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Palamalai Population - Salem, Tamil Nadu

Palamalai is a large village located in Mettur Taluka of Salem district, Tamil Nadu with total 777 families residing. The Palamalai village has population of 2895 of which 1525 are males while 1370 are females as per Population Census 2011.

In Palamalai village population of children with age 0-6 is 312 which makes up 10.78 % of total population of village. Average Sex Ratio of Palamalai village is 898 which is lower than Tamil Nadu state average of 996. Child Sex Ratio for the Palamalai as per census is 857, lower than Tamil Nadu average of 943.

Palamalai village has lower literacy rate compared to Tamil Nadu. In 2011, literacy rate of Palamalai village was 42.39 % compared to 80.09 % of Tamil Nadu. In Palamalai Male literacy stands at 48.86 % while female literacy rate was 35.24 %.

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

Palamalai Data

Particulars Total Male Female
Total No. of Houses 777 - -
Population 2,895 1,525 1,370
Child (0-6) 312 168 144
Schedule Caste 7 3 4
Schedule Tribe 2,856 1,504 1,352
Literacy 42.39 % 48.86 % 35.24 %
Total Workers 2,076 1,124 952
Main Worker 2,042 - -
Marginal Worker 34 20 14

Caste Factor

In Palamalai village, most of the village population is from Schedule Tribe (ST). Schedule Tribe (ST) constitutes 98.65 % while Schedule Caste (SC) were 0.24 % of total population in Palamalai village.

Work Profile

In Palamalai village out of total population, 2076 were engaged in work activities. 98.36 % of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 1.64 % were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 2076 workers engaged in Main Work, 712 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 1296 were Agricultural labourer.