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Balankel Population - Khunti, Jharkhand

Balankel is a medium size village located in Rania Block of Khunti district, Jharkhand with total 274 families residing. The Balankel village has population of 1301 of which 661 are males while 640 are females as per Population Census 2011.

In Balankel village population of children with age 0-6 is 201 which makes up 15.45 % of total population of village. Average Sex Ratio of Balankel village is 968 which is higher than Jharkhand state average of 948. Child Sex Ratio for the Balankel as per census is 914, lower than Jharkhand average of 948.

Balankel village has lower literacy rate compared to Jharkhand. In 2011, literacy rate of Balankel village was 65.45 % compared to 66.41 % of Jharkhand. In Balankel Male literacy stands at 78.24 % while female literacy rate was 52.39 %.

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

Balankel Data

Particulars Total Male Female
Total No. of Houses 274 - -
Population 1,301 661 640
Child (0-6) 201 105 96
Schedule Caste 96 53 43
Schedule Tribe 895 449 446
Literacy 65.45 % 78.24 % 52.39 %
Total Workers 819 425 394
Main Worker 261 - -
Marginal Worker 558 276 282

Caste Factor

In Balankel village, most of the village population is from Schedule Tribe (ST). Schedule Tribe (ST) constitutes 68.79 % while Schedule Caste (SC) were 7.38 % of total population in Balankel village.

Work Profile

In Balankel village out of total population, 819 were engaged in work activities. 31.87 % of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 68.13 % were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 819 workers engaged in Main Work, 166 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 52 were Agricultural labourer.