Palawa, Jharkhand

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Census Town
Palawa is located in Jharkhand
Palawa is located in India
Location in Jharkhand, India
Coordinates: 24°01′N 85°20′E / 24.01°N 85.34°E / 24.01; 85.34Coordinates: 24°01′N 85°20′E / 24.01°N 85.34°E / 24.01; 85.34
Country  India
State Jharkhand
District Hazaribag
Population (2011)
 • Total 14,848
 • Official Hindi, Santali
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
Vehicle registration JH

Palawa is a census town in Katkamsandi (community development block) of Hazaribag district in the Indian state of Jharkhand.


As per 2011 Census of India Palawa had a population of 14,848. There were 7,701 males and 7,147 females. Scheduled Castes numbered 361 and Scheduled Tribes numbered 32.[1]

As of 2001 India census,[2] Palawa had a population of 9,757. Males constitute 53% of the population and females 47%. Palawa has an average literacy rate of 60%, higher than the national average of 59.5%. Male literacy is 66%, and female literacy is 53%. In Palawa, 19% of the population is under 6 years of age.


As per 2011 census the total number of literates in Palawa was 9,503 out of which 5,242 were males and 4,261 were females.[1]


  1. ^ a b "C.D. Block Wise Primary Census Abstract Data(PCA)". Jharkhand – District-wise CD Blocks. Registrar General and Census Commissioner, India. Retrieved 7 November 2015. 
  2. ^ "Census of India 2001: Data from the 2001 Census, including cities, villages and towns (Provisional)". Census Commission of India. Archived from the original on 2004-06-16. Retrieved 2008-11-01.