Peraiyur is a Town Panchayat city in district of Madurai, Tamil Nadu. The Peraiyur city is divided into 15 wards for which elections are held every 5 years. The Peraiyur Town Panchayat has population of 10,394 of which 5,292 are males while 5,102 are females as per report released by Census India 2011.
Population of Children with age of 0-6 is 1078 which is 10.37 % of total population of Peraiyur (TP). In Peraiyur Town Panchayat, Female Sex Ratio is of 964 against state average of 996. Moreover Child Sex Ratio in Peraiyur is around 800 compared to Tamil Nadu state average of 943. Literacy rate of Peraiyur city is 79.98 % lower than state average of 80.09 %. In Peraiyur, Male literacy is around 87.09 % while female literacy rate is 72.77 %.
Peraiyur Town Panchayat has total administration over 2,796 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.
Peraiyur Caste Factor
Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 11.33 % while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 0.11 % of total population in Peraiyur (TP).
Peraiyur Work Profile
Out of total population, 4,525 were engaged in work or business activity. Of this 3,036 were males while 1,489 were females. In census survey, worker is defined as person who does business, job, service, and cultivator and labour activity.
Of total 4525 working population, 88.38 % were engaged in Main Work while 11.62 % of total workers were engaged in Marginal Work.
Peraiyur 2019 Population
The next census for Peraiyur Population will be held in 2021. Right now all figures for 2019 are estimates only.