Adhanur Village, with population of 2546 is Thirumayam sub district's the 21st most populous village, located in Thirumayam sub district of Pudukkottai district in the state Tamil Nadu in India. Total geographical area of Adhanur village is 17 km2 and it is the 6th biggest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 148 persons per km2.

Nearest town of the village is Karaikudi. The village has its own post office and the pin code of Adhanur village is 622503. The village comes under Adhanur panchayat. Thirumayam is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the village is 8 km. District head quarter of the village is Pudukkottai which is 25 km away. 5.24 square kilometer (30%) of the total village's area is covered by forest.


The village is home to 2546 people, among them 1255 (49%) are male and 1291 (51%) are female. 91% of the whole population are from general caste, 9% are from schedule caste and 0% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Adhanur village is 12%, among them 49% are boys and 51% are girls. There are 666 households in the village and an average 4 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Adhanur

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 2,546 2,322 223 1 302
Male 1,255 1,140 115 0 147
Female 1,291 1,182 108 1 155

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 1029 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 1037, in schedule caste is 939. There are 1054 girls under 6 years of age per 1000 boys of the same age in the village.


Total 1588 people in the village are literate, among them 874 are male and 714 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Adhanur is 71%. 79% of male and 63% of female population are literate here.

Workers profile

Adhanur has 43% (1088) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 62% male and 24% female population are working population. 61% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 0% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 22% of total female population are main and 2% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Adhanur

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 43 41 1 57
Male 62 61 1 39
Female 25 22 2 76