Paraikkulam is a village situated in Palayamkottai taluka of Tirunelveli district in Tamil Nadu. As per the Population Census 2011, there are total 108 families residing in the village Paraikkulam. The total population of Paraikkulam is 413 out of which 192 are males and 221 are females thus the Average Sex Ratio of Paraikkulam is 1,151.
The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Paraikkulam village is 52 which is 13% of the total population. There are 26 male children and 26 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Paraikkulam is 1,000 which is less than Average Sex Ratio (1,151) of Paraikkulam village.
As per the Census 2011, the literacy rate of Paraikkulam is 89.5%. Thus Paraikkulam village has higher literacy rate compared to 73.9% of Tirunelveli district. The male literacy rate is 95.18% and the female literacy rate is 84.62% in Paraikkulam village.
As per constitution of India and Panchyati Raaj Act (Amendment 1998), Paraikkulam 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 Paraikkulam village.
Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 93% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 0% of total population in Paraikkulam village.
In Paraikkulam village out of total population, 225 were engaged in work activities. 96.4% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 3.6% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 225 workers engaged in Main Work, 30 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 104 were Agricultural labourer.
Below are the list of villages near Paraikkulam village in Palayamkottai.