Ayothiapattinam Ward No 08, with population of 867 is Ayothiapattinam city's the 6th most populous ward, located in Vazhapadi sub district of Salem district in the state Tamil Nadu in India.


The ward is home to 867 people, among them 439 (51%) are male and 428 (49%) are female. 83% of the whole population are from general caste, 17% are from schedule caste. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Ayothiapattinam Ward No 08 is 8%, among them 62% are boys and 38% are girls. There are 230 households in the ward and an average 4 persons live in every family.

Growth of population

Population of the ward has increased by 2.5% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 846. Female population growth rate of the ward is -0.5% which is -6% lower than male population growth rate of 5.5%. General caste population has increased by 14.3%; Schedule caste population has decreased by -31.9% and child population has decreased by -46.8% in the ward since last census.

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 975 females per 1000 male in the ward. Sex ratio in general caste is 957, in schedule caste is 1070. There are 610 girls under 6 years of age per 1000 boys of the same age in the ward. Overall sex ratio in the ward has decreased by 59 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 604 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.


Total 646 people in the ward are literate, among them 347 are male and 299 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Ayothiapattinam WARD NO.-0008 is 81%. 87% of male and 74% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the ward has increased by 11%. Male literacy has gone up by 11% and female literacy rate has gone up by 10%.

Workers profile

Ayothiapattinam WARD NO.-0008 has 48% (420) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 63% male and 34% female population are working population. 59% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 3% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 32% of total female population are main and 2% are marginal workers.