Palana Village, with population of 9331 is Bikaner sub district's the 2nd most populous village, located in Bikaner sub district of Bikaner district in the state Rajasthan in India. Total geographical area of Palana village is 52 km2 and it is the 22nd biggest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 180 persons per km2.

Nearest railway station is Palana which is within the village. Nearest town of the village is Bikaner and distance from Palana village to Bikaner is 22 km. The village has its own post office and the pin code of Palana village is 334402. Bikaner is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the village is 22 km. District head quarter of the village is Bikaner which is 22 km away.

Demographics

The village is home to 9331 people, among them 4907 (53%) are male and 4424 (47%) are female. 72% of the whole population are from general caste, 28% are from schedule caste and 0% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Palana village is 18%, among them 53% are boys and 47% are girls. There are 1312 households in the village and an average 7 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Palana

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 9,331 6,717 2,604 10 1,695
Male 4,907 3,533 1,368 6 897
Female 4,424 3,184 1,236 4 798

Growth of population

Population of the village has increased by 26% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 7403. Female population growth rate of the village is 27.3% which is 2.4% higher than male population growth rate of 24.9%. General caste population has increased by 24.6%; Schedule caste population has increased by 29.4% and child population has increased by 6.7% in the village since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Palana

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 26% 24.6% 29.4% 0% 6.7%
Male 24.9% 23.8% 27.3% 0% 5.5%
Female 27.3% 25.6% 31.8% 0% 8.1%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 902 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 901, in schedule caste is 904 and in schedule tribe is 667. There are 890 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 18 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 22 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Palana

Total General SC ST Child
Change 18 12 31 667 22
2011 902 901 904 667 890
2001 884 889 873 0 868

Literacy

Total 4737 people in the village are literate, among them 3111 are male and 1626 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Palana is 62%. 78% of male and 45% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has increased by 10%. Male literacy has gone up by 6% and female literacy rate has gone up by 16%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Palana

Total Male Female
Change 9.9% 5.1% 15.7%
2011 62% 77.6% 44.8%
2001 52.1% 72.5% 29.1%

Workers profile

Palana has 44% (4082) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 50% male and 37% female population are working population. 42% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 8% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 16% of total female population are main and 21% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Palana

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 43.7% 29.9% 13.8% 56.3%
Male 50% 42.4% 7.6% 50%
Female 36.8% 16% 20.8% 63.2%