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Puthur Population - Kollam, Kerala

Puthur is a large village located in Kottarakkara Taluka of Kollam district, Kerala with total 5181 families residing. The Puthur village has population of 19786 of which 9326 are males while 10460 are females as per Population Census 2011.

In Puthur village population of children with age 0-6 is 1635 which makes up 8.26 % of total population of village. Average Sex Ratio of Puthur village is 1122 which is higher than Kerala state average of 1084. Child Sex Ratio for the Puthur as per census is 942, lower than Kerala average of 964.

Puthur village has higher literacy rate compared to Kerala. In 2011, literacy rate of Puthur village was 96.90 % compared to 94.00 % of Kerala. In Puthur Male literacy stands at 98.17 % while female literacy rate was 95.79 %.

As per constitution of India and Panchyati Raaj Act, Puthur 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 Puthur village.

Puthur Data

Particulars Total Male Female
Total No. of Houses 5,181 - -
Population 19,786 9,326 10,460
Child (0-6) 1,635 842 793
Schedule Caste 2,353 1,129 1,224
Schedule Tribe 61 33 28
Literacy 96.90 % 98.17 % 95.79 %
Total Workers 7,060 4,664 2,396
Main Worker 6,003 - -
Marginal Worker 1,057 587 470

Caste Factor

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 11.89 % while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 0.31 % of total population in Puthur village.

Work Profile

In Puthur village out of total population, 7060 were engaged in work activities. 85.03 % of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 14.97 % were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 7060 workers engaged in Main Work, 689 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 455 were Agricultural labourer.