Kottur Population, Caste, Working Data Dindigul, Tamil Nadu - Census 2011

Kottur is a village situated in Nilakkottai taluka of Dindigul district in Tamil Nadu. As per the Population Census 2011, there are a total of 2,322 families residing in the village Kottur. The total population of Kottur is 9,263 out of which 4,690 are males and 4,573 are females thus the Average Sex Ratio of Kottur is 975.

The population of Children aged 0-6 years in Kottur village is 1038 which is 11% of the total population. There are 550 male children and 488 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Kottur is 887 which is less than Average Sex Ratio (975) of Kottur village.

As per the Census 2011, the literacy rate of Kottur is 72.2%. Thus Kottur village has a higher literacy rate compared to 68.6% of Dindigul district. The male literacy rate is 80.05% and the female literacy rate is 64.31% in Kottur village.

Sex Ratio

As per constitution of India and Panchyati Raaj Act (Amendment 1998), Kottur village is administrated by Sarpanch (Head of Village) who is elected representative of the village.

Kottur Data as per Census 2011

As per the Population Census 2011 data, following are some quick facts about Kottur village.

Total Male Female
Children 1,038 550 488
Literacy 72.23% 80.05% 64.31%
Scheduled Caste 2,387 1,207 1,180
Scheduled Tribe 2 1 1
Illiterate 3,322 1,376 1,946

Caste Data as per Census 2011

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 25.8% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 0% of total population in Kottur village.

Working Population as per Census 2011

In Kottur village out of total population, 4,815 were engaged in work activities. 91.2% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 8.8% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 4,815 workers engaged in Main Work, 1,169 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 2,671 were Agricultural labourers.

Total Male Female
Main Workers 4,390 2,649 1,741
Cultivators 1,169 712 457
Agriculture Labourer 2,671 1,554 1,117
Household Industries 25 16 9
Other Workers 525 367 158
Marginal Workers 425 212 213
Non Working 4,448 1,829 2,619

Map of Kottur, Dindigul, Tamil Nadu

Nearby Villages to Kottur, Nilakkottai

Below are the list of villages near Kottur village in Nilakkottai.