Alathur Population - Salem, Tamil Nadu

Alathur is a large village located in Sankari Taluka of Salem district, Tamil Nadu with total 651 families residing. The Alathur village has population of 2318 of which 1205 are males while 1113 are females as per Population Census 2011.

In Alathur village population of children with age 0-6 is 169 which makes up 7.29 % of total population of village. Average Sex Ratio of Alathur village is 924 which is lower than Tamil Nadu state average of 996. Child Sex Ratio for the Alathur as per census is 878, lower than Tamil Nadu average of 943.

Alathur village has lower literacy rate compared to Tamil Nadu. In 2011, literacy rate of Alathur village was 61.89 % compared to 80.09 % of Tamil Nadu. In Alathur Male literacy stands at 72.38 % while female literacy rate was 50.58 %.

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

Alathur Data

Particulars Total Male Female
Total No. of Houses 651 - -
Population 2,318 1,205 1,113
Child (0-6) 169 90 79
Schedule Caste 676 366 310
Schedule Tribe 0 0 0
Literacy 61.89 % 72.38 % 50.58 %
Total Workers 1,368 812 556
Main Worker 1,354 - -
Marginal Worker 14 3 11

Caste Factor

Alathur village of Salem has substantial population of Schedule Caste. Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 29.16 % of total population in Alathur village. The village Alathur currently doesn’t have any Schedule Tribe (ST) population.

Work Profile

In Alathur village out of total population, 1368 were engaged in work activities. 98.98 % of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 1.02 % were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 1368 workers engaged in Main Work, 514 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 383 were Agricultural labourer.

# State Density / Km2
1 Delhi 11,320
2 Chandigarh 9,258
3 Puducherry 2,547
4 Daman and Diu 2,191
5 Lakshadweep 2,149