Salem is a village placed in Bicholim Block of North Goa district in Goa. Located in rural region of North Goa district of Goa, it is one among the 22 villages of Bicholim Block of North Goa district. As per the government records, the village code of Salem is 626743. The village has 761 families.
According to Census 2011, Salem 's population is 3427. Out of this, 1724 are males while the females count 1703 here. This village has 375 children in the age bracket of 0-6 years. Among them 196 are boys and 179 are girls.
Literacy rate in Salem village is 78%. 2702 out of total 3427 population is educated here. In males the literacy ratio is 83% as 1432 males out of total 1724 are literate while female literacy rate is 74% as 1270 out of total 1703 females are educated in this Village.
The Negative part is that illiteracy ratio of Salem village is 21%. Here 725 out of total 3427 persons are illiterate. Male illiteracy rate here is 16% as 292 males out of total 1724 are illiterate. In females the illiteracy rate is 25% and 433 out of total 1703 females are illiterate in this village.
The number of employed people of Salem village is 1170 while 2257 are un-employed. And out of 1170 employed person 133 peoples are completely reliant on cultivation.