Tenkuthu is a village situated in Kurinjipadi taluka of Cuddalore district in Tamil Nadu. As per the Population Census 2011, there are total 1,126 families residing in the village Tenkuthu. The total population of Tenkuthu is 4,472 out of which 2,295 are males and 2,177 are females thus the Average Sex Ratio of Tenkuthu is 949.
The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Tenkuthu village is 565 which is 13% of the total population. There are 318 male children and 247 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Tenkuthu is 777 which is less than Average Sex Ratio (949) of Tenkuthu village.
As per the Census 2011, the literacy rate of Tenkuthu is 75.7%. Thus Tenkuthu village has higher literacy rate compared to 69.7% of Cuddalore district. The male literacy rate is 85.28% and the female literacy rate is 65.96% in Tenkuthu village.
As per constitution of India and Panchyati Raaj Act (Amendment 1998), Tenkuthu 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 Tenkuthu village.
Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 34.3% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 0.4% of total population in Tenkuthu village.
In Tenkuthu village out of total population, 1,931 were engaged in work activities. 72.6% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 27.4% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 1,931 workers engaged in Main Work, 43 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 761 were Agricultural labourer.
Below are the list of villages near Tenkuthu village in Kurinjipadi.