Periyanagalur is a village situated in Ariyalur taluka of Ariyalur district in Tamil Nadu. As per the Population Census 2011, there are total 1,041 families residing in the village Periyanagalur. The total population of Periyanagalur is 3,538 out of which 1,762 are males and 1,776 are females thus the Average Sex Ratio of Periyanagalur is 1,008.
The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Periyanagalur village is 330 which is 9% of the total population. There are 191 male children and 139 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Periyanagalur is 728 which is less than Average Sex Ratio (1,008) of Periyanagalur village.
As per the Census 2011, the literacy rate of Periyanagalur is 61.6%. Thus Periyanagalur village has lower literacy rate compared to 63.7% of Ariyalur district. The male literacy rate is 74.79% and the female literacy rate is 48.87% in Periyanagalur village.
As per constitution of India and Panchyati Raaj Act (Amendment 1998), Periyanagalur 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 Periyanagalur village.
Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 19.6% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 0% of total population in Periyanagalur village.
In Periyanagalur village out of total population, 1,805 were engaged in work activities. 87.5% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 12.5% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 1,805 workers engaged in Main Work, 756 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 331 were Agricultural labourer.
Below are the list of villages near Periyanagalur village in Ariyalur.