Karanthai is a village situated in Cheyyar taluka of Tiruvannamalai district in Tamil Nadu. As per the Population Census 2011, there are total 221 families residing in the village Karanthai. The total population of Karanthai is 881 out of which 451 are males and 430 are females thus the Average Sex Ratio of Karanthai is 953.
The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Karanthai village is 108 which is 12% of the total population. There are 53 male children and 55 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Karanthai is 1,038 which is greater than Average Sex Ratio (953) of Karanthai village.
As per the Census 2011, the literacy rate of Karanthai is 89.3%. Thus Karanthai village has higher literacy rate compared to 66% of Tiruvannamalai district. The male literacy rate is 96.48% and the female literacy rate is 81.6% in Karanthai village.
As per constitution of India and Panchyati Raaj Act (Amendment 1998), Karanthai 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 Karanthai village.
Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 67.7% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 1.4% of total population in Karanthai village.
In Karanthai village out of total population, 579 were engaged in work activities. 32.3% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 67.7% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 579 workers engaged in Main Work, 63 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 88 were Agricultural labourer.
Below are the list of villages near Karanthai village in Cheyyar.