Orikottai is a village situated in Tiruvadanai taluka of Ramanathapuram district in Tamil Nadu. As per the Population Census 2011, there are total 366 families residing in the village Orikottai. The total population of Orikottai is 1,346 out of which 672 are males and 674 are females thus the Average Sex Ratio of Orikottai is 1,003.
The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Orikottai village is 103 which is 8% of the total population. There are 44 male children and 59 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Orikottai is 1,341 which is greater than Average Sex Ratio (1,003) of Orikottai village.
As per the Census 2011, the literacy rate of Orikottai is 75.2%. Thus Orikottai village has higher literacy rate compared to 72.3% of Ramanathapuram district. The male literacy rate is 85.99% and the female literacy rate is 64.23% in Orikottai village.
As per constitution of India and Panchyati Raaj Act (Amendment 1998), Orikottai 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 Orikottai village.
Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 22.4% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 0% of total population in Orikottai village.
In Orikottai village out of total population, 730 were engaged in work activities. 60.7% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 39.3% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 730 workers engaged in Main Work, 220 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 165 were Agricultural labourer.
Below are the list of villages near Orikottai village in Tiruvadanai.