|Nickname(s): Tanning city of Tamilnadu|
Location in Tamil Nadu, India
|Coordinates: 12°56′20″N 78°43′48″E / 12.939°N 78.73°ECoordinates: 12°56′20″N 78°43′48″E / 12.939°N 78.73°E|
|• Type||Second Grade Municipality|
|• Body||Pernampattu Municipality|
|Time zone||IST (UTC+5:30)|
According to 2011 census, Pernampattu had a population of 51,271 with a sex-ratio of 1,028 females for every 1,000 males, much above the national average of 929. A total of 6,866 were under the age of six, constituting 3,452 males and 3,414 females. Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes accounted for 23.57% and .02% of the population respectively. The average literacy of the town was 68.94%, compared to the national average of 72.99%. The town had a total of 10450 households. There were a total of 16,523 workers, comprising 62 cultivators, 103 main agricultural labourers, 1,602 in house hold industries, 12,838 other workers, 1,918 marginal workers, 30 marginal cultivators, 18 marginal agricultural labourers, 158 marginal workers in household industries and 1,712 other marginal workers. As per the religious census of 2011, Pernampattu (M) had 36.44% Hindus, 61.56% Muslims, 1.72% Christians, 0.02% Sikhs, 0.0% Buddhists, 0.1% Jains, 0.15% following other religions and 0.0% following no religion or did not indicate any religious preference.
Pernambut assembly constituency (SC) was part of Vellore (Lok Sabha constituency) now it is part of Gudiyatham Assembly Constituency
Islamiah Higher Secondary School, Nusrathul Islam Girls Higher Secondary School, Government Girls Higher Secondary School,Concordia high school,Welfare ADW Higher secondary school are the major high schools of the town.
- "Census Info 2011 Final population totals - Pernampattu". Office of The Registrar General and Census Commissioner, Ministry of Home Affairs, Government of India. 2013. Retrieved 26 January 2014.
- "Census Info 2011 Final population totals". Office of The Registrar General and Census Commissioner, Ministry of Home Affairs, Government of India. 2013. Retrieved 26 January 2014.
- "Population By Religious Community - Tamil Nadu" (XLS). Office of The Registrar General and Census Commissioner, Ministry of Home Affairs, Government of India. 2011. Retrieved 13 September 2015.