Palasamudram Village, with population of 4451 is Palasamudram sub district's the most populous village, located in Palasamudram sub district of Chittoor district in the state Andhra Pradesh in India. Total geographical area of Palasamudram village is 7 km2 and it is the 3rd biggest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 601 persons per km2.
Nearest town of the village is Chittoor and distance from Palasamudram village to Chittoor is 36 km. The village has its own post office and the pin code of Palasamudram village is 517599. The village comes under Palasamudram panchayat. Palasamudram is the sub district head quarter of the village. District head quarter of the village is Chittoor which is 36 km away. 1.21 square kilometer (16%) of the total village's area is covered by forest.
The village is home to 4451 people, among them 2244 (50%) are male and 2207 (50%) are female. 39% of the whole population are from general caste, 59% are from schedule caste and 1% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Palasamudram village is 12%, among them 50% are boys and 50% are girls. There are 1020 households in the village and an average 4 persons live in every family.
Growth of population
Population of the village has increased by 17.8% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 3777. Female population growth rate of the village is 18.3% which is 0.9% higher than male population growth rate of 17.4%. General caste population has decreased by -1.2%; Schedule caste population has increased by 34.8%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 22.6% and child population has increased by 10.6% in the village since last census.
Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male
As of 2011 census there are 984 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 990, in schedule caste is 981 and in schedule tribe is 912. There are 1004 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 9 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 212 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.
Total 2937 people in the village are literate, among them 1667 are male and 1270 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Palasamudram is 75%. 84% of male and 65% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has increased by 6%. Male literacy has gone up by 4% and female literacy rate has gone up by 8%.
Palasamudram has 48% (2140) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 55% male and 41% female population are working population. 46% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 9% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 26% of total female population are main and 15% are marginal workers.