Periyakulam Population, Religion, Caste, Working Data Theni, Tamil Nadu - Census 2011

Periyakulam is a Municipality city situated in Periyakulam taluka of Theni district. The Periyakulam city is divided into 30 wards for which elections are held every 5 years. As per the Population Census 2011, there are total 11,401 families residing in the Periyakulam city. The total population of Periyakulam is 42,976 out of which 21,345 are males and 21,631 are females thus the Average Sex Ratio of Periyakulam is 1,013.

The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Periyakulam city is 4095 which is 10% of the total population. There are 2081 male children and 2014 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Periyakulam is 968 which is less than Average Sex Ratio (1,013).

As per the Census 2011, the literacy rate of Periyakulam is 88.2%. Thus Periyakulam has higher literacy rate compared to 77.3% of Theni district. The male literacy rate is 93.03% and the female literacy rate is 83.56% in Periyakulam.

Population
42,976
Literacy
88.2%
Sex Ratio
1,013

Periyakulam Municipality has total administration over 11,401 houses to which it supplies basic amenities such as water and sewerage. It is also authorize to build roads within Municipality limits and impose taxes on properties coming under its jurisdiction.

Periyakulam Municipality

As per the Population Census 2011 data, following are some quick facts about Periyakulam Municipality.

Total Male Female
Children 4,095 2,081 2,014
Literacy 88.2% 84% 75.8%
Scheduled Caste 6,457 3,256 3,201
Scheduled Tribe 6 4 2
Illiterate 8,663 3,424 5,239

Caste-wise Population - Periyakulam

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 15% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 0% of total population in Periyakulam.

Total Male Female
Schedule Caste 6,457 3,256 3,201
Schedule Tribe 6 4 2

Religion-wise Population - Periyakulam

As per the Census 2011, the total Hindu population in Periyakulam is 33,767 which is 78.57% of the total population. Also the total Muslim population in Periyakulam is 6,880 which is 16.01% of the total population. Below is religion-wise population of Periyakulam as per Census 2011.

Religion Total Male Female
Hindu 33,767 (78.57%) 16,794 16,973
Muslim 6,880 (16.01%) 3,406 3,474
Christian 2,257 (5.25%) 1,106 1,151
Sikh 9 (0.02%) 6 3
Buddhist 3 (0.01%) 0 3
Jain 1 (0%) 1 0
Other Religion 1 (0%) 0 1
No Religion Specified 58 (0.13%) 32 26

Literacy Rate - Periyakulam

The total literacy rate of Periyakulam was 88.25% in 2011 which is greater than average literacy rate 80.09% of Tamil Nadu. Population-wise, out of total 34,313 literates, males were 17,921 while females were 16,392. Also the male literacy rate was 93.03% and the female literacy rate was 83.56% in Periyakulam.

  Periyakulam Tamil Nadu
Female 83.56% 73.44%
Male 93.03% 86.77%
Total 88.25% 80.09%

Sex Ratio - Periyakulam

The Sex Ratio of Periyakulam is 1,013. Thus per every 1000 men there were 1,013 females in Periyakulam. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 968 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 1,013 ) of Periyakulam.


Child Population - Periyakulam

According to Census 2011, there were 4,095 children between age 0 to 6 years in Periyakulam. Out of which 2,081 were male while 2,014 were female.


Working Population - Periyakulam

In Periyakulam Municipality out of total population, 14,857 were engaged in work activities. 89.8% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 10.2% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 14,857 workers engaged in Main Work, 523 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 3,051 were Agricultural labourer.

Total Male Female
Main Workers 13,338 10,855 2,483
Cultivators 523 475 48
Agriculture Labourer 3,051 2,430 621
Household Industries 272 107 165
Other Workers 9,492 7,843 1,649
Marginal Workers 1,519 946 573
Non Working 28,119 9,544 18,575

Periyakulam Wards

A ward is a local authority area, typically used for electoral purposes. Periyakulam is further divided into 30 wards where elections are held every 5 years.

# Ward Population Literacy Sex Ratio
1 Ward No - 1 2,421 73.3% 1,009
2 Ward No - 2 1,882 83.8% 992
3 Ward No - 3 1,855 83.2% 1,061
4 Ward No - 4 1,391 86.3% 990
5 Ward No - 5 1,192 83.6% 1,017
6 Ward No - 6 1,121 78.2% 974
7 Ward No - 7 1,464 82.8% 1,011
8 Ward No - 8 1,273 72.6% 1,008
9 Ward No - 9 1,800 82.9% 1,095
10 Ward No - 10 1,177 81% 1,065
11 Ward No - 11 1,135 79% 1,060
12 Ward No - 12 1,491 84.7% 1,048
13 Ward No - 13 904 86% 982
14 Ward No - 14 1,342 75% 1,033
15 Ward No - 15 1,905 82.6% 944
16 Ward No - 16 2,302 77.1% 1,010
17 Ward No - 17 1,111 83.3% 1,031
18 Ward No - 18 1,579 87.7% 935
19 Ward No - 19 1,508 75.1% 1,089
20 Ward No - 20 1,435 80.8% 963
21 Ward No - 21 1,040 87.1% 977
22 Ward No - 22 1,170 88.3% 1,063
23 Ward No - 23 877 89.1% 919
24 Ward No - 24 1,137 70.3% 1,052
25 Ward No - 25 1,230 72.5% 1,010
26 Ward No - 26 1,308 84.8% 1,031
27 Ward No - 27 1,147 86% 1,030
28 Ward No - 28 2,318 66.1% 998
29 Ward No - 29 1,181 69.3% 978
30 Ward No - 30 1,280 79.1% 1,038

Map of Periyakulam, Theni, Tamil Nadu


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