Palaiyur is a village situated in Karaikkudi taluka of Sivaganga district in Tamil Nadu. As per the Population Census 2011, there are total 196 families residing in the village Palaiyur. The total population of Palaiyur is 891 out of which 441 are males and 450 are females thus the Average Sex Ratio of Palaiyur is 1,020.
The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Palaiyur village is 110 which is 12% of the total population. There are 49 male children and 61 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Palaiyur is 1,245 which is greater than Average Sex Ratio (1,020) of Palaiyur village.
As per the Census 2011, the literacy rate of Palaiyur is 74.4%. Thus Palaiyur village has higher literacy rate compared to 71.7% of Sivaganga district. The male literacy rate is 83.93% and the female literacy rate is 64.78% in Palaiyur village.
As per constitution of India and Panchyati Raaj Act (Amendment 1998), Palaiyur village is administrated by Sarpanch (Head of Village) who is elected representative of the village.
As per the Population Census 2011 data, following are some quick facts about Palaiyur village.
Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 0.6% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 0% of total population in Palaiyur village.
In Palaiyur village out of total population, 341 were engaged in work activities. 97.7% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 2.3% 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.
Below are the list of villages near Palaiyur village in Karaikkudi.