Pungamuthur is a village situated in Oddanchatram taluka of Dindigul district in Tamil Nadu. As per the Population Census 2011, there are total 365 families residing in the village Pungamuthur. The total population of Pungamuthur is 1,165 out of which 583 are males and 582 are females thus the Average Sex Ratio of Pungamuthur is 998.
The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Pungamuthur village is 90 which is 8% of the total population. There are 51 male children and 39 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Pungamuthur is 765 which is less than Average Sex Ratio (998) of Pungamuthur village.
As per the Census 2011, the literacy rate of Pungamuthur is 74.3%. Thus Pungamuthur village has higher literacy rate compared to 68.6% of Dindigul district. The male literacy rate is 79.32% and the female literacy rate is 69.43% in Pungamuthur village.
As per constitution of India and Panchyati Raaj Act (Amendment 1998), Pungamuthur 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 Pungamuthur village.
Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 21.7% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 0% of total population in Pungamuthur village.
In Pungamuthur village out of total population, 789 were engaged in work activities. 70.6% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 29.4% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 789 workers engaged in Main Work, 432 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 42 were Agricultural labourer.
Below are the list of villages near Pungamuthur village in Oddanchatram.