Katchanam is a village situated in Thiruthuraipoondi taluka of Thiruvarur district in Tamil Nadu. As per the Population Census 2011, there are total 606 families residing in the village Katchanam. The total population of Katchanam is 2,403 out of which 1,169 are males and 1,234 are females thus the Average Sex Ratio of Katchanam is 1,056.
The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Katchanam village is 254 which is 11% of the total population. There are 122 male children and 132 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Katchanam is 1,082 which is greater than Average Sex Ratio (1,056) of Katchanam village.
As per the Census 2011, the literacy rate of Katchanam is 75.4%. Thus Katchanam village has higher literacy rate compared to 74.9% of Thiruvarur district. The male literacy rate is 82.52% and the female literacy rate is 68.6% in Katchanam village.
As per constitution of India and Panchyati Raaj Act (Amendment 1998), Katchanam 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 Katchanam village.
Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 38% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 9.6% of total population in Katchanam village.
In Katchanam village out of total population, 921 were engaged in work activities. 92.4% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 7.6% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 921 workers engaged in Main Work, 88 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 464 were Agricultural labourer.
Below are the list of villages near Katchanam village in Thiruthuraipoondi.