Palai Population - Chamba, Himachal Pradesh

Palai is a medium size village located in Chamba Tehsil of Chamba district, Himachal Pradesh with total 144 families residing. The Palai village has population of 560 of which 269 are males while 291 are females as per Population Census 2011.

In Palai village population of children with age 0-6 is 76 which makes up 13.57 % of total population of village. Average Sex Ratio of Palai village is 1082 which is higher than Himachal Pradesh state average of 972. Child Sex Ratio for the Palai as per census is 949, higher than Himachal Pradesh average of 909.

Palai village has lower literacy rate compared to Himachal Pradesh. In 2011, literacy rate of Palai village was 81.20 % compared to 82.80 % of Himachal Pradesh. In Palai Male literacy stands at 94.35 % while female literacy rate was 69.29 %.

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

Palai Data

Particulars Total Male Female
Total No. of Houses 144 - -
Population 560 269 291
Child (0-6) 76 39 37
Schedule Caste 176 85 91
Schedule Tribe 0 0 0
Literacy 81.20 % 94.35 % 69.29 %
Total Workers 322 143 179
Main Worker 91 - -
Marginal Worker 231 72 159

Caste Factor

Palai village of Chamba has substantial population of Schedule Caste. Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 31.43 % of total population in Palai village. The village Palai currently doesn’t have any Schedule Tribe (ST) population.

Work Profile

In Palai village out of total population, 322 were engaged in work activities. 28.26 % of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 71.74 % were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 322 workers engaged in Main Work, 14 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 0 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