Palas Population - Kalahandi, Orissa

Palas is a medium size village located in Jayapatna Block of Kalahandi district, Orissa with total 290 families residing. The Palas village has population of 1065 of which 529 are males while 536 are females as per Population Census 2011.

In Palas village population of children with age 0-6 is 129 which makes up 12.11 % of total population of village. Average Sex Ratio of Palas village is 1013 which is higher than Orissa state average of 979. Child Sex Ratio for the Palas as per census is 767, lower than Orissa average of 941.

Palas village has lower literacy rate compared to Orissa. In 2011, literacy rate of Palas village was 48.50 % compared to 72.87 % of Orissa. In Palas Male literacy stands at 62.28 % while female literacy rate was 35.42 %.

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

Palas Data

Particulars Total Male Female
Total No. of Houses 290 - -
Population 1,065 529 536
Child (0-6) 129 73 56
Schedule Caste 207 104 103
Schedule Tribe 732 367 365
Literacy 48.50 % 62.28 % 35.42 %
Total Workers 590 327 263
Main Worker 202 - -
Marginal Worker 388 151 237

Caste Factor

In Palas village, most of the village population is from Schedule Tribe (ST). Schedule Tribe (ST) constitutes 68.73 % while Schedule Caste (SC) were 19.44 % of total population in Palas village.

Work Profile

In Palas village out of total population, 590 were engaged in work activities. 34.24 % of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 65.76 % were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 590 workers engaged in Main Work, 91 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 95 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