Punnakayal is a village situated in Tiruchendur taluka of Thoothukkudi district in Tamil Nadu. As per the Population Census 2011, there are total 1,744 families residing in the village Punnakayal. The total population of Punnakayal is 7,684 out of which 3,975 are males and 3,709 are females thus the Average Sex Ratio of Punnakayal is 933.
The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Punnakayal village is 909 which is 12% of the total population. There are 469 male children and 440 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Punnakayal is 938 which is greater than Average Sex Ratio (933) of Punnakayal village.
As per the Census 2011, the literacy rate of Punnakayal is 84.4%. Thus Punnakayal village has higher literacy rate compared to 77.1% of Thoothukkudi district. The male literacy rate is 83.46% and the female literacy rate is 85.38% in Punnakayal village.
As per constitution of India and Panchyati Raaj Act (Amendment 1998), Punnakayal 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 Punnakayal village.
Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 1.2% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 0% of total population in Punnakayal village.
In Punnakayal village out of total population, 2,444 were engaged in work activities. 96.3% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 3.7% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 2,444 workers engaged in Main Work, 6 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 2 were Agricultural labourer.
Below are the list of villages near Punnakayal village in Tiruchendur.