Pottiyam is a medium size village located in Sankarapuram Taluka of Viluppuram district, Tamil Nadu with total 367 families residing. The Pottiyam village has population of 1472 of which 751 are males while 721 are females as per Population Census 2011.
In Pottiyam village population of children with age 0-6 is 154 which makes up 10.46 % of total population of village. Average Sex Ratio of Pottiyam village is 960 which is lower than Tamil Nadu state average of 996. Child Sex Ratio for the Pottiyam as per census is 901, lower than Tamil Nadu average of 943.
Pottiyam village has lower literacy rate compared to Tamil Nadu. In 2011, literacy rate of Pottiyam village was 59.79 % compared to 80.09 % of Tamil Nadu. In Pottiyam Male literacy stands at 66.87 % while female literacy rate was 52.47 %.
As per constitution of India and Panchyati Raaj Act, Pottiyam 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 Pottiyam village.
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In Pottiyam village, most of the village population is from Schedule Tribe (ST).
Schedule Tribe (ST) constitutes 77.99 % while Schedule Caste (SC) were 8.70 % of total population in Pottiyam village.
In Pottiyam village out of total population, 970 were engaged in work activities. 81.75 % of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 18.25 % were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months.
Of 970 workers engaged in Main Work, 123 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 614 were Agricultural labourer.