Periyakottai is a village situated in Oddanchatram taluka of Dindigul district in Tamil Nadu. As per the Population Census 2011, there are total 905 families residing in the village Periyakottai. The total population of Periyakottai is 3,078 out of which 1,570 are males and 1,508 are females thus the Average Sex Ratio of Periyakottai is 961.
The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Periyakottai village is 277 which is 9% of the total population. There are 148 male children and 129 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Periyakottai is 872 which is less than Average Sex Ratio (961) of Periyakottai village.
As per the Census 2011, the literacy rate of Periyakottai is 72.8%. Thus Periyakottai village has higher literacy rate compared to 68.6% of Dindigul district. The male literacy rate is 85.23% and the female literacy rate is 60.04% in Periyakottai village.
As per constitution of India and Panchyati Raaj Act (Amendment 1998), Periyakottai 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 Periyakottai village.
Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 14.5% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 0% of total population in Periyakottai village.
In Periyakottai village out of total population, 1,950 were engaged in work activities. 52.4% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 47.6% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 1,950 workers engaged in Main Work, 665 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 88 were Agricultural labourer.
Below are the list of villages near Periyakottai village in Oddanchatram.