Palugal is a Town Panchayat city in district of Kanniyakumari, Tamil Nadu. The Palugal city is divided into 18 wards for which elections are held every 5 years. The Palugal Town Panchayat has population of 18,276 of which 8,756 are males while 9,520 are females as per report released by Census India 2011.
Population of Children with age of 0-6 is 1667 which is 9.12 % of total population of Palugal (TP). In Palugal Town Panchayat, Female Sex Ratio is of 1087 against state average of 996. Moreover Child Sex Ratio in Palugal is around 1124 compared to Tamil Nadu state average of 943. Literacy rate of Palugal city is 91.43 % higher than state average of 80.09 %. In Palugal, Male literacy is around 93.75 % while female literacy rate is 89.28 %.
Palugal Town Panchayat has total administration over 4,429 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.
Palugal Caste Factor
Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 2.54 % while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 0.08 % of total population in Palugal (TP).
Palugal Work Profile
Out of total population, 6,215 were engaged in work or business activity. Of this 4,803 were males while 1,412 were females. In census survey, worker is defined as person who does business, job, service, and cultivator and labour activity.
Of total 6215 working population, 74.50 % were engaged in Main Work while 25.50 % of total workers were engaged in Marginal Work.
Palugal 2020 Population
The next census for Palugal Population will be held in 2021. Right now all figures for 2020 are estimates only.