Shahapur 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 Shahapur is 218. The block has 231 villages and there are total 64924 homes in this Block.
As per Census 2011, Shahapur's population is 314103. Out of this, 160466 are males whereas the females count 153637 here. This block has 41172 kids in the age group of 0-6 years. Out of this 21169 are boys and 20003 are girls.
Literacy rate in Shahapur block is 65%. 207246 out of total 314103 population is educated here. Among males the literacy rate is 73% as 117510 males out of total 160466 are literate however female literacy rate is 58% as 89736 out of total 153637 females are educated in this Block.
The dark side is that illiteracy rate of Shahapur block is 34%. Here 106857 out of total 314103 persons are illiterate. Male illiteracy rate here is 26% as 42956 males out of total 160466 are illiterate. In females the illiteracy rate is 41% and 63901 out of total 153637 females are illiterate in this block.
The number of working individual of Shahapur block is 138736 whereas 175367 are non-working. And out of 138736 employed individual 30403 individuals are entirely dependent on agriculture.