Shirala is a Block situated in Sangli district in Maharashtra. Situated in rural area of Maharashtra, it is one among the 10 blocks of Sangli district. According to the administration records, the block code of Shirala is 346. The block has 97 villages and there are total 36344 homes in this Block.
As per Census 2011, Shirala's population is 162911. Out of this, 80838 are males whereas the females count 82073 here. This block has 16970 kids in the age bracket of 0-6 years. Among them 9299 are boys and 7671 are girls.
Literacy rate in Shirala block is 70%. 115112 out of total 162911 population is literate here. Among males the literacy rate is 79% as 63927 males out of total 80838 are educated however female literacy rate is 62% as 51185 out of total 82073 females are educated in this Block.
The dark side is that illiteracy rate of Shirala block is 29%. Here 47799 out of total 162911 persons are illiterate. Male illiteracy rate here is 20% as 16911 males out of total 80838 are uneducated. In females the illiteracy rate is 37% and 30888 out of total 82073 females are illiterate in this block.
The number of working people of Shirala block is 80090 still 82821 are non-working. And out of 80090 working individual 34144 peoples are totally reliant on agriculture.