Porulur is a village situated in Oddanchatram taluka of Dindigul district in Tamil Nadu. As per the Population Census 2011, there are total 1,316 families residing in the village Porulur. The total population of Porulur is 4,302 out of which 2,174 are males and 2,128 are females thus the Average Sex Ratio of Porulur is 979.
The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Porulur village is 300 which is 7% of the total population. There are 148 male children and 152 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Porulur is 1,027 which is greater than Average Sex Ratio (979) of Porulur village.
As per the Census 2011, the literacy rate of Porulur is 72.6%. Thus Porulur village has higher literacy rate compared to 68.6% of Dindigul district. The male literacy rate is 83.02% and the female literacy rate is 61.84% in Porulur village.
As per constitution of India and Panchyati Raaj Act (Amendment 1998), Porulur 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 Porulur village.
Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 24.9% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 0% of total population in Porulur village.
In Porulur village out of total population, 2,954 were engaged in work activities. 87.8% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 12.2% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 2,954 workers engaged in Main Work, 1,201 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 910 were Agricultural labourer.
Below are the list of villages near Porulur village in Oddanchatram.