Palamu is one of 24 districts located in eastern Indian state Jharkhand. There are total 20 blocks which comes under Palamu district, and there are total 1870 villages and 6 town areas which comes under this district.
As per Indian government records district code of Palamu district is 358 and number of houses in this district is 332384.
As per Census 2011, total population of this district is 1789307. Out of total 1789307, male population count is 927161, where as female population count is 862146 in Palamu.
According to the Indian Government population count of year 2011, this district has total 308830 children are in the age group of 0-6 years. In these 308830 children 158687 are boys and 150143 are girl child.
Literacy rate of Palamu district is 51%. 920940 out of total 1789307 population is literate in this district.
Going in details, Male literacy rate in this district is 60% and 562470 males are literate out of total 927161 male population, where as female literacy rate is 58% and 358470 out of total 862146 females are literate in this district.
Coming to dark side, illiteracy rate of Palamu district is 48%. 868367 out of total 1789307 population is illiterate in this village. In details, Male illiteracy rate in this district is 39% and 364691 males are illiterate out of total 927161 male population, where as female illiteracy rate is 58% and 503676 out of total 862146 females are illiterate in this district.
Total working population of Palamu district is 668833 and non-working population is 1120474 and out of 668833 working population 68074 peoples are totally dependent on agriculture.