Balwas Population - Chamba, Himachal Pradesh

Balwas is a medium size village located in Saluni Tehsil of Chamba district, Himachal Pradesh with total 38 families residing. The Balwas village has population of 221 of which 116 are males while 105 are females as per Population Census 2011.

In Balwas village population of children with age 0-6 is 33 which makes up 14.93 % of total population of village. Average Sex Ratio of Balwas village is 905 which is lower than Himachal Pradesh state average of 972. Child Sex Ratio for the Balwas as per census is 1063, higher than Himachal Pradesh average of 909.

Balwas village has lower literacy rate compared to Himachal Pradesh. In 2011, literacy rate of Balwas village was 52.13 % compared to 82.80 % of Himachal Pradesh. In Balwas Male literacy stands at 66.00 % while female literacy rate was 36.36 %.

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

Balwas Data

Particulars Total Male Female
Total No. of Houses 38 - -
Population 221 116 105
Child (0-6) 33 16 17
Schedule Caste 28 14 14
Schedule Tribe 125 63 62
Literacy 52.13 % 66.00 % 36.36 %
Total Workers 135 70 65
Main Worker 135 - -
Marginal Worker 0 0 0

Caste Factor

In Balwas village, most of the village population is from Schedule Tribe (ST). Schedule Tribe (ST) constitutes 56.56 % while Schedule Caste (SC) were 12.67 % of total population in Balwas village.

Work Profile

In Balwas village out of total population, 135 were engaged in work activities. 100.00 % of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 0.00 % were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 135 workers engaged in Main Work, 123 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 0 were Agricultural labourer.

# State Density / Km2
1 Delhi 11,320
2 Chandigarh 9,258
3 Puducherry 2,547
4 Daman and Diu 2,191
5 Lakshadweep 2,149