Palam Population - Kalahandi, Orissa

Palam is a large village located in Kesinga Block of Kalahandi district, Orissa with total 667 families residing. The Palam village has population of 2415 of which 1236 are males while 1179 are females as per Population Census 2011.

In Palam village population of children with age 0-6 is 378 which makes up 15.65 % of total population of village. Average Sex Ratio of Palam village is 954 which is lower than Orissa state average of 979. Child Sex Ratio for the Palam as per census is 929, lower than Orissa average of 941.

Palam village has lower literacy rate compared to Orissa. In 2011, literacy rate of Palam village was 64.60 % compared to 72.87 % of Orissa. In Palam Male literacy stands at 76.25 % while female literacy rate was 52.46 %.

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 667 - -
Population 2,415 1,236 1,179
Child (0-6) 378 196 182
Schedule Caste 239 125 114
Schedule Tribe 664 332 332
Literacy 64.60 % 76.25 % 52.46 %
Total Workers 1,166 682 484
Main Worker 606 - -
Marginal Worker 560 224 336

Caste Factor

Palam village of Kalahandi has substantial population of Schedule Tribe (ST). Schedule Tribe (ST) constitutes 27.49 % while Schedule Caste (SC) were 9.90 % of total population in Palam village.

Work Profile

In Palam village out of total population, 1166 were engaged in work activities. 51.97 % of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 48.03 % were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 1166 workers engaged in Main Work, 151 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 232 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