Periakottai is a village situated in Gandarvakkottai taluka of Pudukkottai district in Tamil Nadu. As per the Population Census 2011, there are total 672 families residing in the village Periakottai. The total population of Periakottai is 3,002 out of which 1,495 are males and 1,507 are females thus the Average Sex Ratio of Periakottai is 1,008.
The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Periakottai village is 342 which is 11% of the total population. There are 171 male children and 171 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Periakottai is 1,000 which is less than Average Sex Ratio (1,008) of Periakottai village.
As per the Census 2011, the literacy rate of Periakottai is 68.4%. Thus Periakottai village has lower literacy rate compared to 68.6% of Pudukkottai district. The male literacy rate is 79.91% and the female literacy rate is 57.04% in Periakottai village.
As per constitution of India and Panchyati Raaj Act (Amendment 1998), Periakottai 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 Periakottai village.
Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 37.6% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 0.1% of total population in Periakottai village.
In Periakottai village out of total population, 1,939 were engaged in work activities. 90.7% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 9.3% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 1,939 workers engaged in Main Work, 690 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 995 were Agricultural labourer.
Below are the list of villages near Periakottai village in Gandarvakkottai.