Poongunam Population, Caste, Working Data Cuddalore, Tamil Nadu - Census 2011

Poongunam is a village situated in Panruti taluka of Cuddalore district in Tamil Nadu. As per the Population Census 2011, there are total 755 families residing in the village Poongunam. The total population of Poongunam is 3,114 out of which 1,546 are males and 1,568 are females thus the Average Sex Ratio of Poongunam is 1,014.

The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Poongunam village is 386 which is 12% of the total population. There are 204 male children and 182 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Poongunam is 892 which is less than Average Sex Ratio (1,014) of Poongunam village.

As per the Census 2011, the literacy rate of Poongunam is 68.6%. Thus Poongunam village has lower literacy rate compared to 69.7% of Cuddalore district. The male literacy rate is 75.86% and the female literacy rate is 61.62% in Poongunam village.

Population
3,114
Families
755
Literacy
68.62%
Sex Ratio
1,014

As per constitution of India and Panchyati Raaj Act (Amendment 1998), Poongunam village is administrated by Sarpanch (Head of Village) who is elected representative of the village.

Poongunam Data as per Census 2011

As per the Population Census 2011 data, following are some quick facts about Poongunam village.

Total Male Female
Children 386 204 182
Literacy 68.62% 75.86% 61.62%
Scheduled Caste 1,135 546 589
Scheduled Tribe 6 2 4
Illiterate 1,242 528 714

Caste Data as per Census 2011

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 36.4% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 0.2% of total population in Poongunam village.


Working Population as per Census 2011

In Poongunam village out of total population, 1,436 were engaged in work activities. 90.2% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 9.8% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 1,436 workers engaged in Main Work, 343 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 437 were Agricultural labourer.

Total Male Female
Main Workers 1,295 842 453
Cultivators 343 269 74
Agriculture Labourer 437 176 261
Household Industries 35 13 22
Other Workers 480 384 96
Marginal Workers 141 67 74
Non Working 1,678 637 1,041

Map of Poongunam, Cuddalore, Tamil Nadu


Nearby Villages to Poongunam, Panruti

Below are the list of villages near Poongunam village in Panruti.

Village Population
Panapakkam 3,122
Melkavarapattu 3,628
Kilkavarapattu 5,931
Varinjipakkam 1,011
Perumalnaickenpalayam 7,317
Oraiyur 6,346
Chittarasur 2,027
Alagapperumalkuppam 3,288
Palur 4,161
Aviyanur 1,637

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