Palasi Population - Dumka, Jharkhand

Palasi is a medium size village located in Jama Block of Dumka district, Jharkhand with total 349 families residing. The Palasi village has population of 1688 of which 875 are males while 813 are females as per Population Census 2011.

In Palasi village population of children with age 0-6 is 273 which makes up 16.17 % of total population of village. Average Sex Ratio of Palasi village is 929 which is lower than Jharkhand state average of 948. Child Sex Ratio for the Palasi as per census is 820, lower than Jharkhand average of 948.

Palasi village has lower literacy rate compared to Jharkhand. In 2011, literacy rate of Palasi village was 64.52 % compared to 66.41 % of Jharkhand. In Palasi Male literacy stands at 74.62 % while female literacy rate was 53.91 %.

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

Palasi Data

Particulars Total Male Female
Total No. of Houses 349 - -
Population 1,688 875 813
Child (0-6) 273 150 123
Schedule Caste 43 25 18
Schedule Tribe 379 194 185
Literacy 64.52 % 74.62 % 53.91 %
Total Workers 710 465 245
Main Worker 178 - -
Marginal Worker 532 308 224

Caste Factor

Schedule Tribe (ST) constitutes 22.45 % while Schedule Caste (SC) were 2.55 % of total population in Palasi village.

Work Profile

In Palasi village out of total population, 710 were engaged in work activities. 25.07 % of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 74.93 % were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 710 workers engaged in Main Work, 42 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 49 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