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Census Town
Balkundra is located in Jharkhand
Location in Jharkhand, India
Coordinates: 23°38′31″N 85°19′16″E / 23.642°N 85.321°E / 23.642; 85.321Coordinates: 23°38′31″N 85°19′16″E / 23.642°N 85.321°E / 23.642; 85.321
Country  India
State Jharkhand
District Ramgarh
Population (2011)
 • Total 3,915
 • Official Hindi, Santali
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)

Balkundra is a census town in Patratu (community development block) of Ramgarh district in the state of Jharkhand, India.


As of 2001 India census,[1] Balkundra had a population of 5,369. Males constitute 54% of the population and females 46%. Balkundra has an average literacy rate of 68%, higher than the national average of 59.5%; with 61% of the males and 39% of females literate. 12% of the population is under 6 years of age.

As per 2011 Census of India Balkundra had a population of 3,915. There were 2,136 males and 1,779 females. Scheduled Castes numbered 225 and Scheduled Tribes numbered 1,847.[2]


As per 2011 census the total number of literates in Balkundra was 2,533 out of which 1,542 were males and 991 were females.[2]


  1. ^ "Census of India 2001: Data from the 2001 Census, including cities, villages and towns (Provisional)". Census Commission of India. Archived from the original on 2004-06-16. Retrieved 2008-11-01. 
  2. ^ a b "2011 Census C.D. Block Wise Primary Census Abstract Data(PCA)". Jharkhand – District-wise CD Blocks. Registrar General and Census Commissioner, India. Retrieved 15 November 2015.