Echur is a village situated in Cheyyar taluka of Tiruvannamalai district in Tamil Nadu. As per the Population Census 2011, there are total 867 families residing in the village Echur. The total population of Echur is 3,501 out of which 1,773 are males and 1,728 are females thus the Average Sex Ratio of Echur is 975.
The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Echur village is 361 which is 10% of the total population. There are 190 male children and 171 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Echur is 900 which is less than Average Sex Ratio (975) of Echur village.
As per the Census 2011, the literacy rate of Echur is 76.2%. Thus Echur village has higher literacy rate compared to 66% of Tiruvannamalai district. The male literacy rate is 85.6% and the female literacy rate is 66.73% in Echur village.
As per constitution of India and Panchyati Raaj Act (Amendment 1998), Echur 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 Echur village.
Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 21.8% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 0.3% of total population in Echur village.
In Echur village out of total population, 1,912 were engaged in work activities. 81.3% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 18.7% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 1,912 workers engaged in Main Work, 287 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 841 were Agricultural labourer.
Below are the list of villages near Echur village in Cheyyar.