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Poongunam Population - Kancheepuram, Tamil Nadu

Poongunam is a large village located in Cheyyur Taluka of Kancheepuram district, Tamil Nadu with total 552 families residing. The Poongunam village has population of 2212 of which 1096 are males while 1116 are females as per Population Census 2011.

In Poongunam village population of children with age 0-6 is 291 which makes up 13.16 % of total population of village. Average Sex Ratio of Poongunam village is 1018 which is higher than Tamil Nadu state average of 996. Child Sex Ratio for the Poongunam as per census is 1035, higher than Tamil Nadu average of 943.

Poongunam village has higher literacy rate compared to Tamil Nadu. In 2011, literacy rate of Poongunam village was 81.62 % compared to 80.09 % of Tamil Nadu. In Poongunam Male literacy stands at 88.98 % while female literacy rate was 74.38 %.

As per constitution of India and Panchyati Raaj Act, Poongunam 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 Poongunam village.

Poongunam Data

Particulars Total Male Female
Total No. of Houses 552 - -
Population 2,212 1,096 1,116
Child (0-6) 291 143 148
Schedule Caste 1,264 637 627
Schedule Tribe 10 4 6
Literacy 81.62 % 88.98 % 74.38 %
Total Workers 1,362 728 634
Main Worker 748 - -
Marginal Worker 614 303 311

Caste Factor

In Poongunam village, most of the villagers are from Schedule Caste (SC). Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 57.14 % while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 0.45 % of total population in Poongunam village.

Work Profile

In Poongunam village out of total population, 1362 were engaged in work activities. 54.92 % of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 45.08 % were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 1362 workers engaged in Main Work, 31 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 485 were Agricultural labourer.