Saptur is a large village located in Peraiyur Taluka of Madurai district, Tamil Nadu with total 1922 families residing. The Saptur village has population of 7170 of which 3583 are males while 3587 are females as per Population Census 2011.
In Saptur village population of children with age 0-6 is 630 which makes up 8.79 % of total population of village. Average Sex Ratio of Saptur village is 1001 which is higher than Tamil Nadu state average of 996. Child Sex Ratio for the Saptur as per census is 892, lower than Tamil Nadu average of 943.
Saptur village has lower literacy rate compared to Tamil Nadu. In 2011, literacy rate of Saptur village was 66.53 % compared to 80.09 % of Tamil Nadu. In Saptur Male literacy stands at 74.55 % while female literacy rate was 58.60 %.
As per constitution of India and Panchyati Raaj Act, Saptur village is administrated by Sarpanch (Head of Village) who is elected representative of village.
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Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 19.78 % while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 0.03 % of total population in Saptur village.
In Saptur village out of total population, 3828 were engaged in work activities. 68.00 % of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 32.00 % were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months.
Of 3828 workers engaged in Main Work, 110 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 1687 were Agricultural labourer.