Alathur is a village situated in Cheyyar taluka of Tiruvannamalai district in Tamil Nadu. As per the Population Census 2011, there are total 485 families residing in the village Alathur. The total population of Alathur is 1,840 out of which 926 are males and 914 are females thus the Average Sex Ratio of Alathur is 987.
The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Alathur village is 189 which is 10% of the total population. There are 99 male children and 90 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Alathur is 909 which is less than Average Sex Ratio (987) of Alathur village.
As per the Census 2011, the literacy rate of Alathur is 69.9%. Thus Alathur village has higher literacy rate compared to 66% of Tiruvannamalai district. The male literacy rate is 79.08% and the female literacy rate is 60.68% 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 31% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 0.5% of total population in Alathur village.
In Alathur village out of total population, 934 were engaged in work activities. 42.4% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 57.6% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 934 workers engaged in Main Work, 5 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 296 were Agricultural labourer.
Below are the list of villages near Alathur village in Cheyyar.