Palayamkottai is a village situated in Attur taluka of Dindigul district in Tamil Nadu. As per the Population Census 2011, there are total 1,092 families residing in the village Palayamkottai. The total population of Palayamkottai is 3,750 out of which 1,924 are males and 1,826 are females thus the Average Sex Ratio of Palayamkottai is 949.
The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Palayamkottai village is 359 which is 10% of the total population. There are 199 male children and 160 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Palayamkottai is 804 which is less than Average Sex Ratio (949) of Palayamkottai village.
As per the Census 2011, the literacy rate of Palayamkottai is 70.3%. Thus Palayamkottai village has higher literacy rate compared to 68.6% of Dindigul district. The male literacy rate is 81.28% and the female literacy rate is 59% in Palayamkottai village.
As per constitution of India and Panchyati Raaj Act (Amendment 1998), Palayamkottai 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 Palayamkottai village.
Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 81.6% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 0% of total population in Palayamkottai village.
In Palayamkottai village out of total population, 2,174 were engaged in work activities. 98.2% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 1.8% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 2,174 workers engaged in Main Work, 87 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 1,426 were Agricultural labourer.
Below are the list of villages near Palayamkottai village in Attur.