Balu is a medium size village located in Kanke Block of Ranchi district, Jharkhand with total 217 families residing. The Balu village has population of 1100 of which 578 are males while 522 are females as per Population Census 2011.
In Balu village population of children with age 0-6 is 181 which makes up 16.45 % of total population of village. Average Sex Ratio of Balu village is 903 which is lower than Jharkhand state average of 948. Child Sex Ratio for the Balu as per census is 847, lower than Jharkhand average of 948.
Balu village has higher literacy rate compared to Jharkhand. In 2011, literacy rate of Balu village was 84.22 % compared to 66.41 % of Jharkhand. In Balu Male literacy stands at 94.17 % while female literacy rate was 73.35 %.
As per constitution of India and Panchyati Raaj Act, Balu 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 Balu village.
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Schedule Tribe (ST) constitutes 21.00 % while Schedule Caste (SC) were 12.82 % of total population in Balu village.
In Balu village out of total population, 603 were engaged in work activities. 26.70 % of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 73.30 % were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months.
Of 603 workers engaged in Main Work, 28 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 21 were Agricultural labourer.