Kottaiyur Village, with population of 2273 is Thirumayam sub district's the 26th most populous village, located in Thirumayam sub district of Pudukkottai district in the state Tamil Nadu in India. Total geographical area of Kottaiyur village is 10 km2 and it is the 18th biggest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 233 persons per km2.

Nearest town of the village is Pudukkottai. The village has its own post office and the pin code of Kottaiyur village is 622506. The village comes under Kottaiyur panchayat. Thirumayam is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the village is 10 km. District head quarter of the village is Pudukkottai which is 12 km away.


The village is home to 2273 people, among them 1109 (49%) are male and 1164 (51%) are female. 58% of the whole population are from general caste, 42% are from schedule caste and 0% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Kottaiyur village is 10%, among them 46% are boys and 54% are girls. There are 550 households in the village and an average 4 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Kottaiyur

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 2,273 1,322 949 2 218
Male 1,109 657 451 1 100
Female 1,164 665 498 1 118

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 1050 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 1012, in schedule caste is 1104 and in schedule tribe is 1000. There are 1180 girls under 6 years of age per 1000 boys of the same age in the village.


Total 1542 people in the village are literate, among them 829 are male and 713 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Kottaiyur is 75%. 82% of male and 68% of female population are literate here.

Workers profile

Kottaiyur has 48% (1086) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 59% male and 37% female population are working population. 55% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 4% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 27% of total female population are main and 10% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Kottaiyur

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 48 41 7 52
Male 59 55 4 41
Female 37 27 10 63