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Ho Balkand Population - Pashchimi Singhbhum, Jharkhand

Ho Balkand is a medium size village located in Hat Gamharia Block of Pashchimi Singhbhum district, Jharkhand with total 217 families residing. The Ho Balkand village has population of 1218 of which 593 are males while 625 are females as per Population Census 2011.

In Ho Balkand village population of children with age 0-6 is 260 which makes up 21.35 % of total population of village. Average Sex Ratio of Ho Balkand village is 1054 which is higher than Jharkhand state average of 948. Child Sex Ratio for the Ho Balkand as per census is 781, lower than Jharkhand average of 948.

Ho Balkand village has lower literacy rate compared to Jharkhand. In 2011, literacy rate of Ho Balkand village was 51.46 % compared to 66.41 % of Jharkhand. In Ho Balkand Male literacy stands at 65.10 % while female literacy rate was 39.53 %.

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

Ho Balkand Data

Particulars Total Male Female
Total No. of Houses 217 - -
Population 1,218 593 625
Child (0-6) 260 146 114
Schedule Caste 0 0 0
Schedule Tribe 812 403 409
Literacy 51.46 % 65.10 % 39.53 %
Total Workers 802 365 437
Main Worker 202 - -
Marginal Worker 600 200 400

Caste Factor

In Ho Balkand village, most of the village population is from Schedule Tribe (ST). Schedule Tribe (ST) constitutes 66.67 % of total population in Ho Balkand village. There is no population of Schedule Caste (SC) in Ho Balkand village of Pashchimi Singhbhum.

Work Profile

In Ho Balkand village out of total population, 802 were engaged in work activities. 25.19 % of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 74.81 % were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 802 workers engaged in Main Work, 153 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 37 were Agricultural labourer.