Appanuthu is a village situated in Oddanchatram taluka of Dindigul district in Tamil Nadu. As per the Population Census 2011, there are total 300 families residing in the village Appanuthu. The total population of Appanuthu is 952 out of which 466 are males and 486 are females thus the Average Sex Ratio of Appanuthu is 1,043.
The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Appanuthu village is 82 which is 9% of the total population. There are 37 male children and 45 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Appanuthu is 1,216 which is greater than Average Sex Ratio (1,043) of Appanuthu village.
As per the Census 2011, the literacy rate of Appanuthu is 71.1%. Thus Appanuthu village has higher literacy rate compared to 68.6% of Dindigul district. The male literacy rate is 81.82% and the female literacy rate is 60.77% in Appanuthu village.
As per constitution of India and Panchyati Raaj Act (Amendment 1998), Appanuthu 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 Appanuthu village.
Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 33% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 0% of total population in Appanuthu village.
In Appanuthu village out of total population, 676 were engaged in work activities. 48.8% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 51.2% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 676 workers engaged in Main Work, 214 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 97 were Agricultural labourer.
Below are the list of villages near Appanuthu village in Oddanchatram.