Kolathur is a Town Panchayat city situated in Mettur taluka of Salem district. The Kolathur city is divided into 15 wards for which elections are held every 5 years. As per the Population Census 2011, there are total 3,413 families residing in the Kolathur city. The total population of Kolathur is 12,748 out of which 6,513 are males and 6,235 are females thus the Average Sex Ratio of Kolathur is 957.
The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Kolathur city is 1128 which is 9% of the total population. There are 569 male children and 559 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Kolathur is 982 which is greater than Average Sex Ratio (957).
As per the Census 2011, the literacy rate of Kolathur is 72.8%. Thus Kolathur has lower literacy rate compared to 72.9% of Salem district. The male literacy rate is 80.64% and the female literacy rate is 64.62% in Kolathur.
Kolathur Town Panchayat has total administration over 3,413 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 Kolathur Town Panchayat.
Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 22.7% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 9% of total population in Kolathur.
As per the Census 2011, the total Hindu population in Kolathur is 12,298 which is 96.47% of the total population. Also the total Muslim population in Kolathur is 260 which is 2.04% of the total population. Below is religion-wise population of Kolathur as per Census 2011.
|No Religion Specified||9||(0.07%)||6||3|
The total literacy rate of Kolathur was 72.81% in 2011 which is less than average literacy rate 80.09% of Tamil Nadu. Population-wise, out of total 8,461 literates, males were 4,793 while females were 3,668. Also the male literacy rate was 80.64% and the female literacy rate was 64.62% in Kolathur.
The Sex Ratio of Kolathur is 957. Thus per every 1000 men there were 957 females in Kolathur. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 982 which is greater than Average Sex Ratio ( 957 ) of Kolathur.
According to Census 2011, there were 1,128 children between age 0 to 6 years in Kolathur. Out of which 569 were male while 559 were female.
In Kolathur Town Panchayat out of total population, 5,566 were engaged in work activities. 96.7% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 3.3% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 5,566 workers engaged in Main Work, 645 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 1,592 were Agricultural labourer.
A ward is a local authority area, typically used for electoral purposes. Kolathur is further divided into 15 wards where elections are held every 5 years.
|1||Ward No - 1||602||66.1%||1,112|
|2||Ward No - 2||197||88.8%||1,031|
|3||Ward No - 3||321||76.3%||1,045|
|4||Ward No - 4||745||75.4%||976|
|5||Ward No - 5||864||76.6%||1,052|
|6||Ward No - 6||1,957||64.4%||836|
|7||Ward No - 7||974||60.1%||1,021|
|8||Ward No - 8||1,991||59.2%||981|
|9||Ward No - 9||690||59.1%||938|
|10||Ward No - 10||1,595||76.1%||936|
|11||Ward No - 11||708||57.6%||929|
|12||Ward No - 12||980||56.4%||937|
|13||Ward No - 13||445||62.7%||926|
|14||Ward No - 14||340||82.1%||1,024|
|15||Ward No - 15||339||75.2%||982|