Ayyampettai Town Panchayat, with population of about 16 thousand is Papanasam sub district's the 3rd least populous town panchayat located in Papanasam sub district of Thanjavur district in the state Tamil Nadu in India. Total geographical area of Ayyampettai town panchayat is 8 km2 and it is the 2nd smallest city by area in the sub district. Population density of the city is 2104 persons per km2. There are 15 wards in the city, among them Ayyampettai Ward No 09 is the most populous ward with population of 2518 and Ayyampettai Ward No 06 is the least populous ward with population of 428.

Nearest railway station is Ayyampettai which is within the city. Papanasam is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the city is 10 km. District head quarter of the city is Thanjavur which is 15 km away. Chennai is the state head quarter of the city and is 325 km far from here. Yearly average rainfall of the city is 1217 mm. Maximum temperature here reaches up to 36°C and minimum temperature goes down to 22.8°C.

Demographics

The city is home to about 16 thousand people, among them 7593 (47%) are male and 8670 (53%) are female. 94% of the whole population are from general caste, 5% are from schedule caste and 1% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Ayyampettai town panchayat is 11%, among them 50% are boys and 50% are girls. There are 4106 households in the city and an average 4 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Ayyampettai

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 16,263 15,336 821 106 1,767
Male 7,593 7,144 404 45 883
Female 8,670 8,192 417 61 884

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 60% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the city followed by Muslims which contribute 39% of the total population.. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Hindus are 1032 in Muslims are 1334.

Religion wise population 2011 - Ayyampettai

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 16,263 9,774 6,372 106 1 0 3 0 7
Male 7,593 4,809 2,730 49 1 0 2 0 2
Female 8,670 4,965 3,642 57 0 0 1 0 5

Growth of population

Population of the city has increased by 14.4% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 14 thousand. Female population growth rate of the city is 16.6% which is 4.5% higher than male population growth rate of 12.1%. General caste population has increased by 14.1%; Schedule caste population has increased by 40.1%; Schedule Tribe population has decreased by -43.9% and child population has increased by 3.5% in the city since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Ayyampettai

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 14.4% 14.1% 40.1% -43.9% 3.5%
Male 12.1% 11.8% 34.7% -47.7% 0.8%
Female 16.6% 16.2% 45.8% -40.8% 6.3%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 1142 females per 1000 male in the city. Sex ratio in general caste is 1147, in schedule caste is 1032 and in schedule tribe is 1356. There are 1001 girls under 6 years of age per 1000 boys of the same age in the city. Overall sex ratio in the city has increased by 44 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 51 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Ayyampettai

Total General SC ST Child
Change 44 44 79 158 51
2011 1142 1147 1032 1356 1001
2001 1098 1103 953 1198 950

Literacy

Total about 13 thousand people in the city are literate, among them 6262 are male and 6642 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Ayyampettai is 89%. 93% of male and 85% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the city has increased by 6%. Male literacy has gone up by 4% and female literacy rate has gone up by 8%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Ayyampettai

Total Male Female
Change 6.5% 4.6% 8.3%
2011 89% 93.3% 85.3%
2001 82.5% 88.7% 77%

Workers profile

Ayyampettai has 30% (4875) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 51% male and 11% female population are working population. 48% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 4% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 10% of total female population are main and 2% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Ayyampettai

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 30% 27.5% 2.5% 70%
Male 51.1% 47.6% 3.5% 48.9%
Female 11.5% 9.9% 1.5% 88.5%