Karaikurichi is a village situated in Udayarpalayam taluka of Ariyalur district in Tamil Nadu. As per the Population Census 2011, there are total 1,049 families residing in the village Karaikurichi. The total population of Karaikurichi is 4,223 out of which 2,147 are males and 2,076 are females thus the Average Sex Ratio of Karaikurichi is 967.
The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Karaikurichi village is 456 which is 11% of the total population. There are 231 male children and 225 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Karaikurichi is 974 which is greater than Average Sex Ratio (967) of Karaikurichi village.
As per the Census 2011, the literacy rate of Karaikurichi is 69.2%. Thus Karaikurichi village has higher literacy rate compared to 63.7% of Ariyalur district. The male literacy rate is 78.65% and the female literacy rate is 59.32% in Karaikurichi village.
As per constitution of India and Panchyati Raaj Act (Amendment 1998), Karaikurichi village is administrated by Sarpanch (Head of Village) who is elected representative of the village.
As per the Population Census 2011 data, following are some quick facts about Karaikurichi village.
Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 20.1% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 0% of total population in Karaikurichi village.
In Karaikurichi village out of total population, 2,297 were engaged in work activities. 93% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 7% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 2,297 workers engaged in Main Work, 707 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 1,160 were Agricultural labourer.
Below are the list of villages near Karaikurichi village in Udayarpalayam.