Puraiyoor is a village situated in Tiruchendur taluka of Thoothukkudi district in Tamil Nadu. As per the Population Census 2011, there are total 310 families residing in the village Puraiyoor. The total population of Puraiyoor is 1,325 out of which 659 are males and 666 are females thus the Average Sex Ratio of Puraiyoor is 1,011.
The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Puraiyoor village is 124 which is 9% of the total population. There are 63 male children and 61 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Puraiyoor is 968 which is less than Average Sex Ratio (1,011) of Puraiyoor village.
As per the Census 2011, the literacy rate of Puraiyoor is 95.3%. Thus Puraiyoor village has higher literacy rate compared to 77.1% of Thoothukkudi district. The male literacy rate is 98.15% and the female literacy rate is 92.4% in Puraiyoor village.
As per constitution of India and Panchyati Raaj Act (Amendment 1998), Puraiyoor 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 Puraiyoor village.
Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 32.5% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 0% of total population in Puraiyoor village.
In Puraiyoor village out of total population, 543 were engaged in work activities. 99.6% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 0.4% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 543 workers engaged in Main Work, 4 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 491 were Agricultural labourer.
Below are the list of villages near Puraiyoor village in Tiruchendur.