Puthur Population - Salem, Tamil Nadu

Puthur is a large village located in Attur Taluka of Salem district, Tamil Nadu with total 855 families residing. The Puthur village has population of 3139 of which 1579 are males while 1560 are females as per Population Census 2011.

In Puthur village population of children with age 0-6 is 374 which makes up 11.91 % of total population of village. Average Sex Ratio of Puthur village is 988 which is lower than Tamil Nadu state average of 996. Child Sex Ratio for the Puthur as per census is 979, higher than Tamil Nadu average of 943.

Puthur village has lower literacy rate compared to Tamil Nadu. In 2011, literacy rate of Puthur village was 68.93 % compared to 80.09 % of Tamil Nadu. In Puthur Male literacy stands at 81.73 % while female literacy rate was 56.00 %.

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 855 - -
Population 3,139 1,579 1,560
Child (0-6) 374 189 185
Schedule Caste 792 385 407
Schedule Tribe 0 0 0
Literacy 68.93 % 81.73 % 56.00 %
Total Workers 1,923 945 978
Main Worker 1,899 - -
Marginal Worker 24 11 13

Caste Factor

Puthur village of Salem has substantial population of Schedule Caste. Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 25.23 % of total population in Puthur village. The village Puthur currently doesn’t have any Schedule Tribe (ST) population.

Work Profile

In Puthur village out of total population, 1923 were engaged in work activities. 98.75 % of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 1.25 % were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 1923 workers engaged in Main Work, 740 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 893 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