Periyasattappadi is a village situated in Mettur taluka of Salem district in Tamil Nadu. As per the Population Census 2011, there are total 436 families residing in the village Periyasattappadi. The total population of Periyasattappadi is 2,009 out of which 1,039 are males and 970 are females thus the Average Sex Ratio of Periyasattappadi is 934.
The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Periyasattappadi village is 227 which is 11% of the total population. There are 112 male children and 115 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Periyasattappadi is 1,027 which is greater than Average Sex Ratio (934) of Periyasattappadi village.
As per the Census 2011, the literacy rate of Periyasattappadi is 59.6%. Thus Periyasattappadi village has lower literacy rate compared to 65.6% of Salem district. The male literacy rate is 69.26% and the female literacy rate is 49.12% in Periyasattappadi village.
As per constitution of India and Panchyati Raaj Act (Amendment 1998), Periyasattappadi 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 Periyasattappadi village.
Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 30.7% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 0% of total population in Periyasattappadi village.
In Periyasattappadi village out of total population, 1,129 were engaged in work activities. 70.2% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 29.8% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 1,129 workers engaged in Main Work, 333 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 165 were Agricultural labourer.
Below are the list of villages near Periyasattappadi village in Mettur.