Overi Census Town, with population of 5694 is Radhapuram sub district's the 2nd least populous census town located in Radhapuram sub district of Tirunelveli district in the state Tamil Nadu in India. Total geographical area of Overi census town is 5 km2 and it is the smallest census town by area in the sub district. Population density of the census town is 1174 persons per km2. There is only one ward in this census town which is Overi Ward No 01 and the population of Overi Ward No 01 is 5694.

Nearest railway station is Nanguneri which is 40 km far from here. Radhapuram is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the census town is 30 km. District head quarter of the census town is Tirunelveli which is 72 km away. Chennai is the state head quarter of the census town and is 660 km far from here. Yearly average rainfall of the census town is 901.1 mm. Maximum temperature here reaches up to 35.6°C and minimum temperature goes down to 21.7°C.

Demographics

The census town is home to 5694 people, among them 2966 (52%) are male and 2728 (48%) are female. 100% of the whole population are from general caste, 0% are from schedule caste. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Overi census town is 13%, among them 54% are boys and 46% are girls. There are 1281 households in the census town and an average 4 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Overi

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 5,694 5,691 3 0 714
Male 2,966 2,964 2 0 389
Female 2,728 2,727 1 0 325

Religion wise distribution of population

Christians contribute 99% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the census town.. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Christians are 921.

Religion wise population 2011 - Overi

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 5,694 23 9 5,652 0 10 0 0 0
Male 2,966 13 6 2,942 0 5 0 0 0
Female 2,728 10 3 2,710 0 5 0 0 0

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 920 females per 1000 male in the census town. Sex ratio in general caste is 920, in schedule caste is 500. There are 835 girls under 6 years of age per 1000 boys of the same age in the census town.

Literacy

Total 4804 people in the census town are literate, among them 2496 are male and 2308 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Overi is 96%. 97% of male and 96% of female population are literate here.

Workers profile

Overi has 33% (1906) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 58% male and 7% female population are working population. 56% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 1% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 6% of total female population are main and 1% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Overi

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 33.5% 32.4% 1.1% 66.5%
Male 57.7% 56.4% 1.3% 42.3%
Female 7.1% 6.3% 0.9% 92.9%