Ozhukarai has a total population of 3,00,000 and a literacy rate of almost 90%. Being part of the Puducherry District of Tamil Nadu, Tamil, French and English are the official languages of the region. The population of the district is 9,50,289, the literacy rate is 85% and 37 percent of the population is in the working age. 17 percent are engaged in the agriculture sector, 2 percent in the household industry and the bulk of 81 percent in industry and services for employment. The major exports from the district are Machinery and Machine Parts (Fuse and Fitting), Chemical products (Talcum Powder, Skin Creams), Leather footwear, Steel Pipes and Tubes and Automobile parts.