Puliyur Town Panchayat, with population of about 13 thousand is Karur sub district's the 2nd most populous town panchayat located in Karur sub district of Karur district in the state Tamil Nadu in India. Total geographical area of Puliyur town panchayat is 10 km2 and it is the 2nd smallest city by area in the sub district. Population density of the city is 1314 persons per km2. There are 15 wards in the city, among them Puliyur Ward No 13 is the most populous ward with population of 2611 and Puliyur Ward No 05 is the least populous ward with population of 358.

Nearest railway station is Karur which is 10 km far from here. Karur is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the city is 10 km. District head quarter of the city is Karur which is 10 km away. Chennai is the state head quarter of the city and is 450 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 13 thousand people, among them 6337 (50%) are male and 6383 (50%) are female. 65% of the whole population are from general caste, 35% are from schedule caste and 0% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Puliyur town panchayat is 9%, among them 52% are boys and 48% are girls. There are 3416 households in the city and an average 4 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Puliyur

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 12,720 8,327 4,391 2 1,116
Male 6,337 4,176 2,160 1 576
Female 6,383 4,151 2,231 1 540

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 97% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the city followed by Christians which contribute 2% of the total population.. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Hindus are 1010 in Christians are 992.

Religion wise population 2011 - Puliyur

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 12,720 12,375 101 239 0 0 0 0 5
Male 6,337 6,156 60 120 0 0 0 0 1
Female 6,383 6,219 41 119 0 0 0 0 4

Growth of population

Population of the city has increased by 10.7% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 11 thousand. Female population growth rate of the city is 12.3% which is 3.2% higher than male population growth rate of 9.1%. General caste population has increased by 6.1%; Schedule caste population has increased by 20.9%; Schedule Tribe population has decreased by -81.8% and child population has decreased by -7.2% in the city since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Puliyur

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 10.7% 6.1% 20.9% -81.8% -7.2%
Male 9.1% 4.1% 20.6% -83.3% -6.2%
Female 12.3% 8.2% 21.1% -80% -8.3%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 1007 females per 1000 male in the city. Sex ratio in general caste is 994, in schedule caste is 1033 and in schedule tribe is 1000. There are 938 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 28 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 21 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Puliyur

Total General SC ST Child
Change 28 37 5 167 -21
2011 1007 994 1033 1000 938
2001 979 957 1028 833 959

Literacy

Total 9390 people in the city are literate, among them 5108 are male and 4282 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Puliyur is 81%. 89% of male and 73% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the city has increased by 4%. Male literacy has gone up by 2% and female literacy rate has gone up by 7%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Puliyur

Total Male Female
Change 4.0% 1.2% 7.1%
2011 80.9% 88.7% 73.3%
2001 76.9% 87.5% 66.2%

Workers profile

Puliyur has 44% (5582) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 58% male and 30% female population are working population. 56% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 2% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 26% of total female population are main and 4% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Puliyur

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 43.9% 40.9% 3% 56.1%
Male 57.9% 55.5% 2.3% 42.1%
Female 30% 26.3% 3.7% 70%