Lanja is a Block placed in Ratnagiri district in Maharashtra. Situated in urban area of Maharashtra, it is one of the 9 blocks of Ratnagiri district. As per the administration records, the block number of Lanja is 324. The block has 123 villages and there are total 26040 houses in this Block.
As per Census 2011, Lanja's population is 106986. Out of this, 49985 are males whereas the females count 57001 here. This block has 10101 children in the age bracket of 0-6 years. Among them 5318 are boys and 4783 are girls.
Literacy rate in Lanja block is 71%. 76119 out of total 106986 population is literate here. In males the literacy rate is 79% as 39722 males out of total 49985 are literate however female literacy rate is 63% as 36397 out of total 57001 females are literate in this Block.
The Negative part is that illiteracy rate of Lanja block is 28%. Here 30867 out of total 106986 people are illiterate. Male illiteracy rate here is 20% as 10263 males out of total 49985 are uneducated. In females the illiteracy rate is 36% and 20604 out of total 57001 females are illiterate in this block.
The count of employed person of Lanja block is 52023 while 54963 are un-employed. And out of 52023 working people 19036 persons are fully dependent on cultivation.