Tharuvai is a village situated in Palayamkottai taluka of Tirunelveli district in Tamil Nadu. As per the Population Census 2011, there are total 1,574 families residing in the village Tharuvai. The total population of Tharuvai is 6,126 out of which 3,054 are males and 3,072 are females thus the Average Sex Ratio of Tharuvai is 1,006.
The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Tharuvai village is 713 which is 12% of the total population. There are 378 male children and 335 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Tharuvai is 886 which is less than Average Sex Ratio (1,006) of Tharuvai village.
As per the Census 2011, the literacy rate of Tharuvai is 79.5%. Thus Tharuvai village has higher literacy rate compared to 73.9% of Tirunelveli district. The male literacy rate is 85.87% and the female literacy rate is 73.18% in Tharuvai village.
As per constitution of India and Panchyati Raaj Act (Amendment 1998), Tharuvai 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 Tharuvai village.
Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 29.7% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 3% of total population in Tharuvai village.
In Tharuvai village out of total population, 3,042 were engaged in work activities. 94.9% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 5.1% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 3,042 workers engaged in Main Work, 317 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 571 were Agricultural labourer.
Below are the list of villages near Tharuvai village in Palayamkottai.