Athur is a village placed in Tirunavalur Block of Viluppuram district in Tamil Nadu. Placed in rural part of Viluppuram district of Tamil Nadu, it is one among the 65 villages of Tirunavalur Block of Viluppuram district. According to the government register, the village code of Athur is 633634. The village has 1072 families.
According to Census 2011, Athur's population is 4981. Out of this, 2510 are males whereas the females count 2471 here. This village has 656 children in the age bracket of 0-6 years. Among them 330 are boys and 326 are girls.
Literacy rate in Athur village is 59%. 2957 out of total 4981 population is literate here. Among males the literacy rate is 70% as 1769 males out of total 2510 are educated however female literacy rate is 48% as 1188 out of total 2471 females are educated in this Village.
The Negative part is that illiteracy rate of Athur village is 40%. Here 2024 out of total 4981 individuals are illiterate. Male illiteracy rate here is 29% as 741 males out of total 2510 are illiterate. Among the females the illiteracy rate is 51% and 1283 out of total 2471 females are illiterate in this village.
The number of working people of Athur village is 2712 while 2269 are non-working. And out of 2712 employed person 871 individuals are totally reliant on farming.