Narthamalai Village, with population of 2189 is Kulathur sub district's the 33rd most populous village, located in Kulathur sub district of Pudukkottai district in the state Tamil Nadu in India. Total geographical area of Narthamalai village is 7 km2 and it is the 24th smallest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 332 persons per km2.

Nearest town of the village is Keeranur. The village has its own post office and the pin code of Narthamalai village is 622501. The village comes under Narthamalai panchayat. Keeranur is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the village is 7 km. District head quarter of the village is Pudukkottai which is 16 km away. 1.01 square kilometer (15%) of the total village's area is covered by forest.


The village is home to 2189 people, among them 1133 (52%) are male and 1056 (48%) are female. 69% of the whole population are from general caste, 31% are from schedule caste. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Narthamalai village is 12%, among them 58% are boys and 42% are girls. There are 513 households in the village and an average 4 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Narthamalai

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 2,189 1,510 679 0 260
Male 1,133 785 348 0 150
Female 1,056 725 331 0 110

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 932 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 924, in schedule caste is 951. There are 733 girls under 6 years of age per 1000 boys of the same age in the village.


Total 1341 people in the village are literate, among them 764 are male and 577 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Narthamalai is 70%. 78% of male and 61% of female population are literate here.

Workers profile

Narthamalai has 55% (1195) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 61% male and 48% female population are working population. 44% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 17% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 16% of total female population are main and 31% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Narthamalai

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 55 31 24 45
Male 61 44 17 39
Female 48 17 31 52