Thenkumarai Population - Salem, Tamil Nadu

Thenkumarai is a medium size village located in Attur Taluka of Salem district, Tamil Nadu with total 496 families residing. The Thenkumarai village has population of 1784 of which 914 are males while 870 are females as per Population Census 2011.

In Thenkumarai village population of children with age 0-6 is 173 which makes up 9.70 % of total population of village. Average Sex Ratio of Thenkumarai village is 952 which is lower than Tamil Nadu state average of 996. Child Sex Ratio for the Thenkumarai as per census is 860, lower than Tamil Nadu average of 943.

Thenkumarai village has lower literacy rate compared to Tamil Nadu. In 2011, literacy rate of Thenkumarai village was 70.58 % compared to 80.09 % of Tamil Nadu. In Thenkumarai Male literacy stands at 79.90 % while female literacy rate was 60.89 %.

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

Thenkumarai Data

Particulars Total Male Female
Total No. of Houses 496 - -
Population 1,784 914 870
Child (0-6) 173 93 80
Schedule Caste 482 256 226
Schedule Tribe 0 0 0
Literacy 70.58 % 79.90 % 60.89 %
Total Workers 1,126 591 535
Main Worker 1,052 - -
Marginal Worker 74 30 44

Caste Factor

Thenkumarai village of Salem has substantial population of Schedule Caste. Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 27.02 % of total population in Thenkumarai village. The village Thenkumarai currently doesn’t have any Schedule Tribe (ST) population.

Work Profile

In Thenkumarai village out of total population, 1126 were engaged in work activities. 93.43 % of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 6.57 % were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 1126 workers engaged in Main Work, 669 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 302 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