Palai is a Municipality city in district of Kottayam, Kerala. The Palai city is divided into 23 wards for which elections are held every 5 years. The Palai Municipality has population of 22,056 of which 10,768 are males while 11,288 are females as per report released by Census India 2011.
Population of Children with age of 0-6 is 1677 which is 7.60 % of total population of Palai (M). In Palai Municipality, Female Sex Ratio is of 1048 against state average of 1084. Moreover Child Sex Ratio in Palai is around 930 compared to Kerala state average of 964. Literacy rate of Palai city is 97.63 % higher than state average of 94.00 %. In Palai, Male literacy is around 97.97 % while female literacy rate is 97.32 %.
Palai Municipality has total administration over 5,280 houses to which it supplies basic amenities like water and sewerage. It is also authorize to build roads within Municipality limits and impose taxes on properties coming under its jurisdiction.
Palai Caste Factor
Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 2.84 % while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 0.36 % of total population in Palai (M).
Palai Work Profile
Out of total population, 8,213 were engaged in work or business activity. Of this 5,813 were males while 2,400 were females. In census survey, worker is defined as person who does business, job, service, and cultivator and labour activity.
Of total 8213 working population, 92.93 % were engaged in Main Work while 7.07 % of total workers were engaged in Marginal Work.
Palai 2018 Population
The next census for Palai Population will be held in 2021. Right now all figures for 2018 are estimates only.