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Paltagar Population - Hugli, West Bengal

Paltagar is a medium size village located in Singur Block of Hugli district, West Bengal with total 235 families residing. The Paltagar village has population of 1067 of which 523 are males while 544 are females as per Population Census 2011.

In Paltagar village population of children with age 0-6 is 95 which makes up 8.90 % of total population of village. Average Sex Ratio of Paltagar village is 1040 which is higher than West Bengal state average of 950. Child Sex Ratio for the Paltagar as per census is 900, lower than West Bengal average of 956.

Paltagar village has higher literacy rate compared to West Bengal. In 2011, literacy rate of Paltagar village was 80.14 % compared to 76.26 % of West Bengal. In Paltagar Male literacy stands at 84.57 % while female literacy rate was 75.95 %.

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

Paltagar Data

Particulars Total Male Female
Total No. of Houses 235 - -
Population 1,067 523 544
Child (0-6) 95 50 45
Schedule Caste 505 242 263
Schedule Tribe 0 0 0
Literacy 80.14 % 84.57 % 75.95 %
Total Workers 354 327 27
Main Worker 328 - -
Marginal Worker 26 19 7

Caste Factor

In Paltagar village, most of the villagers are from Schedule Caste (SC). Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 47.33 % of total population in Paltagar village. The village Paltagar currently doesn’t have any Schedule Tribe (ST) population.

Work Profile

In Paltagar village out of total population, 354 were engaged in work activities. 92.66 % of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 7.34 % were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 354 workers engaged in Main Work, 102 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 89 were Agricultural labourer.