Balana is a village situated in Jafrabad taluka of Amreli district in Gujarat. As per the Population Census 2011, there are total 287 families residing in the village Balana. The total population of Balana is 1,701 out of which 867 are males and 834 are females thus the Average Sex Ratio of Balana is 962.
The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Balana village is 261 which is 15% of the total population. There are 133 male children and 128 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Balana is 962 which is greater than Average Sex Ratio (962) of Balana village.
As per the Census 2011, the literacy rate of Balana is 60.4%. Thus Balana village has lower literacy rate compared to 65.7% of Amreli district. The male literacy rate is 75.07% and the female literacy rate is 45.18% in Balana village.
As of Apr 2016, the Sarpanch of Balana village is SHRI RATANBEN LAKHABHAI BARAIYA. As per constitution of India and Panchyati Raaj Act (Amendment 1998), Balana 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 Balana village.
Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 6.6% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 0% of total population in Balana village.
In Balana village out of total population, 612 were engaged in work activities. 75% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 25% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 612 workers engaged in Main Work, 216 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 159 were Agricultural labourer.
Below are the list of villages near Balana village in Jafrabad.