Puzhal is a Town Panchayat city situated in Mathavaram taluka of Thiruvallur district. The Puzhal city is divided into 18 wards for which elections are held every 5 years. As per the Population Census 2011, there are total 7,477 families residing in the Puzhal city. The total population of Puzhal is 31,665 out of which 16,810 are males and 14,855 are females thus the Average Sex Ratio of Puzhal is 884.
The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Puzhal city is 3363 which is 11% of the total population. There are 1761 male children and 1602 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Puzhal is 910 which is greater than Average Sex Ratio (884).
As per the Census 2011, the literacy rate of Puzhal is 88.9%. Thus Puzhal has higher literacy rate compared to 84% of Thiruvallur district. The male literacy rate is 91.24% and the female literacy rate is 86.24% in Puzhal.
Puzhal Town Panchayat has total administration over 7,477 houses to which it supplies basic amenities such as water and sewerage. It is also authorize to build roads within Town Panchayat limits and impose taxes on properties coming under its jurisdiction.
As per the Population Census 2011 data, following are some quick facts about Puzhal Town Panchayat.
Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 33.7% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 0.2% of total population in Puzhal.
As per the Census 2011, the total Hindu population in Puzhal is 25,299 which is 79.9% of the total population. Also the total Muslim population in Puzhal is 2,238 which is 7.07% of the total population. Below is religion-wise population of Puzhal as per Census 2011.
|No Religion Specified||542||(1.71%)||235||307|
The total literacy rate of Puzhal was 88.9% in 2011 which is greater than average literacy rate 80.09% of Tamil Nadu. Population-wise, out of total 25,161 literates, males were 13,731 while females were 11,430. Also the male literacy rate was 91.24% and the female literacy rate was 86.24% in Puzhal.
The Sex Ratio of Puzhal is 884. Thus per every 1000 men there were 884 females in Puzhal. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 910 which is greater than Average Sex Ratio ( 884 ) of Puzhal.
According to Census 2011, there were 3,363 children between age 0 to 6 years in Puzhal. Out of which 1,761 were male while 1,602 were female.
In Puzhal Town Panchayat out of total population, 12,899 were engaged in work activities. 79.2% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 20.8% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 12,899 workers engaged in Main Work, 81 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 174 were Agricultural labourer.
A ward is a local authority area, typically used for electoral purposes. Puzhal is further divided into 18 wards where elections are held every 5 years.
|1||Ward No - 1||2,722||77.9%||1,019|
|2||Ward No - 2||2,260||76.8%||1,007|
|3||Ward No - 3||1,314||78.3%||997|
|4||Ward No - 4||1,471||71%||959|
|5||Ward No - 5||3,900||79.3%||982|
|6||Ward No - 6||2,204||81.6%||949|
|7||Ward No - 7||1,706||84.5%||979|
|8||Ward No - 8||3,371||76.3%||289|
|9||Ward No - 9||1,755||82%||1,043|
|10||Ward No - 10||1,319||79.2%||1,017|
|11||Ward No - 11||1,493||80.8%||1,020|
|12||Ward No - 12||1,444||83.2%||984|
|13||Ward No - 13||1,952||77.5%||1,006|
|14||Ward No - 14||538||82.9%||1,161|
|15||Ward No - 15||963||80.2%||986|
|16||Ward No - 16||727||85.3%||976|
|17||Ward No - 17||564||88.1%||1,036|
|18||Ward No - 18||1,962||81%||927|