Balakote is a Block situated in Poonch district in Jammu & Kashmir. Placed in rural region of Jammu & Kashmir, it is one among the 6 blocks of Poonch district. According to the administration records, the block number of Balakote is 41. The block has 18 villages and there are total 4440 houses in this Block.
As per Census 2011, Balakote's population is 24394. Out of this, 12409 are males whereas the females count 11985 here. This block has 4311 kids in the age group of 0-6 years. Among them 2279 are boys and 2032 are girls.
Literacy rate in Balakote block is 56%. 13816 out of total 24394 population is educated here. In males the literacy rate is 66% as 8252 males out of total 12409 are literate however female literacy rate is 46% as 5564 out of total 11985 females are literate in this Block.
The Negative portion is that illiteracy rate of Balakote block is 43%. Here 10578 out of total 24394 people are illiterate. Male illiteracy rate here is 33% as 4157 males out of total 12409 are uneducated. Among the females the illiteracy rate is 53% and 6421 out of total 11985 females are illiterate in this block.
The number of occupied individual of Balakote block is 9313 while 15081 are non-working. And out of 9313 working people 1553 peoples are fully reliant on agriculture.