Among them 10883 are boys and 10958 are girls.
Literacy rate in Jawhar block is 45%. 57707 out of total 128147 population is literate here. Among males the literacy rate is 51% as 32780 males out of total 63206 are educated while female literacy rate is 38% as 24927 out of total 64941 females are educated in this Block.
The dark portion is that illiteracy rate of Jawhar block is shockingly high -- 54%. Here 70440 out of total 128147 people are illiterate. Male illiteracy rate here is 48% as 30426 males out of total 63206 are illiterate. In females the illiteracy rate is 61% and 40014 out of total 64941 females are illiterate in this block.
The count of employed people of Jawhar block is 66424 while 61723 are un-employed. And out of 66424 working individual 18480 persons are totally dependent on cultivation.