Ponnasamudra is a village situated in Pavagada taluka of Tumkur district in Karnataka. As per the Population Census 2011, there are total 504 families residing in the village Ponnasamudra. The total population of Ponnasamudra is 2,357 out of which 1,210 are males and 1,147 are females thus the Average Sex Ratio of Ponnasamudra is 948.
The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Ponnasamudra village is 235 which is 10% of the total population. There are 129 male children and 106 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Ponnasamudra is 822 which is less than Average Sex Ratio (948) of Ponnasamudra village.
As per the Census 2011, the literacy rate of Ponnasamudra is 66.3%. Thus Ponnasamudra village has lower literacy rate compared to 67.7% of Tumkur district. The male literacy rate is 76.32% and the female literacy rate is 55.81% in Ponnasamudra village.
As per constitution of India and Panchyati Raaj Act (Amendment 1998), Ponnasamudra 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 Ponnasamudra village.
Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 32.2% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 29.6% of total population in Ponnasamudra village.
In Ponnasamudra village out of total population, 1,202 were engaged in work activities. 87.7% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 12.3% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 1,202 workers engaged in Main Work, 183 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 777 were Agricultural labourer.
Below are the list of villages near Ponnasamudra village in Pavagada.