Pottaneri is a village situated in Mettur taluka of Salem district in Tamil Nadu. As per the Population Census 2011, there are total 1,666 families residing in the village Pottaneri. The total population of Pottaneri is 6,160 out of which 3,266 are males and 2,894 are females thus the Average Sex Ratio of Pottaneri is 886.
The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Pottaneri village is 570 which is 9% of the total population. There are 288 male children and 282 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Pottaneri is 979 which is greater than Average Sex Ratio (886) of Pottaneri village.
As per the Census 2011, the literacy rate of Pottaneri is 74.7%. Thus Pottaneri village has higher literacy rate compared to 65.6% of Salem district. The male literacy rate is 83.92% and the female literacy rate is 64.09% in Pottaneri village.
As per constitution of India and Panchyati Raaj Act (Amendment 1998), Pottaneri 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 Pottaneri village.
Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 5.9% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 0% of total population in Pottaneri village.
In Pottaneri village out of total population, 2,507 were engaged in work activities. 94.4% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 5.6% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 2,507 workers engaged in Main Work, 725 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 310 were Agricultural labourer.
Below are the list of villages near Pottaneri village in Mettur.