Kovilur is a village situated in Karaikkudi taluka of Sivaganga district in Tamil Nadu. As per the Population Census 2011, there are total 1,116 families residing in the village Kovilur. The total population of Kovilur is 4,287 out of which 2,168 are males and 2,119 are females thus the Average Sex Ratio of Kovilur is 977.
The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Kovilur village is 507 which is 12% of the total population. There are 281 male children and 226 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Kovilur is 804 which is less than Average Sex Ratio (977) of Kovilur village.
As per the Census 2011, the literacy rate of Kovilur is 78%. Thus Kovilur village has higher literacy rate compared to 71.7% of Sivaganga district. The male literacy rate is 84.95% and the female literacy rate is 71.1% in Kovilur village.
As per constitution of India and Panchyati Raaj Act (Amendment 1998), Kovilur 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 Kovilur village.
Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 12.5% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 0.1% of total population in Kovilur village.
In Kovilur village out of total population, 1,822 were engaged in work activities. 72.3% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 27.7% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 1,822 workers engaged in Main Work, 48 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 40 were Agricultural labourer.
Below are the list of villages near Kovilur village in Karaikkudi.