Erathu is a village situated in Adoor taluka of Pathanamthitta district in Kerala. As per the Population Census 2011, there are total 6,730 families residing in the village Erathu. The total population of Erathu is 24,880 out of which 11,626 are males and 13,254 are females thus the Average Sex Ratio of Erathu is 1,140.
The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Erathu village is 2066 which is 8% of the total population. There are 1012 male children and 1054 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Erathu is 1,042 which is less than Average Sex Ratio (1,140) of Erathu village.
As per the Census 2011, the literacy rate of Erathu is 94.9%. Thus Erathu village has higher literacy rate compared to 88.7% of Pathanamthitta district. The male literacy rate is 95.94% and the female literacy rate is 94.02% in Erathu village.
As per constitution of India and Panchyati Raaj Act (Amendment 1998), Erathu 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 Erathu village.
Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 18.3% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 0.5% of total population in Erathu village.
In Erathu village out of total population, 8,199 were engaged in work activities. 79.3% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 20.7% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 8,199 workers engaged in Main Work, 801 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 653 were Agricultural labourer.
Below are the list of villages near Erathu village in Adoor.