Puthalam is a Town Panchayat city in district of Kanniyakumari, Tamil Nadu. The Puthalam city is divided into 15 wards for which elections are held every 5 years. The Puthalam Town Panchayat has population of 13,073 of which 6,449 are males while 6,624 are females as per report released by Census India 2011.
Population of Children with age of 0-6 is 1280 which is 9.79 % of total population of Puthalam (TP). In Puthalam Town Panchayat, Female Sex Ratio is of 1027 against state average of 996. Moreover Child Sex Ratio in Puthalam is around 1155 compared to Tamil Nadu state average of 943. Literacy rate of Puthalam city is 92.86 % higher than state average of 80.09 %. In Puthalam, Male literacy is around 94.84 % while female literacy rate is 90.91 %.
Puthalam Town Panchayat has total administration over 3,417 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.
Puthalam Caste Factor
Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 1.45 % of total population in Puthalam (TP).
The (TP) Puthalam currently doesn’t have any Schedule Tribe (ST) population.
Puthalam Work Profile
Out of total population, 4,674 were engaged in work or business activity. Of this 3,668 were males while 1,006 were females. In census survey, worker is defined as person who does business, job, service, and cultivator and labour activity.
Of total 4674 working population, 84.64 % were engaged in Main Work while 15.36 % of total workers were engaged in Marginal Work.
Puthalam 2021 Population
The next census for Puthalam Population will be held in 2021. Right now all figures for 2021 are estimates only.