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Palara Population - Hugli, West Bengal

Palara is a large village located in Singur Block of Hugli district, West Bengal with total 488 families residing. The Palara village has population of 2008 of which 1069 are males while 939 are females as per Population Census 2011.

In Palara village population of children with age 0-6 is 145 which makes up 7.22 % of total population of village. Average Sex Ratio of Palara village is 878 which is lower than West Bengal state average of 950. Child Sex Ratio for the Palara as per census is 835, lower than West Bengal average of 956.

Palara village has higher literacy rate compared to West Bengal. In 2011, literacy rate of Palara village was 82.45 % compared to 76.26 % of West Bengal. In Palara Male literacy stands at 86.97 % while female literacy rate was 77.32 %.

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

Palara Data

Particulars Total Male Female
Total No. of Houses 488 - -
Population 2,008 1,069 939
Child (0-6) 145 79 66
Schedule Caste 727 393 334
Schedule Tribe 12 5 7
Literacy 82.45 % 86.97 % 77.32 %
Total Workers 1,023 771 252
Main Worker 547 - -
Marginal Worker 476 273 203

Caste Factor

In Palara village, most of the villagers are from Schedule Caste (SC). Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 36.21 % while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 0.60 % of total population in Palara village.

Work Profile

In Palara village out of total population, 1023 were engaged in work activities. 53.47 % of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 46.53 % were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 1023 workers engaged in Main Work, 295 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 35 were Agricultural labourer.