Balwat is a village situated in Ramban tehsil of Ramban district in Jammu and Kashmir. As per the Population Census 2011, there are total 431 families residing in the village Balwat. The total population of Balwat is 2,285 out of which 1,137 are males and 1,148 are females thus the Average Sex Ratio of Balwat is 1,010.
The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Balwat village is 492 which is 22% of the total population. There are 235 male children and 257 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Balwat is 1,094 which is greater than Average Sex Ratio (1,010) of Balwat village.
As per the Census 2011, the literacy rate of Balwat is 40.7%. Thus Balwat village has lower literacy rate compared to 43.7% of Ramban district. The male literacy rate is 53.55% and the female literacy rate is 27.61% in Balwat village.
As per constitution of India and Panchyati Raaj Act (Amendment 1998), Balwat 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 Balwat village.
Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 1.4% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 55.9% of total population in Balwat village.
In Balwat village out of total population, 479 were engaged in work activities. 47.8% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 52.2% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 479 workers engaged in Main Work, 72 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 58 were Agricultural labourer.
Below are the list of villages near Balwat village in Ramban.