Kattuputhur Town Panchayat, with population of about 11 thousand is Thottiyam sub district's the least populous town panchayat located in Thottiyam sub district of Tiruchirappalli district in the state Tamil Nadu in India. Total geographical area of Kattuputhur town panchayat is 6 km2 and it is the smallest city by area in the sub district. Population density of the city is 1708 persons per km2. There are 15 wards in the city, among them Kattuputhur Ward No 06 is the most populous ward with population of 1761 and Kattuputhur Ward No 14 is the least populous ward with population of 302.

Nearest railway station is Mayanur which is 12 km far from here. Thottiyam is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the city is 15 km. District head quarter of the city is Tiruchirappalli which is 60 km away. Chennai is the state head quarter of the city and is 392 km far from here. Yearly average rainfall of the city is 757.3 mm. Maximum temperature here reaches up to 38.9°C and minimum temperature goes down to 18.6°C.

Demographics

The city is home to about 11 thousand people, among them 5401 (49%) are male and 5532 (51%) are female. 70% of the whole population are from general caste, 30% are from schedule caste and 0% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Kattuputhur town panchayat is 9%, among them 51% are boys and 49% are girls. There are 3076 households in the city and an average 4 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Kattuputhur

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 10,933 7,670 3,262 1 999
Male 5,401 3,782 1,618 1 505
Female 5,532 3,888 1,644 0 494

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 97% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the city followed by Muslims which contribute 2% of the total population.. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Hindus are 1022 in Muslims are 1095.

Religion wise population 2011 - Kattuputhur

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 10,933 10,618 243 65 1 0 0 0 6
Male 5,401 5,252 116 30 0 0 0 0 3
Female 5,532 5,366 127 35 1 0 0 0 3

Growth of population

Population of the city has decreased by -1.7% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 11 thousand. Female population growth rate of the city is -1.1% which is 1.2% higher than male population growth rate of -2.3%. General caste population has decreased by -5.8%; Schedule caste population has increased by 9.7% and child population has decreased by -11.3% in the city since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Kattuputhur

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total -1.7% -5.8% 9.7% 0% -11.3%
Male -2.3% -6.7% 9.7% 0% -10.1%
Female -1.1% -5% 9.7% 0% -12.4%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 1024 females per 1000 male in the city. Sex ratio in general caste is 1028, in schedule caste is 1016. There are 978 girls under 6 years of age per 1000 boys of the same age in the city. Overall sex ratio in the city has increased by 12 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 26 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Kattuputhur

Total General SC ST Child
Change 12 18 0 0 -26
2011 1024 1028 1016 0 978
2001 1012 1010 1016 0 1004

Literacy

Total 7977 people in the city are literate, among them 4356 are male and 3621 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Kattuputhur is 80%. 89% of male and 72% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the city has increased by 4%. Male literacy has gone up by 3% and female literacy rate has gone up by 6%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Kattuputhur

Total Male Female
Change 4.2% 2.8% 5.8%
2011 80.3% 89% 71.9%
2001 76.1% 86.2% 66.1%

Workers profile

Kattuputhur has 48% (5265) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 61% male and 36% female population are working population. 58% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 3% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 32% of total female population are main and 3% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Kattuputhur

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 48.2% 45.1% 3.1% 51.8%
Male 60.7% 58% 2.7% 39.3%
Female 35.9% 32.5% 3.4% 64.1%