Keeranur is a Town Panchayat city situated in Palani taluka of Dindigul district. The Keeranur city is divided into 15 wards for which elections are held every 5 years. As per the Population Census 2011, there are total 1,925 families residing in the Keeranur city. The total population of Keeranur is 7,200 out of which 3,507 are males and 3,693 are females thus the Average Sex Ratio of Keeranur is 1,053.
The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Keeranur city is 698 which is 10% of the total population. There are 341 male children and 357 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Keeranur is 1,047 which is less than Average Sex Ratio (1,053).
As per the Census 2011, the literacy rate of Keeranur is 72.9%. Thus Keeranur has lower literacy rate compared to 76.3% of Dindigul district. The male literacy rate is 80.8% and the female literacy rate is 65.35% in Keeranur.
Keeranur Town Panchayat has total administration over 1,925 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 Keeranur Town Panchayat.
Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 44.6% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 0% of total population in Keeranur.
As per the Census 2011, the total Hindu population in Keeranur is 4,692 which is 65.17% of the total population. Also the total Muslim population in Keeranur is 2,483 which is 34.49% of the total population. Below is religion-wise population of Keeranur as per Census 2011.
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The total literacy rate of Keeranur was 72.87% in 2011 which is less than average literacy rate 80.09% of Tamil Nadu. Population-wise, out of total 4,738 literates, males were 2,558 while females were 2,180. Also the male literacy rate was 80.8% and the female literacy rate was 65.35% in Keeranur.
The Sex Ratio of Keeranur is 1,053. Thus per every 1000 men there were 1,053 females in Keeranur. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 1,047 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 1,053 ) of Keeranur.
According to Census 2011, there were 698 children between age 0 to 6 years in Keeranur. Out of which 341 were male while 357 were female.
In Keeranur Town Panchayat out of total population, 3,035 were engaged in work activities. 83.6% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 16.4% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 3,035 workers engaged in Main Work, 85 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 1,037 were Agricultural labourer.
A ward is a local authority area, typically used for electoral purposes. Keeranur is further divided into 15 wards where elections are held every 5 years.
|1||Ward No - 1||1,065||57%||922|
|2||Ward No - 2||406||55.7%||952|
|3||Ward No - 3||337||60.5%||971|
|4||Ward No - 4||257||70.8%||947|
|5||Ward No - 5||372||67.7%||1,090|
|6||Ward No - 6||533||83.5%||1,158|
|7||Ward No - 7||579||68.6%||976|
|8||Ward No - 8||892||71.9%||1,155|
|9||Ward No - 9||417||77.5%||1,242|
|10||Ward No - 10||479||80.8%||1,030|
|11||Ward No - 11||351||59%||1,236|
|12||Ward No - 12||343||46.1%||1,054|
|13||Ward No - 13||309||54.7%||1,088|
|14||Ward No - 14||304||58.6%||1,082|
|15||Ward No - 15||556||65.1%||1,059|