Periakottai Population - Sivaganga, Tamil Nadu

Periakottai is a large village located in Karaikkudi Taluka of Sivaganga district, Tamil Nadu with total 714 families residing. The Periakottai village has population of 2929 of which 1445 are males while 1484 are females as per Population Census 2011.

In Periakottai village population of children with age 0-6 is 353 which makes up 12.05 % of total population of village. Average Sex Ratio of Periakottai village is 1027 which is higher than Tamil Nadu state average of 996. Child Sex Ratio for the Periakottai as per census is 950, higher than Tamil Nadu average of 943.

Periakottai village has lower literacy rate compared to Tamil Nadu. In 2011, literacy rate of Periakottai village was 68.48 % compared to 80.09 % of Tamil Nadu. In Periakottai Male literacy stands at 81.17 % while female literacy rate was 56.25 %.

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

Periakottai Data

Particulars Total Male Female
Total No. of Houses 714 - -
Population 2,929 1,445 1,484
Child (0-6) 353 181 172
Schedule Caste 272 152 120
Schedule Tribe 0 0 0
Literacy 68.48 % 81.17 % 56.25 %
Total Workers 1,541 901 640
Main Worker 574 - -
Marginal Worker 967 499 468

Caste Factor

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 9.29 % of total population in Periakottai village. The village Periakottai currently doesn’t have any Schedule Tribe (ST) population.

Work Profile

In Periakottai village out of total population, 1541 were engaged in work activities. 37.25 % of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 62.75 % were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 1541 workers engaged in Main Work, 103 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 222 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