Palgam Population - Valsad, Gujarat

Palgam is a large village located in Umbergaon Taluka of Valsad district, Gujarat with total 1049 families residing. The Palgam village has population of 4893 of which 2570 are males while 2323 are females as per Population Census 2011.

In Palgam village population of children with age 0-6 is 751 which makes up 15.35 % of total population of village. Average Sex Ratio of Palgam village is 904 which is lower than Gujarat state average of 919. Child Sex Ratio for the Palgam as per census is 1003, higher than Gujarat average of 890.

Palgam village has higher literacy rate compared to Gujarat. In 2011, literacy rate of Palgam village was 83.56 % compared to 78.03 % of Gujarat. In Palgam Male literacy stands at 90.07 % while female literacy rate was 76.22 %.

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

Palgam Data

Particulars Total Male Female
Total No. of Houses 1,049 - -
Population 4,893 2,570 2,323
Child (0-6) 751 375 376
Schedule Caste 664 341 323
Schedule Tribe 638 308 330
Literacy 83.56 % 90.07 % 76.22 %
Total Workers 1,779 1,544 235
Main Worker 1,342 - -
Marginal Worker 437 349 88

Caste Factor

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 13.57 % while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 13.04 % of total population in Palgam village.

Work Profile

In Palgam village out of total population, 1779 were engaged in work activities. 75.44 % of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 24.56 % were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 1779 workers engaged in Main Work, 78 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 27 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