Vattanam is a village situated in Tiruvadanai taluka of Ramanathapuram district in Tamil Nadu. As per the Population Census 2011, there are total 556 families residing in the village Vattanam. The total population of Vattanam is 2,456 out of which 1,243 are males and 1,213 are females thus the Average Sex Ratio of Vattanam is 976.
The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Vattanam village is 290 which is 12% of the total population. There are 147 male children and 143 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Vattanam is 973 which is less than Average Sex Ratio (976) of Vattanam village.
As per the Census 2011, the literacy rate of Vattanam is 82%. Thus Vattanam village has higher literacy rate compared to 72.3% of Ramanathapuram district. The male literacy rate is 88.87% and the female literacy rate is 75.05% in Vattanam village.
As per constitution of India and Panchyati Raaj Act (Amendment 1998), Vattanam 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 Vattanam village.
Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 16.4% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 5.9% of total population in Vattanam village.
In Vattanam village out of total population, 921 were engaged in work activities. 27.3% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 72.7% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 921 workers engaged in Main Work, 92 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 11 were Agricultural labourer.
Below are the list of villages near Vattanam village in Tiruvadanai.