Palam Population - Rajouri, Jammu and Kashmir

Palam is a large village located in Rajauri Tehsil of Rajouri district, Jammu and Kashmir with total 477 families residing. The Palam village has population of 2919 of which 1869 are males while 1050 are females as per Population Census 2011.

In Palam village population of children with age 0-6 is 397 which makes up 13.60 % of total population of village. Average Sex Ratio of Palam village is 562 which is lower than Jammu and Kashmir state average of 889. Child Sex Ratio for the Palam as per census is 847, lower than Jammu and Kashmir average of 862.

Palam village has higher literacy rate compared to Jammu and Kashmir. In 2011, literacy rate of Palam village was 77.99 % compared to 67.16 % of Jammu and Kashmir. In Palam Male literacy stands at 88.51 % while female literacy rate was 57.95 %.

As per constitution of India and Panchyati Raaj Act, Palam village is administrated by Sarpanch (Head of Village) who is elected representative of village. Our website, don't have information about schools and hospital in Palam village.

Palam Data

Particulars Total Male Female
Total No. of Houses 477 - -
Population 2,919 1,869 1,050
Child (0-6) 397 215 182
Schedule Caste 114 67 47
Schedule Tribe 982 533 449
Literacy 77.99 % 88.51 % 57.95 %
Total Workers 1,463 1,243 220
Main Worker 1,080 - -
Marginal Worker 383 202 181

Caste Factor

Palam village of Rajouri has substantial population of Schedule Tribe (ST). Schedule Tribe (ST) constitutes 33.64 % while Schedule Caste (SC) were 3.91 % of total population in Palam village.

Work Profile

In Palam village out of total population, 1463 were engaged in work activities. 73.82 % of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 26.18 % were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 1463 workers engaged in Main Work, 50 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 2 were Agricultural labourer.

# State Density / Km2
1 Delhi 11,320
2 Chandigarh 9,258
3 Puducherry 2,547
4 Daman and Diu 2,191
5 Lakshadweep 2,149