Vanavasi is a village situated in Mettur taluka of Salem district in Tamil Nadu. As per the Population Census 2011, there are total 1,780 families residing in the village Vanavasi. The total population of Vanavasi is 6,704 out of which 3,481 are males and 3,223 are females thus the Average Sex Ratio of Vanavasi is 926.
The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Vanavasi village is 741 which is 11% of the total population. There are 383 male children and 358 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Vanavasi is 935 which is greater than Average Sex Ratio (926) of Vanavasi village.
As per the Census 2011, the literacy rate of Vanavasi is 57.4%. Thus Vanavasi village has lower literacy rate compared to 65.6% of Salem district. The male literacy rate is 66.24% and the female literacy rate is 47.89% in Vanavasi village.
As per constitution of India and Panchyati Raaj Act (Amendment 1998), Vanavasi 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 Vanavasi village.
Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 13.6% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 0% of total population in Vanavasi village.
In Vanavasi village out of total population, 3,982 were engaged in work activities. 93.9% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 6.1% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 3,982 workers engaged in Main Work, 641 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 2,034 were Agricultural labourer.
Below are the list of villages near Vanavasi village in Mettur.