Balu Population - Chamba, Himachal Pradesh

Balu is a medium size village located in Sihunta Tehsil of Chamba district, Himachal Pradesh with total 79 families residing. The Balu village has population of 373 of which 183 are males while 190 are females as per Population Census 2011.

In Balu village population of children with age 0-6 is 45 which makes up 12.06 % of total population of village. Average Sex Ratio of Balu village is 1038 which is higher than Himachal Pradesh state average of 972. Child Sex Ratio for the Balu as per census is 800, lower than Himachal Pradesh average of 909.

Balu village has lower literacy rate compared to Himachal Pradesh. In 2011, literacy rate of Balu village was 73.17 % compared to 82.80 % of Himachal Pradesh. In Balu Male literacy stands at 82.28 % while female literacy rate was 64.71 %.

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.

Balu Data

Particulars Total Male Female
Total No. of Houses 79 - -
Population 373 183 190
Child (0-6) 45 25 20
Schedule Caste 64 32 32
Schedule Tribe 148 74 74
Literacy 73.17 % 82.28 % 64.71 %
Total Workers 206 106 100
Main Worker 32 - -
Marginal Worker 174 79 95

Caste Factor

In Balu village, most of the village population is from Schedule Tribe (ST). Schedule Tribe (ST) constitutes 39.68 % while Schedule Caste (SC) were 17.16 % of total population in Balu village.

Work Profile

In Balu village out of total population, 206 were engaged in work activities. 15.53 % of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 84.47 % were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 206 workers engaged in Main Work, 0 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