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Pottaneri Population - Salem, Tamil Nadu

Pottaneri is a large village located in Mettur Taluka of Salem district, Tamil Nadu with total 1666 families residing. The Pottaneri village has population of 6160 of which 3266 are males while 2894 are females as per Population Census 2011.

In Pottaneri village population of children with age 0-6 is 570 which makes up 9.25 % of total population of village. Average Sex Ratio of Pottaneri village is 886 which is lower than Tamil Nadu state average of 996. Child Sex Ratio for the Pottaneri as per census is 979, higher than Tamil Nadu average of 943.

Pottaneri village has lower literacy rate compared to Tamil Nadu. In 2011, literacy rate of Pottaneri village was 74.65 % compared to 80.09 % of Tamil Nadu. In Pottaneri Male literacy stands at 83.92 % while female literacy rate was 64.09 %.

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

Pottaneri Data

Particulars Total Male Female
Total No. of Houses 1,666 - -
Population 6,160 3,266 2,894
Child (0-6) 570 288 282
Schedule Caste 366 196 170
Schedule Tribe 0 0 0
Literacy 74.65 % 83.92 % 64.09 %
Total Workers 2,507 1,852 655
Main Worker 2,367 - -
Marginal Worker 140 50 90

Caste Factor

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 5.94 % of total population in Pottaneri village. The village Pottaneri currently doesn’t have any Schedule Tribe (ST) population.

Work Profile

In Pottaneri village out of total population, 2507 were engaged in work activities. 94.42 % of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 5.58 % were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 2507 workers engaged in Main Work, 725 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 310 were Agricultural labourer.