Pallapatti Town Panchayat, with population of about 31 thousand is Aravakurichi sub district's the most populous town panchayat located in Aravakurichi sub district of Karur district in the state Tamil Nadu in India. Total geographical area of Pallapatti town panchayat is 11 km2 and it is the smallest city by area in the sub district. Population density of the city is 2881 persons per km2. There are 18 wards in the city, among them Pallapatti Ward No 03 is the most populous ward with population of 5522 and Pallapatti Ward No 16 is the least populous ward with population of 723.

Nearest railway station is Karur which is 40 km far from here. Aravakurichi is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the city is 6 km. District head quarter of the city is Karur which is 40 km away. Chennai is the state head quarter of the city and is 475 km far from here. Yearly average rainfall of the city is 637.1 mm. Maximum temperature here reaches up to 38.9°C and minimum temperature goes down to 18.6°C.

Demographics

The city is home to about 31 thousand people, among them about 15 thousand (49%) are male and about 16 thousand (51%) are female. 99% of the whole population are from general caste, 1% are from schedule caste. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Pallapatti town panchayat is 11%, among them 51% are boys and 49% are girls. There are 7426 households in the city and an average 4 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Pallapatti

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 30,624 30,183 441 0 3,471
Male 15,069 14,846 223 0 1,773
Female 15,555 15,337 218 0 1,698

Religion wise distribution of population

Muslims contribute 95% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the city followed by Hindus which contribute 5% of the total population.. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Muslims are 1033 in Hindus are 996.

Religion wise population 2011 - Pallapatti

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 30,624 1,419 29,062 122 2 0 0 0 19
Male 15,069 711 14,294 56 0 0 0 0 8
Female 15,555 708 14,768 66 2 0 0 0 11

Growth of population

Population of the city has increased by 60.8% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 19 thousand. Female population growth rate of the city is 41.1% which is -47% lower than male population growth rate of 88.1%. General caste population has increased by 62.3%; Schedule caste population has increased by 0.2% and child population has increased by 28.7% in the city since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Pallapatti

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 60.8% 62.3% 0.2% 0% 28.7%
Male 88.1% 90.4% 4.2% 0% 27.3%
Female 41.1% 42% -3.5% 0% 30.3%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 1032 females per 1000 male in the city. Sex ratio in general caste is 1033, in schedule caste is 978. There are 958 girls under 6 years of age per 1000 boys of the same age in the city. Overall sex ratio in the city has decreased by 344 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 23 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Pallapatti

Total General SC ST Child
Change -344 -352 -78 0 23
2011 1032 1033 978 0 958
2001 1376 1385 1056 0 935

Literacy

Total about 25 thousand people in the city are literate, among them about 13 thousand are male and about 12 thousand are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Pallapatti is 93%. 97% of male and 88% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the city has increased by 5%. Male literacy has gone up by 2% and female literacy rate has gone up by 5%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Pallapatti

Total Male Female
Change 4.4% 1.4% 5.3%
2011 92.5% 96.9% 88.4%
2001 88.1% 95.5% 83.1%

Workers profile

Pallapatti has 32% (9832) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 59% male and 6% female population are working population. 56% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 2% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 5% of total female population are main and 2% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Pallapatti

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 32.1% 30.1% 2% 67.9%
Male 58.5% 56.2% 2.4% 41.5%
Female 6.5% 4.9% 1.6% 93.5%