Balagarh Block of Hugli district has total population of 228,998 as per the Census 2011. Out of which 116,828 are males while 112,170 are females. In 2011 there were total 55,881 families residing in Balagarh Block. The Average Sex Ratio of Balagarh Block is 960.
As per Census 2011 out of total population, 12.3% people lives in Urban areas while 87.7% lives in the Rural areas. The average literacy rate in urban areas is 82% while that in the rural areas is 76.2%. Also the Sex Ratio of Urban areas in Balagarh Block is 966 while that of Rural areas is 959.
The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Balagarh Block is 21396 which is 9% of the total population. There are 10908 male children and 10488 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Balagarh Block is 961 which is greater than Average Sex Ratio ( 960 ) of Balagarh Block.
The total literacy rate of Balagarh Block is 76.94%. The male literacy rate is 74.67% and the female literacy rate is 64.64% in Balagarh Block.
To facilitate the administration, Balagarh Block is further divided into 4 towns and 132 villages.
As per the Population Census 2011 data, following are some quick facts about Balagarh Block.
|Children (Age 0-6)||21,396||10,908||10,488|
Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 40.8% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 9.2% of total population in Balagarh Block of .
|No Religion Specified||175||(0.08%)||85||90|
Average literacy rate of Balagarh Block in 2011 were 76.94% in which, male and female literacy were 82.36% and 71.3% respectively. Total literate in Balagarh Block were 159,735 of which male and female were 87,232 and 72,503 respectively.
The Sex Ratio of Balagarh Block is 960 . Thus for every 1000 men there were 960 females in Balagarh Block. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 961 which is greater than Average Sex Ratio ( 960 ) of Balagarh Block.
According to Census 2011, there were 21,396 children between age 0 to 6 years in Balagarh Block. Out of which 21,396 were male while 21,396 were female.
As per Census 2011, there are total 6,847 families under Balagarh Block living in urban areas while 6,847 families are living within Rural areas. Thus around 12.3% of total population of Balagarh Block lives in Urban areas while 87.7% lives under Rural areas. Population of children (0 - 6 years) in urban region is 2,562 while that in rural region is 18,834.
|Children (0 - 6 years)||21,396||2,562||18,834|
In Balagarh Block out of total population, 95,002 were engaged in work activities. 79.6% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 20.4% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 95,002 workers engaged in Main Work, 14,243 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 28,556 were Agricultural labourer.