Kanayar is a village situated in Ulundurpettai Block of Viluppuram district in Tamil Nadu. Located in rural area of Viluppuram district of Tamil Nadu, it is one of the 77 villages of Ulundurpettai Block of Viluppuram district. As per the administration records, the village code of Kanayar is 633703. The village has 370 families.
According to Census 2011, Kanayar's population is 1659. Out of this, 833 are males while the females count 826 here. This village has 185 children in the age bracket of 0-6 years. Out of this 100 are boys and 85 are girls.
Literacy rate in Kanayar village is 58%. 978 out of total 1659 population is educated here. Among males the literacy rate is 68% as 571 males out of total 833 are literate while female literacy rate is 49% as 407 out of total 826 females are educated in this Village.
The Negative side is that illiteracy rate of Kanayar village is 41%. Here 681 out of total 1659 people are illiterate. Male illiteracy rate here is 31% as 262 males out of total 833 are uneducated. Among the females the illiteracy rate is 50% and 419 out of total 826 females are illiterate in this village.
The number of employed individual of Kanayar village is 919 whereas 740 are non-working. And out of 919 working people 128 peoples are totally dependent on cultivation.