Palaighata Population - Murshidabad, West Bengal

Palaighata is a medium size village located in Beldanga - I Block of Murshidabad district, West Bengal with total 333 families residing. The Palaighata village has population of 1430 of which 722 are males while 708 are females as per Population Census 2011.

In Palaighata village population of children with age 0-6 is 167 which makes up 11.68 % of total population of village. Average Sex Ratio of Palaighata village is 981 which is higher than West Bengal state average of 950. Child Sex Ratio for the Palaighata as per census is 1288, higher than West Bengal average of 956.

Palaighata village has lower literacy rate compared to West Bengal. In 2011, literacy rate of Palaighata village was 74.35 % compared to 76.26 % of West Bengal. In Palaighata Male literacy stands at 77.97 % while female literacy rate was 70.52 %.

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

Palaighata Data

Particulars Total Male Female
Total No. of Houses 333 - -
Population 1,430 722 708
Child (0-6) 167 73 94
Schedule Caste 791 392 399
Schedule Tribe 0 0 0
Literacy 74.35 % 77.97 % 70.52 %
Total Workers 529 414 115
Main Worker 433 - -
Marginal Worker 96 41 55

Caste Factor

In Palaighata village, most of the villagers are from Schedule Caste (SC). Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 55.31 % of total population in Palaighata village. The village Palaighata currently doesn’t have any Schedule Tribe (ST) population.

Work Profile

In Palaighata village out of total population, 529 were engaged in work activities. 81.85 % of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 18.15 % were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 529 workers engaged in Main Work, 90 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 134 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