Ponnai Population - Vellore, Tamil Nadu

Ponnai is a large village located in Katpadi Taluka of Vellore district, Tamil Nadu with total 2318 families residing. The Ponnai village has population of 10190 of which 5104 are males while 5086 are females as per Population Census 2011.

In Ponnai village population of children with age 0-6 is 932 which makes up 9.15 % of total population of village. Average Sex Ratio of Ponnai village is 996 which is equal than Tamil Nadu state average of 996. Child Sex Ratio for the Ponnai as per census is 1044, higher than Tamil Nadu average of 943.

Ponnai village has lower literacy rate compared to Tamil Nadu. In 2011, literacy rate of Ponnai village was 79.47 % compared to 80.09 % of Tamil Nadu. In Ponnai Male literacy stands at 86.79 % while female literacy rate was 72.08 %.

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

Ponnai Data

Particulars Total Male Female
Total No. of Houses 2,318 - -
Population 10,190 5,104 5,086
Child (0-6) 932 456 476
Schedule Caste 2,888 1,402 1,486
Schedule Tribe 47 24 23
Literacy 79.47 % 86.79 % 72.08 %
Total Workers 4,103 2,894 1,209
Main Worker 3,415 - -
Marginal Worker 688 425 263

Caste Factor

Ponnai village of Vellore has substantial population of Schedule Caste. Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 28.34 % while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 0.46 % of total population in Ponnai village.

Work Profile

In Ponnai village out of total population, 4103 were engaged in work activities. 83.23 % of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 16.77 % were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 4103 workers engaged in Main Work, 957 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 695 were Agricultural labourer.

# State Density / Km2
1 Delhi 11,320
2 Chandigarh 9,258
3 Puducherry 2,547
4 Daman and Diu 2,191
5 Lakshadweep 2,149