Othiyathur is a village situated in Gangavalli taluka of Salem district in Tamil Nadu. As per the Population Census 2011, there are total 933 families residing in the village Othiyathur. The total population of Othiyathur is 3,465 out of which 1,771 are males and 1,694 are females thus the Average Sex Ratio of Othiyathur is 957.
The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Othiyathur village is 330 which is 10% of the total population. There are 174 male children and 156 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Othiyathur is 897 which is less than Average Sex Ratio (957) of Othiyathur village.
As per the Census 2011, the literacy rate of Othiyathur is 71.8%. Thus Othiyathur village has higher literacy rate compared to 65.6% of Salem district. The male literacy rate is 78.9% and the female literacy rate is 64.37% in Othiyathur village.
As per constitution of India and Panchyati Raaj Act (Amendment 1998), Othiyathur 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 Othiyathur village.
Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 25.9% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 0% of total population in Othiyathur village.
In Othiyathur village out of total population, 2,187 were engaged in work activities. 99.8% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 0.2% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 2,187 workers engaged in Main Work, 700 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 1,296 were Agricultural labourer.
Below are the list of villages near Othiyathur village in Gangavalli.