Ponganthurai is a village situated in Dharapuram taluka of Tiruppur district in Tamil Nadu. As per the Population Census 2011, there are total 445 families residing in the village Ponganthurai. The total population of Ponganthurai is 1,386 out of which 697 are males and 689 are females thus the Average Sex Ratio of Ponganthurai is 989.
The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Ponganthurai village is 84 which is 6% of the total population. There are 50 male children and 34 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Ponganthurai is 680 which is less than Average Sex Ratio (989) of Ponganthurai village.
As per the Census 2011, the literacy rate of Ponganthurai is 62%. Thus Ponganthurai village has lower literacy rate compared to 71% of Tiruppur district. The male literacy rate is 71.25% and the female literacy rate is 52.82% in Ponganthurai village.
As per constitution of India and Panchyati Raaj Act (Amendment 1998), Ponganthurai 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 Ponganthurai village.
Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 17.6% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 0% of total population in Ponganthurai village.
In Ponganthurai village out of total population, 960 were engaged in work activities. 93.9% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 6.1% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 960 workers engaged in Main Work, 349 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 370 were Agricultural labourer.
Below are the list of villages near Ponganthurai village in Dharapuram.