Balgran is a large village located in Kishtwar of Kishtwar district, Jammu and Kashmir with total 472 families residing. The Balgran village has population of 2223 of which 1142 are males while 1081 are females as per Population Census 2011.
In Balgran village population of children with age 0-6 is 355 which makes up 15.97 % of total population of village. Average Sex Ratio of Balgran village is 947 which is higher than Jammu and Kashmir state average of 889. Child Sex Ratio for the Balgran as per census is 929, higher than Jammu and Kashmir average of 862.
Balgran village has lower literacy rate compared to Jammu and Kashmir. In 2011, literacy rate of Balgran village was 39.29 % compared to 67.16 % of Jammu and Kashmir. In Balgran Male literacy stands at 50.63 % while female literacy rate was 27.36 %.
As per constitution of India and Panchyati Raaj Act, Balgran village is administrated by Sarpanch (Head of Village) who is elected representative of village.
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In Balgran village, most of the villagers are from Schedule Caste (SC) & Schedule Tribe (ST).
Schedule Tribe (ST) constitutes 46.02 % while Schedule Caste (SC) were 29.46 % of total population in Balgran village.
In Balgran village out of total population, 775 were engaged in work activities. 96.52 % of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 3.48 % were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months.
Of 775 workers engaged in Main Work, 405 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 244 were Agricultural labourer.