Periyavalayam is a village situated in Udayarpalayam taluka of Ariyalur district in Tamil Nadu. As per the Population Census 2011, there are total 835 families residing in the village Periyavalayam. The total population of Periyavalayam is 3,282 out of which 1,624 are males and 1,658 are females thus the Average Sex Ratio of Periyavalayam is 1,021.
The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Periyavalayam village is 308 which is 9% of the total population. There are 168 male children and 140 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Periyavalayam is 833 which is less than Average Sex Ratio (1,021) of Periyavalayam village.
As per the Census 2011, the literacy rate of Periyavalayam is 74.8%. Thus Periyavalayam village has higher literacy rate compared to 63.7% of Ariyalur district. The male literacy rate is 85.3% and the female literacy rate is 64.76% in Periyavalayam village.
As per constitution of India and Panchyati Raaj Act (Amendment 1998), Periyavalayam 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 Periyavalayam village.
Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 18.9% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 0.1% of total population in Periyavalayam village.
In Periyavalayam village out of total population, 1,504 were engaged in work activities. 82.6% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 17.4% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 1,504 workers engaged in Main Work, 78 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 923 were Agricultural labourer.
Below are the list of villages near Periyavalayam village in Udayarpalayam.