Thennilai is a village situated in Kadavur taluka of Karur district in Tamil Nadu. As per the Population Census 2011, there are total 1,174 families residing in the village Thennilai. The total population of Thennilai is 4,323 out of which 2,172 are males and 2,151 are females thus the Average Sex Ratio of Thennilai is 990.
The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Thennilai village is 433 which is 10% of the total population. There are 248 male children and 185 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Thennilai is 746 which is less than Average Sex Ratio (990) of Thennilai village.
As per the Census 2011, the literacy rate of Thennilai is 62.4%. Thus Thennilai village has lower literacy rate compared to 68.3% of Karur district. The male literacy rate is 77.08% and the female literacy rate is 48.02% in Thennilai village.
As per constitution of India and Panchyati Raaj Act (Amendment 1998), Thennilai 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 Thennilai village.
Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 11.4% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 0.1% of total population in Thennilai village.
In Thennilai village out of total population, 2,457 were engaged in work activities. 97.8% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 2.2% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 2,457 workers engaged in Main Work, 679 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 1,283 were Agricultural labourer.
Below are the list of villages near Thennilai village in Kadavur.