Maruthur is a village situated in Palayamkottai taluka of Tirunelveli district in Tamil Nadu. As per the Population Census 2011, there are total 334 families residing in the village Maruthur. The total population of Maruthur is 1,247 out of which 606 are males and 641 are females thus the Average Sex Ratio of Maruthur is 1,058.
The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Maruthur village is 140 which is 11% of the total population. There are 75 male children and 65 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Maruthur is 867 which is less than Average Sex Ratio (1,058) of Maruthur village.
As per the Census 2011, the literacy rate of Maruthur is 80.5%. Thus Maruthur village has higher literacy rate compared to 73.9% of Tirunelveli district. The male literacy rate is 87.76% and the female literacy rate is 73.78% in Maruthur village.
As per constitution of India and Panchyati Raaj Act (Amendment 1998), Maruthur 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 Maruthur village.
Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 17.3% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 0% of total population in Maruthur village.
In Maruthur village out of total population, 647 were engaged in work activities. 88.1% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 11.9% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 647 workers engaged in Main Work, 22 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 260 were Agricultural labourer.
Below are the list of villages near Maruthur village in Palayamkottai.