Athur is a Town Panchayat city in district of Thoothukkudi, Tamil Nadu. The Athur city is divided into 15 wards for which elections are held every 5 years. The Athur Town Panchayat has population of 10,138 of which 5,127 are males while 5,011 are females as per report released by Census India 2011.
Population of Children with age of 0-6 is 1088 which is 10.73 % of total population of Athur (TP). In Athur Town Panchayat, Female Sex Ratio is of 977 against state average of 996. Moreover Child Sex Ratio in Athur is around 863 compared to Tamil Nadu state average of 943. Literacy rate of Athur city is 87.60 % higher than state average of 80.09 %. In Athur, Male literacy is around 91.90 % while female literacy rate is 83.27 %.
Athur Town Panchayat has total administration over 2,555 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.
Athur Caste Factor
Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 20.71 % while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 1.00 % of total population in Athur (TP).
Athur Work Profile
Out of total population, 3,621 were engaged in work or business activity. Of this 2,769 were males while 852 were females. In census survey, worker is defined as person who does business, job, service, and cultivator and labour activity.
Of total 3621 working population, 93.34 % were engaged in Main Work while 6.66 % of total workers were engaged in Marginal Work.
Athur 2021 Population
The next census for Athur Population will be held in 2021. Right now all figures for 2021 are estimates only.