Puthur is a village situated in Attur taluka of Salem district in Tamil Nadu. As per the Population Census 2011, there are total 855 families residing in the village Puthur. The total population of Puthur is 3,139 out of which 1,579 are males and 1,560 are females thus the Average Sex Ratio of Puthur is 988.
The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Puthur village is 374 which is 12% of the total population. There are 189 male children and 185 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Puthur is 979 which is less than Average Sex Ratio (988) of Puthur village.
As per the Census 2011, the literacy rate of Puthur is 68.9%. Thus Puthur village has higher literacy rate compared to 65.6% of Salem district. The male literacy rate is 81.73% and the female literacy rate is 56% in Puthur village.
As per constitution of India and Panchyati Raaj Act (Amendment 1998), Puthur 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 Puthur village.
Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 25.2% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 0% of total population in Puthur village.
In Puthur village out of total population, 1,923 were engaged in work activities. 98.8% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 1.2% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 1,923 workers engaged in Main Work, 740 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 893 were Agricultural labourer.
Below are the list of villages near Puthur village in Attur.