Sothupalai is a village situated in Gandarvakkottai taluka of Pudukkottai district in Tamil Nadu. As per the Population Census 2011, there are total 263 families residing in the village Sothupalai. The total population of Sothupalai is 1,202 out of which 603 are males and 599 are females thus the Average Sex Ratio of Sothupalai is 993.
The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Sothupalai village is 137 which is 11% of the total population. There are 68 male children and 69 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Sothupalai is 1,015 which is greater than Average Sex Ratio (993) of Sothupalai village.
As per the Census 2011, the literacy rate of Sothupalai is 67%. Thus Sothupalai village has lower literacy rate compared to 68.6% of Pudukkottai district. The male literacy rate is 78.69% and the female literacy rate is 55.28% in Sothupalai village.
As per constitution of India and Panchyati Raaj Act (Amendment 1998), Sothupalai 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 Sothupalai village.
Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 20.1% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 0% of total population in Sothupalai village.
In Sothupalai village out of total population, 758 were engaged in work activities. 52.2% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 47.8% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 758 workers engaged in Main Work, 161 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 218 were Agricultural labourer.
Below are the list of villages near Sothupalai village in Gandarvakkottai.