Palmar is a large village located in Kishtwar of Kishtwar district, Jammu and Kashmir with total 1372 families residing. The Palmar village has population of 7388 of which 3664 are males while 3724 are females as per Population Census 2011.
In Palmar village population of children with age 0-6 is 1040 which makes up 14.08 % of total population of village. Average Sex Ratio of Palmar village is 1016 which is higher than Jammu and Kashmir state average of 889. Child Sex Ratio for the Palmar as per census is 1004, higher than Jammu and Kashmir average of 862.
Palmar village has lower literacy rate compared to Jammu and Kashmir. In 2011, literacy rate of Palmar village was 63.22 % compared to 67.16 % of Jammu and Kashmir. In Palmar Male literacy stands at 76.38 % while female literacy rate was 50.30 %.
As per constitution of India and Panchyati Raaj Act, Palmar village is administrated by Sarpanch (Head of Village) who is elected representative of village.
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Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 10.02 % while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 3.83 % of total population in Palmar village.
In Palmar village out of total population, 1689 were engaged in work activities. 53.46 % of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 46.54 % were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months.
Of 1689 workers engaged in Main Work, 99 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 320 were Agricultural labourer.