Devathur is a village situated in Oddanchatram taluka of Dindigul district in Tamil Nadu. As per the Population Census 2011, there are total 890 families residing in the village Devathur. The total population of Devathur is 3,000 out of which 1,543 are males and 1,457 are females thus the Average Sex Ratio of Devathur is 944.
The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Devathur village is 194 which is 6% of the total population. There are 111 male children and 83 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Devathur is 748 which is less than Average Sex Ratio (944) of Devathur village.
As per the Census 2011, the literacy rate of Devathur is 70.5%. Thus Devathur village has higher literacy rate compared to 68.6% of Dindigul district. The male literacy rate is 81.42% and the female literacy rate is 59.02% in Devathur village.
As per constitution of India and Panchyati Raaj Act (Amendment 1998), Devathur 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 Devathur village.
Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 16% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 0% of total population in Devathur village.
In Devathur village out of total population, 1,928 were engaged in work activities. 90.1% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 9.9% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 1,928 workers engaged in Main Work, 878 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 592 were Agricultural labourer.
Below are the list of villages near Devathur village in Oddanchatram.