Balana Population - Chamba, Himachal Pradesh

Balana is a medium size village located in Sihunta Tehsil of Chamba district, Himachal Pradesh with total 212 families residing. The Balana village has population of 959 of which 471 are males while 488 are females as per Population Census 2011.

In Balana village population of children with age 0-6 is 110 which makes up 11.47 % of total population of village. Average Sex Ratio of Balana village is 1036 which is higher than Himachal Pradesh state average of 972. Child Sex Ratio for the Balana as per census is 642, lower than Himachal Pradesh average of 909.

Balana village has lower literacy rate compared to Himachal Pradesh. In 2011, literacy rate of Balana village was 79.86 % compared to 82.80 % of Himachal Pradesh. In Balana Male literacy stands at 87.13 % while female literacy rate was 73.26 %.

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

Balana Data

Particulars Total Male Female
Total No. of Houses 212 - -
Population 959 471 488
Child (0-6) 110 67 43
Schedule Caste 179 88 91
Schedule Tribe 230 116 114
Literacy 79.86 % 87.13 % 73.26 %
Total Workers 454 242 212
Main Worker 91 - -
Marginal Worker 363 171 192

Caste Factor

Schedule Tribe (ST) constitutes 23.98 % while Schedule Caste (SC) were 18.67 % of total population in Balana village.

Work Profile

In Balana village out of total population, 454 were engaged in work activities. 20.04 % of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 79.96 % were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 454 workers engaged in Main Work, 5 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 1 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