Kalathur is a village situated in Karaikkudi taluka of Sivaganga district in Tamil Nadu. As per the Population Census 2011, there are total 338 families residing in the village Kalathur. The total population of Kalathur is 1,439 out of which 716 are males and 723 are females thus the Average Sex Ratio of Kalathur is 1,010.
The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Kalathur village is 162 which is 11% of the total population. There are 89 male children and 73 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Kalathur is 820 which is less than Average Sex Ratio (1,010) of Kalathur village.
As per the Census 2011, the literacy rate of Kalathur is 67.5%. Thus Kalathur village has lower literacy rate compared to 71.7% of Sivaganga district. The male literacy rate is 78.63% and the female literacy rate is 56.77% in Kalathur village.
As per constitution of India and Panchyati Raaj Act (Amendment 1998), Kalathur 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 Kalathur village.
Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 21.4% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 0% of total population in Kalathur village.
In Kalathur village out of total population, 820 were engaged in work activities. 95.1% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 4.9% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 820 workers engaged in Main Work, 371 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 253 were Agricultural labourer.
Below are the list of villages near Kalathur village in Karaikkudi.