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State - West Bengal District - Dakshin Dinajpur Local Language - Bengali

About Balurghat Block

Balurghat is a Block placed in Dakshin Dinajpur district in West Bengal. Situated in urban region of West Bengal, it is one among the 8 blocks of Dakshin Dinajpur district. According to the administration records, the block number of Balurghat is 51. The block has 311 villages and there are total 61479 homes in this Block.

Population of Balurghat Block

As per Census 2011, Balurghat's population is 250764. Out of this, 129254 are males while the females count 121510 here. This block has 24485 kids in the age bracket of 0-6 years. Among them 12451 are boys and 12034 are girls.

Literacy rate of Balurghat Block

Literacy rate in Balurghat block is 66%. 167353 out of total 250764 population is literate here. In males the literacy rate is 72% as 93736 males out of total 129254 are educated whereas female literacy rate is 60% as 73617 out of total 121510 females are literate in this Block.
The Negative part is that illiteracy rate of Balurghat block is 33%. Here 83411 out of total 250764 people are illiterate. Male illiteracy rate here is 27% as 35518 males out of total 129254 are uneducated. Among the females the illiteracy rate is 39% and 47893 out of total 121510 females are illiterate in this block.

Agricultural status of Balurghat Block

The count of occupied individual of Balurghat block is 114364 still 136400 are un-employed. And out of 114364 working person 26452 peoples are totally dependent on farming.

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List of Villages in Balurghat Block