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Balan Population - Chamoli, Uttarakhand

Balan is a medium size village located in Tharali Tehsil of Chamoli district, Uttarakhand with total 137 families residing. The Balan village has population of 732 of which 348 are males while 384 are females as per Population Census 2011.

In Balan village population of children with age 0-6 is 134 which makes up 18.31 % of total population of village. Average Sex Ratio of Balan village is 1103 which is higher than Uttarakhand state average of 963. Child Sex Ratio for the Balan as per census is 1030, higher than Uttarakhand average of 890.

Balan village has higher literacy rate compared to Uttarakhand. In 2011, literacy rate of Balan village was 82.27 % compared to 78.82 % of Uttarakhand. In Balan Male literacy stands at 93.26 % while female literacy rate was 72.47 %.

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

Balan Data

Particulars Total Male Female
Total No. of Houses 137 - -
Population 732 348 384
Child (0-6) 134 66 68
Schedule Caste 279 134 145
Schedule Tribe 0 0 0
Literacy 82.27 % 93.26 % 72.47 %
Total Workers 370 174 196
Main Worker 319 - -
Marginal Worker 51 31 20

Caste Factor

In Balan village, most of the villagers are from Schedule Caste (SC). Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 38.11 % of total population in Balan village. The village Balan currently doesn’t have any Schedule Tribe (ST) population.

Work Profile

In Balan village out of total population, 370 were engaged in work activities. 86.22 % of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 13.78 % were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 370 workers engaged in Main Work, 254 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 1 were Agricultural labourer.