Palai Population, Religion, Caste, Working Data Kottayam, Kerala - Census 2011

Palai is a Municipality city situated in Meenachil taluka of Kottayam district. The Palai city is divided into 23 wards for which elections are held every 5 years. As per the Population Census 2011, there are total 5,280 families residing in the Palai city. The total population of Palai is 22,056 out of which 10,768 are males and 11,288 are females thus the Average Sex Ratio of Palai is 1,048.

The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Palai city is 1677 which is 8% of the total population. There are 869 male children and 808 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Palai is 930 which is less than Average Sex Ratio (1,048).

As per the Census 2011, the literacy rate of Palai is 97.6%. Thus Palai has higher literacy rate compared to 97.2% of Kottayam district. The male literacy rate is 97.97% and the female literacy rate is 97.32% in Palai.

Population
22,056
Literacy
97.6%
Sex Ratio
1,048

Palai Municipality has total administration over 5,280 houses to which it supplies basic amenities such as water and sewerage. It is also authorize to build roads within Municipality limits and impose taxes on properties coming under its jurisdiction.

Palai Municipality

As per the Population Census 2011 data, following are some quick facts about Palai Municipality.

Total Male Female
Children 1,677 869 808
Literacy 97.6% 90.1% 90.4%
Scheduled Caste 626 311 315
Scheduled Tribe 79 42 37
Illiterate 2,159 1,070 1,089

Caste-wise Population - Palai

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 2.8% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 0.4% of total population in Palai.

Total Male Female
Schedule Caste 626 311 315
Schedule Tribe 79 42 37

Religion-wise Population - Palai

As per the Census 2011, the total Hindu population in Palai is 7,541 which is 34.19% of the total population. Also the total Muslim population in Palai is 113 which is 0.51% of the total population. Below is religion-wise population of Palai as per Census 2011.

Religion Total Male Female
Hindu 7,541 (34.19%) 3,801 3,740
Muslim 113 (0.51%) 71 42
Christian 14,357 (65.09%) 6,866 7,491
Sikh 0 (0%) 0 0
Buddhist 1 (0%) 1 0
Jain 2 (0.01%) 1 1
Other Religion 10 (0.05%) 8 2
No Religion Specified 32 (0.15%) 20 12

Literacy Rate - Palai

The total literacy rate of Palai was 97.63% in 2011 which is greater than average literacy rate 94% of Kerala. Population-wise, out of total 19,897 literates, males were 9,698 while females were 10,199. Also the male literacy rate was 97.97% and the female literacy rate was 97.32% in Palai.

  Palai Kerala
Female 97.32% 92.07%
Male 97.97% 96.11%
Total 97.63% 94%

Sex Ratio - Palai

The Sex Ratio of Palai is 1,048. Thus per every 1000 men there were 1,048 females in Palai. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 930 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 1,048 ) of Palai.


Child Population - Palai

According to Census 2011, there were 1,677 children between age 0 to 6 years in Palai. Out of which 869 were male while 808 were female.


Working Population - Palai

In Palai Municipality out of total population, 8,213 were engaged in work activities. 92.9% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 7.1% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 8,213 workers engaged in Main Work, 226 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 225 were Agricultural labourer.

Total Male Female
Main Workers 7,632 5,489 2,143
Cultivators 226 212 14
Agriculture Labourer 225 181 44
Household Industries 122 86 36
Other Workers 7,059 5,010 2,049
Marginal Workers 581 324 257
Non Working 13,843 4,955 8,888

Palai Wards

A ward is a local authority area, typically used for electoral purposes. Palai is further divided into 23 wards where elections are held every 5 years.

# Ward Population Literacy Sex Ratio
1 Ward No - 1 1,122 89.1% 905
2 Ward No - 2 984 89.1% 988
3 Ward No - 3 1,193 90.4% 969
4 Ward No - 4 1,185 88.9% 955
5 Ward No - 5 799 91.2% 1,038
6 Ward No - 6 1,108 89.9% 1,022
7 Ward No - 7 784 90.1% 1,113
8 Ward No - 8 1,166 90.8% 1,204
9 Ward No - 9 815 89.4% 1,101
10 Ward No - 10 889 93.1% 814
11 Ward No - 11 1,030 90.7% 969
12 Ward No - 12 779 88.8% 1,066
13 Ward No - 13 815 90.8% 1,215
14 Ward No - 14 885 90.3% 1,212
15 Ward No - 15 1,058 92.2% 1,027
16 Ward No - 16 1,085 89% 998
17 Ward No - 17 1,095 92.3% 1,350
18 Ward No - 18 833 90.8% 1,307
19 Ward No - 19 893 88.9% 1,067
20 Ward No - 20 576 92.9% 1,087
21 Ward No - 21 477 91% 1,304
22 Ward No - 22 1,401 88.8% 1,004
23 Ward No - 23 1,084 88.6% 869

Map of Palai, Kottayam, Kerala


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