Balu is a village situated in Kanke Block of Ranchi district in Jharkhand. Placed in rural part of Ranchi district of Jharkhand, it is one of the 103 villages of Kanke Block of Ranchi district. According to the administration records, the village number of Balu is 99373490. The village has 217 homes.
According to Census 2011, Balu's population is 1100. Out of this, 578 are males whereas the females count 522 here. This village has 181 kids in the age bracket of 0-6 years. Among them 98 are boys and 83 are girls.
Literacy ratio in Balu village is 70%. 774 out of total 1100 population is educated here. Among males the literacy ratio is 78% as 452 males out of total 578 are educated while female literacy rate is 61% as 322 out of total 522 females are literate in this Village.
The dark portion is that illiteracy rate of Balu village is 29%. Here 326 out of total 1100 persons are illiterate. Male illiteracy ratio here is 21% as 126 males out of total 578 are illiterate. In females the illiteracy rate is 38% and 200 out of total 522 females are illiterate in this village.
The number of occupied people of Balu village is 603 however 497 are non-working. And out of 603 working person 28 peoples are completely reliant on agriculture.