Pakalan is a medium size village located in Kishtwar of Kishtwar district, Jammu and Kashmir with total 196 families residing. The Pakalan village has population of 871 of which 441 are males while 430 are females as per Population Census 2011.
In Pakalan village population of children with age 0-6 is 152 which makes up 17.45 % of total population of village. Average Sex Ratio of Pakalan village is 975 which is higher than Jammu and Kashmir state average of 889. Child Sex Ratio for the Pakalan as per census is 877, higher than Jammu and Kashmir average of 862.
Pakalan village has lower literacy rate compared to Jammu and Kashmir. In 2011, literacy rate of Pakalan village was 51.18 % compared to 67.16 % of Jammu and Kashmir. In Pakalan Male literacy stands at 66.39 % while female literacy rate was 35.93 %.
As per constitution of India and Panchyati Raaj Act, Pakalan village is administrated by Sarpanch (Head of Village) who is elected representative of village.
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Schedule Tribe (ST) constitutes 17.22 % while Schedule Caste (SC) were 11.02 % of total population in Pakalan village.
In Pakalan village out of total population, 161 were engaged in work activities. 93.79 % of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 6.21 % were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months.
Of 161 workers engaged in Main Work, 7 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 74 were Agricultural labourer.