Kottur is a village situated in Nilakkottai taluka of Dindigul district in Tamil Nadu. As per the Population Census 2011, there are total 2,322 families residing in the village Kottur. The total population of Kottur is 9,263 out of which 4,690 are males and 4,573 are females thus the Average Sex Ratio of Kottur is 975.
The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Kottur village is 1038 which is 11% of the total population. There are 550 male children and 488 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Kottur is 887 which is less than Average Sex Ratio (975) of Kottur village.
As per the Census 2011, the literacy rate of Kottur is 72.2%. Thus Kottur village has higher literacy rate compared to 68.6% of Dindigul district. The male literacy rate is 80.05% and the female literacy rate is 64.31% in Kottur village.
As per constitution of India and Panchyati Raaj Act (Amendment 1998), Kottur 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 Kottur village.
Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 25.8% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 0% of total population in Kottur village.
In Kottur village out of total population, 4,815 were engaged in work activities. 91.2% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 8.8% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 4,815 workers engaged in Main Work, 1,169 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 2,671 were Agricultural labourer.
Below are the list of villages near Kottur village in Nilakkottai.