Kothayam Population - Dindigul, Tamil Nadu

Kothayam is a large village located in Oddanchatram Taluka of Dindigul district, Tamil Nadu with total 1089 families residing. The Kothayam village has population of 3569 of which 1798 are males while 1771 are females as per Population Census 2011.

In Kothayam village population of children with age 0-6 is 268 which makes up 7.51 % of total population of village. Average Sex Ratio of Kothayam village is 985 which is lower than Tamil Nadu state average of 996. Child Sex Ratio for the Kothayam as per census is 1161, higher than Tamil Nadu average of 943.

Kothayam village has lower literacy rate compared to Tamil Nadu. In 2011, literacy rate of Kothayam village was 67.52 % compared to 80.09 % of Tamil Nadu. In Kothayam Male literacy stands at 76.34 % while female literacy rate was 58.45 %.

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

Kothayam Data

Particulars Total Male Female
Total No. of Houses 1,089 - -
Population 3,569 1,798 1,771
Child (0-6) 268 124 144
Schedule Caste 991 499 492
Schedule Tribe 0 0 0
Literacy 67.52 % 76.34 % 58.45 %
Total Workers 2,433 1,267 1,166
Main Worker 2,290 - -
Marginal Worker 143 69 74

Caste Factor

Kothayam village of Dindigul has substantial population of Schedule Caste. Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 27.77 % of total population in Kothayam village. The village Kothayam currently doesn’t have any Schedule Tribe (ST) population.

Work Profile

In Kothayam village out of total population, 2433 were engaged in work activities. 94.12 % of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 5.88 % were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 2433 workers engaged in Main Work, 1295 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 824 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