Ashti is a Block placed in Wardha district in Maharashtra. Located in rural part of Maharashtra, it is one among the 8 blocks of Wardha district. According to the government register, the block number of Ashti is 66. The block has 158 villages and there are total 18242 homes in this Block.
As per Census 2011, Ashti's population is 76276. Out of this, 39319 are males whereas the females count 36957 here. This block has 7495 children in the age group of 0-6 years. Out of this 3934 are boys and 3561 are girls.
Literacy rate in Ashti block is 77%. 58956 out of total 76276 population is literate here. Among males the literacy rate is 81% as 31998 males out of total 39319 are educated whereas female literacy rate is 72% as 26958 out of total 36957 females are literate in this Block.
The dark portion is that illiteracy rate of Ashti block is 22%. Here 17320 out of total 76276 persons are illiterate. Male illiteracy rate here is 18% as 7321 males out of total 39319 are illiterate. Among the females the illiteracy rate is 27% and 9999 out of total 36957 females are illiterate in this block.
The number of working person of Ashti block is 37558 while 38718 are non-working. And out of 37558 employed people 8200 individuals are fully dependent on farming.