Sundarapandiapuram Town Panchayat, with population of 8987 is Tenkasi sub district's the 2nd least populous town panchayat located in Tenkasi sub district of Tirunelveli district in the state Tamil Nadu in India. Total geographical area of Sundarapandiapuram town panchayat is 7 km2 and it is the 2nd smallest city by area in the sub district. Population density of the city is 1284 persons per km2. There are 15 wards in the city, among them Sundarapandiapuram Ward No 11 is the most populous ward with population of 879 and Sundarapandiapuram Ward No 01 is the least populous ward with population of 277.

Nearest railway station is Tenkasi which is 10 km far from here. Tenkasi is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the city is 10 km. District head quarter of the city is Tirunelveli which is 50 km away. Chennai is the state head quarter of the city and is 600 km far from here. Yearly average rainfall of the city is 901.1 mm. Maximum temperature here reaches up to 35.6°C and minimum temperature goes down to 21.7°C.

Demographics

The city is home to 8987 people, among them 4492 (50%) are male and 4495 (50%) are female. 72% of the whole population are from general caste, 28% are from schedule caste. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Sundarapandiapuram town panchayat is 10%, among them 53% are boys and 47% are girls. There are 2532 households in the city and an average 4 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Sundarapandiapuram

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 8,987 6,430 2,557 0 904
Male 4,492 3,229 1,263 0 482
Female 4,495 3,201 1,294 0 422

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 96% 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 993 in Christians are 1172.

Religion wise population 2011 - Sundarapandiapuram

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 8,987 8,587 5 391 1 0 0 0 3
Male 4,492 4,309 2 180 0 0 0 0 1
Female 4,495 4,278 3 211 1 0 0 0 2

Growth of population

Population of the city has increased by 16.5% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 7711. Female population growth rate of the city is 16.3% which is -0.5% lower than male population growth rate of 16.8%. General caste population has increased by 14%; Schedule caste population has increased by 23.3% and child population has decreased by -0.3% in the city since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Sundarapandiapuram

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 16.5% 14% 23.3% 0% -0.3%
Male 16.8% 13.7% 25.4% 0% -3.8%
Female 16.3% 14.4% 21.4% 0% 3.9%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 1001 females per 1000 male in the city. Sex ratio in general caste is 991, in schedule caste is 1025. There are 876 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 4 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 66 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Sundarapandiapuram

Total General SC ST Child
Change -4 5 -34 0 66
2011 1001 991 1025 0 876
2001 1005 986 1059 0 810

Literacy

Total 5830 people in the city are literate, among them 3202 are male and 2628 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Sundarapandiapuram is 72%. 80% of male and 65% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the city has decreased by -1%. Male literacy has gone down by -4% and female literacy rate has gone up by 3%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Sundarapandiapuram

Total Male Female
Change -0.8% -4.3% 2.5%
2011 72.1% 79.9% 64.5%
2001 72.9% 84.2% 62%

Workers profile

Sundarapandiapuram has 60% (5373) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 63% male and 57% female population are working population. 60% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 3% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 53% of total female population are main and 4% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Sundarapandiapuram

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 59.8% 56.3% 3.5% 40.2%
Male 63% 59.9% 3.1% 37%
Female 56.5% 52.6% 3.9% 43.5%