Palotha Population - Kangra, Himachal Pradesh

Palotha is a medium size village located in Dharmsala Tehsil of Kangra district, Himachal Pradesh with total 49 families residing. The Palotha village has population of 265 of which 132 are males while 133 are females as per Population Census 2011.

In Palotha village population of children with age 0-6 is 45 which makes up 16.98 % of total population of village. Average Sex Ratio of Palotha village is 1008 which is higher than Himachal Pradesh state average of 972. Child Sex Ratio for the Palotha as per census is 800, lower than Himachal Pradesh average of 909.

Palotha village has lower literacy rate compared to Himachal Pradesh. In 2011, literacy rate of Palotha village was 73.18 % compared to 82.80 % of Himachal Pradesh. In Palotha Male literacy stands at 87.85 % while female literacy rate was 59.29 %.

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

Palotha Data

Particulars Total Male Female
Total No. of Houses 49 - -
Population 265 132 133
Child (0-6) 45 25 20
Schedule Caste 265 132 133
Schedule Tribe 0 0 0
Literacy 73.18 % 87.85 % 59.29 %
Total Workers 97 70 27
Main Worker 80 - -
Marginal Worker 17 5 12

Caste Factor

In Palotha village, most of the villagers are from Schedule Caste (SC). Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 100.00 % of total population in Palotha village. The village Palotha currently doesn’t have any Schedule Tribe (ST) population.

Work Profile

In Palotha village out of total population, 97 were engaged in work activities. 82.47 % of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 17.53 % were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 97 workers engaged in Main Work, 0 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