Gandiwind is a Block situated in Tarn Taran district in Punjab. Placed in rural region of Punjab, it is one of the 9 blocks of Tarn Taran district. As per the government register, the block code of Gandiwind is 117. The block has 32 villages and there are total 9892 houses in this Block.
As per Census 2011, Gandiwind's population is 56470. Out of this, 29664 are males whereas the females count 26806 here. This block has 7192 kids in the age group of 0-6 years. Among them 3876 are boys and 3316 are girls.
Literacy rate in Gandiwind block is 56%. 31676 out of total 56470 population is educated here. In males the literacy ratio is 59% as 17744 males out of total 29664 are literate while female literacy rate is 51% as 13932 out of total 26806 females are educated in this Block.
The dark side is that illiteracy ratio of Gandiwind block is 43%. Here 24794 out of total 56470 individuals are illiterate. Male illiteracy rate here is 40% as 11920 males out of total 29664 are illiterate. In females the illiteracy rate is 48% and 12874 out of total 26806 females are illiterate in this block.
The count of working individual of Gandiwind block is 19326 however 37144 are non-working. And out of 19326 occupied people 6006 persons are entirely dependent on agriculture.