Peraiyur Village, with population of 805 is Thirumayam sub district's the 34th least populous village, located in Thirumayam sub district of Pudukkottai district in the state Tamil Nadu in India. Total geographical area of Peraiyur village is 2 km2 and it is the 24th smallest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 389 persons per km2.

Nearest town of the village is Pudukkottai. The village has its own post office and the pin code of Peraiyur village is 622422. The village comes under Peraiyur 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 15 km away. 0.05 square kilometer (2%) of the total village's area is covered by forest.


The village is home to 805 people, among them 397 (49%) are male and 408 (51%) are female. 75% of the whole population are from general caste, 25% are from schedule caste. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Peraiyur village is 10%, among them 58% are boys and 42% are girls. There are 206 households in the village and an average 4 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Peraiyur

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 805 604 201 0 78
Male 397 293 104 0 45
Female 408 311 97 0 33

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 1028 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 1061, in schedule caste is 933. There are 733 girls under 6 years of age per 1000 boys of the same age in the village.


Total 492 people in the village are literate, among them 271 are male and 221 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Peraiyur is 68%. 77% of male and 59% of female population are literate here.

Workers profile

Peraiyur has 57% (456) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 57% male and 57% female population are working population. 11% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 45% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 9% of total female population are main and 48% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Peraiyur

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 57 10 47 43
Male 57 11 45 43
Female 57 9 48 43