Palwan Population - Jammu, Jammu and Kashmir

Palwan is a medium size village located in Akhnoor Tehsil of Jammu district, Jammu and Kashmir with total 168 families residing. The Palwan village has population of 726 of which 388 are males while 338 are females as per Population Census 2011.

In Palwan village population of children with age 0-6 is 79 which makes up 10.88 % of total population of village. Average Sex Ratio of Palwan village is 871 which is lower than Jammu and Kashmir state average of 889. Child Sex Ratio for the Palwan as per census is 975, higher than Jammu and Kashmir average of 862.

Palwan village has higher literacy rate compared to Jammu and Kashmir. In 2011, literacy rate of Palwan village was 74.03 % compared to 67.16 % of Jammu and Kashmir. In Palwan Male literacy stands at 83.33 % while female literacy rate was 63.21 %.

As per constitution of India and Panchyati Raaj Act, Palwan village is administrated by Sarpanch (Head of Village) who is elected representative of village. Our website, don't have information about schools and hospital in Palwan village.

Palwan Data

Particulars Total Male Female
Total No. of Houses 168 - -
Population 726 388 338
Child (0-6) 79 40 39
Schedule Caste 331 168 163
Schedule Tribe 0 0 0
Literacy 74.03 % 83.33 % 63.21 %
Total Workers 201 196 5
Main Worker 128 - -
Marginal Worker 73 72 1

Caste Factor

In Palwan village, most of the villagers are from Schedule Caste (SC). Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 45.59 % of total population in Palwan village. The village Palwan currently doesn’t have any Schedule Tribe (ST) population.

Work Profile

In Palwan village out of total population, 201 were engaged in work activities. 63.68 % of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 36.32 % were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 201 workers engaged in Main Work, 21 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 23 were Agricultural labourer.

# State Density / Km2
1 Delhi 11,320
2 Chandigarh 9,258
3 Puducherry 2,547
4 Daman and Diu 2,191
5 Lakshadweep 2,149