Balad is a village situated in Kheralu taluka of Mahesana district in Gujarat. As per the Population Census 2011, there are total 554 families residing in the village Balad. The total population of Balad is 2,742 out of which 1,425 are males and 1,317 are females thus the Average Sex Ratio of Balad is 924.
The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Balad village is 343 which is 13% of the total population. There are 171 male children and 172 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Balad is 1,006 which is greater than Average Sex Ratio (924) of Balad village.
As per the Census 2011, the literacy rate of Balad is 81.1%. Thus Balad village has higher literacy rate compared to 73.8% of Mahesana district. The male literacy rate is 90.59% and the female literacy rate is 70.74% in Balad village.
As of Apr 2016, the Sarpanch of Balad village is . As per constitution of India and Panchyati Raaj Act (Amendment 1998), Balad village is administrated by Sarpanch (Head of Village) who is elected representative of the village.
As per the Population Census 2011 data, following are some quick facts about Balad village.
Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 19.1% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 0% of total population in Balad village.
In Balad village out of total population, 1,098 were engaged in work activities. 90.6% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 9.4% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 1,098 workers engaged in Main Work, 304 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 290 were Agricultural labourer.
Below are the list of villages near Balad village in Kheralu.