Kovilur is a village situated in Cheyyar taluka of Tiruvannamalai district in Tamil Nadu. As per the Population Census 2011, there are total 474 families residing in the village Kovilur. The total population of Kovilur is 1,699 out of which 845 are males and 854 are females thus the Average Sex Ratio of Kovilur is 1,011.
The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Kovilur village is 155 which is 9% of the total population. There are 72 male children and 83 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Kovilur is 1,153 which is greater than Average Sex Ratio (1,011) of Kovilur village.
As per the Census 2011, the literacy rate of Kovilur is 77.7%. Thus Kovilur village has higher literacy rate compared to 66% of Tiruvannamalai district. The male literacy rate is 91.46% and the female literacy rate is 63.81% 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 23.2% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 0.5% of total population in Kovilur village.
In Kovilur village out of total population, 922 were engaged in work activities. 98.2% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 1.8% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 922 workers engaged in Main Work, 218 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 334 were Agricultural labourer.
Below are the list of villages near Kovilur village in Cheyyar.