Poovalai is a medium size village located in Chidambaram Taluka of Cuddalore district, Tamil Nadu with total 482 families residing. The Poovalai village has population of 1946 of which 983 are males while 963 are females as per Population Census 2011.
In Poovalai village population of children with age 0-6 is 195 which makes up 10.02 % of total population of village. Average Sex Ratio of Poovalai village is 980 which is lower than Tamil Nadu state average of 996. Child Sex Ratio for the Poovalai as per census is 990, higher than Tamil Nadu average of 943.
Poovalai village has lower literacy rate compared to Tamil Nadu. In 2011, literacy rate of Poovalai village was 74.01 % compared to 80.09 % of Tamil Nadu. In Poovalai Male literacy stands at 82.82 % while female literacy rate was 65.01 %.
As per constitution of India and Panchyati Raaj Act, Poovalai 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 Poovalai village.
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In Poovalai village, most of the villagers are from Schedule Caste (SC).
Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 56.78 % while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 0.72 % of total population in Poovalai village.
In Poovalai village out of total population, 806 were engaged in work activities. 69.48 % of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 30.52 % were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months.
Of 806 workers engaged in Main Work, 37 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 322 were Agricultural labourer.