Balangir is a Municipality city in district of Balangir, Orissa. The Balangir city is divided into 21 wards for which elections are held every 5 years. The Balangir Municipality has population of 98,238 of which 50,582 are males while 47,656 are females as per report released by Census India 2011.
Population of Children with age of 0-6 is 10248 which is 10.43 % of total population of Balangir (M). In Balangir Municipality, Female Sex Ratio is of 942 against state average of 979. Moreover Child Sex Ratio in Balangir is around 925 compared to Orissa state average of 941. Literacy rate of Balangir city is 86.27 % higher than state average of 72.87 %. In Balangir, Male literacy is around 91.76 % while female literacy rate is 80.46 %.
Balangir Municipality has total administration over 21,980 houses to which it supplies basic amenities like water and sewerage. It is also authorize to build roads within Municipality limits and impose taxes on properties coming under its jurisdiction.
Balangir Caste Factor
Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 14.60 % while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 4.95 % of total population in Balangir (M).
Balangir Work Profile
Out of total population, 34,415 were engaged in work or business activity. Of this 27,420 were males while 6,995 were females. In census survey, worker is defined as person who does business, job, service, and cultivator and labour activity.
Of total 34415 working population, 81.72 % were engaged in Main Work while 18.28 % of total workers were engaged in Marginal Work.