Periyakottai Population - Dindigul, Tamil Nadu

Periyakottai is a large village located in Oddanchatram Taluka of Dindigul district, Tamil Nadu with total 905 families residing. The Periyakottai village has population of 3078 of which 1570 are males while 1508 are females as per Population Census 2011.

In Periyakottai village population of children with age 0-6 is 277 which makes up 9.00 % of total population of village. Average Sex Ratio of Periyakottai village is 961 which is lower than Tamil Nadu state average of 996. Child Sex Ratio for the Periyakottai as per census is 872, lower than Tamil Nadu average of 943.

Periyakottai village has lower literacy rate compared to Tamil Nadu. In 2011, literacy rate of Periyakottai village was 72.83 % compared to 80.09 % of Tamil Nadu. In Periyakottai Male literacy stands at 85.23 % while female literacy rate was 60.04 %.

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

Periyakottai Data

Particulars Total Male Female
Total No. of Houses 905 - -
Population 3,078 1,570 1,508
Child (0-6) 277 148 129
Schedule Caste 446 222 224
Schedule Tribe 0 0 0
Literacy 72.83 % 85.23 % 60.04 %
Total Workers 1,950 1,039 911
Main Worker 1,021 - -
Marginal Worker 929 393 536

Caste Factor

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 14.49 % of total population in Periyakottai village. The village Periyakottai currently doesn’t have any Schedule Tribe (ST) population.

Work Profile

In Periyakottai village out of total population, 1950 were engaged in work activities. 52.36 % of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 47.64 % were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 1950 workers engaged in Main Work, 665 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 88 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