Peringanadu is a village situated in Adoor taluka of Pathanamthitta district in Kerala. As per the Population Census 2011, there are total 5,581 families residing in the village Peringanadu. The total population of Peringanadu is 20,638 out of which 9,642 are males and 10,996 are females thus the Average Sex Ratio of Peringanadu is 1,140.
The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Peringanadu village is 1686 which is 8% of the total population. There are 847 male children and 839 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Peringanadu is 991 which is less than Average Sex Ratio (1,140) of Peringanadu village.
As per the Census 2011, the literacy rate of Peringanadu is 94%. Thus Peringanadu village has higher literacy rate compared to 88.7% of Pathanamthitta district. The male literacy rate is 95.33% and the female literacy rate is 92.77% in Peringanadu village.
As per constitution of India and Panchyati Raaj Act (Amendment 1998), Peringanadu 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 Peringanadu village.
Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 20.1% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 0.2% of total population in Peringanadu village.
In Peringanadu village out of total population, 7,524 were engaged in work activities. 71.3% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 28.7% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 7,524 workers engaged in Main Work, 820 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 710 were Agricultural labourer.
Below are the list of villages near Peringanadu village in Adoor.