Pushpathur is a village situated in Palani taluka of Dindigul district in Tamil Nadu. As per the Population Census 2011, there are total 2,436 families residing in the village Pushpathur. The total population of Pushpathur is 8,490 out of which 4,302 are males and 4,188 are females thus the Average Sex Ratio of Pushpathur is 974.
The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Pushpathur village is 789 which is 9% of the total population. There are 411 male children and 378 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Pushpathur is 920 which is less than Average Sex Ratio (974) of Pushpathur village.
As per the Census 2011, the literacy rate of Pushpathur is 75.3%. Thus Pushpathur village has higher literacy rate compared to 68.6% of Dindigul district. The male literacy rate is 82.78% and the female literacy rate is 67.72% in Pushpathur village.
As per constitution of India and Panchyati Raaj Act (Amendment 1998), Pushpathur 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 Pushpathur village.
Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 15.4% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 0% of total population in Pushpathur village.
In Pushpathur village out of total population, 4,213 were engaged in work activities. 96.2% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 3.8% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 4,213 workers engaged in Main Work, 414 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 1,051 were Agricultural labourer.
Below are the list of villages near Pushpathur village in Palani.