Balam Population, Caste, Working Data Madhepura, Bihar - Census 2011

Balam is a village situated in Madhepura block of Madhepura district in Bihar. As per the Population Census 2011, there are a total of 387 families residing in the village Balam. The total population of Balam is 2,059 out of which 1,071 are males and 988 are females thus the Average Sex Ratio of Balam is 923.

The population of Children aged 0-6 years in Balam village is 421 which is 20% of the total population. There are 206 male children and 215 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Balam is 1,044 which is greater than Average Sex Ratio (923) of Balam village.

As per the Census 2011, the literacy rate of Balam is 47.9%. Thus Balam village has a higher literacy rate compared to 41.7% of Madhepura district. The male literacy rate is 56.65% and the female literacy rate is 38.16% in Balam village.

Sex Ratio

As per constitution of India and Panchyati Raaj Act (Amendment 1998), Balam village is administrated by Sarpanch (Head of Village) who is elected representative of the village.

Balam Data as per Census 2011

As per the Population Census 2011 data, following are some quick facts about Balam village.

Total Male Female
Children 421 206 215
Literacy 47.92% 56.65% 38.16%
Scheduled Caste 317 165 152
Scheduled Tribe 1 0 1
Illiterate 1,274 581 693

Caste Data as per Census 2011

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 15.4% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 0% of total population in Balam village.

Working Population as per Census 2011

In Balam village out of total population, 769 were engaged in work activities. 36.7% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 63.3% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 769 workers engaged in Main Work, 9 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 260 were Agricultural labourers.

Total Male Female
Main Workers 282 216 66
Cultivators 9 6 3
Agriculture Labourer 260 202 58
Other Workers 13 8 5
Marginal Workers 487 193 294
Non Working 1,290 662 628

Map of Balam, Madhepura, Bihar

Nearby Villages to Balam, Madhepura

Below are the list of villages near Balam village in Madhepura.

Village Population
Mudwala 1,228
Garhia 4,080
Mudwala 2,338
Garthan 1,430
Khopaiti 1,186
Murho 8,040
Gothkhopaiti 593
Hanuman Nagar Chakla 230
Budhma Lakheraj 2,813
Buniad Singh Chakla 400