Belhar is a Block positioned in Banka district in Bihar. Placed in rural part of Bihar, it is one of the 11 blocks of Banka district. According to the government register, the block code of Belhar is 340. The block has 162 villages and there are total 31625 families in this Block.
As per Census 2011, Belhar's population is 167719. Out of this, 87838 are males while the females count 79881 here. This block has 29658 children in the age bracket of 0-6 years. Out of this 15280 are boys and 14378 are girls.
Literacy rate in Belhar block is 49%. 83050 out of total 167719 population is literate here. Among males the literacy rate is 58% as 51317 males out of total 87838 are literate while female literacy ratio is 39% as 31733 out of total 79881 females are educated in this Block.
The Negative side is that illiteracy ratio of Belhar block is shockingly high -- 50%. Here 84669 out of total 167719 persons are illiterate. Male illiteracy rate here is 41% as 36521 males out of total 87838 are uneducated. Among the females the illiteracy ratio is 60% and 48148 out of total 79881 females are illiterate in this block.
The count of employed people of Belhar block is 67300 whereas 100419 are non-working. And out of 67300 occupied people 8484 individuals are totally reliant on farming.