Balia is a large village located in Sagardighi Block of Murshidabad district, West Bengal with total 2270 families residing. The Balia village has population of 10299 of which 5318 are males while 4981 are females as per Population Census 2011.
In Balia village population of children with age 0-6 is 1677 which makes up 16.28 % of total population of village. Average Sex Ratio of Balia village is 937 which is lower than West Bengal state average of 950. Child Sex Ratio for the Balia as per census is 934, lower than West Bengal average of 956.
Balia village has lower literacy rate compared to West Bengal. In 2011, literacy rate of Balia village was 61.53 % compared to 76.26 % of West Bengal. In Balia Male literacy stands at 65.11 % while female literacy rate was 57.71 %.
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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Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 17.44 % while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 0.08 % of total population in Balia village.
In Balia village out of total population, 3376 were engaged in work activities. 76.48 % of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 23.52 % were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months.
Of 3376 workers engaged in Main Work, 580 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 948 were Agricultural labourer.