Palara Village, with population of 2052 is Kanpur sub district's the 89th most populous village, located in Kanpur sub district of Kanpur Nagar district in the state Uttar Pradesh in India. Total geographical area of Palara village is 2 km2 and it is the 123rd smallest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 1097 persons per km2.

Nearest town of the village is Kanpur and distance from Palara village to Kanpur is 60 km. The village comes under Palra panchayat. Kanpur Sadar is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the village is 60 km. District head quarter of the village is Kanpur Nagar which is 60 km away.


The village is home to 2052 people, among them 1070 (52%) are male and 982 (48%) are female. 53% of the whole population are from general caste, 47% are from schedule caste. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Palara village is 15%, among them 47% are boys and 53% are girls. There are 434 households in the village and an average 5 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Palara

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 2,052 1,085 967 0 300
Male 1,070 562 508 0 141
Female 982 523 459 0 159

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 918 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 931, in schedule caste is 904. There are 1128 girls under 6 years of age per 1000 boys of the same age in the village.


Total 1202 people in the village are literate, among them 714 are male and 488 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Palara is 69%. 77% of male and 59% of female population are literate here.

Workers profile

Palara has 55% (1134) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 62% male and 48% female population are working population. 55% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 7% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 27% of total female population are main and 21% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Palara

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 55 42 14 45
Male 62 55 7 38
Female 48 27 21 52