Puliyur Ward No 12, with population of 1362 is Puliyur city's the 2nd most populous ward, located in Karur sub district of Karur district in the state Tamil Nadu in India.


The ward is home to 1362 people, among them 710 (52%) are male and 652 (48%) are female. 91% of the whole population are from general caste, 9% are from schedule caste. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Puliyur Ward No 12 is 9%, among them 52% are boys and 48% are girls. There are 378 households in the ward and an average 4 persons live in every family.

Growth of population

Population of the ward has increased by 23.4% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 1104. Female population growth rate of the ward is 21.2% which is -4.2% lower than male population growth rate of 25.4%. General caste population has increased by 17.5%; Schedule caste population has increased by 139.6% and child population has increased by 9.9% in the ward since last census.

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 918 females per 1000 male in the ward. Sex ratio in general caste is 927, in schedule caste is 841. There are 937 girls under 6 years of age per 1000 boys of the same age in the ward. Overall sex ratio in the ward has decreased by 33 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 23 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.


Total 1129 people in the ward are literate, among them 612 are male and 517 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Puliyur WARD NO.-0012 is 91%. 95% of male and 87% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the ward has increased by 8%. Male literacy has gone up by 4% and female literacy rate has gone up by 13%.

Workers profile

Puliyur WARD NO.-0012 has 34% (460) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 55% male and 10% female population are working population. 54% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 2% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 10% of total female population are main and 1% are marginal workers.