Banapuram is a village situated in Mettur taluka of Salem district in Tamil Nadu. As per the Population Census 2011, there are total 1,031 families residing in the village Banapuram. The total population of Banapuram is 3,856 out of which 2,090 are males and 1,766 are females thus the Average Sex Ratio of Banapuram is 845.
The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Banapuram village is 408 which is 11% of the total population. There are 222 male children and 186 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Banapuram is 838 which is less than Average Sex Ratio (845) of Banapuram village.
As per the Census 2011, the literacy rate of Banapuram is 67.4%. Thus Banapuram village has higher literacy rate compared to 65.6% of Salem district. The male literacy rate is 77.89% and the female literacy rate is 55.06% in Banapuram village.
As per constitution of India and Panchyati Raaj Act (Amendment 1998), Banapuram 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 Banapuram village.
Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 4.6% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 0% of total population in Banapuram village.
In Banapuram village out of total population, 2,057 were engaged in work activities. 94.2% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 5.8% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 2,057 workers engaged in Main Work, 201 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 375 were Agricultural labourer.
Below are the list of villages near Banapuram village in Mettur.