Puthur is a village positioned in Kottarakkara Block of Kollam district in Kerala. Positioned in rural part of Kollam district of Kerala, it is one among the 9 villages of Kottarakkara Block of Kollam district. As per the administration records, the village code of Puthur is 628405. The village has 1270 houses.
According to Census 2011, Puthur's population is 4838. Out of this, 2290 are males while the females count 2548 here. This village has 384 children in the age bracket of 0-6 years. Among them 194 are boys and 190 are girls.
Literacy rate in Puthur village is 90%. 4374 out of total 4838 population is educated here. Among males the literacy rate is 90% as 2068 males out of total 2290 are educated whereas female literacy rate is 90% as 2306 out of total 2548 females are educated in this Village.
The Negative part is that illiteracy rate of Puthur village is 9.%. Here 464 out of total 4838 individuals are illiterate. Male illiteracy rate here is 9.% as 222 males out of total 2290 are uneducated. In females the illiteracy rate is 9.% and 242 out of total 2548 females are illiterate in this village.
The number of working people of Puthur village is 1813 while 3025 are un-employed. And out of 1813 occupied person 230 persons are completely dependent on agriculture.