Poongulam is a village situated in Vaniyambadi taluka of Vellore district in Tamil Nadu. As per the Population Census 2011, there are total 2,290 families residing in the village Poongulam. The total population of Poongulam is 8,956 out of which 4,646 are males and 4,310 are females thus the Average Sex Ratio of Poongulam is 928.
The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Poongulam village is 982 which is 11% of the total population. There are 578 male children and 404 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Poongulam is 699 which is less than Average Sex Ratio (928) of Poongulam village.
As per the Census 2011, the literacy rate of Poongulam is 71.7%. Thus Poongulam village has higher literacy rate compared to 70.5% of Vellore district. The male literacy rate is 81.17% and the female literacy rate is 61.78% in Poongulam village.
As per constitution of India and Panchyati Raaj Act (Amendment 1998), Poongulam 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 Poongulam village.
Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 3.5% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 0.4% of total population in Poongulam village.
In Poongulam village out of total population, 4,704 were engaged in work activities. 77.8% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 22.2% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 4,704 workers engaged in Main Work, 1,299 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 1,517 were Agricultural labourer.
Below are the list of villages near Poongulam village in Vaniyambadi.