Palgad Population - Ratnagiri, Maharashtra

Palgad is a large village located in Dapoli Taluka of Ratnagiri district, Maharashtra with total 719 families residing. The Palgad village has population of 2959 of which 1450 are males while 1509 are females as per Population Census 2011.

In Palgad village population of children with age 0-6 is 245 which makes up 8.28 % of total population of village. Average Sex Ratio of Palgad village is 1041 which is higher than Maharashtra state average of 929. Child Sex Ratio for the Palgad as per census is 960, higher than Maharashtra average of 894.

Palgad village has higher literacy rate compared to Maharashtra. In 2011, literacy rate of Palgad village was 86.11 % compared to 82.34 % of Maharashtra. In Palgad Male literacy stands at 92.75 % while female literacy rate was 79.77 %.

As per constitution of India and Panchyati Raaj Act, Palgad 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 Palgad village.

Palgad Data

Particulars Total Male Female
Total No. of Houses 719 - -
Population 2,959 1,450 1,509
Child (0-6) 245 125 120
Schedule Caste 53 28 25
Schedule Tribe 25 13 12
Literacy 86.11 % 92.75 % 79.77 %
Total Workers 1,534 770 764
Main Worker 1,122 36,169 0
Marginal Worker 412 131 281

Caste Factor

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 1.79 % while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 0.84 % of total population in Palgad village.

Work Profile

In Palgad village out of total population, 1534 were engaged in work activities. 73.14 % of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 26.86 % were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 1534 workers engaged in Main Work, 579 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 209 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