Ponakulam is a village situated in Gandarvakkottai taluka of Pudukkottai district in Tamil Nadu. As per the Population Census 2011, there are total 492 families residing in the village Ponakulam. The total population of Ponakulam is 2,487 out of which 1,217 are males and 1,270 are females thus the Average Sex Ratio of Ponakulam is 1,044.
The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Ponakulam village is 208 which is 8% of the total population. There are 116 male children and 92 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Ponakulam is 793 which is less than Average Sex Ratio (1,044) of Ponakulam village.
As per the Census 2011, the literacy rate of Ponakulam is 82.3%. Thus Ponakulam village has higher literacy rate compared to 68.6% of Pudukkottai district. The male literacy rate is 88.19% and the female literacy rate is 76.74% in Ponakulam village.
As per constitution of India and Panchyati Raaj Act (Amendment 1998), Ponakulam 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 Ponakulam village.
Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 25% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 0% of total population in Ponakulam village.
In Ponakulam village out of total population, 1,263 were engaged in work activities. 90.2% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 9.8% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 1,263 workers engaged in Main Work, 534 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 442 were Agricultural labourer.
Below are the list of villages near Ponakulam village in Gandarvakkottai.