Orathur is a medium size village located in Chidambaram Taluka of Cuddalore district, Tamil Nadu with total 355 families residing. The Orathur village has population of 1363 of which 690 are males while 673 are females as per Population Census 2011.
In Orathur village population of children with age 0-6 is 131 which makes up 9.61 % of total population of village. Average Sex Ratio of Orathur village is 975 which is lower than Tamil Nadu state average of 996. Child Sex Ratio for the Orathur as per census is 1015, higher than Tamil Nadu average of 943.
Orathur village has higher literacy rate compared to Tamil Nadu. In 2011, literacy rate of Orathur village was 86.28 % compared to 80.09 % of Tamil Nadu. In Orathur Male literacy stands at 93.28 % while female literacy rate was 79.08 %.
As per constitution of India and Panchyati Raaj Act, Orathur 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 Orathur village.
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Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 10.49 % while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 3.74 % of total population in Orathur village.
In Orathur village out of total population, 459 were engaged in work activities. 69.93 % of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 30.07 % were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months.
Of 459 workers engaged in Main Work, 27 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 61 were Agricultural labourer.