Pongalur Population, Caste, Working Data Tiruppur, Tamil Nadu - Census 2011
Pongalur is a village situated in Palladam taluka of Tiruppur district in Tamil Nadu. As per the Population Census 2011, there are a total of 3,348 families residing in the village Pongalur. The total population of Pongalur is 11,688 out of which 5,868 are males and 5,820 are females thus the Average Sex Ratio of Pongalur is 992.
The population of Children aged 0-6 years in Pongalur village is 1122 which is 10% of the total population. There are 591 male children and 531 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Pongalur is 898 which is less than Average Sex Ratio (992) of Pongalur village.
As per the Census 2011, the literacy rate of Pongalur is 79.2%. Thus Pongalur village has a higher literacy rate compared to 71% of Tiruppur district. The male literacy rate is 85.22% and the female literacy rate is 73.17% in Pongalur village.
As per constitution of India and Panchyati Raaj Act (Amendment 1998), Pongalur village is administrated by Sarpanch (Head of Village) who is elected representative of the village.
Pongalur Data as per Census 2011
As per the Population Census 2011 data, following are some quick facts about Pongalur village.
Caste Data as per Census 2011
Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 21.5% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 0% of total population in Pongalur village.
Working Population as per Census 2011
In Pongalur village out of total population, 5,545 were engaged in work activities. 95.7% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 4.3% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 5,545 workers engaged in Main Work, 490 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 1,544 were Agricultural labourers.
Map of Pongalur, Tiruppur, Tamil Nadu
Nearby Villages to Pongalur, Palladam
Below are the list of villages near Pongalur village in Palladam.