Palaiyur Population - Nagapattinam, Tamil Nadu

Palaiyur is a medium size village located in Nagapattinam Taluka of Nagapattinam district, Tamil Nadu with total 342 families residing. The Palaiyur village has population of 1291 of which 637 are males while 654 are females as per Population Census 2011.

In Palaiyur village population of children with age 0-6 is 138 which makes up 10.69 % of total population of village. Average Sex Ratio of Palaiyur village is 1027 which is higher than Tamil Nadu state average of 996. Child Sex Ratio for the Palaiyur as per census is 1226, 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 88.64 % compared to 80.09 % of Tamil Nadu. In Palaiyur Male literacy stands at 94.61 % while female literacy rate was 82.70 %.

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 342 - -
Population 1,291 637 654
Child (0-6) 138 62 76
Schedule Caste 607 292 315
Schedule Tribe 0 0 0
Literacy 88.64 % 94.61 % 82.70 %
Total Workers 596 393 203
Main Worker 431 - -
Marginal Worker 165 102 63

Caste Factor

In Palaiyur village, most of the villagers are from Schedule Caste (SC). Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 47.02 % 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, 596 were engaged in work activities. 72.32 % of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 27.68 % were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 596 workers engaged in Main Work, 17 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 255 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