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.
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.
As per the Population Census 2011 data, following are some quick facts about Athur Town Panchayat.
Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 20.7% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 1% of total population in 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.
|No Religion Specified||12||(0.12%)||5||7|
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
|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|