Punnai is a village situated in Cheyyar taluka of Tiruvannamalai district in Tamil Nadu. As per the Population Census 2011, there are total 194 families residing in the village Punnai. The total population of Punnai is 707 out of which 338 are males and 369 are females thus the Average Sex Ratio of Punnai is 1,092.
The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Punnai village is 77 which is 11% of the total population. There are 29 male children and 48 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Punnai is 1,655 which is greater than Average Sex Ratio (1,092) of Punnai village.
As per the Census 2011, the literacy rate of Punnai is 77%. Thus Punnai village has higher literacy rate compared to 66% of Tiruvannamalai district. The male literacy rate is 87.06% and the female literacy rate is 67.29% in Punnai village.
As per constitution of India and Panchyati Raaj Act (Amendment 1998), Punnai 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 Punnai village.
Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 37.3% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 2% of total population in Punnai village.
In Punnai village out of total population, 496 were engaged in work activities. 93.5% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 6.5% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 496 workers engaged in Main Work, 18 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 327 were Agricultural labourer.
Below are the list of villages near Punnai village in Cheyyar.