Perungalathur is a Town Panchayat city in district of Kancheepuram, Tamil Nadu. The Perungalathur city is divided into 15 wards for which elections are held every 5 years. The Perungalathur Town Panchayat has population of 37,342 of which 18,794 are males while 18,548 are females as per report released by Census India 2011.
Population of Children with age of 0-6 is 4037 which is 10.81 % of total population of Perungalathur (TP). In Perungalathur Town Panchayat, Female Sex Ratio is of 987 against state average of 996. Moreover Child Sex Ratio in Perungalathur is around 967 compared to Tamil Nadu state average of 943. Literacy rate of Perungalathur city is 91.36 % higher than state average of 80.09 %. In Perungalathur, Male literacy is around 95.24 % while female literacy rate is 87.43 %.
Perungalathur Town Panchayat has total administration over 9,584 houses to which it supplies basic amenities like water and sewerage. It is also authorize to build roads within Town Panchayat limits and impose taxes on properties coming under its jurisdiction.
Perungalathur Caste Factor
Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 13.63 % while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 1.28 % of total population in Perungalathur (TP).
Perungalathur Work Profile
Out of total population, 13,899 were engaged in work or business activity. Of this 10,812 were males while 3,087 were females. In census survey, worker is defined as person who does business, job, service, and cultivator and labour activity.
Of total 13899 working population, 94.04 % were engaged in Main Work while 5.96 % of total workers were engaged in Marginal Work.