Poonthottam is a village situated in Valangaiman taluka of Thiruvarur district in Tamil Nadu. As per the Population Census 2011, there are total 346 families residing in the village Poonthottam. The total population of Poonthottam is 1,485 out of which 739 are males and 746 are females thus the Average Sex Ratio of Poonthottam is 1,009.
The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Poonthottam village is 166 which is 11% of the total population. There are 88 male children and 78 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Poonthottam is 886 which is less than Average Sex Ratio (1,009) of Poonthottam village.
As per the Census 2011, the literacy rate of Poonthottam is 81.5%. Thus Poonthottam village has higher literacy rate compared to 74.9% of Thiruvarur district. The male literacy rate is 87.25% and the female literacy rate is 75.9% in Poonthottam village.
As per constitution of India and Panchyati Raaj Act (Amendment 1998), Poonthottam 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 Poonthottam village.
Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 61.6% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 0% of total population in Poonthottam village.
In Poonthottam village out of total population, 612 were engaged in work activities. 58% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 42% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 612 workers engaged in Main Work, 91 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 196 were Agricultural labourer.
Below are the list of villages near Poonthottam village in Valangaiman.