TNPL Pugalur Town Panchayat, with population of 5556 is Karur sub district's the least populous town panchayat located in Karur sub district of Karur district in the state Tamil Nadu in India. Total geographical area of TNPL Pugalur town panchayat is 8 km2 and it is the smallest city by area in the sub district. Population density of the city is 694 persons per km2. There are 12 wards in the city, among them Tnpl Pugalur Ward No 08 is the most populous ward with population of 893 and Tnpl Pugalur Ward No 06 is the least populous ward with population of 177.

Nearest railway station is Punjai Pugalur which is 3 km far from here. Karur is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the city is 20 km. District head quarter of the city is Karur which is 20 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 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 5556 people, among them 2797 (50%) are male and 2759 (50%) are female. 81% of the whole population are from general caste, 19% are from schedule caste and 0% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of TNPL Pugalur town panchayat is 7%, among them 52% are boys and 48% are girls. There are 1628 households in the city and an average 3 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - TNPL Pugalur

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 5,556 4,483 1,068 5 388
Male 2,797 2,246 549 2 203
Female 2,759 2,237 519 3 185

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 95% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the city followed by Christians which contribute 4% of the total population.. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Hindus are 985 in Christians are 931.

Religion wise population 2011 - TNPL Pugalur

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 5,556 5,291 62 195 0 0 0 8 0
Male 2,797 2,666 27 101 0 0 0 3 0
Female 2,759 2,625 35 94 0 0 0 5 0

Growth of population

Population of the city has decreased by -5.3% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 5865. Female population growth rate of the city is -3.5% which is 3.5% higher than male population growth rate of -7%. General caste population has decreased by -11.3%; Schedule caste population has increased by 33.2%; Schedule Tribe population has decreased by -28.6% and child population has decreased by -25.8% in the city since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - TNPL Pugalur

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total -5.3% -11.3% 33.2% -28.6% -25.8%
Male -7% -12.7% 28% -60% -18.8%
Female -3.5% -9.9% 39.1% 50% -32.2%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 986 females per 1000 male in the city. Sex ratio in general caste is 996, in schedule caste is 945 and in schedule tribe is 1500. There are 911 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 35 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 181 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - TNPL Pugalur

Total General SC ST Child
Change 35 30 76 1100 -181
2011 986 996 945 1500 911
2001 951 966 869 400 1092

Literacy

Total 4383 people in the city are literate, among them 2397 are male and 1986 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of TNPL Pugalur is 85%. 92% of male and 77% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the city has increased by 7%. Male literacy has gone up by 6% and female literacy rate has gone up by 7%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - TNPL Pugalur

Total Male Female
Change 6.5% 6.7% 6.8%
2011 84.8% 92.4% 77.2%
2001 78.3% 85.7% 70.4%

Workers profile

TNPL Pugalur has 46% (2579) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 63% male and 29% female population are working population. 63% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 1% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 28% of total female population are main and 1% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - TNPL Pugalur

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 46.4% 45.4% 1% 53.6%
Male 63.2% 62.5% 0.7% 36.8%
Female 29.4% 28% 1.3% 70.6%