Palamu district of Jharkhand has total population of 1,939,869 as per the Census 2011. Out of which 1,006,302 are males while 933,567 are females. In 2011 there were total 358,754 families residing in Palamu district. The Average Sex Ratio of Palamu district is 928.
As per Census 2011 out of total population, 11.7% people lives in Urban areas while 88.3% lives in the Rural areas. The average literacy rate in urban areas is 80.5% while that in the rural areas is 61.3%. Also the Sex Ratio of Urban areas in Palamu district is 903 while that of Rural areas is 931.
The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Palamu district is 329728 which is 17% of the total population. There are 169543 male children and 160185 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Palamu is 945 which is greater than Average Sex Ratio (928) of Palamu district.
The total literacy rate of Palamu district is 63.63%. The male literacy rate is 61.78% and the female literacy rate is 43.15% in Palamu district.
To facilitate the administration, Palamu district is further divided into 20 Blocks (Taluka/Tehsil/Tahsil) which are administrative divisions denoting sub-districts. Blocks consists of multiple villages and a few towns.
As per the Population Census 2011 data, following are some quick facts about Palamu district.
|Children (Age 0-6)||329,728||169,543||160,185|
Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 27.7% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 9.3% of total population in Palamu district of Jharkhand.
|No Religion Specified||5,354||(0.28%)||2,735||2,619|
The total literacy rate of Palamu district was 63.63% in 2011 which is less than average literacy rate 66.41% of Jharkhand. Population-wise, out of total 1,024,563 literates, males were 621,706 while females were 402,857. Also the male literacy rate was 74.3% and the female literacy rate was 52.09% in Palamu district.
The Sex Ratio of Palamu district is 928 . Thus for every 1000 men there were 928 females in Palamu district. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 945 which is greater than Average Sex Ratio ( 928 ) of Palamu district.
The total area of Palamu district is 4,393 km2. Thus the density of Palamu district is 442 people per square kilometer. As per the initial provisional data of Census 2011, around 84 sq. km. area is under urban region while 4,309 sq. km. is under rural region.
As per the Census 2011 out of total population of Palamu, 11.65% people lived in urban regions while 88.35% in rural areas. The total figure of population of urban population was 226,003 out of which 118,751 were males while remaining 107,252 were females. In rural areas of Palamu, male population was 887,551 while female population was 826,315.
The average sex ratio in urban regions of Palamu was 903 females per 1000 males. Also the Child (0-6 age) sex ration of urban areas in Palamu was 916 girls per 1000 boys. Thus the total children (0-6 age) living in urban areas of Palamu were 31,390 which is 13.89% of total urban population. Similarly the average sex ratio in rural areas of Palamu was 931 females per 1000 males. The Child sex ratio of rural areas in Palamu was 948 girls per 1000 boys.
The average literacy rate in Palamu for urban regions was 80.54 percent in which males were 87.07% literate while female literacy stood at 73.3%. The total literate population of Palamu was 1,024,563. Similarly in rural areas of Palamu, the average literacy rate was 61.31 percent. Out of which literacy rate of males and females stood at 72.52% and 49.22% respectively. Total literates in rural areas of Palamu were 867,814.
|Child sex ratio (0-6 age)||948||916|
According to Census 2011, there were 329,728 children between age 0 to 6 years in Palamu district. Out of which 169,543 were male while 160,185 were female.
In Palamu district out of total population, 713,175 were engaged in work activities. 39.8% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 60.2% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 713,175 workers engaged in Main Work, 68,895 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 95,734 were Agricultural labourer.