Palyam Village, with population of 3000 is Pamidi sub district's the 2nd most populous village, located in Pamidi sub district of Anantapur district in the state Andhra Pradesh in India. Total geographical area of Palyam village is 24 km2 and it is the 3rd biggest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 125 persons per km2.

Nearest town of the village is Anantapur and distance from Palyam village to Anantapur is 46 km. The village has its own post office and the pin code of Palyam village is 515775. The village comes under Palyam&palyam Tanda panchayat. Pamidi is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the village is 16 km. District head quarter of the village is Anantapur which is 46 km away. 7.86 square kilometer (33%) of the total village's area is covered by forest.

Demographics

The village is home to 3000 people, among them 1550 (52%) are male and 1450 (48%) are female. 50% of the whole population are from general caste, 12% are from schedule caste and 38% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Palyam village is 14%, among them 55% are boys and 45% are girls. There are 726 households in the village and an average 4 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Palyam

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 3,000 1,493 369 1,138 408
Male 1,550 787 186 577 223
Female 1,450 706 183 561 185

Growth of population

Population of the village has increased by 2.3% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 2933. Female population growth rate of the village is 1.9% which is -0.7% lower than male population growth rate of 2.6%. General caste population has decreased by -1.3%; Schedule caste population has increased by 12.2%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 4.3% and child population has decreased by -13% in the village since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Palyam

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 2.3% -1.3% 12.2% 4.3% -13%
Male 2.6% 1.4% 10.1% 2.1% -16.8%
Female 1.9% -4.2% 14.4% 6.7% -8%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 935 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 897, in schedule caste is 984 and in schedule tribe is 972. There are 830 girls under 6 years of age per 1000 boys of the same age in the village. Overall sex ratio in the village has decreased by 7 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 80 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Palyam

Total General SC ST Child
Change -7 -53 37 41 80
2011 935 897 984 972 830
2001 942 950 947 931 750

Literacy

Total 1325 people in the village are literate, among them 797 are male and 528 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Palyam is 51%. 60% of male and 42% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has increased by 11%. Male literacy has gone up by 11% and female literacy rate has gone up by 11%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Palyam

Total Male Female
Change 11.4% 11.5% 11.2%
2011 51.1% 60.1% 41.7%
2001 39.7% 48.6% 30.5%

Workers profile

Palyam has 59% (1765) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 60% male and 57% female population are working population. 54% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 6% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 46% of total female population are main and 11% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Palyam

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 58.8% 50.4% 8.5% 41.2%
Male 60.2% 54.3% 5.9% 39.8%
Female 57.4% 46.1% 11.2% 42.6%