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Vanavasi Population - Salem, Tamil Nadu

Vanavasi is a large village located in Mettur Taluka of Salem district, Tamil Nadu with total 1780 families residing. The Vanavasi village has population of 6704 of which 3481 are males while 3223 are females as per Population Census 2011.

In Vanavasi village population of children with age 0-6 is 741 which makes up 11.05 % of total population of village. Average Sex Ratio of Vanavasi village is 926 which is lower than Tamil Nadu state average of 996. Child Sex Ratio for the Vanavasi as per census is 935, lower than Tamil Nadu average of 943.

Vanavasi village has lower literacy rate compared to Tamil Nadu. In 2011, literacy rate of Vanavasi village was 57.42 % compared to 80.09 % of Tamil Nadu. In Vanavasi Male literacy stands at 66.24 % while female literacy rate was 47.89 %.

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

Vanavasi Data

Particulars Total Male Female
Total No. of Houses 1,780 - -
Population 6,704 3,481 3,223
Child (0-6) 741 383 358
Schedule Caste 911 479 432
Schedule Tribe 0 0 0
Literacy 57.42 % 66.24 % 47.89 %
Total Workers 3,982 2,237 1,745
Main Worker 3,738 - -
Marginal Worker 244 23 221

Caste Factor

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 13.59 % of total population in Vanavasi village. The village Vanavasi currently doesn’t have any Schedule Tribe (ST) population.

Work Profile

In Vanavasi village out of total population, 3982 were engaged in work activities. 93.87 % of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 6.13 % were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 3982 workers engaged in Main Work, 641 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 2034 were Agricultural labourer.