Periyanur is a village positioned in Thirukkoyilur Block of Viluppuram district in Tamil Nadu. Situated in rural area of Viluppuram district of Tamil Nadu, it is one among the 61 villages of Thirukkoyilur Block of Viluppuram district. As per the administration register, the village code of Periyanur is 633176. The village has 320 families.
According to Census 2011, Periyanur's population is 1442. Out of this, 749 are males while the females count 693 here. This village has 185 kids in the age bracket of 0-6 years. Among them 98 are boys and 87 are girls.
Literacy rate in Periyanur village is 49%. 707 out of total 1442 population is literate here. In males the literacy rate is 61% as 463 males out of total 749 are literate however female literacy rate is 35% as 244 out of total 693 females are educated in this Village.
The dark portion is that illiteracy rate of Periyanur village is shockingly high -- 50%. Here 735 out of total 1442 persons are illiterate. Male illiteracy rate here is 38% as 286 males out of total 749 are illiterate. In females the illiteracy rate is 64% and 449 out of total 693 females are illiterate in this village.
The number of employed people of Periyanur village is 861 yet 581 are un-employed. And out of 861 employed people 96 individuals are fully reliant on agriculture.