Kovilur is a village situated in Gandarvakkottai taluka of Pudukkottai district in Tamil Nadu. As per the Population Census 2011, there are total 2,236 families residing in the village Kovilur. The total population of Kovilur is 9,543 out of which 4,709 are males and 4,834 are females thus the Average Sex Ratio of Kovilur is 1,027.
The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Kovilur village is 1110 which is 12% of the total population. There are 566 male children and 544 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Kovilur is 961 which is less than Average Sex Ratio (1,027) of Kovilur village.
As per the Census 2011, the literacy rate of Kovilur is 80.7%. Thus Kovilur village has higher literacy rate compared to 68.6% of Pudukkottai district. The male literacy rate is 87.18% and the female literacy rate is 74.52% in Kovilur village.
As per constitution of India and Panchyati Raaj Act (Amendment 1998), Kovilur 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 Kovilur village.
Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 22.2% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 0% of total population in Kovilur village.
In Kovilur village out of total population, 3,690 were engaged in work activities. 93.1% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 6.9% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 3,690 workers engaged in Main Work, 275 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 1,284 were Agricultural labourer.
Below are the list of villages near Kovilur village in Gandarvakkottai.