In order to be in rhythm of the Indian tradition it is imperative that at first one should at first develop acquaintance with the current situation of its demography. To fulfill such objectives, several demographers have worked diligently in the soils of Kherliganj for throwing light of its various demographical aspects. One of the relevant documents is the Census report that has been issued forth in the year 2001. According to this report, Kherliganj has got a total population of 7391. Out of it, male populace constitutes 52 %, while the population of female constitutes 48 %. Thus number of males who are residing in Kherliganj is more than that of females. In Kherliganj town, 16% of the population is below six years of age.
Literacy rate adds as information about Kherliganj. It is to be noted that the average literacy rate of Kherliganj constitutes 58 %, which is even lower than that of India, which constitutes 59.5 %. To be specific male literacy constitutes 70 %, which indicates that males are more inclined to education and learning. Compared to it, 44 % is the female literacy rate.
From the perspective of the Basan district more information can also be derived from various sources. Since this Kherliganj town is an integral part of this district it is evident that people of the town too follow its tradition to a great extent. Major agro- based industries that have flourished here include soyabean , mustard oil, pulse , rice mills , coriander and many more. Bidi , a forest product , is available. Amongst minerals that are available include limestone, sandstone, building stone etc.