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Balaghat Population - Koch Bihar, West Bengal

Balaghat is a medium size village located in Tufanganj - I Block of Koch Bihar district, West Bengal with total 364 families residing. The Balaghat village has population of 1485 of which 784 are males while 701 are females as per Population Census 2011.

In Balaghat village population of children with age 0-6 is 178 which makes up 11.99 % of total population of village. Average Sex Ratio of Balaghat village is 894 which is lower than West Bengal state average of 950. Child Sex Ratio for the Balaghat as per census is 1023, higher than West Bengal average of 956.

Balaghat village has lower literacy rate compared to West Bengal. In 2011, literacy rate of Balaghat village was 67.71 % compared to 76.26 % of West Bengal. In Balaghat Male literacy stands at 74.86 % while female literacy rate was 59.57 %.

As per constitution of India and Panchyati Raaj Act, Balaghat 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 Balaghat village.

Balaghat Data

Particulars Total Male Female
Total No. of Houses 364 - -
Population 1,485 784 701
Child (0-6) 178 88 90
Schedule Caste 642 333 309
Schedule Tribe 0 0 0
Literacy 67.71 % 74.86 % 59.57 %
Total Workers 553 490 63
Main Worker 526 - -
Marginal Worker 27 23 4

Caste Factor

In Balaghat village, most of the villagers are from Schedule Caste (SC). Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 43.23 % of total population in Balaghat village. The village Balaghat currently doesn’t have any Schedule Tribe (ST) population.

Work Profile

In Balaghat village out of total population, 553 were engaged in work activities. 95.12 % of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 4.88 % were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 553 workers engaged in Main Work, 161 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 278 were Agricultural labourer.