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Poraiyur Population - Kancheepuram, Tamil Nadu

Poraiyur is a medium size village located in Cheyyur Taluka of Kancheepuram district, Tamil Nadu with total 402 families residing. The Poraiyur village has population of 1703 of which 859 are males while 844 are females as per Population Census 2011.

In Poraiyur village population of children with age 0-6 is 195 which makes up 11.45 % of total population of village. Average Sex Ratio of Poraiyur village is 983 which is lower than Tamil Nadu state average of 996. Child Sex Ratio for the Poraiyur as per census is 773, lower than Tamil Nadu average of 943.

Poraiyur village has lower literacy rate compared to Tamil Nadu. In 2011, literacy rate of Poraiyur village was 75.60 % compared to 80.09 % of Tamil Nadu. In Poraiyur Male literacy stands at 85.85 % while female literacy rate was 65.48 %.

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

Poraiyur Data

Particulars Total Male Female
Total No. of Houses 402 - -
Population 1,703 859 844
Child (0-6) 195 110 85
Schedule Caste 898 464 434
Schedule Tribe 0 0 0
Literacy 75.60 % 85.85 % 65.48 %
Total Workers 807 437 370
Main Worker 85 - -
Marginal Worker 722 371 351

Caste Factor

In Poraiyur village, most of the villagers are from Schedule Caste (SC). Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 52.73 % of total population in Poraiyur village. The village Poraiyur currently doesn’t have any Schedule Tribe (ST) population.

Work Profile

In Poraiyur village out of total population, 807 were engaged in work activities. 10.53 % of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 89.47 % were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 807 workers engaged in Main Work, 16 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 15 were Agricultural labourer.