Palanda Population - Murshidabad, West Bengal

Palanda is a medium size village located in Sagardighi Block of Murshidabad district, West Bengal with total 98 families residing. The Palanda village has population of 435 of which 217 are males while 218 are females as per Population Census 2011.

In Palanda village population of children with age 0-6 is 74 which makes up 17.01 % of total population of village. Average Sex Ratio of Palanda village is 1005 which is higher than West Bengal state average of 950. Child Sex Ratio for the Palanda as per census is 1387, higher than West Bengal average of 956.

Palanda village has lower literacy rate compared to West Bengal. In 2011, literacy rate of Palanda village was 52.63 % compared to 76.26 % of West Bengal. In Palanda Male literacy stands at 63.98 % while female literacy rate was 40.57 %.

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

Palanda Data

Particulars Total Male Female
Total No. of Houses 98 - -
Population 435 217 218
Child (0-6) 74 31 43
Schedule Caste 7 5 2
Schedule Tribe 417 207 210
Literacy 52.63 % 63.98 % 40.57 %
Total Workers 229 118 111
Main Worker 200 - -
Marginal Worker 29 12 17

Caste Factor

In Palanda village, most of the village population is from Schedule Tribe (ST). Schedule Tribe (ST) constitutes 95.86 % while Schedule Caste (SC) were 1.61 % of total population in Palanda village.

Work Profile

In Palanda village out of total population, 229 were engaged in work activities. 87.34 % of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 12.66 % were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 229 workers engaged in Main Work, 5 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 194 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