Tanur is a Block positioned in Malappuram district in Kerala. Placed in urban area of Kerala, it is one among the 14 blocks of Malappuram district. According to the administration records, the block number of Tanur is 36. The block has 11 villages and there are total 59438 families in this Block.
As per Census 2011, Tanur's population is 332933. Out of this, 155766 are males whereas the females count 177167 here. This block has 48137 children in the age group of 0-6 years. Out of this 24620 are boys and 23517 are girls.
Literacy rate in Tanur block is 79%. 265135 out of total 332933 population is educated here. In males the literacy rate is 80% as 125231 males out of total 155766 are literate however female literacy rate is 78% as 139904 out of total 177167 females are literate in this Block.
The dark side is that illiteracy rate of Tanur block is 20%. Here 67798 out of total 332933 persons are illiterate. Male illiteracy rate here is 19% as 30535 males out of total 155766 are illiterate. In females the illiteracy rate is 21% and 37263 out of total 177167 females are illiterate in this block.
The count of working person of Tanur block is 75011 whereas 257922 are un-employed. And out of 75011 occupied individual 2945 persons are entirely dependent on farming.