Pongupalayam Population, Caste, Working Data Tiruppur, Tamil Nadu - Census 2011

Pongupalayam is a village situated in Tiruppur taluka of Tiruppur district in Tamil Nadu. As per the Population Census 2011, there are total 1,598 families residing in the village Pongupalayam. The total population of Pongupalayam is 5,811 out of which 3,141 are males and 2,670 are females thus the Average Sex Ratio of Pongupalayam is 850.

The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Pongupalayam village is 602 which is 10% of the total population. There are 319 male children and 283 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Pongupalayam is 887 which is greater than Average Sex Ratio (850) of Pongupalayam village.

As per the Census 2011, the literacy rate of Pongupalayam is 76.3%. Thus Pongupalayam village has higher literacy rate compared to 71% of Tiruppur district. The male literacy rate is 84.27% and the female literacy rate is 66.82% in Pongupalayam village.

Population
5,811
Families
1,598
Literacy
76.27%
Sex Ratio
850

As per constitution of India and Panchyati Raaj Act (Amendment 1998), Pongupalayam village is administrated by Sarpanch (Head of Village) who is elected representative of the village.

Pongupalayam Data as per Census 2011

As per the Population Census 2011 data, following are some quick facts about Pongupalayam village.

Total Male Female
Children 602 319 283
Literacy 76.27% 84.27% 66.82%
Scheduled Caste 525 279 246
Scheduled Tribe 156 84 72
Illiterate 1,838 763 1,075

Caste Data as per Census 2011

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 9% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 2.7% of total population in Pongupalayam village.


Working Population as per Census 2011

In Pongupalayam village out of total population, 3,262 were engaged in work activities. 90.6% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 9.4% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 3,262 workers engaged in Main Work, 192 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 234 were Agricultural labourer.

Total Male Female
Main Workers 2,954 2,045 909
Cultivators 192 128 64
Agriculture Labourer 234 114 120
Household Industries 58 30 28
Other Workers 2,470 1,773 697
Marginal Workers 308 154 154
Non Working 2,549 942 1,607

Map of Pongupalayam, Tiruppur, Tamil Nadu


Nearby Villages to Pongupalayam, Tiruppur

Below are the list of villages near Pongupalayam village in Tiruppur.

Village Population
Mudalipalayam 13,900
Nachipalayam 2,815
Peruntholuvu 4,631
Ugayanur 5,022
Thonguttipalayam 5,200
North Avanashipalayam 2,587
Alagumalai 5,828
Kandiankoil 6,953
South Avanashipalayam 11,575

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