Nathapalam is a village situated in Thirukkuvalai taluka of Nagapattinam district in Tamil Nadu. As per the Population Census 2011, there are total 539 families residing in the village Nathapalam. The total population of Nathapalam is 2,052 out of which 1,021 are males and 1,031 are females thus the Average Sex Ratio of Nathapalam is 1,010.
The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Nathapalam village is 191 which is 9% of the total population. There are 87 male children and 104 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Nathapalam is 1,195 which is greater than Average Sex Ratio (1,010) of Nathapalam village.
As per the Census 2011, the literacy rate of Nathapalam is 81.2%. Thus Nathapalam village has higher literacy rate compared to 75% of Nagapattinam district. The male literacy rate is 87.9% and the female literacy rate is 74.43% in Nathapalam village.
As per constitution of India and Panchyati Raaj Act (Amendment 1998), Nathapalam 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 Nathapalam village.
Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 57.2% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 0.3% of total population in Nathapalam village.
In Nathapalam village out of total population, 935 were engaged in work activities. 40.2% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 59.8% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 935 workers engaged in Main Work, 27 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 212 were Agricultural labourer.
Below are the list of villages near Nathapalam village in Thirukkuvalai.