Puthoor is a village situated in Thalassery taluka of Kannur district in Kerala. As per the Population Census 2011, there are total 4,224 families residing in the village Puthoor. The total population of Puthoor is 19,575 out of which 9,051 are males and 10,524 are females thus the Average Sex Ratio of Puthoor is 1,163.
The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Puthoor village is 2331 which is 12% of the total population. There are 1172 male children and 1159 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Puthoor is 989 which is less than Average Sex Ratio (1,163) of Puthoor village.
As per the Census 2011, the literacy rate of Puthoor is 95%. Thus Puthoor village has higher literacy rate compared to 84.8% of Kannur district. The male literacy rate is 97.35% and the female literacy rate is 93.1% in Puthoor village.
As per constitution of India and Panchyati Raaj Act (Amendment 1998), Puthoor 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 Puthoor village.
Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 0.9% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 0.3% of total population in Puthoor village.
In Puthoor village out of total population, 5,627 were engaged in work activities. 77.9% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 22.1% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 5,627 workers engaged in Main Work, 203 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 473 were Agricultural labourer.
Below are the list of villages near Puthoor village in Thalassery.