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Palaiyur Population - Nagapattinam, Tamil Nadu

Palaiyur is a large village located in Kuthalam Taluka of Nagapattinam district, Tamil Nadu with total 699 families residing. The Palaiyur village has population of 2737 of which 1392 are males while 1345 are females as per Population Census 2011.

In Palaiyur village population of children with age 0-6 is 293 which makes up 10.71 % of total population of village. Average Sex Ratio of Palaiyur village is 966 which is lower than Tamil Nadu state average of 996. Child Sex Ratio for the Palaiyur as per census is 966, higher than Tamil Nadu average of 943.

Palaiyur village has higher literacy rate compared to Tamil Nadu. In 2011, literacy rate of Palaiyur village was 80.28 % compared to 80.09 % of Tamil Nadu. In Palaiyur Male literacy stands at 88.98 % while female literacy rate was 71.27 %.

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

Palaiyur Data

Particulars Total Male Female
Total No. of Houses 699 - -
Population 2,737 1,392 1,345
Child (0-6) 293 149 144
Schedule Caste 823 428 395
Schedule Tribe 0 0 0
Literacy 80.28 % 88.98 % 71.27 %
Total Workers 1,203 873 330
Main Worker 1,171 - -
Marginal Worker 32 22 10

Caste Factor

Palaiyur village of Nagapattinam has substantial population of Schedule Caste. Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 30.07 % of total population in Palaiyur village. The village Palaiyur currently doesn’t have any Schedule Tribe (ST) population.

Work Profile

In Palaiyur village out of total population, 1203 were engaged in work activities. 97.34 % of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 2.66 % were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 1203 workers engaged in Main Work, 301 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 507 were Agricultural labourer.