Kothayam is a village situated in Oddanchatram taluka of Dindigul district in Tamil Nadu. As per the Population Census 2011, there are total 1,089 families residing in the village Kothayam. The total population of Kothayam is 3,569 out of which 1,798 are males and 1,771 are females thus the Average Sex Ratio of Kothayam is 985.
The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Kothayam village is 268 which is 8% of the total population. There are 124 male children and 144 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Kothayam is 1,161 which is greater than Average Sex Ratio (985) of Kothayam village.
As per the Census 2011, the literacy rate of Kothayam is 67.5%. Thus Kothayam village has lower literacy rate compared to 68.6% of Dindigul district. The male literacy rate is 76.34% and the female literacy rate is 58.45% in Kothayam village.
As per constitution of India and Panchyati Raaj Act (Amendment 1998), Kothayam 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 Kothayam village.
Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 27.8% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 0% of total population in Kothayam village.
In Kothayam village out of total population, 2,433 were engaged in work activities. 94.1% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 5.9% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 2,433 workers engaged in Main Work, 1,295 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 824 were Agricultural labourer.
Below are the list of villages near Kothayam village in Oddanchatram.