Palansva Village, with population of 8241 is Rapar sub district's the 3rd most populous village, located in Rapar sub district of Kachchh district in the state Gujarat in India. Total geographical area of Palansva village is 140 km2 and it is the biggest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 59 persons per km2.

Nearest town of the village is Rapar and distance from Palansva village to Rapar is 45 km. The village has its own post office and the pin code of Palansva village is 370155. The village comes under Palansva panchayat. Rapar is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the village is 45 km. District head quarter of the village is Bhuj which is 156 km away.

Demographics

The village is home to 8241 people, among them 4281 (52%) are male and 3960 (48%) are female. 91% of the whole population are from general caste, 8% are from schedule caste and 0% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Palansva village is 19%, among them 51% are boys and 49% are girls. There are 1508 households in the village and an average 5 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Palansva

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 8,241 7,539 693 9 1,598
Male 4,281 3,912 363 6 808
Female 3,960 3,627 330 3 790

Growth of population

Population of the village has increased by 6.8% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 7718. Female population growth rate of the village is 8.7% which is 3.6% higher than male population growth rate of 5.1%. General caste population has increased by 23.9%; Schedule caste population has increased by 18.5%; Schedule Tribe population has decreased by -99.1% and child population has increased by 10.5% in the village since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Palansva

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 6.8% 23.9% 18.5% -99.1% 10.5%
Male 5.1% 22.3% 11.7% -98.9% 9.8%
Female 8.7% 25.6% 26.9% -99.4% 11.3%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 925 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 927, in schedule caste is 909 and in schedule tribe is 500. There are 978 girls under 6 years of age per 1000 boys of the same age in the village. Overall sex ratio in the village has increased by 31 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 13 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Palansva

Total General SC ST Child
Change 31 25 109 -404 13
2011 925 927 909 500 978
2001 894 902 800 904 965

Literacy

Total 3609 people in the village are literate, among them 2384 are male and 1225 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Palansva is 54%. 69% of male and 39% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has increased by 15%. Male literacy has gone up by 13% and female literacy rate has gone up by 18%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Palansva

Total Male Female
Change 14.8% 12.7% 17.8%
2011 54.3% 68.6% 38.6%
2001 39.5% 55.9% 20.8%

Workers profile

Palansva has 37% (3081) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 53% male and 20% female population are working population. 45% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 8% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 3% of total female population are main and 17% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Palansva

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 37.4% 25% 12.3% 62.6%
Male 53.4% 45.2% 8.2% 46.6%
Female 20.1% 3.3% 16.9% 79.9%