Phaltan is a Block located in Satara district in Maharashtra. Positioned in urban area of Maharashtra, it is one among the 11 blocks of Satara district. As per the government register, the block number of Phaltan is 309. The block has 126 villages and there are total 59947 homes in this Block.
As per Census 2011, Phaltan's population is 290549. Out of this, 150008 are males whereas the females count 140541 here. This block has 31926 kids in the age bracket of 0-6 years. Out of this 17132 are boys and 14794 are girls.
Literacy rate in Phaltan block is 71%. 206487 out of total 290549 population is literate here. In males the literacy rate is 76% as 114668 males out of total 150008 are literate whereas female literacy rate is 65% as 91819 out of total 140541 females are literate in this Block.
The dark part is that illiteracy rate of Phaltan block is 28%. Here 84062 out of total 290549 individuals are illiterate. Male illiteracy rate here is 23% as 35340 males out of total 150008 are illiterate. In females the illiteracy rate is 34% and 48722 out of total 140541 females are illiterate in this block.
The count of working people of Phaltan block is 140330 while 150219 are non-working. And out of 140330 employed people 59347 peoples are fully dependent on cultivation.