Poovanur is a village situated in Needamangalam taluka of Thiruvarur district in Tamil Nadu. As per the Population Census 2011, there are total 761 families residing in the village Poovanur. The total population of Poovanur is 2,831 out of which 1,409 are males and 1,422 are females thus the Average Sex Ratio of Poovanur is 1,009.
The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Poovanur village is 260 which is 9% of the total population. There are 144 male children and 116 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Poovanur is 806 which is less than Average Sex Ratio (1,009) of Poovanur village.
As per the Census 2011, the literacy rate of Poovanur is 72.9%. Thus Poovanur village has lower literacy rate compared to 74.9% of Thiruvarur district. The male literacy rate is 81.66% and the female literacy rate is 64.47% in Poovanur village.
As per constitution of India and Panchyati Raaj Act (Amendment 1998), Poovanur 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 Poovanur village.
Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 24.9% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 0% of total population in Poovanur village.
In Poovanur village out of total population, 1,261 were engaged in work activities. 66.1% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 33.9% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 1,261 workers engaged in Main Work, 94 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 454 were Agricultural labourer.
Below are the list of villages near Poovanur village in Needamangalam.