Alur is a village positioned in Thirukkoyilur Block of Viluppuram district in Tamil Nadu. Located in rural area of Viluppuram district of Tamil Nadu, it is one of the 61 villages of Thirukkoyilur Block of Viluppuram district. As per the government register, the village number of Alur is 633195. The village has 694 houses.
According to Census 2011, Alur's population is 3296. Out of this, 1711 are males while the females count 1585 here. This village has 459 kids in the age group of 0-6 years. Out of this 244 are boys and 215 are girls.
Literacy rate in Alur village is 47%. 1575 out of total 3296 population is educated here. Among males the literacy rate is 57% as 986 males out of total 1711 are educated however female literacy rate is 37% as 589 out of total 1585 females are literate in this Village.
The dark side is that illiteracy rate of Alur village is shockingly high -- 52%. Here 1721 out of total 3296 people are illiterate. Male illiteracy rate here is 42% as 725 males out of total 1711 are uneducated. Among the females the illiteracy rate is 62% and 996 out of total 1585 females are illiterate in this village.
The number of occupied people of Alur village is 1641 still 1655 are non-working. And out of 1641 employed individual 362 individuals are totally dependent on cultivation.