Balagam Population, Caste, Working Data Junagadh, Gujarat - Census 2011

Balagam is a village situated in Keshod taluka of Junagadh district in Gujarat. As per the Population Census 2011, there are total 1,126 families residing in the village Balagam. The total population of Balagam is 5,187 out of which 2,688 are males and 2,499 are females thus the Average Sex Ratio of Balagam is 930.

The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Balagam village is 515 which is 10% of the total population. There are 285 male children and 230 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Balagam is 807 which is less than Average Sex Ratio (930) of Balagam village.

As per the Census 2011, the literacy rate of Balagam is 69.2%. Thus Balagam village has higher literacy rate compared to 67.2% of Junagadh district. The male literacy rate is 77.78% and the female literacy rate is 60.2% in Balagam village.

Population
5,187
Families
1,126
Literacy
69.24%
Sex Ratio
930

As of Apr 2016, the Sarpanch of Balagam village is DHIRAJBA NATVARSINH CHAUHAN. As per constitution of India and Panchyati Raaj Act (Amendment 1998), Balagam village is administrated by Sarpanch (Head of Village) who is elected representative of the village.

Balagam Data as per Census 2011

As per the Population Census 2011 data, following are some quick facts about Balagam village.

Total Male Female
Children 515 285 230
Literacy 69.24% 77.78% 60.2%
Scheduled Caste 517 264 253
Scheduled Tribe 15 6 9
Illiterate 1,952 819 1,133

Caste Data as per Census 2011

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 10% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 0.3% of total population in Balagam village.


Working Population as per Census 2011

In Balagam village out of total population, 2,423 were engaged in work activities. 69% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 31% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 2,423 workers engaged in Main Work, 667 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 685 were Agricultural labourer.

Total Male Female
Main Workers 1,672 1,383 289
Cultivators 667 638 29
Agriculture Labourer 685 461 224
Household Industries 23 22 1
Other Workers 297 262 35
Marginal Workers 751 252 499
Non Working 2,764 1,053 1,711

Map of Balagam, Junagadh, Gujarat


Nearby Villages to Balagam, Keshod

Below are the list of villages near Balagam village in Keshod.

Village Population
Indrana 879
Sarod 1,278
Bamnasa 5,032
Muliyasa 1,171
Jonpur 1,198
Mangalpur 1,604
Manekwada 3,101
Dervan 1,132
Magharwada 1,992
Agatrai 5,318

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