Palamu District : Census 2011 data

An official Census 2011 detail of Palamu, a district of Jharkhand has been released by Directorate of Census Operations in Jharkhand. Enumeration of key persons was also done by census officials in Palamu District of Jharkhand.

In 2011, Palamu had population of 1,939,869 of which male and female were 1,006,302 and 933,567 respectively. In 2001 census, Palamu had a population of 1,537,465 of which males were 797,524 and remaining 739,941 were females. Palamu District population constituted 5.88 percent of total Maharashtra population. In 2001 census, this figure for Palamu District was at 5.71 percent of Maharashtra population.

There was change of 26.17 percent in the population compared to population as per 2001. In the previous census of India 2001, Palamu District recorded increase of 28.89 percent to its population compared to 1991.

Palamu Table Data

Description 2011 2001
Actual Population 1,939,869 1,537,465
Male 1,006,302 797,524
Female 933,567 739,941
Population Growth 26.17% 28.89%
Area Sq. Km 4,393 4,393
Density/km2 442 303
Proportion to Jharkhand Population 5.88% 5.71%
Sex Ratio (Per 1000) 928 928
Child Sex Ratio (0-6 Age) 945 963
Average Literacy 63.63 61.15
Male Literacy 74.30 79.82
Female Literacy 52.09 40.84
Total Child Population (0-6 Age) 329,728 310,478
Male Population (0-6 Age) 169,543 158,127
Female Population (0-6 Age) 160,185 152,351
Literates 1,024,563 750,293
Male Literates 621,706 510,338
Female Literates 402,857 239,955
Child Proportion (0-6 Age) 17.00% 20.19%
Boys Proportion (0-6 Age) 16.85% 19.83%
Girls Proportion (0-6 Age) 17.16% 20.59%

Palamu District Density 2011

The initial provisional data released by census India 2011, shows that density of Palamu district for 2011 is 442 people per sq. km. In 2001, Palamu district density was at 303 people per sq. km. Palamu district administers 4,393 square kilometers of areas.

Palamu Literacy Rate 2011

Average literacy rate of Palamu in 2011 were 63.63 compared to 61.15 of 2001. If things are looked out at gender wise, male and female literacy were 74.30 and 52.09 respectively. For 2001 census, same figures stood at 79.82 and 40.84 in Palamu District. Total literate in Palamu District were 1,024,563 of which male and female were 621,706 and 402,857 respectively. In 2001, Palamu District had 750,293 in its district.

Palamu Sex Ratio 2011

With regards to Sex Ratio in Palamu, it stood at 928 per 1000 male compared to 2001 census figure of 928. The average national sex ratio in India is 940 as per latest reports of Census 2011 Directorate. In 2011 census, child sex ratio is 945 girls per 1000 boys compared to figure of 963 girls per 1000 boys of 2001 census data.

Palamu Child Population 2011

In census enumeration, data regarding child under 0-6 age were also collected for all districts including Palamu. There were total 329,728 children under age of 0-6 against 310,478 of 2001 census. Of total 329,728 male and female were 169,543 and 160,185 respectively. Child Sex Ratio as per census 2011 was 945 compared to 963 of census 2001. In 2011, Children under 0-6 formed 17.00 percent of Palamu District compared to 20.19 percent of 2001. There was net change of -3.19 percent in this compared to previous census of India.

Palamu Houseless Census

In 2011, total 374 families live on footpath or without any roof cover in Palamu district of Jharkhand. Total Population of all who lived without roof at the time of Census 2011 numbers to 1,441. This approx 0.07% of total population of Palamu district.

Palamu Religion-wise Data 2011

Description Total Percentage
Hindu 1,683,169 86.77 %
Muslims 238,295 12.28 %
Christian 6,164 0.32 %
Sikh 734 0.04 %
Buddhist 188 0.01 %
Jain 284 0.01 %
Others 5,681 0.29 %
Not Stated 5,354 0.28 %

Palamu Population 2015

What is the population of Palamu in 2015? The fact is, last census for Palamu district was done only in 2011 and next such census would only be in 2021. There is no actual figure for population of Palamu district situated in Jharkhand. As per 2011, Palamu population is 1,939,869

Palamu District Urban/Rural 2011

Out of the total Palamu population for 2011 census, 11.65 percent lives in urban regions of district. In total 226,003 people lives in urban areas of which males are 118,751 and females are 107,252. Sex Ratio in urban region of Palamu district is 903 as per 2011 census data. Similarly child sex ratio in Palamu district was 916 in 2011 census. Child population (0-6) in urban region was 31,390 of which males and females were 16,382 and 15,008. This child population figure of Palamu district is 13.80 % of total urban population. Average literacy rate in Palamu district as per census 2011 is 80.54 % of which males and females are 87.07 % and 73.30 % literates respectively. In actual number 156,749 people are literate in urban region of which males and females are 89,137 and 67,612 respectively.

As per 2011 census, 88.35 % population of Palamu districts lives in rural areas of villages. The total Palamu district population living in rural areas is 1,713,866 of which males and females are 887,551 and 826,315 respectively. In rural areas of Palamu district, sex ratio is 931 females per 1000 males. If child sex ratio data of Palamu district is considered, figure is 948 girls per 1000 boys. Child population in the age 0-6 is 298,338 in rural areas of which males were 153,161 and females were 145,177. The child population comprises 17.26 % of total rural population of Palamu district. Literacy rate in rural areas of Palamu district is 61.31 % as per census data 2011. Gender wise, male and female literacy stood at 72.52 and 49.22 percent respectively. In total, 867,814 people were literate of which males and females were 532,569 and 335,245 respectively.

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Description Rural Urban
Population (%) 88.35 % 11.65 %
Total Population 1,713,866 226,003
Male Population 887,551 118,751
Female Population 826,315 107,252
Sex Ratio 931 903
Child Sex Ratio (0-6) 948 916
Child Population (0-6) 298,338 31,390
Male Child(0-6) 153,161 16,382
Female Child(0-6) 145,177 15,008
Child Percentage (0-6) 17.41 % 13.89 %
Male Child Percentage 17.26 % 13.80 %
Female Child Percentage 17.57 % 13.99 %
Literates 867,814 156,749
Male Literates 532,569 89,137
Female Literates 335,245 67,612
Average Literacy 61.31 % 80.54 %
Male Literacy 72.52 % 87.07 %
Female Literacy 49.22 % 73.30 %

City/Metros in Palamu District

Urban Agglomerations inside District Population Male Female
Medini Nagar (Urban Agglomeration) 120,325 63,641 56,684
Cities inside Palamu District Population Male Female
There is no Urban Agglomeration inside Palamu District

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