Pongupalayam is a village situated in Tiruppur taluka of Tiruppur district in Tamil Nadu. As per the Population Census 2011, there are total 1,598 families residing in the village Pongupalayam. The total population of Pongupalayam is 5,811 out of which 3,141 are males and 2,670 are females thus the Average Sex Ratio of Pongupalayam is 850.
The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Pongupalayam village is 602 which is 10% of the total population. There are 319 male children and 283 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Pongupalayam is 887 which is greater than Average Sex Ratio (850) of Pongupalayam village.
As per the Census 2011, the literacy rate of Pongupalayam is 76.3%. Thus Pongupalayam village has higher literacy rate compared to 71% of Tiruppur district. The male literacy rate is 84.27% and the female literacy rate is 66.82% in Pongupalayam village.
As per constitution of India and Panchyati Raaj Act (Amendment 1998), Pongupalayam 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 Pongupalayam village.
Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 9% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 2.7% of total population in Pongupalayam village.
In Pongupalayam village out of total population, 3,262 were engaged in work activities. 90.6% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 9.4% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 3,262 workers engaged in Main Work, 192 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 234 were Agricultural labourer.
Below are the list of villages near Pongupalayam village in Tiruppur.