Palar Village, with population of 3149 is Bhatar sub district's the 23rd most populous village, located in Bhatar sub district of Barddhaman district in the state West Bengal in India. Total geographical area of Palar village is 3 km2 and it is the 50th biggest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 1016 persons per km2.

Nearest town of the village is Burdwan and distance from Palar village to Burdwan is 22 km. The village has its own post office and the pin code of Palar village is 713125.

Demographics

The village is home to 3149 people, among them 1636 (52%) are male and 1513 (48%) are female. 59% of the whole population are from general caste, 40% are from schedule caste and 1% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Palar village is 11%, among them 52% are boys and 48% are girls. There are 710 households in the village and an average 4 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Palar

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 3,149 1,844 1,262 43 335
Male 1,636 972 638 26 173
Female 1,513 872 624 17 162

Growth of population

Population of the village has increased by 13.1% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 2784. Female population growth rate of the village is 15.8% which is 5.1% higher than male population growth rate of 10.7%. General caste population has increased by 16.4%; Schedule caste population has increased by 14.3%; Schedule Tribe population has decreased by -55.2% and child population has decreased by -9.2% in the village since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Palar

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 13 16 14 -55 -9
Male 11 16 9 -54 -11
Female 16 17 21 -58 -7

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 897, in schedule caste is 978 and in schedule tribe is 654. There are 936 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 41 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 34 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Palar

Total General SC ST Child
Change 41 2 94 -60 34
2011 925 897 978 654 936
2001 884 895 884 714 902

Literacy

Total 2220 people in the village are literate, among them 1255 are male and 965 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Palar is 79%. 86% of male and 71% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has increased by 14%. Male literacy has gone up by 12% and female literacy rate has gone up by 15%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Palar

Total Male Female
Change 14 12 16
2011 79 86 71
2001 65 74 56

Workers profile

Palar has 39% (1235) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 58% male and 19% female population are working population. 51% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 7% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 16% of total female population are main and 3% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Palar

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 39 34 5 61
Male 58 51 7 42
Female 19 16 3 81