Periyakurichi is a village situated in Sendurai taluka of Ariyalur district in Tamil Nadu. As per the Population Census 2011, there are total 940 families residing in the village Periyakurichi. The total population of Periyakurichi is 3,533 out of which 1,749 are males and 1,784 are females thus the Average Sex Ratio of Periyakurichi is 1,020.
The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Periyakurichi village is 340 which is 10% of the total population. There are 177 male children and 163 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Periyakurichi is 921 which is less than Average Sex Ratio (1,020) of Periyakurichi village.
As per the Census 2011, the literacy rate of Periyakurichi is 72.3%. Thus Periyakurichi village has higher literacy rate compared to 63.7% of Ariyalur district. The male literacy rate is 84.8% and the female literacy rate is 60.21% in Periyakurichi village.
As per constitution of India and Panchyati Raaj Act (Amendment 1998), Periyakurichi 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 Periyakurichi village.
Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 37.6% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 1% of total population in Periyakurichi village.
In Periyakurichi village out of total population, 1,988 were engaged in work activities. 69.5% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 30.5% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 1,988 workers engaged in Main Work, 937 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 330 were Agricultural labourer.
Below are the list of villages near Periyakurichi village in Sendurai.