Palpur Population, Caste, Working Data South Twenty Four Parganas, West Bengal - Census 2011

Palpur is a village situated in Gosaba block of South Twenty Four Parganas district in West Bengal. As per the Population Census 2011, there are a total of 753 families residing in the village Palpur. The total population of Palpur is 3,507 out of which 1,809 are males and 1,698 are females thus the Average Sex Ratio of Palpur is 939.

The population of Children aged 0-6 years in Palpur village is 422 which is 12% of the total population. There are 221 male children and 201 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Palpur is 910 which is less than Average Sex Ratio (939) of Palpur village.

As per the Census 2011, the literacy rate of Palpur is 77.1%. Thus Palpur village has a higher literacy rate compared to 67.8% of South Twenty Four Parganas district. The male literacy rate is 85.39% and the female literacy rate is 68.4% in Palpur village.

Sex Ratio

As per constitution of India and Panchyati Raaj Act (Amendment 1998), Palpur village is administrated by Sarpanch (Head of Village) who is elected representative of the village.

Palpur Data as per Census 2011

As per the Population Census 2011 data, following are some quick facts about Palpur village.

Total Male Female
Children 422 221 201
Literacy 77.15% 85.39% 68.4%
Scheduled Caste 2,028 1,034 994
Scheduled Tribe 843 445 398
Illiterate 1,127 453 674

Caste Data as per Census 2011

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 57.8% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 24% of total population in Palpur village.

Working Population as per Census 2011

In Palpur village out of total population, 1,264 were engaged in work activities. 40.8% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 59.2% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 1,264 workers engaged in Main Work, 231 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 157 were Agricultural labourers.

Total Male Female
Main Workers 516 483 33
Cultivators 231 222 9
Agriculture Labourer 157 153 4
Household Industries 15 15 0
Other Workers 113 93 20
Marginal Workers 748 526 222
Non Working 2,243 800 1,443

Map of Palpur, South Twenty Four Parganas, West Bengal

Nearby Villages to Palpur, Gosaba

Below are the list of villages near Palpur village in Gosaba.

Village Population
Jhaukhali 1,502
Jelepara 1,950
Mitrapur 1,194
Gopalkata 2,301
Sambhunagar 2,886
Kamarpara 4,091
Bhupendrapur 2,616
Pathankhali 1,414
Kamakhyapur 4,577
Tentultala 3,280