Palsana Village, with population of 2740 is Bhatar sub district's the 29th most populous village, located in Bhatar sub district of Barddhaman district in the state West Bengal in India. Total geographical area of Palsana village is 1 km2 and it is the 13th smallest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 2514 persons per km2.

Nearest town of the village is Bardhaman and distance from Palsana village to Bardhaman is 30 km. Pin code of Palsana village is 713125.

Demographics

The village is home to 2740 people, among them 1428 (52%) are male and 1312 (48%) are female. 88% of the whole population are from general caste, 11% are from schedule caste and 2% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Palsana village is 11%, among them 54% are boys and 46% are girls. There are 571 households in the village and an average 5 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Palsana

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 2,740 2,404 294 42 302
Male 1,428 1,251 154 23 163
Female 1,312 1,153 140 19 139

Growth of population

Population of the village has increased by 34% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 2045. Female population growth rate of the village is 35.5% which is 2.9% higher than male population growth rate of 32.6%. General caste population has increased by 35.7%; Schedule caste population has increased by 24.1%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 13.5% and child population has increased by 17.1% in the village since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Palsana

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 34 36 24 14 17
Male 33 33 27 28 21
Female 36 38 21 0 13

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 919 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 922, in schedule caste is 909 and in schedule tribe is 826. There are 853 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 20 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 58 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Palsana

Total General SC ST Child
Change 20 34 -50 -230 -58
2011 919 922 909 826 853
2001 899 888 959 1,056 911

Literacy

Total 1937 people in the village are literate, among them 1054 are male and 883 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Palsana is 79%. 83% of male and 75% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has increased by 7%. Male literacy has gone up by 6% and female literacy rate has gone up by 8%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Palsana

Total Male Female
Change 7 6 9
2011 80 83 75
2001 72 77 67

Workers profile

Palsana has 37% (1015) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 64% male and 8% female population are working population. 59% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 4% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 6% of total female population are main and 2% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Palsana

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 37 34 3 63
Male 64 59 4 37
Female 8 6 2 92