Mettathur is a village positioned in Tirunavalur Block of Viluppuram district in Tamil Nadu. Situated in rural region of Viluppuram district of Tamil Nadu, it is one among the 65 villages of Tirunavalur Block of Viluppuram district. According to the government records, the village code of Mettathur is 633644. The village has 295 houses.
According to Census 2011, Mettathur's population is 1201. Out of this, 632 are males whereas the females count 569 here. This village has 156 kids in the age group of 0-6 years. Out of this 79 are boys and 77 are girls.
Literacy rate in Mettathur village is 61%. 741 out of total 1201 population is educated here. Among males the literacy rate is 74% as 469 males out of total 632 are educated while female literacy rate is 47% as 272 out of total 569 females are literate in this Village.
The dark part is that illiteracy rate of Mettathur village is 38%. Here 460 out of total 1201 people are illiterate. Male illiteracy rate here is 25% as 163 males out of total 632 are illiterate. In females the illiteracy rate is 52% and 297 out of total 569 females are illiterate in this village.
The number of occupied people of Mettathur village is 551 however 650 are un-employed. And out of 551 occupied individual 24 individuals are entirely dependent on farming.