Washim is a Block located in Washim district in Maharashtra. Placed in rural part of Maharashtra, it is one of the 6 blocks of Washim district. As per the administration register, the block number of Washim is 50. The block has 128 villages and there are total 38208 houses in this Block.
As per Census 2011, Washim's population is 176801. Out of this, 92496 are males whereas the females count 84305 here. This block has 22967 children in the age bracket of 0-6 years. Among them 12547 are boys and 10420 are girls.
Literacy rate in Washim block is 70%. 124465 out of total 176801 population is literate here. Among males the literacy rate is 77% as 71816 males out of total 92496 are literate whereas female literacy rate is 62% as 52649 out of total 84305 females are educated in this Block.
The dark portion is that illiteracy rate of Washim block is 29%. Here 52336 out of total 176801 people are illiterate. Male illiteracy rate here is 22% as 20680 males out of total 92496 are illiterate. In females the illiteracy rate is 37% and 31656 out of total 84305 females are illiterate in this block.
The count of employed person of Washim block is 91423 still 85378 are un-employed. And out of 91423 working person 30273 persons are entirely reliant on cultivation.