Dhariwal is a Block placed in Gurdaspur district in Punjab. Situated in urban part of Punjab, it is one of the 11 blocks of Gurdaspur district. As per the administration register, the block number of Dhariwal is 10. The block has 113 villages and there are total 27839 houses in this Block.
As per Census 2011, Dhariwal's population is 146101. Out of this, 76235 are males while the females count 69866 here. This block has 16371 kids in the age group of 0-6 years. Among them 9060 are boys and 7311 are girls.
Literacy ratio in Dhariwal block is 67%. 98639 out of total 146101 population is literate here. Among males the literacy rate is 71% as 54690 males out of total 76235 are educated while female literacy ratio is 62% as 43949 out of total 69866 females are literate in this Block.
The dark portion is that illiteracy rate of Dhariwal block is 32%. Here 47462 out of total 146101 individuals are illiterate. Male illiteracy ratio here is 28% as 21545 males out of total 76235 are uneducated. Among the females the illiteracy rate is 37% and 25917 out of total 69866 females are illiterate in this block.
The number of occupied person of Dhariwal block is 48677 yet 97424 are un-employed. And out of 48677 occupied person 12280 persons are entirely dependent on agriculture.