Sawantwadi is a Block positioned in Sindhudurg district in Maharashtra. Positioned in rural part of Maharashtra, it is one of the 8 blocks of Sindhudurg district. According to the government records, the block code of Sawantwadi is 332. The block has 84 villages and there are total 30017 houses in this Block.
As per Census 2011, Sawantwadi's population is 123615. Out of this, 61041 are males while the females count 62574 here. This block has 10309 kids in the age bracket of 0-6 years. Among them 5367 are boys and 4942 are girls.
Literacy rate in Sawantwadi block is 78%. 96694 out of total 123615 population is literate here. Among males the literacy rate is 83% as 51250 males out of total 61041 are literate while female literacy rate is 72% as 45444 out of total 62574 females are literate in this Block.
The Negative portion is that illiteracy rate of Sawantwadi block is 21%. Here 26921 out of total 123615 people are illiterate. Male illiteracy rate here is 16% as 9791 males out of total 61041 are illiterate. Among the females the illiteracy rate is 27% and 17130 out of total 62574 females are illiterate in this block.
The number of occupied individual of Sawantwadi block is 50438 however 73177 are un-employed. And out of 50438 occupied people 12045 individuals are completely reliant on agriculture.