Thenkarai is a Town Panchayat city in district of Theni, Tamil Nadu. The Thenkarai city is divided into 15 wards for which elections are held every 5 years. The Thenkarai Town Panchayat has population of 14,838 of which 7,485 are males while 7,353 are females as per report released by Census India 2011.
Population of Children with age of 0-6 is 1552 which is 10.46 % of total population of Thenkarai (TP). In Thenkarai Town Panchayat, Female Sex Ratio is of 982 against state average of 996. Moreover Child Sex Ratio in Thenkarai is around 972 compared to Tamil Nadu state average of 943. Literacy rate of Thenkarai city is 72.85 % lower than state average of 80.09 %. In Thenkarai, Male literacy is around 81.92 % while female literacy rate is 63.63 %.
Thenkarai Town Panchayat has total administration over 3,773 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.
Thenkarai Caste Factor
In Thenkarai (TP), most of the (TP)rs are from Schedule Caste (SC).
Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 41.85 % while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 0.02 % of total population in Thenkarai (TP).
Thenkarai Work Profile
Out of total population, 7,076 were engaged in work or business activity. Of this 4,349 were males while 2,727 were females. In census survey, worker is defined as person who does business, job, service, and cultivator and labour activity.
Of total 7076 working population, 83.97 % were engaged in Main Work while 16.03 % of total workers were engaged in Marginal Work.
Thenkarai 2021 Population
The next census for Thenkarai Population will be held in 2021. Right now all figures for 2021 are estimates only.