Palangunam is a village located in Ulundurpettai Block of Viluppuram district in Tamil Nadu. Located in rural area of Viluppuram district of Tamil Nadu, it is one among the 77 villages of Ulundurpettai Block of Viluppuram district. As per the administration records, the village code of Palangunam is 633674. The village has 115 homes.
According to Census 2011, Palangunam's population is 671. Out of this, 345 are males while the females count 326 here. This village has 122 children in the age group of 0-6 years. Among them 68 are boys and 54 are girls.
Literacy rate in Palangunam village is 40%. 272 out of total 671 population is educated here. Among males the literacy rate is 44% as 155 males out of total 345 are educated while female literacy rate is 35% as 117 out of total 326 females are educated in this Village.
The Negative side is that illiteracy rate of Palangunam village is shockingly high -- 59%. Here 399 out of total 671 persons are illiterate. Male illiteracy rate here is 55% as 190 males out of total 345 are illiterate. In females the illiteracy rate is 64% and 209 out of total 326 females are illiterate in this village.
The number of working people of Palangunam village is 363 whereas 308 are un-employed. And out of 363 occupied person 23 persons are totally dependent on cultivation.