Puthur is a village situated in Thirukkuvalai taluka of Nagapattinam district in Tamil Nadu. As per the Population Census 2011, there are total 489 families residing in the village Puthur. The total population of Puthur is 1,794 out of which 883 are males and 911 are females thus the Average Sex Ratio of Puthur is 1,032.
The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Puthur village is 178 which is 10% of the total population. There are 86 male children and 92 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Puthur is 1,070 which is greater than Average Sex Ratio (1,032) of Puthur village.
As per the Census 2011, the literacy rate of Puthur is 77.7%. Thus Puthur village has higher literacy rate compared to 75% of Nagapattinam district. The male literacy rate is 85.07% and the female literacy rate is 70.45% in Puthur village.
As per constitution of India and Panchyati Raaj Act (Amendment 1998), Puthur 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 Puthur village.
Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 68.5% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 0% of total population in Puthur village.
In Puthur village out of total population, 1,098 were engaged in work activities. 96.3% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 3.7% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 1,098 workers engaged in Main Work, 35 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 895 were Agricultural labourer.
Below are the list of villages near Puthur village in Thirukkuvalai.