Edayar is a village situated in Udayarpalayam taluka of Ariyalur district in Tamil Nadu. As per the Population Census 2011, there are total 849 families residing in the village Edayar. The total population of Edayar is 3,287 out of which 1,646 are males and 1,641 are females thus the Average Sex Ratio of Edayar is 997.
The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Edayar village is 372 which is 11% of the total population. There are 185 male children and 187 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Edayar is 1,011 which is greater than Average Sex Ratio (997) of Edayar village.
As per the Census 2011, the literacy rate of Edayar is 64.5%. Thus Edayar village has higher literacy rate compared to 63.7% of Ariyalur district. The male literacy rate is 72.48% and the female literacy rate is 56.4% in Edayar village.
As per constitution of India and Panchyati Raaj Act (Amendment 1998), Edayar 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 Edayar village.
Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 21.5% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 0.1% of total population in Edayar village.
In Edayar village out of total population, 1,397 were engaged in work activities. 79.2% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 20.8% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 1,397 workers engaged in Main Work, 528 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 310 were Agricultural labourer.
Below are the list of villages near Edayar village in Udayarpalayam.