Periakottai is a village situated in Karaikkudi taluka of Sivaganga district in Tamil Nadu. As per the Population Census 2011, there are total 714 families residing in the village Periakottai. The total population of Periakottai is 2,929 out of which 1,445 are males and 1,484 are females thus the Average Sex Ratio of Periakottai is 1,027.
The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Periakottai village is 353 which is 12% of the total population. There are 181 male children and 172 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Periakottai is 950 which is less than Average Sex Ratio (1,027) of Periakottai village.
As per the Census 2011, the literacy rate of Periakottai is 68.5%. Thus Periakottai village has lower literacy rate compared to 71.7% of Sivaganga district. The male literacy rate is 81.17% and the female literacy rate is 56.25% in Periakottai village.
As per constitution of India and Panchyati Raaj Act (Amendment 1998), Periakottai 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 Periakottai village.
Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 9.3% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 0% of total population in Periakottai village.
In Periakottai village out of total population, 1,541 were engaged in work activities. 37.2% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 62.8% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 1,541 workers engaged in Main Work, 103 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 222 were Agricultural labourer.
Below are the list of villages near Periakottai village in Karaikkudi.