Balighattam is a village situated in Narsipatnam mandal of Visakhapatnam district in Andhra Pradesh. As per the Population Census 2011, there are total 4,076 families residing in the village Balighattam. The total population of Balighattam is 15,002 out of which 7,384 are males and 7,618 are females thus the Average Sex Ratio of Balighattam is 1,032.
The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Balighattam village is 1499 which is 10% of the total population. There are 761 male children and 738 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Balighattam is 970 which is less than Average Sex Ratio (1,032) of Balighattam village.
As per the Census 2011, the literacy rate of Balighattam is 70.2%. Thus Balighattam village has higher literacy rate compared to 59.9% of Visakhapatnam district. The male literacy rate is 76.51% and the female literacy rate is 64.08% in Balighattam village.
As per constitution of India and Panchyati Raaj Act (Amendment 1998), Balighattam village is administrated by Sarpanch (Head of Village) who is elected representative of the village.
As per the Population Census 2011 data, following are some quick facts about Balighattam village.
Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 8.2% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 4.9% of total population in Balighattam village.
In Balighattam village out of total population, 7,573 were engaged in work activities. 85.1% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 14.9% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 7,573 workers engaged in Main Work, 709 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 2,212 were Agricultural labourer.
Below are the list of villages near Balighattam village in Narsipatnam.