Karanja is a Block placed in Washim district in Maharashtra. Situated in rural region of Maharashtra, it is one of the 6 blocks of Washim district. As per the administration records, the block code of Karanja is 48. The block has 167 villages and there are total 34538 families in this Block.
As per Census 2011, Karanja's population is 145917. Out of this, 75060 are males while the females count 70857 here. This block has 16899 kids in the age bracket of 0-6 years. Out of this 8774 are boys and 8125 are girls.
Literacy rate in Karanja block is 75%. 110321 out of total 145917 population is educated here. Among males the literacy rate is 80% as 60655 males out of total 75060 are educated whereas female literacy rate is 70% as 49666 out of total 70857 females are educated in this Block.
The Negative side is that illiteracy rate of Karanja block is 24%. Here 35596 out of total 145917 individuals are illiterate. Male illiteracy rate here is 19% as 14405 males out of total 75060 are illiterate. In females the illiteracy rate is 29% and 21191 out of total 70857 females are illiterate in this block.
The count of occupied person of Karanja block is 69817 still 76100 are un-employed. And out of 69817 working person 16772 persons are totally dependent on cultivation.