(Last Updated on : 03-02-2009)
Korochi is the name of a census town, lying in the district of Kolhapur of Maharashtra state of Indian territory. .
Without discovering the demographical scenario of a town or city it becomes hard for a person to grow awareness about the features of the particular town. In order to fulfill such goals, a handful of demographers have organized research works and surveys in Korochi town. This has led them to develop several reports, the significant one being the Census report of a particular year. Being brought out in the year 2001, this report has thrown light on certain demographical traits viz. literacy rate, population condition etc. As per this record, Korochi showed a population count of 18,136. Out of it, male populace constitutes 53 %, while the population of Korochi is 47 %.
Delving deep into the report, one also can get a hint of the literacy condition of Korochi, relevant yardstick for measuring how much growth has occurred in this town. In this regard, it can be said that the average literacy rate of Korochi has been measured to be 69 %. It is in fact higher than that of India, which constitutes 59.5 %, thereby confirming to the growth and prosperity of Korochi as a whole. Specifications about male and female literacy rates of Korochi too can be deciphered from the aforesaid census report. In other words, male literacy rate constitutes 76 %. The rate of female literacy of Korochi constitutes 60 %. Information about situation of children who are residing in Korochi also has been identified. Thus 14 % of the population of Korochi comprises of children who are below six years of age.