Khed is a Block located in Ratnagiri district in Maharashtra. Situated in rural region of Maharashtra, it is one of the 9 blocks of Ratnagiri district. According to the administration records, the block number of Khed is 319. The block has 215 villages and there are total 40445 houses in this Block.
As per Census 2011, Khed's population is 164723. Out of this, 78334 are males while the females count 86389 here. This block has 16264 children in the age bracket of 0-6 years. Out of this 8398 are boys and 7866 are girls.
Literacy rate in Khed block is 72%. 120187 out of total 164723 population is educated here. In males the literacy rate is 80% as 63142 males out of total 78334 are educated however female literacy rate is 66% as 57045 out of total 86389 females are educated in this Block.
The Negative side is that illiteracy rate of Khed block is 27%. Here 44536 out of total 164723 individuals are illiterate. Male illiteracy rate here is 19% as 15192 males out of total 78334 are uneducated. In females the illiteracy rate is 33% and 29344 out of total 86389 females are illiterate in this block.
The count of working people of Khed block is 69018 however 95705 are non-working. And out of 69018 occupied people 26974 persons are completely dependent on farming.