Kottur is a Block placed in Thiruvarur district in Tamil Nadu. Located in rural area of Tamil Nadu, it is one among the 11 blocks of Thiruvarur district. According to the administration records, the block code of Kottur is 218. The block has 56 villages and there are total 28932 houses in this Block.
As per Census 2011, Kottur's population is 107525. Out of this, 53218 are males while the females count 54307 here. This block has 9776 kids in the age bracket of 0-6 years. Among them 5046 are boys and 4730 are girls.
Literacy rate in Kottur block is 72%. 78165 out of total 107525 population is educated here. Among males the literacy rate is 78% as 42008 males out of total 53218 are educated whereas female literacy rate is 66% as 36157 out of total 54307 females are literate in this Block.
The dark portion is that illiteracy rate of Kottur block is 27%. Here 29360 out of total 107525 individuals are illiterate. Male illiteracy rate here is 21% as 11210 males out of total 53218 are illiterate. In females the illiteracy rate is 33% and 18150 out of total 54307 females are illiterate in this block.
The number of employed person of Kottur block is 52107 while 55418 are non-working. And out of 52107 occupied people 4901 persons are completely dependent on cultivation.