Palayam is a Town Panchayat city in district of Dindigul, Tamil Nadu. The Palayam city is divided into 15 wards for which elections are held every 5 years. The Palayam Town Panchayat has population of 15,336 of which 7,715 are males while 7,621 are females as per report released by Census India 2011.
Population of Children with age of 0-6 is 1709 which is 11.14 % of total population of Palayam (TP). In Palayam Town Panchayat, Female Sex Ratio is of 988 against state average of 996. Moreover Child Sex Ratio in Palayam is around 895 compared to Tamil Nadu state average of 943. Literacy rate of Palayam city is 71.93 % lower than state average of 80.09 %. In Palayam, Male literacy is around 80.54 % while female literacy rate is 63.33 %.
Palayam Town Panchayat has total administration over 3,686 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.
Palayam Caste Factor
Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 9.94 % while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 0.01 % of total population in Palayam (TP).
Palayam Work Profile
Out of total population, 8,097 were engaged in work or business activity. Of this 4,813 were males while 3,284 were females. In census survey, worker is defined as person who does business, job, service, and cultivator and labour activity.
Of total 8097 working population, 91.82 % were engaged in Main Work while 8.18 % of total workers were engaged in Marginal Work.
Palayam 2021 Population
The next census for Palayam Population will be held in 2021. Right now all figures for 2021 are estimates only.