Barshi is a Block situated in Solapur district in Maharashtra. Positioned in rural region of Maharashtra, it is one among the 11 blocks of Solapur district. According to the administration register, the block number of Barshi is 297. The block has 139 villages and there are total 55256 homes in this Block.
As per Census 2011, Barshi's population is 253989. Out of this, 132976 are males whereas the females count 121013 here. This block has 29553 children in the age bracket of 0-6 years. Among them 16085 are boys and 13468 are girls.
Literacy rate in Barshi block is 66%. 169947 out of total 253989 population is educated here. In males the literacy rate is 74% as 98589 males out of total 132976 are literate whereas female literacy rate is 58% as 71358 out of total 121013 females are literate in this Block.
The dark side is that illiteracy rate of Barshi block is 33%. Here 84042 out of total 253989 individuals are illiterate. Male illiteracy rate here is 25% as 34387 males out of total 132976 are illiterate. In females the illiteracy rate is 41% and 49655 out of total 121013 females are illiterate in this block.
The count of occupied people of Barshi block is 128187 still 125802 are un-employed. And out of 128187 employed person 50474 persons are entirely dependent on farming.