Puthur is a village positioned in Vettikkavala Block of Kollam district in Kerala. Located in rural region of Kollam district of Kerala, it is one among the 10 villages of Vettikkavala Block of Kollam district. According to the government register, the village code of Puthur is 6284051. The village has 3911 families.
According to Census 2011, Puthur's population is 14948. Out of this, 7036 are males whereas the females count 7912 here. This village has 1251 kids in the age group of 0-6 years. Among them 648 are boys and 603 are girls.
Literacy rate in Puthur village is 88%. 13215 out of total 14948 population is educated here. In males the literacy rate is 88% as 6261 males out of total 7036 are educated whereas female literacy rate is 87% as 6954 out of total 7912 females are literate in this Village.
The dark portion is that illiteracy rate of Puthur village is 11%. Here 1733 out of total 14948 people are illiterate. Male illiteracy rate here is 11% as 775 males out of total 7036 are uneducated. In females the illiteracy rate is 12% and 958 out of total 7912 females are illiterate in this village.
The count of employed people of Puthur village is 5247 while 9701 are un-employed. And out of 5247 employed people 459 peoples are entirely dependent on agriculture.