Athur Population, Religion, Caste, Working Data Thoothukkudi, Tamil Nadu - Census 2011

Athur is a Town Panchayat city situated in Tiruchendur taluka of Thoothukkudi district. The Athur city is divided into 15 wards for which elections are held every 5 years. As per the Population Census 2011, there are total 2,555 families residing in the Athur city. The total population of Athur is 10,138 out of which 5,127 are males and 5,011 are females thus the Average Sex Ratio of Athur is 977.

The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Athur city is 1088 which is 11% of the total population. There are 584 male children and 504 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Athur is 863 which is less than Average Sex Ratio (977).

As per the Census 2011, the literacy rate of Athur is 87.6%. Thus Athur has higher literacy rate compared to 86.2% of Thoothukkudi district. The male literacy rate is 91.9% and the female literacy rate is 83.27% in Athur.

Population
10,138
Literacy
87.6%
Sex Ratio
977

Athur Town Panchayat has total administration over 2,555 houses to which it supplies basic amenities such as water and sewerage. It is also authorize to build roads within Town Panchayat limits and impose taxes on properties coming under its jurisdiction.

Athur Town Panchayat

As per the Population Census 2011 data, following are some quick facts about Athur Town Panchayat.

Total Male Female
Children 1,088 584 504
Literacy 87.6% 81.4% 74.9%
Scheduled Caste 2,100 1,066 1,034
Scheduled Tribe 101 51 50
Illiterate 2,210 952 1,258

Caste-wise Population - Athur

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 20.7% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 1% of total population in Athur.

Total Male Female
Schedule Caste 2,100 1,066 1,034
Schedule Tribe 101 51 50

Religion-wise Population - Athur

As per the Census 2011, the total Hindu population in Athur is 7,917 which is 78.09% of the total population. Also the total Muslim population in Athur is 1,517 which is 14.96% of the total population. Below is religion-wise population of Athur as per Census 2011.

Religion Total Male Female
Hindu 7,917 (78.09%) 4,011 3,906
Muslim 1,517 (14.96%) 755 762
Christian 688 (6.79%) 352 336
Sikh 1 (0.01%) 1 0
Buddhist 3 (0.03%) 3 0
Jain 0 (0%) 0 0
Other Religion 0 (0%) 0 0
No Religion Specified 12 (0.12%) 5 7

Literacy Rate - Athur

The total literacy rate of Athur was 87.6% in 2011 which is greater than average literacy rate 80.09% of Tamil Nadu. Population-wise, out of total 7,928 literates, males were 4,175 while females were 3,753. Also the male literacy rate was 91.9% and the female literacy rate was 83.27% in Athur.

  Athur Tamil Nadu
Female 83.27% 73.44%
Male 91.9% 86.77%
Total 87.6% 80.09%

Sex Ratio - Athur

The Sex Ratio of Athur is 977. Thus per every 1000 men there were 977 females in Athur. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 863 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 977 ) of Athur.


Child Population - Athur

According to Census 2011, there were 1,088 children between age 0 to 6 years in Athur. Out of which 584 were male while 504 were female.


Working Population - Athur

In Athur Town Panchayat out of total population, 3,621 were engaged in work activities. 93.3% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 6.7% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 3,621 workers engaged in Main Work, 77 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 601 were Agricultural labourer.

Total Male Female
Main Workers 3,380 2,649 731
Cultivators 77 71 6
Agriculture Labourer 601 485 116
Household Industries 176 30 146
Other Workers 2,526 2,063 463
Marginal Workers 241 120 121
Non Working 6,517 2,358 4,159

Athur Wards

A ward is a local authority area, typically used for electoral purposes. Athur is further divided into 15 wards where elections are held every 5 years.

# Ward Population Literacy Sex Ratio
1 Ward No - 1 918 77.8% 1,031
2 Ward No - 2 747 74% 1,047
3 Ward No - 3 643 63.8% 1,022
4 Ward No - 4 652 78.7% 1,038
5 Ward No - 5 668 82.8% 976
6 Ward No - 6 582 83.5% 946
7 Ward No - 7 575 83.5% 898
8 Ward No - 8 618 82.8% 890
9 Ward No - 9 962 69.8% 963
10 Ward No - 10 670 83.3% 988
11 Ward No - 11 782 81.3% 960
12 Ward No - 12 526 81% 865
13 Ward No - 13 690 73.9% 966
14 Ward No - 14 651 75% 961
15 Ward No - 15 454 92.1% 1,121

Map of Athur, Thoothukkudi, Tamil Nadu


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