Theerthamalai Village, with population of 2055 is Harur sub district's the 33rd most populous village, located in Harur sub district of Dharmapuri district in the state Tamil Nadu in India. Total geographical area of Theerthamalai village is 2 km2 and it is the 61st smallest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 1028 persons per km2.

Nearest town of the village is Harur. The village has its own post office and the pin code of Theerthamalai village is 636906. The village comes under Theerthamalai panchayat. Harur is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the village is 15 km. District head quarter of the village is Dharmapuri which is 50 km away.


The village is home to 2055 people, among them 1013 (49%) are male and 1042 (51%) are female. 84% of the whole population are from general caste, 10% are from schedule caste and 6% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Theerthamalai village is 10%, among them 51% are boys and 49% are girls. There are 556 households in the village and an average 4 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Theerthamalai

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 2,055 1,733 202 120 198
Male 1,013 848 103 62 100
Female 1,042 885 99 58 98

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 1044, in schedule caste is 961 and in schedule tribe is 935. There are 980 girls under 6 years of age per 1000 boys of the same age in the village.


Total 1359 people in the village are literate, among them 741 are male and 618 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Theerthamalai is 73%. 81% of male and 65% of female population are literate here.

Workers profile

Theerthamalai has 46% (950) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 58% male and 35% female population are working population. 53% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 5% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 30% of total female population are main and 5% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Theerthamalai

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 46 42 5 54
Male 58 53 5 42
Female 35 30 5 65