Gonur is a village situated in Mettur taluka of Salem district in Tamil Nadu. As per the Population Census 2011, there are total 5,011 families residing in the village Gonur. The total population of Gonur is 18,766 out of which 10,061 are males and 8,705 are females thus the Average Sex Ratio of Gonur is 865.
The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Gonur village is 1864 which is 10% of the total population. There are 1013 male children and 851 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Gonur is 840 which is less than Average Sex Ratio (865) of Gonur village.
As per the Census 2011, the literacy rate of Gonur is 71.8%. Thus Gonur village has higher literacy rate compared to 65.6% of Salem district. The male literacy rate is 80.47% and the female literacy rate is 61.79% in Gonur village.
As per constitution of India and Panchyati Raaj Act (Amendment 1998), Gonur 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 Gonur village.
Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 9.3% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 0% of total population in Gonur village.
In Gonur village out of total population, 7,874 were engaged in work activities. 78.9% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 21.1% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 7,874 workers engaged in Main Work, 1,245 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 1,097 were Agricultural labourer.
Below are the list of villages near Gonur village in Mettur.