Pothanur is a Town Panchayat city in district of Namakkal, Tamil Nadu. The Pothanur city is divided into 15 wards for which elections are held every 5 years. The Pothanur Town Panchayat has population of 18,455 of which 9,254 are males while 9,201 are females as per report released by Census India 2011.
Population of Children with age of 0-6 is 1618 which is 8.77 % of total population of Pothanur (TP). In Pothanur Town Panchayat, Female Sex Ratio is of 994 against state average of 996. Moreover Child Sex Ratio in Pothanur is around 973 compared to Tamil Nadu state average of 943. Literacy rate of Pothanur city is 82.27 % higher than state average of 80.09 %. In Pothanur, Male literacy is around 88.39 % while female literacy rate is 76.12 %.
Pothanur Town Panchayat has total administration over 5,147 houses to which it supplies basic amenities like water and sewerage. It is also authorize to build roads within Town Panchayat limits and impose taxes on properties coming under its jurisdiction.
Pothanur Caste Factor
Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 7.56 % while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 0.06 % of total population in Pothanur (TP).
Pothanur Work Profile
Out of total population, 8,603 were engaged in work or business activity. Of this 5,689 were males while 2,914 were females. In census survey, worker is defined as person who does business, job, service, and cultivator and labour activity.
Of total 8603 working population, 88.96 % were engaged in Main Work while 11.04 % of total workers were engaged in Marginal Work.
Pothanur 2021 Population
The next census for Pothanur Population will be held in 2021. Right now all figures for 2021 are estimates only.