Balat Population - West Khasi Hills, Meghalaya

Balat is a medium size village located in Ranikor Block of West Khasi Hills district, Meghalaya with total 193 families residing. The Balat village has population of 987 of which 501 are males while 486 are females as per Population Census 2011.

In Balat village population of children with age 0-6 is 149 which makes up 15.10 % of total population of village. Average Sex Ratio of Balat village is 970 which is lower than Meghalaya state average of 989. Child Sex Ratio for the Balat as per census is 693, lower than Meghalaya average of 970.

Balat village has higher literacy rate compared to Meghalaya. In 2011, literacy rate of Balat village was 80.43 % compared to 74.43 % of Meghalaya. In Balat Male literacy stands at 85.23 % while female literacy rate was 75.76 %.

As per constitution of India and Panchyati Raaj Act, Balat village is administrated by Sarpanch (Head of Village) who is elected representative of village. Our website, don't have information about schools and hospital in Balat village.

Balat Data

Particulars Total Male Female
Total No. of Houses 193 - -
Population 987 501 486
Child (0-6) 149 88 61
Schedule Caste 1 1 0
Schedule Tribe 525 256 269
Literacy 80.43 % 85.23 % 75.76 %
Total Workers 332 237 95
Main Worker 319 7,297 0
Marginal Worker 13 1 12

Caste Factor

In Balat village, most of the village population is from Schedule Tribe (ST). Schedule Tribe (ST) constitutes 53.19 % while Schedule Caste (SC) were 0.10 % of total population in Balat village.

Work Profile

In Balat village out of total population, 332 were engaged in work activities. 96.08 % of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 3.92 % were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 332 workers engaged in Main Work, 2 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 14 were Agricultural labourer.

# State Density / Km2
1 Delhi 11,320
2 Chandigarh 9,258
3 Puducherry 2,547
4 Daman and Diu 2,191
5 Lakshadweep 2,149