Pungamaduvu is a village situated in Vazhapadi taluka of Salem district in Tamil Nadu. As per the Population Census 2011, there are total 185 families residing in the village Pungamaduvu. The total population of Pungamaduvu is 748 out of which 399 are males and 349 are females thus the Average Sex Ratio of Pungamaduvu is 875.
The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Pungamaduvu village is 67 which is 9% of the total population. There are 36 male children and 31 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Pungamaduvu is 861 which is less than Average Sex Ratio (875) of Pungamaduvu village.
As per the Census 2011, the literacy rate of Pungamaduvu is 70%. Thus Pungamaduvu village has higher literacy rate compared to 65.6% of Salem district. The male literacy rate is 80.17% and the female literacy rate is 58.49% in Pungamaduvu village.
As per constitution of India and Panchyati Raaj Act (Amendment 1998), Pungamaduvu 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 Pungamaduvu village.
Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 2% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 77.4% of total population in Pungamaduvu village.
In Pungamaduvu village out of total population, 468 were engaged in work activities. 97.6% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 2.4% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 468 workers engaged in Main Work, 204 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 217 were Agricultural labourer.
Below are the list of villages near Pungamaduvu village in Vazhapadi.