Periyeri Population - Salem, Tamil Nadu

Periyeri is a large village located in Attur Taluka of Salem district, Tamil Nadu with total 1251 families residing. The Periyeri village has population of 4603 of which 2333 are males while 2270 are females as per Population Census 2011.

In Periyeri village population of children with age 0-6 is 451 which makes up 9.80 % of total population of village. Average Sex Ratio of Periyeri village is 973 which is lower than Tamil Nadu state average of 996. Child Sex Ratio for the Periyeri as per census is 804, lower than Tamil Nadu average of 943.

Periyeri village has lower literacy rate compared to Tamil Nadu. In 2011, literacy rate of Periyeri village was 72.35 % compared to 80.09 % of Tamil Nadu. In Periyeri Male literacy stands at 83.29 % while female literacy rate was 61.33 %.

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

Periyeri Data

Particulars Total Male Female
Total No. of Houses 1,251 - -
Population 4,603 2,333 2,270
Child (0-6) 451 250 201
Schedule Caste 1,189 583 606
Schedule Tribe 9 2 7
Literacy 72.35 % 83.29 % 61.33 %
Total Workers 2,741 1,419 1,322
Main Worker 2,627 - -
Marginal Worker 114 51 63

Caste Factor

Periyeri village of Salem has substantial population of Schedule Caste. Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 25.83 % while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 0.20 % of total population in Periyeri village.

Work Profile

In Periyeri village out of total population, 2741 were engaged in work activities. 95.84 % of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 4.16 % were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 2741 workers engaged in Main Work, 919 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 1118 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