Athavanad Village, with population of about 20 thousand is Tirur sub district's the 2nd least populous village, located in Tirur sub district of Malappuram district in the state Kerala in India. Total geographical area of Athavanad village is 13 km2 and it is the 8th smallest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 1524 persons per km2.

Nearest town of the village is Tirur and distance from Athavanad village to Tirur is 16 km. The village has its own post office and the pin code of Athavanad village is 676301. The village comes under Athavanad panchayat. Tirur is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the village is 18 km. District head quarter of the village is Malappuram which is 40 km away.

Demographics

The village is home to about 20 thousand people, among them 9612 (47%) are male and about 11 thousand (53%) are female. 95% of the whole population are from general caste, 5% are from schedule caste and 0% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Athavanad village is 14%, among them 52% are boys and 48% are girls. There are 3769 households in the village and an average 5 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Athavanad

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 20,480 19,480 933 67 2,792
Male 9,612 9,102 479 31 1,442
Female 10,868 10,378 454 36 1,350

Growth of population

Population of the village has increased by 10% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 19 thousand. Female population growth rate of the village is 15.3% which is 10.7% higher than male population growth rate of 4.6%. General caste population has increased by 8.5%; Schedule caste population has increased by 41.8% and child population has decreased by -5.8% in the village since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Athavanad

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 10 9 42 0 -6
Male 5 3 48 0 -4
Female 15 14 36 0 -8

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 1131 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 1140, in schedule caste is 948 and in schedule tribe is 1161. There are 936 girls under 6 years of age per 1000 boys of the same age in the village. Overall sex ratio in the village has increased by 105 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 43 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Athavanad

Total General SC ST Child
Change 105 114 -83 1,161 -43
2011 1,131 1,140 948 1,161 936
2001 1,026 1,026 1,031 0 979

Literacy

Total about 16 thousand people in the village are literate, among them 7733 are male and 8647 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Athavanad is 93%. 95% of male and 91% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village 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 - Athavanad

Total Male Female
Change 4 3 6
2011 93 95 91
2001 89 92 85

Workers profile

Athavanad has 23% (4691) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 43% male and 5% female population are working population. 36% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 7% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 2% of total female population are main and 3% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Athavanad

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 23 18 5 77
Male 43 36 7 57
Female 5 2 3 95