Sholayur is a village placed in Attappady Block of Palakkad district in Kerala. Placed in rural area of Palakkad district of Kerala, it is one of the 6 villages of Attappady Block of Palakkad district. As per the government records, the village code of Sholayur is 627613. The village has 1885 homes.
According to Census 2011, Sholayur's population is 7012. Out of this, 3507 are males while the females count 3505 here. This village has 722 kids in the age bracket of 0-6 years. Out of this 354 are boys and 368 are girls.
Literacy rate in Sholayur village is 64%. 4493 out of total 7012 population is educated here. In males the literacy rate is 69% as 2420 males out of total 3507 are educated while female literacy rate is 59% as 2073 out of total 3505 females are literate in this Village.
The Negative side is that illiteracy rate of Sholayur village is 35%. Here 2519 out of total 7012 people are illiterate. Male illiteracy rate here is 30% as 1087 males out of total 3507 are uneducated. Among the females the illiteracy rate is 40% and 1432 out of total 3505 females are illiterate in this village.
The count of employed people of Sholayur village is 3777 still 3235 are non-working. And out of 3777 working people 449 peoples are totally dependent on cultivation.