Kottathurai is a village situated in Palani taluka of Dindigul district in Tamil Nadu. As per the Population Census 2011, there are total 1,015 families residing in the village Kottathurai. The total population of Kottathurai is 3,342 out of which 1,643 are males and 1,699 are females thus the Average Sex Ratio of Kottathurai is 1,034.
The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Kottathurai village is 268 which is 8% of the total population. There are 140 male children and 128 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Kottathurai is 914 which is less than Average Sex Ratio (1,034) of Kottathurai village.
As per the Census 2011, the literacy rate of Kottathurai is 68%. Thus Kottathurai village has lower literacy rate compared to 68.6% of Dindigul district. The male literacy rate is 80.17% and the female literacy rate is 56.4% in Kottathurai village.
As per constitution of India and Panchyati Raaj Act (Amendment 1998), Kottathurai 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 Kottathurai village.
Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 20.7% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 0% of total population in Kottathurai village.
In Kottathurai village out of total population, 1,810 were engaged in work activities. 93.5% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 6.5% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 1,810 workers engaged in Main Work, 541 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 533 were Agricultural labourer.
Below are the list of villages near Kottathurai village in Palani.