Ratnagiri is a Block located in Ratnagiri district in Maharashtra. Placed in urban area of Maharashtra, it is one of the 9 blocks of Ratnagiri district. As per the government register, the block code of Ratnagiri is 322. The block has 200 villages and there are total 56552 homes in this Block.
As per Census 2011, Ratnagiri's population is 243220. Out of this, 117905 are males whereas the females count 125315 here. This block has 23522 children in the age bracket of 0-6 years. Out of this 12196 are boys and 11326 are girls.
Literacy rate in Ratnagiri block is 77%. 187979 out of total 243220 population is literate here. Among males the literacy rate is 83% as 98092 males out of total 117905 are literate however female literacy rate is 71% as 89887 out of total 125315 females are educated in this Block.
The dark part is that illiteracy rate of Ratnagiri block is 22%. Here 55241 out of total 243220 persons are illiterate. Male illiteracy rate here is 16% as 19813 males out of total 117905 are uneducated. Among the females the illiteracy rate is 28% and 35428 out of total 125315 females are illiterate in this block.
The count of occupied individual of Ratnagiri block is 107260 while 135960 are un-employed. And out of 107260 occupied individual 21651 persons are totally reliant on cultivation.