Palem Village, with population of 4511 is Bijinapalle sub district's the 7th most populous village, located in Bijinapalle sub district of Mahbubnagar district in the state Telangana in India. Total geographical area of Palem village is 5 km2 and it is the 9th smallest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 1002 persons per km2.

Nearest town of the village is Wanaparthy and distance from Palem village to Wanaparthy is 33 km. The village has its own post office and the pin code of Palem village is 509203. The village comes under Palem panchayat. Bijinapalle is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the village is 3 km. District head quarter of the village is Mahbubnagar which is 37 km away.

Demographics

The village is home to 4511 people, among them 2294 (51%) are male and 2217 (49%) are female. 78% of the whole population are from general caste, 20% are from schedule caste and 1% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Palem village is 10%, among them 48% are boys and 52% are girls. There are 1035 households in the village and an average 4 persons live in every family.

Growth of population

Population of the village has decreased by -12.8% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 5172. Female population growth rate of the village is -3.8% which is 16.2% higher than male population growth rate of -20%. General caste population has decreased by -15.1%; Schedule caste population has decreased by -3.4%; Schedule Tribe population has decreased by -4.4% and child population has decreased by -18.9% in the village since last census.

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 966 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 968, in schedule caste is 1031 and in schedule tribe is 327. There are 1081 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 162 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 190 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Literacy

Total 2762 people in the village are literate, among them 1649 are male and 1113 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Palem is 68%. 79% of male and 56% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has decreased by -1%. Male literacy has gone down by -2% and female literacy rate has gone up by 3%.

Workers profile

Palem has 48% (2175) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 54% male and 42% female population are working population. 45% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 9% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 31% of total female population are main and 11% are marginal workers.