Alathur is a village situated in Sankari taluka of Salem district in Tamil Nadu. As per the Population Census 2011, there are total 651 families residing in the village Alathur. The total population of Alathur is 2,318 out of which 1,205 are males and 1,113 are females thus the Average Sex Ratio of Alathur is 924.
The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Alathur village is 169 which is 7% of the total population. There are 90 male children and 79 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Alathur is 878 which is less than Average Sex Ratio (924) of Alathur village.
As per the Census 2011, the literacy rate of Alathur is 61.9%. Thus Alathur village has lower literacy rate compared to 65.6% of Salem district. The male literacy rate is 72.38% and the female literacy rate is 50.58% in Alathur village.
As per constitution of India and Panchyati Raaj Act (Amendment 1998), Alathur 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 Alathur village.
Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 29.2% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 0% of total population in Alathur village.
In Alathur village out of total population, 1,368 were engaged in work activities. 99% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 1% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 1,368 workers engaged in Main Work, 514 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 383 were Agricultural labourer.
Below are the list of villages near Alathur village in Sankari.