Paithur Population - Salem, Tamil Nadu

Paithur is a large village located in Attur Taluka of Salem district, Tamil Nadu with total 2280 families residing. The Paithur village has population of 8303 of which 4206 are males while 4097 are females as per Population Census 2011.

In Paithur village population of children with age 0-6 is 803 which makes up 9.67 % of total population of village. Average Sex Ratio of Paithur village is 974 which is lower than Tamil Nadu state average of 996. Child Sex Ratio for the Paithur as per census is 894, lower than Tamil Nadu average of 943.

Paithur village has lower literacy rate compared to Tamil Nadu. In 2011, literacy rate of Paithur village was 66.52 % compared to 80.09 % of Tamil Nadu. In Paithur Male literacy stands at 75.81 % while female literacy rate was 57.07 %.

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

Paithur Data

Particulars Total Male Female
Total No. of Houses 2,280 - -
Population 8,303 4,206 4,097
Child (0-6) 803 424 379
Schedule Caste 1,247 618 629
Schedule Tribe 3,273 1,653 1,620
Literacy 66.52 % 75.81 % 57.07 %
Total Workers 5,562 2,808 2,754
Main Worker 5,506 - -
Marginal Worker 56 29 27

Caste Factor

In Paithur village, most of the village population is from Schedule Tribe (ST). Schedule Tribe (ST) constitutes 39.42 % while Schedule Caste (SC) were 15.02 % of total population in Paithur village.

Work Profile

In Paithur village out of total population, 5562 were engaged in work activities. 98.99 % of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 1.01 % were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 5562 workers engaged in Main Work, 3035 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 1914 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