Balia is a medium size village located in Mahishi Block of Saharsa district, Bihar with total 198 families residing. The Balia village has population of 1272 of which 682 are males while 590 are females as per Population Census 2011.
In Balia village population of children with age 0-6 is 254 which makes up 19.97 % of total population of village. Average Sex Ratio of Balia village is 865 which is lower than Bihar state average of 918. Child Sex Ratio for the Balia as per census is 896, lower than Bihar average of 935.
Balia village has lower literacy rate compared to Bihar. In 2011, literacy rate of Balia village was 58.74 % compared to 61.80 % of Bihar. In Balia Male literacy stands at 71.35 % while female literacy rate was 44.04 %.
As per constitution of India and Panchyati Raaj Act, Balia 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 Balia village.
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In Balia village, most of the villagers are from Schedule Caste (SC).
Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 39.31 % while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 0.16 % of total population in Balia village.
In Balia village out of total population, 679 were engaged in work activities. 14.43 % of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 85.57 % were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months.
Of 679 workers engaged in Main Work, 37 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 41 were Agricultural labourer.