Palua Population - Paschim Medinipur, West Bengal

Palua is a medium size village located in Mohanpur Block of Paschim Medinipur district, West Bengal with total 108 families residing. The Palua village has population of 535 of which 286 are males while 249 are females as per Population Census 2011.

In Palua village population of children with age 0-6 is 48 which makes up 8.97 % of total population of village. Average Sex Ratio of Palua village is 871 which is lower than West Bengal state average of 950. Child Sex Ratio for the Palua as per census is 714, lower than West Bengal average of 956.

Palua village has higher literacy rate compared to West Bengal. In 2011, literacy rate of Palua village was 93.43 % compared to 76.26 % of West Bengal. In Palua Male literacy stands at 95.35 % while female literacy rate was 91.27 %.

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

Palua Data

Particulars Total Male Female
Total No. of Houses 108 - -
Population 535 286 249
Child (0-6) 48 28 20
Schedule Caste 60 31 29
Schedule Tribe 3 3 0
Literacy 93.43 % 95.35 % 91.27 %
Total Workers 157 152 5
Main Worker 143 - -
Marginal Worker 14 14 0

Caste Factor

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 11.21 % while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 0.56 % of total population in Palua village.

Work Profile

In Palua village out of total population, 157 were engaged in work activities. 91.08 % of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 8.92 % were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 157 workers engaged in Main Work, 104 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 35 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