Batala is a Block positioned in Gurdaspur district in Punjab. Placed in urban part of Punjab, it is one of the 11 blocks of Gurdaspur district. According to the government register, the block number of Batala is 14. The block has 108 villages and there are total 27228 families in this Block.
As per Census 2011, Batala's population is 142817. Out of this, 75139 are males while the females count 67678 here. This block has 16816 kids in the age group of 0-6 years. Out of this 9322 are boys and 7494 are girls.
Literacy ratio in Batala block is 65%. 93189 out of total 142817 population is educated here. In males the literacy ratio is 68% as 51726 males out of total 75139 are educated whereas female literacy rate is 61% as 41463 out of total 67678 females are literate in this Block.
The dark portion is that illiteracy ratio of Batala block is 34%. Here 49628 out of total 142817 people are illiterate. Male illiteracy ratio here is 31% as 23413 males out of total 75139 are uneducated. Among the females the illiteracy rate is 38% and 26215 out of total 67678 females are illiterate in this block.
The number of employed person of Batala block is 49409 yet 93408 are un-employed. And out of 49409 occupied person 11418 individuals are totally reliant on agriculture.