Palya is a village situated in Kollegal taluka of Chamarajanagar district in Karnataka. As per the Population Census 2011, there are total 1,484 families residing in the village Palya. The total population of Palya is 6,193 out of which 3,147 are males and 3,046 are females thus the Average Sex Ratio of Palya is 968.
The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Palya village is 644 which is 10% of the total population. There are 328 male children and 316 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Palya is 963 which is less than Average Sex Ratio (968) of Palya village.
As per the Census 2011, the literacy rate of Palya is 57.6%. Thus Palya village has higher literacy rate compared to 55.4% of Chamarajanagar district. The male literacy rate is 62.36% and the female literacy rate is 52.67% in Palya village.
As per constitution of India and Panchyati Raaj Act (Amendment 1998), Palya village is administrated by Sarpanch (Head of Village) who is elected representative of the village.
As per the Population Census 2011 data, following are some quick facts about Palya village.
Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 22.9% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 52.4% of total population in Palya village.
In Palya village out of total population, 3,108 were engaged in work activities. 71.1% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 28.9% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 3,108 workers engaged in Main Work, 269 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 1,374 were Agricultural labourer.
Below are the list of villages near Palya village in Kollegal.