Periya Nerkunam Population - Cuddalore, Tamil Nadu

Periya Nerkunam is a medium size village located in Chidambaram Taluka of Cuddalore district, Tamil Nadu with total 388 families residing. The Periya Nerkunam village has population of 1407 of which 710 are males while 697 are females as per Population Census 2011.

In Periya Nerkunam village population of children with age 0-6 is 150 which makes up 10.66 % of total population of village. Average Sex Ratio of Periya Nerkunam village is 982 which is lower than Tamil Nadu state average of 996. Child Sex Ratio for the Periya Nerkunam as per census is 829, lower than Tamil Nadu average of 943.

Periya Nerkunam village has lower literacy rate compared to Tamil Nadu. In 2011, literacy rate of Periya Nerkunam village was 71.60 % compared to 80.09 % of Tamil Nadu. In Periya Nerkunam Male literacy stands at 83.12 % while female literacy rate was 60.10 %.

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

Periya Nerkunam Data

Particulars Total Male Female
Total No. of Houses 388 - -
Population 1,407 710 697
Child (0-6) 150 82 68
Schedule Caste 501 258 243
Schedule Tribe 0 0 0
Literacy 71.60 % 83.12 % 60.10 %
Total Workers 570 391 179
Main Worker 414 - -
Marginal Worker 156 101 55

Caste Factor

In Periya Nerkunam village, most of the villagers are from Schedule Caste (SC). Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 35.61 % of total population in Periya Nerkunam village. The village Periya Nerkunam currently doesn’t have any Schedule Tribe (ST) population.

Work Profile

In Periya Nerkunam village out of total population, 570 were engaged in work activities. 72.63 % of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 27.37 % were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 570 workers engaged in Main Work, 223 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 123 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