Chettiyapathu is a village situated in Tiruchendur taluka of Thoothukkudi district in Tamil Nadu. As per the Population Census 2011, there are total 1,114 families residing in the village Chettiyapathu. The total population of Chettiyapathu is 4,479 out of which 2,221 are males and 2,258 are females thus the Average Sex Ratio of Chettiyapathu is 1,017.
The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Chettiyapathu village is 465 which is 10% of the total population. There are 241 male children and 224 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Chettiyapathu is 929 which is less than Average Sex Ratio (1,017) of Chettiyapathu village.
As per the Census 2011, the literacy rate of Chettiyapathu is 90.4%. Thus Chettiyapathu village has higher literacy rate compared to 77.1% of Thoothukkudi district. The male literacy rate is 93.13% and the female literacy rate is 87.71% in Chettiyapathu village.
As per constitution of India and Panchyati Raaj Act (Amendment 1998), Chettiyapathu 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 Chettiyapathu village.
Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 12.6% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 0.3% of total population in Chettiyapathu village.
In Chettiyapathu village out of total population, 1,669 were engaged in work activities. 85.5% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 14.5% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 1,669 workers engaged in Main Work, 16 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 8 were Agricultural labourer.
Below are the list of villages near Chettiyapathu village in Tiruchendur.