Perungalathur is a village situated in Cheyyar taluka of Tiruvannamalai district in Tamil Nadu. As per the Population Census 2011, there are total 447 families residing in the village Perungalathur. The total population of Perungalathur is 1,777 out of which 909 are males and 868 are females thus the Average Sex Ratio of Perungalathur is 955.
The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Perungalathur village is 182 which is 10% of the total population. There are 102 male children and 80 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Perungalathur is 784 which is less than Average Sex Ratio (955) of Perungalathur village.
As per the Census 2011, the literacy rate of Perungalathur is 84.5%. Thus Perungalathur village has higher literacy rate compared to 66% of Tiruvannamalai district. The male literacy rate is 91.2% and the female literacy rate is 77.66% in Perungalathur village.
As per constitution of India and Panchyati Raaj Act (Amendment 1998), Perungalathur 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 Perungalathur village.
Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 25.5% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 1.4% of total population in Perungalathur village.
In Perungalathur village out of total population, 1,125 were engaged in work activities. 16.4% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 83.6% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 1,125 workers engaged in Main Work, 69 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 53 were Agricultural labourer.
Below are the list of villages near Perungalathur village in Cheyyar.