Periyakulam is a Municipality city in district of Theni, Tamil Nadu. The Periyakulam city is divided into 30 wards for which elections are held every 5 years. The Periyakulam Municipality has population of 42,976 of which 21,345 are males while 21,631 are females as per report released by Census India 2011.
Population of Children with age of 0-6 is 4095 which is 9.53 % of total population of Periyakulam (M). In Periyakulam Municipality, Female Sex Ratio is of 1013 against state average of 996. Moreover Child Sex Ratio in Periyakulam is around 968 compared to Tamil Nadu state average of 943. Literacy rate of Periyakulam city is 88.25 % higher than state average of 80.09 %. In Periyakulam, Male literacy is around 93.03 % while female literacy rate is 83.56 %.
Periyakulam Municipality has total administration over 11,401 houses to which it supplies basic amenities like water and sewerage. It is also authorize to build roads within Municipality limits and impose taxes on properties coming under its jurisdiction.
Periyakulam Caste Factor
Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 15.02 % while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 0.01 % of total population in Periyakulam (M).
Periyakulam Work Profile
Out of total population, 14,857 were engaged in work or business activity. Of this 11,801 were males while 3,056 were females. In census survey, worker is defined as person who does business, job, service, and cultivator and labour activity.
Of total 14857 working population, 89.78 % were engaged in Main Work while 10.22 % of total workers were engaged in Marginal Work.
Periyakulam 2021 Population
The next census for Periyakulam Population will be held in 2021. Right now all figures for 2021 are estimates only.