Balurghat Block of Dakshin Dinajpur district has total population of 248,901 as per the Census 2011. Out of which 128,318 are males while 120,583 are females. In 2011 there were total 61,037 families residing in Balurghat Block. The Average Sex Ratio of Balurghat Block is 940.
As per Census 2011 out of total population, 5.9% people lives in Urban areas while 94.1% lives in the Rural areas. The average literacy rate in urban areas is 85.6% while that in the rural areas is 73.1%. Also the Sex Ratio of Urban areas in Balurghat Block is 981 while that of Rural areas is 937.
The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Balurghat Block is 24339 which is 10% of the total population. There are 12365 male children and 11974 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Balurghat Block is 968 which is greater than Average Sex Ratio ( 940 ) of Balurghat Block.
The total literacy rate of Balurghat Block is 73.88%. The male literacy rate is 72.46% and the female literacy rate is 60.48% in Balurghat Block.
To facilitate the administration, Balurghat Block is further divided into 3 towns and 307 villages.
As per the Population Census 2011 data, following are some quick facts about Balurghat Block.
|Children (Age 0-6)||24,339||12,365||11,974|
Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 29.4% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 26.6% of total population in Balurghat Block of .
|No Religion Specified||432||(0.17%)||245||187|
Average literacy rate of Balurghat Block in 2011 were 73.88% in which, male and female literacy were 80.18% and 67.15% respectively. Total literate in Balurghat Block were 165,901 of which male and female were 92,974 and 72,927 respectively.
The Sex Ratio of Balurghat Block is 940 . Thus for every 1000 men there were 940 females in Balurghat Block. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 968 which is greater than Average Sex Ratio ( 940 ) of Balurghat Block.
According to Census 2011, there were 24,339 children between age 0 to 6 years in Balurghat Block. Out of which 24,339 were male while 24,339 were female.
As per Census 2011, there are total 3,690 families under Balurghat Block living in urban areas while 3,690 families are living within Rural areas. Thus around 5.9% of total population of Balurghat Block lives in Urban areas while 94.1% lives under Rural areas. Population of children (0 - 6 years) in urban region is 1,210 while that in rural region is 23,129.
|Children (0 - 6 years)||24,339||1,210||23,129|
In Balurghat Block out of total population, 113,610 were engaged in work activities. 72.1% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 27.9% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 113,610 workers engaged in Main Work, 26,444 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 26,526 were Agricultural labourer.