Nerigam Population - Krishnagiri, Tamil Nadu

Nerigam is a medium size village located in Hosur Taluka of Krishnagiri district, Tamil Nadu with total 242 families residing. The Nerigam village has population of 1034 of which 537 are males while 497 are females as per Population Census 2011.

In Nerigam village population of children with age 0-6 is 131 which makes up 12.67 % of total population of village. Average Sex Ratio of Nerigam village is 926 which is lower than Tamil Nadu state average of 996. Child Sex Ratio for the Nerigam as per census is 1148, higher than Tamil Nadu average of 943.

Nerigam village has lower literacy rate compared to Tamil Nadu. In 2011, literacy rate of Nerigam village was 56.70 % compared to 80.09 % of Tamil Nadu. In Nerigam Male literacy stands at 66.60 % while female literacy rate was 45.67 %.

As per constitution of India and Panchyati Raaj Act, Nerigam village is administrated by Sarpanch (Head of Village) who is elected representative of village. Our website, don't have information about schools and hospital in Nerigam village.

Nerigam Data

Particulars Total Male Female
Total No. of Houses 242 - -
Population 1,034 537 497
Child (0-6) 131 61 70
Schedule Caste 436 228 208
Schedule Tribe 0 0 0
Literacy 56.70 % 66.60 % 45.67 %
Total Workers 568 322 246
Main Worker 550 - -
Marginal Worker 18 9 9

Caste Factor

In Nerigam village, most of the villagers are from Schedule Caste (SC). Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 42.17 % of total population in Nerigam village. The village Nerigam currently doesn’t have any Schedule Tribe (ST) population.

Work Profile

In Nerigam village out of total population, 568 were engaged in work activities. 96.83 % of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 3.17 % were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 568 workers engaged in Main Work, 300 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 159 were Agricultural labourer.

# State Density / Km2
1 Delhi 11,320
2 Chandigarh 9,258
3 Puducherry 2,547
4 Daman and Diu 2,191
5 Lakshadweep 2,149