Keelathanian Village, with population of 2168 is Ponnamaravathi sub district's the 12th most populous village, located in Ponnamaravathi sub district of Pudukkottai district in the state Tamil Nadu in India. Total geographical area of Keelathanian village is 9 km2 and it is the 13th biggest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 241 persons per km2.

Nearest town of the village is Ponnamaravathi. The village has its own post office and the pin code of Keelathanian village is 622002. The village comes under Keelathaniam panchayat. Ponnamaravathi is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the village is 23 km. District head quarter of the village is Pudukkottai which is 28 km away. 0.41 square kilometer (5%) of the total village's area is covered by forest.


The village is home to 2168 people, among them 1091 (50%) are male and 1077 (50%) are female. 71% of the whole population are from general caste, 29% are from schedule caste. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Keelathanian village is 11%, among them 52% are boys and 48% are girls. There are 532 households in the village and an average 4 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Keelathanian

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 2,168 1,545 623 0 241
Male 1,091 769 322 0 125
Female 1,077 776 301 0 116

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 987 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 1009, in schedule caste is 935. There are 928 girls under 6 years of age per 1000 boys of the same age in the village.


Total 1294 people in the village are literate, among them 748 are male and 546 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Keelathanian is 67%. 77% of male and 57% of female population are literate here.

Workers profile

Keelathanian has 54% (1177) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 59% male and 49% female population are working population. 15% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 44% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 4% of total female population are main and 46% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Keelathanian

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 54 10 45 46
Male 59 15 44 41
Female 49 4 46 51