Akkur is a village situated in Cheyyar taluka of Tiruvannamalai district in Tamil Nadu. As per the Population Census 2011, there are total 754 families residing in the village Akkur. The total population of Akkur is 2,896 out of which 1,454 are males and 1,442 are females thus the Average Sex Ratio of Akkur is 992.
The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Akkur village is 315 which is 11% of the total population. There are 164 male children and 151 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Akkur is 921 which is less than Average Sex Ratio (992) of Akkur village.
As per the Census 2011, the literacy rate of Akkur is 75.5%. Thus Akkur village has higher literacy rate compared to 66% of Tiruvannamalai district. The male literacy rate is 84.19% and the female literacy rate is 66.77% in Akkur village.
As per constitution of India and Panchyati Raaj Act (Amendment 1998), Akkur village is administrated by Sarpanch (Head of Village) who is elected representative of the village.
As per the Population Census 2011 data, following are some quick facts about Akkur village.
Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 20.1% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 3.3% of total population in Akkur village.
In Akkur village out of total population, 1,480 were engaged in work activities. 71% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 29% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 1,480 workers engaged in Main Work, 392 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 252 were Agricultural labourer.
Below are the list of villages near Akkur village in Cheyyar.