Poonthottam Population - Cuddalore, Tamil Nadu

Poonthottam is a medium size village located in Chidambaram Taluka of Cuddalore district, Tamil Nadu with total 167 families residing. The Poonthottam village has population of 638 of which 295 are males while 343 are females as per Population Census 2011.

In Poonthottam village population of children with age 0-6 is 48 which makes up 7.52 % of total population of village. Average Sex Ratio of Poonthottam village is 1163 which is higher than Tamil Nadu state average of 996. Child Sex Ratio for the Poonthottam as per census is 1400, higher than Tamil Nadu average of 943.

Poonthottam village has lower literacy rate compared to Tamil Nadu. In 2011, literacy rate of Poonthottam village was 76.78 % compared to 80.09 % of Tamil Nadu. In Poonthottam Male literacy stands at 85.09 % while female literacy rate was 69.52 %.

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

Poonthottam Data

Particulars Total Male Female
Total No. of Houses 167 - -
Population 638 295 343
Child (0-6) 48 20 28
Schedule Caste 307 139 168
Schedule Tribe 0 0 0
Literacy 76.78 % 85.09 % 69.52 %
Total Workers 393 187 206
Main Worker 213 - -
Marginal Worker 180 162 18

Caste Factor

In Poonthottam village, most of the villagers are from Schedule Caste (SC). Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 48.12 % of total population in Poonthottam village. The village Poonthottam currently doesn’t have any Schedule Tribe (ST) population.

Work Profile

In Poonthottam village out of total population, 393 were engaged in work activities. 54.20 % of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 45.80 % were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 393 workers engaged in Main Work, 3 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 175 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