Vilar Census Town, with population of 9028 is Thanjavur sub district's the least populous census town located in Thanjavur sub district of Thanjavur district in the state Tamil Nadu in India. Total geographical area of Vilar census town is 15 km2 and it is the 3rd smallest census town by area in the sub district. Population density of the census town is 623 persons per km2. There is only one ward in this census town which is Vilar Ward No 01 and the population of Vilar Ward No 01 is 9028.

Nearest railway station is Thanjavur which is 10 km far from here. Thanjavur is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the census town is 10 km. District head quarter of the census town is Thanjavur which is 10 km away. Chennai is the state head quarter of the census town and is 330 km far from here. Yearly average rainfall of the census town is 1217 mm. Maximum temperature here reaches up to 36°C and minimum temperature goes down to 22.8°C.


The census town is home to 9028 people, among them 4247 (47%) are male and 4781 (53%) are female. 87% of the whole population are from general caste, 13% are from schedule caste and 0% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Vilar census town is 10%, among them 52% are boys and 48% are girls. There are 2170 households in the census town and an average 4 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Vilar

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 9,028 7,840 1,184 4 925
Male 4,247 3,686 559 2 481
Female 4,781 4,154 625 2 444

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 81% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the census town followed by Christians which contribute 15% of the total population and Muslims are the third largest religious community here with 4% population.. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Hindus are 1093 in Christians are 1379 and in Muslims are 980.

Religion wise population 2011 - Vilar

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 9,028 7,280 404 1,344 0 0 0 0 0
Male 4,247 3,478 204 565 0 0 0 0 0
Female 4,781 3,802 200 779 0 0 0 0 0

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 1126 females per 1000 male in the census town. Sex ratio in general caste is 1127, in schedule caste is 1118 and in schedule tribe is 1000. There are 923 girls under 6 years of age per 1000 boys of the same age in the census town.


Total 7018 people in the census town are literate, among them 3440 are male and 3578 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Vilar is 87%. 91% of male and 82% of female population are literate here.

Workers profile

Vilar has 37% (3327) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 58% male and 18% female population are working population. 52% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 6% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 14% of total female population are main and 4% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Vilar

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 36.9% 31.7% 5.1% 63.1%
Male 58.1% 52.1% 5.9% 41.9%
Female 18% 13.6% 4.4% 82%