Periyasoragai is a village situated in Mettur taluka of Salem district in Tamil Nadu. As per the Population Census 2011, there are total 2,525 families residing in the village Periyasoragai. The total population of Periyasoragai is 10,566 out of which 5,708 are males and 4,858 are females thus the Average Sex Ratio of Periyasoragai is 851.
The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Periyasoragai village is 1195 which is 11% of the total population. There are 632 male children and 563 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Periyasoragai is 891 which is greater than Average Sex Ratio (851) of Periyasoragai village.
As per the Census 2011, the literacy rate of Periyasoragai is 56.9%. Thus Periyasoragai village has lower literacy rate compared to 65.6% of Salem district. The male literacy rate is 64.87% and the female literacy rate is 47.4% in Periyasoragai village.
As per constitution of India and Panchyati Raaj Act (Amendment 1998), Periyasoragai 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 Periyasoragai village.
Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 7.1% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 0% of total population in Periyasoragai village.
In Periyasoragai village out of total population, 5,605 were engaged in work activities. 95.5% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 4.5% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 5,605 workers engaged in Main Work, 777 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 1,587 were Agricultural labourer.
Below are the list of villages near Periyasoragai village in Mettur.