Bhiwandi is a Block located in Thane district in Maharashtra. Located in urban part of Maharashtra, it is one of the 6 blocks of Thane district. According to the government register, the block code of Bhiwandi is 217. The block has 226 villages and there are total 94214 homes in this Block.
As per Census 2011, Bhiwandi's population is 431721. Out of this, 238419 are males whereas the females count 193302 here. This block has 58942 kids in the age group of 0-6 years. Out of this 30640 are boys and 28302 are girls.
Literacy rate in Bhiwandi block is 68%. 294598 out of total 431721 population is literate here. In males the literacy rate is 74% as 176576 males out of total 238419 are literate however female literacy rate is 61% as 118022 out of total 193302 females are educated in this Block.
The dark side is that illiteracy rate of Bhiwandi block is 31%. Here 137123 out of total 431721 persons are illiterate. Male illiteracy rate here is 25% as 61843 males out of total 238419 are illiterate. Among the females the illiteracy rate is 38% and 75280 out of total 193302 females are illiterate in this block.
The number of working individual of Bhiwandi block is 187444 still 244277 are non-working. And out of 187444 employed person 18050 persons are completely reliant on farming.