Peraiyur Population - Ramanathapuram, Tamil Nadu

Peraiyur is a large village located in Kamuthi Taluka of Ramanathapuram district, Tamil Nadu with total 1929 families residing. The Peraiyur village has population of 7433 of which 3764 are males while 3669 are females as per Population Census 2011.

In Peraiyur village population of children with age 0-6 is 703 which makes up 9.46 % of total population of village. Average Sex Ratio of Peraiyur village is 975 which is lower than Tamil Nadu state average of 996. Child Sex Ratio for the Peraiyur as per census is 986, higher than Tamil Nadu average of 943.

Peraiyur village has lower literacy rate compared to Tamil Nadu. In 2011, literacy rate of Peraiyur village was 77.74 % compared to 80.09 % of Tamil Nadu. In Peraiyur Male literacy stands at 86.30 % while female literacy rate was 68.95 %.

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

Peraiyur Data

Particulars Total Male Female
Total No. of Houses 1,929 - -
Population 7,433 3,764 3,669
Child (0-6) 703 354 349
Schedule Caste 5,458 2,764 2,694
Schedule Tribe 0 0 0
Literacy 77.74 % 86.30 % 68.95 %
Total Workers 3,837 2,107 1,730
Main Worker 3,771 - -
Marginal Worker 66 31 35

Caste Factor

In Peraiyur village, most of the villagers are from Schedule Caste (SC). Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 73.43 % of total population in Peraiyur village. The village Peraiyur currently doesn’t have any Schedule Tribe (ST) population.

Work Profile

In Peraiyur village out of total population, 3837 were engaged in work activities. 98.28 % of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 1.72 % were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 3837 workers engaged in Main Work, 88 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 3096 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