Puliyur Ward No 08, with population of 531 is Puliyur city's the 6th least populous ward, located in Karur sub district of Karur district in the state Tamil Nadu in India.


The ward is home to 531 people, among them 250 (47%) are male and 281 (53%) are female. 30% of the whole population are from general caste, 70% are from schedule caste. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Puliyur Ward No 08 is 8%, among them 37% are boys and 63% are girls. There are 165 households in the ward and an average 3 persons live in every family.

Growth of population

Population of the ward has decreased by -22.3% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 683. Female population growth rate of the ward is -18.3% which is 8% higher than male population growth rate of -26.3%. General caste population has decreased by -32.5%; Schedule caste population has decreased by -16.8% and child population has decreased by -28.3% in the ward since last census.

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 1124 females per 1000 male in the ward. Sex ratio in general caste is 928, in schedule caste is 1222. There are 1688 girls under 6 years of age per 1000 boys of the same age in the ward. Overall sex ratio in the ward has increased by 109 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 1021 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.


Total 382 people in the ward are literate, among them 207 are male and 175 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Puliyur WARD NO.-0008 is 78%. 88% of male and 69% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the ward has increased by 15%. Male literacy has gone up by 15% and female literacy rate has gone up by 16%.

Workers profile

Puliyur WARD NO.-0008 has 58% (310) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 66% male and 52% female population are working population. 62% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 4% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 46% of total female population are main and 6% are marginal workers.