Rarapuram Village, with population of 579 is Thirumayam sub district's the 29th least populous village, located in Thirumayam sub district of Pudukkottai district in the state Tamil Nadu in India. Total geographical area of Rarapuram village is 4 km2 and it is the 39th smallest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 155 persons per km2.

Nearest town of the village is Thirumayam. Pin code of Rarapuram village is 622404. The village comes under Rarapuram panchayat. Thirumayam is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the village is 12 km. District head quarter of the village is Pudukkottai which is 18 km away.


The village is home to 579 people, among them 274 (47%) are male and 305 (53%) are female. 50% of the whole population are from general caste, 49% are from schedule caste and 0% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Rarapuram village is 12%, among them 46% are boys and 54% are girls. There are 148 households in the village and an average 4 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Rarapuram

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 579 292 286 1 68
Male 274 140 134 0 31
Female 305 152 152 1 37

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 1113 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 1086, in schedule caste is 1134. There are 1194 girls under 6 years of age per 1000 boys of the same age in the village.


Total 352 people in the village are literate, among them 192 are male and 160 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Rarapuram is 69%. 79% of male and 60% of female population are literate here.

Workers profile

Rarapuram has 47% (270) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 64% male and 31% female population are working population. 24% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 40% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 2% of total female population are main and 29% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Rarapuram

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 47 13 34 53
Male 64 25 40 36
Female 31 2 29 69