Padaiveedu Town Panchayat, with population of about 10 thousand is Tiruchengode sub district's the least populous town panchayat located in Tiruchengode sub district of Namakkal district in the state Tamil Nadu in India. Total geographical area of Padaiveedu town panchayat is 14 km2 and it is the biggest city by area in the sub district. Population density of the city is 723 persons per km2. There are 15 wards in the city, among them Padaiveedu Ward No 13 is the most populous ward with population of 1203 and Padaiveedu Ward No 04 is the least populous ward with population of 435.

Nearest railway station is Sankari which is 5 km far from here. Tiruchengode is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the city is 15 km. District head quarter of the city is Namakkal which is 50 km away. Chennai is the state head quarter of the city and is 380 km far from here. Yearly average rainfall of the city is 592.3 mm. Maximum temperature here reaches up to 33.7°C and minimum temperature goes down to 19.2°C.

Demographics

The city is home to about 10 thousand people, among them 5238 (50%) are male and 5213 (50%) are female. 66% of the whole population are from general caste, 34% are from schedule caste. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Padaiveedu town panchayat is 9%, among them 49% are boys and 51% are girls. There are 2965 households in the city and an average 4 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Padaiveedu

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 10,451 6,878 3,573 0 914
Male 5,238 3,411 1,827 0 448
Female 5,213 3,467 1,746 0 466

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 99% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the city.. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Hindus are 993.

Religion wise population 2011 - Padaiveedu

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 10,451 10,310 23 112 0 0 2 0 4
Male 5,238 5,173 9 53 0 0 2 0 1
Female 5,213 5,137 14 59 0 0 0 0 3

Growth of population

Population of the city has increased by 3.8% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 10 thousand. Female population growth rate of the city is 10% which is 11.7% higher than male population growth rate of -1.7%. General caste population has increased by 1%; Schedule caste population has increased by 9.8% and child population has decreased by -2.8% in the city since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Padaiveedu

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 3.8% 1% 9.8% -100% -2.8%
Male -1.7% -4.9% 5.1% -100% -12.2%
Female 10% 7.7% 15.1% -100% 8.4%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 995 females per 1000 male in the city. Sex ratio in general caste is 1016, in schedule caste is 956. There are 1040 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 105 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 197 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Padaiveedu

Total General SC ST Child
Change 105 118 83 -3000 197
2011 995 1016 956 0 1040
2001 890 898 873 3000 843

Literacy

Total 6660 people in the city are literate, among them 3805 are male and 2855 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Padaiveedu is 70%. 79% of male and 60% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the city has increased by 6%. Male literacy has gone up by 6% and female literacy rate has gone up by 6%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Padaiveedu

Total Male Female
Change 5.5% 6.0% 5.9%
2011 69.8% 79.4% 60.1%
2001 64.3% 73.4% 54.2%

Workers profile

Padaiveedu has 50% (5224) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 63% male and 37% female population are working population. 59% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 4% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 31% of total female population are main and 5% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Padaiveedu

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 50% 45.5% 4.5% 50%
Male 63.1% 59.5% 3.6% 36.9%
Female 36.8% 31.4% 5.4% 63.2%