Pudupalayam is a village situated in Ariyalur taluka of Ariyalur district in Tamil Nadu. As per the Population Census 2011, there are total 922 families residing in the village Pudupalayam. The total population of Pudupalayam is 3,535 out of which 1,750 are males and 1,785 are females thus the Average Sex Ratio of Pudupalayam is 1,020.
The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Pudupalayam village is 330 which is 9% of the total population. There are 176 male children and 154 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Pudupalayam is 875 which is less than Average Sex Ratio (1,020) of Pudupalayam village.
As per the Census 2011, the literacy rate of Pudupalayam is 62.7%. Thus Pudupalayam village has lower literacy rate compared to 63.7% of Ariyalur district. The male literacy rate is 75.41% and the female literacy rate is 50.4% in Pudupalayam village.
As per constitution of India and Panchyati Raaj Act (Amendment 1998), Pudupalayam 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 Pudupalayam village.
Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 30.3% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 0.1% of total population in Pudupalayam village.
In Pudupalayam village out of total population, 1,691 were engaged in work activities. 41.9% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 58.1% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 1,691 workers engaged in Main Work, 143 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 261 were Agricultural labourer.
Below are the list of villages near Pudupalayam village in Ariyalur.