Periyeri is a village situated in Attur taluka of Salem district in Tamil Nadu. As per the Population Census 2011, there are total 1,251 families residing in the village Periyeri. The total population of Periyeri is 4,603 out of which 2,333 are males and 2,270 are females thus the Average Sex Ratio of Periyeri is 973.
The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Periyeri village is 451 which is 10% of the total population. There are 250 male children and 201 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Periyeri is 804 which is less than Average Sex Ratio (973) of Periyeri village.
As per the Census 2011, the literacy rate of Periyeri is 72.4%. Thus Periyeri village has higher literacy rate compared to 65.6% of Salem district. The male literacy rate is 83.29% and the female literacy rate is 61.33% in Periyeri village.
As per constitution of India and Panchyati Raaj Act (Amendment 1998), Periyeri 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 Periyeri village.
Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 25.8% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 0.2% of total population in Periyeri village.
In Periyeri village out of total population, 2,741 were engaged in work activities. 95.8% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 4.2% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 2,741 workers engaged in Main Work, 919 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 1,118 were Agricultural labourer.
Below are the list of villages near Periyeri village in Attur.