Poykkunam is a large village located in Sankarapuram Taluka of Viluppuram district, Tamil Nadu with total 630 families residing. The Poykkunam village has population of 2736 of which 1362 are males while 1374 are females as per Population Census 2011.
In Poykkunam village population of children with age 0-6 is 333 which makes up 12.17 % of total population of village. Average Sex Ratio of Poykkunam village is 1009 which is higher than Tamil Nadu state average of 996. Child Sex Ratio for the Poykkunam as per census is 914, lower than Tamil Nadu average of 943.
Poykkunam village has lower literacy rate compared to Tamil Nadu. In 2011, literacy rate of Poykkunam village was 65.58 % compared to 80.09 % of Tamil Nadu. In Poykkunam Male literacy stands at 74.83 % while female literacy rate was 56.54 %.
As per constitution of India and Panchyati Raaj Act, Poykkunam 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 Poykkunam village.
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In Poykkunam village, most of the villagers are from Schedule Caste (SC).
Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 47.04 % of total population in Poykkunam village.
The village Poykkunam currently doesn’t have any Schedule Tribe (ST) population.
In Poykkunam village out of total population, 1547 were engaged in work activities. 92.63 % of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 7.37 % were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months.
Of 1547 workers engaged in Main Work, 259 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 845 were Agricultural labourer.