Pattukkottai Taluka, with population of about 4 lakh is Thanjavur district's the 3rd most populous sub district, located in Thanjavur district of the state Tamil Nadu in India. There are 165 villages in the sub district, among them Thamarankottai North is the most populous village with population of 7557 and Paingattuvayal is the least populous village with population of 1. Thambikottai Maravakad is the biggest village in the sub district with an area of 27 km2 and Ponkundu is the smallest with 0 km2.

There are 3 cities in the sub district which comes under the sub district administration, those are - Pattukkottai Municipality; Adiramapattinam and Madukkur Town Panchayats.

Demographics

The sub district is home to about 4 lakh people, among them about 1.9 lakh (48%) are male and about 2 lakh (52%) are female. 88% of the whole population are from general caste, 11% are from schedule caste and 0% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Pattukkottai taluka is 10%, among them 51% are boys and 49% are girls. There are about 1 lakh households in the sub district and an average 4 persons live in every family.

The majority of the population, nearly 70% (about 2.8 lakh) live in Pattukkottai Sub District rural part and 30% (about 1.2 lakh) population live in the Pattukkottai Sub District urban part.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Pattukkottai

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 396,236 349,972 45,295 969 39,869
Male 191,332 168,883 21,967 482 20,288
Female 204,904 181,089 23,328 487 19,581

Most populated Villages and Cities in Pattukkottai

Villages Cities
Name Population Name Population
Thamarankottai North 7557 Pattukkottai 73135
Sarabendrarajanpattinam 6481 Adiramapattinam 31066
Edayathi North 6215 Madukkur 16266
Madukkur 5453
Alathur 4733
Eripurakarai 4285
Kalathur East 3920
Pallikondan 3813
Vikkiramam 3734
Tiruchitrambalam West 3645

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 85% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the sub district followed by Muslims which contribute 11% of the total population and Christians are the third largest religious community here with 4% population.. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Hindus are 1069 in Muslims are 1084 and in Christians are 1087.

Religion wise population 2011 - Pattukkottai

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 396,236 338,445 41,605 15,253 58 174 145 24 532
Male 191,332 163,547 19,966 7,307 25 85 86 11 305
Female 204,904 174,898 21,639 7,946 33 89 59 13 227

Growth of population

Population of the sub district has increased by 7% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 3.7 lakh. Female population growth rate of the sub district is 8.5% which is 3.1% higher than male population growth rate of 5.4%. General caste population has increased by 7%; Schedule caste population has increased by 7.5%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 2.9% and child population has decreased by -10.7% in the sub district since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Pattukkottai

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 7% 7% 7.5% 2.9% -10.7%
Male 5.4% 5.3% 6.2% 5.7% -10.6%
Female 8.5% 8.5% 8.8% 0.2% -10.8%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 1071 females per 1000 male in the sub district. Sex ratio in general caste is 1072, in schedule caste is 1062 and in schedule tribe is 1010. There are 965 girls under 6 years of age per 1000 boys of the same age in the sub district. Overall sex ratio in the sub district has increased by 30 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 2 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Pattukkottai

Total General SC ST Child
Change 30 31 25 -56 -2
2011 1071 1072 1062 1010 965
2001 1041 1041 1037 1066 967

Villages and Cities with highest sex ratio in Pattukkottai

Literacy

Total about 2.9 lakh people in the sub district are literate, among them about 1.5 lakh are male and about 1.4 lakh are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Pattukkottai is 80%. 88% of male and 74% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the sub district has increased by 6%. Male literacy has gone up by 4% and female literacy rate has gone up by 10%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Pattukkottai

Total Male Female
Change 6.8% 3.9% 9.8%
2011 80.5% 88% 73.6%
2001 73.7% 84.1% 63.8%

Villages and Cities with highest literacy rate in Pattukkottai

Workers profile

Pattukkottai has 40% (about 1.6 lakh) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 56% male and 26% female population are working population. 49% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 7% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 19% of total female population are main and 6% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Pattukkottai

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 40.4% 33.5% 6.9% 59.6%
Male 56.3% 48.8% 7.5% 43.7%
Female 25.6% 19.2% 6.3% 74.4%

Biggest Villages and Cities in Pattukkottai

Villages Cities
Name Area (Km2) Name Area (Km2)
Thambikottai Maravakad 26.7 Pattukkottai 21.8
Palanjur 14.8 Adiramapattinam 12.8
Thambikottai Vadakadu 12.9 Madukkur 5.8
Thamarankottai South 12.8
Sendakkottai 10.5
Thamarankottai North 10.3
Adirampattinam 10.1
Madukkur 8.8
Nambivayal 8.8
Pannaivayal 8.7