Malegaon is a Block situated in Washim district in Maharashtra. Located in rural region of Maharashtra, it is one among the 6 blocks of Washim district. According to the administration register, the block code of Malegaon is 46. The block has 122 villages and there are total 41289 houses in this Block.
As per Census 2011, Malegaon's population is 189051. Out of this, 98035 are males while the females count 91016 here. This block has 25092 children in the age group of 0-6 years. Out of this 13645 are boys and 11447 are girls.
Literacy rate in Malegaon block is 71%. 134683 out of total 189051 population is educated here. In males the literacy rate is 77% as 76253 males out of total 98035 are educated while female literacy rate is 64% as 58430 out of total 91016 females are educated in this Block.
The dark part is that illiteracy rate of Malegaon block is 28%. Here 54368 out of total 189051 persons are illiterate. Male illiteracy rate here is 22% as 21782 males out of total 98035 are illiterate. In females the illiteracy rate is 35% and 32586 out of total 91016 females are illiterate in this block.
The count of employed individual of Malegaon block is 94767 while 94284 are un-employed. And out of 94767 occupied individual 29872 persons are entirely dependent on agriculture.