Purathur Population - Malappuram, Kerala

Purathur is a large village located in Tirur Taluka of Malappuram district, Kerala with total 5787 families residing. The Purathur village has population of 31915 of which 15062 are males while 16853 are females as per Population Census 2011.

In Purathur village population of children with age 0-6 is 4290 which makes up 13.44 % of total population of village. Average Sex Ratio of Purathur village is 1119 which is higher than Kerala state average of 1084. Child Sex Ratio for the Purathur as per census is 1008, higher than Kerala average of 964.

Purathur village has lower literacy rate compared to Kerala. In 2011, literacy rate of Purathur village was 90.67 % compared to 94.00 % of Kerala. In Purathur Male literacy stands at 93.17 % while female literacy rate was 88.47 %.

As per constitution of India and Panchyati Raaj Act, Purathur village is administrated by Sarpanch (Head of Village) who is elected representative of village. Our website, don't have information about schools and hospital in Purathur village.

Purathur Data

Particulars Total Male Female
Total No. of Houses 5,787 - -
Population 31,915 15,062 16,853
Child (0-6) 4,290 2,136 2,154
Schedule Caste 3,794 1,853 1,941
Schedule Tribe 65 31 34
Literacy 90.67 % 93.17 % 88.47 %
Total Workers 8,854 7,483 1,371
Main Worker 7,232 162,006 0
Marginal Worker 1,622 921 701

Caste Factor

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 11.89 % while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 0.20 % of total population in Purathur village.

Work Profile

In Purathur village out of total population, 8854 were engaged in work activities. 81.68 % of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 18.32 % were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 8854 workers engaged in Main Work, 241 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 245 were Agricultural labourer.

# State Density / Km2
1 Delhi 11,320
2 Chandigarh 9,258
3 Puducherry 2,547
4 Daman and Diu 2,191
5 Lakshadweep 2,149