Palaiyur Population - Sivaganga, Tamil Nadu

Palaiyur is a medium size village located in Karaikkudi Taluka of Sivaganga district, Tamil Nadu with total 196 families residing. The Palaiyur village has population of 891 of which 441 are males while 450 are females as per Population Census 2011.

In Palaiyur village population of children with age 0-6 is 110 which makes up 12.35 % of total population of village. Average Sex Ratio of Palaiyur village is 1020 which is higher than Tamil Nadu state average of 996. Child Sex Ratio for the Palaiyur as per census is 1245, higher than Tamil Nadu average of 943.

Palaiyur village has lower literacy rate compared to Tamil Nadu. In 2011, literacy rate of Palaiyur village was 74.39 % compared to 80.09 % of Tamil Nadu. In Palaiyur Male literacy stands at 83.93 % while female literacy rate was 64.78 %.

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 196 - -
Population 891 441 450
Child (0-6) 110 49 61
Schedule Caste 5 2 3
Schedule Tribe 0 0 0
Literacy 74.39 % 83.93 % 64.78 %
Total Workers 341 267 74
Main Worker 333 - -
Marginal Worker 8 8 0

Caste Factor

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 0.56 % 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, 341 were engaged in work activities. 97.65 % of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 2.35 % were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 341 workers engaged in Main Work, 13 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 13 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