Peravurani Taluka, with population of about 1.2 lakh is Thanjavur district's the least populous sub district, located in Thanjavur district of the state Tamil Nadu in India. There are 72 villages in the sub district, among them Viriankottai is the most populous village with population of 5185 and Arasalamkarambai is the least populous village with population of 5. Viriankottai is the biggest village in the sub district with an area of 11 km2 and Poonaikuthikkadu is the smallest with 1 km2.

There are 2 cities in the sub district which comes under the sub district administration, those are - Peravurani and Perumagalur Town Panchayats.

Demographics

The sub district is home to about 1.2 lakh people, among them about 60 thousand (49%) are male and about 64 thousand (51%) are female. 90% of the whole population are from general caste, 10% are from schedule caste and 0% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Peravurani taluka is 10%, among them 51% are boys and 49% are girls. There are about 33 thousand households in the sub district and an average 4 persons live in every family.

The majority of the population, nearly 78% (about 96 thousand) live in Peravurani Sub District rural part and 22% (about 28 thousand) population live in the Peravurani Sub District urban part.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Peravurani

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 123,861 111,686 12,149 26 12,276
Male 60,326 54,332 5,980 14 6,215
Female 63,535 57,354 6,169 12 6,061

Most populated Villages and Cities in Peravurani

Villages Cities
Name Population Name Population
Viriankottai 5185 Peravurani 22084
Kuruvikarambai I 3768 Perumagalur 5604
Umathanadu 3584
Maduvakurichi West 3382
Periyanayagipuram 3311
Tiruvathevan 3138
Kuppathevan 3119
Avanam 3051
Kalagam II 2747
Kalanivasal 2685

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 89% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the sub district followed by Muslims which contribute 10% of the total population.. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Hindus are 1046 in Muslims are 1131.

Religion wise population 2011 - Peravurani

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 123,861 109,730 12,077 1,901 17 3 2 1 130
Male 60,326 53,637 5,668 938 11 3 0 1 68
Female 63,535 56,093 6,409 963 6 0 2 0 62

Growth of population

Population of the sub district has increased by 5.4% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 1.2 lakh. Female population growth rate of the sub district is 6.1% which is 1.4% higher than male population growth rate of 4.7%. General caste population has increased by 4.7%; Schedule caste population has increased by 12.9%; Schedule Tribe population has decreased by -71.1% and child population has decreased by -15.4% in the sub district since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Peravurani

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 5.4% 4.7% 12.9% -71.1% -15.4%
Male 4.7% 4% 12.9% -65.9% -16.6%
Female 6.1% 5.4% 13% -75.5% -14%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 1053 females per 1000 male in the sub district. Sex ratio in general caste is 1056, in schedule caste is 1032 and in schedule tribe is 857. There are 975 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 13 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 30 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Peravurani

Total General SC ST Child
Change 13 15 1 -338 30
2011 1053 1056 1032 857 975
2001 1040 1041 1031 1195 945

Villages and Cities with highest sex ratio in Peravurani

Villages Cities
Name Sex Ratio Name Sex Ratio
Korathur Ukkadai 1333 Peravurani 1075
Villunivayal 1292 Perumagalur 1027
Maravanvayal 1276
Karambakkadu 1237
Thuraiyur 1210
Kuruvikarambai II 1203
Poonaikuthikkadu 1162
Palacherikkadu 1155
Avanam 1147
Andakottai 1140

Literacy

Total about 87 thousand people in the sub district are literate, among them about 47 thousand are male and about 41 thousand are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Peravurani is 78%. 86% of male and 71% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the sub district has increased by 7%. Male literacy has gone up by 4% and female literacy rate has gone up by 11%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Peravurani

Total Male Female
Change 7.6% 4.4% 10.6%
2011 78.4% 86.3% 70.9%
2001 70.8% 81.9% 60.3%

Villages and Cities with highest literacy rate in Peravurani

Villages Cities
Name Literacy Rate % Name Literacy Rate %
Rettaivayal 90 Peravurani 85
Korathur 90 Perumagalur 74
Veerakudi 90
Manakkadu 87
Avanam 86
Panangulam 85
Mudukadu 85
Reghunathapuram 85
Vilangulam 84
Padappanarvayal 83

Workers profile

Peravurani has 45% (about 56 thousand) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 59% male and 32% female population are working population. 55% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 5% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 27% of total female population are main and 5% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Peravurani

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 45.3% 40.4% 4.9% 54.7%
Male 59.3% 54.6% 4.7% 40.7%
Female 32% 26.9% 5% 68%

Biggest Villages and Cities in Peravurani

Villages Cities
Name Area (Km2) Name Area (Km2)
Viriankottai 10.5 Peravurani 18.7
Sengamangalam 8.8 Perumagalur 16
Umathanadu 8.3
Vilangulam 8.1
Kuruvikarambai I 8
Ruthirachinthamani 7.3
Tiruvathevan 7.3
Nadiam 7.1
Nelliyadikadu 6.7
Periyanayagipuram 6.3