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Thevur (Salem District)
Rural Town
Thevur (Salem District) is located in Tamil Nadu
Thevur (Salem District)
Thevur (Salem District)
Location in Tamil Nadu, India
Coordinates: 11°31′12″N 77°46′25″E / 11.52000°N 77.77361°E / 11.52000; 77.77361Coordinates: 11°31′12″N 77°46′25″E / 11.52000°N 77.77361°E / 11.52000; 77.77361
Country  India
State Tamil Nadu
District Salem
 • Type Town Panchayat
Population (2011)
 • Total 8,548
 • Official Tamil
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
PIN 637104
Telephone code 04283
Vehicle registration TN 52


Thevur is a Town Panchayat city in district of Salem, Tamil Nadu. The Thevur city is divided into 15 wards for which elections are held every 5 years. The Thevur Town Panchayat has population of 8,548 of which 4,415 are males while 4,133 are females as per report released by Census India 2011.

Population of Children with age of 0-6 is 727 which is 8.50% of total population of Thevur (TP). In Thevur Town Panchayat, Female Sex Ratio is of 936 against state average of 996. Moreover Child Sex Ratio in Thevur is around 855 compared to Tamil Nadu state average of 943. Literacy rate of Thevur city is 65.80% lower than state average of 80.09%. In Thevur, Male literacy is around 76.66% while female literacy rate is 54.29%.

Thevur is a Town Panchayat has total administration over 2,423 houses to which it supplies basic amenities like water and sewerage. It is also authorized to build roads within Town Panchayat limits and impose taxes on properties coming under its jurisdiction.

Thevur Work Profile[edit]

Out of total population, 5,051 were engaged in work or business activity. Of this 2,869 were males while 2,182 were females. In census survey, worker is defined as person who does business, job, service, and cultivator and labour activity. Of total 5051 working population, 89.94% were engaged in Main Work while 10.06% of total workers were engaged in Marginal Work.

Thevur Religion Data 2011[edit]

Town Population Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated Thevur 8,548 96.36% 0.13% 3.45% 0.01% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.05%

Thevur Caste Factor[edit]

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 22.15% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 0.04% of total population in Thevur (TP).