Pudur is a Block placed in Thoothukkudi district in Tamil Nadu. Situated in rural area of Tamil Nadu, it is one among the 14 blocks of Thoothukkudi district. According to the administration register, the block number of Pudur is 314. The block has 52 villages and there are total 18212 houses in this Block.
As per Census 2011, Pudur's population is 63866. Out of this, 31579 are males while the females count 32287 here. This block has 6303 children in the age bracket of 0-6 years. Among them 3186 are boys and 3117 are girls.
Literacy rate in Pudur block is 69%. 44237 out of total 63866 population is literate here. In males the literacy rate is 77% as 24529 males out of total 31579 are educated however female literacy rate is 61% as 19708 out of total 32287 females are educated in this Block.
The Negative side is that illiteracy rate of Pudur block is 30%. Here 19629 out of total 63866 people are illiterate. Male illiteracy rate here is 22% as 7050 males out of total 31579 are uneducated. Among the females the illiteracy rate is 38% and 12579 out of total 32287 females are illiterate in this block.
The count of working person of Pudur block is 37004 while 26862 are non-working. And out of 37004 employed individual 4849 individuals are totally dependent on agriculture.