Cuddalore district of Tamil Nadu has total population of 2,605,914 as per the Census 2011. Out of which 1,311,697 are males while 1,294,217 are females. In 2011 there were total 635,578 families residing in Cuddalore district. The Average Sex Ratio of Cuddalore district is 987.
As per Census 2011 out of total population, 34% people lives in Urban areas while 66% lives in the Rural areas. The average literacy rate in urban areas is 86.4% while that in the rural areas is 73.7%. Also the Sex Ratio of Urban areas in Cuddalore district is 999 while that of Rural areas is 980.
The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Cuddalore district is 279950 which is 11% of the total population. There are 147644 male children and 132306 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Cuddalore is 896 which is less than Average Sex Ratio (987) of Cuddalore district.
The total literacy rate of Cuddalore district is 78.04%. The male literacy rate is 76.26% and the female literacy rate is 62.97% in Cuddalore district.
To facilitate the administration, Cuddalore district is further divided into 7 Talukas (Taluka/Tehsil/Tahsil) which are administrative divisions denoting sub-districts. Talukas consists of multiple villages and a few towns.
As per the Population Census 2011 data, following are some quick facts about Cuddalore district.
|Children (Age 0-6)||279,950||147,644||132,306|
Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 29.3% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 0.6% of total population in Cuddalore district of Tamil Nadu.
|No Religion Specified||5,101||(0.2%)||2,385||2,716|
The total literacy rate of Cuddalore district was 78.04% in 2011 which is less than average literacy rate 80.09% of Tamil Nadu. Population-wise, out of total 1,815,281 literates, males were 1,000,322 while females were 814,959. Also the male literacy rate was 85.93% and the female literacy rate was 70.14% in Cuddalore district.
|Cuddalore district||Tamil Nadu|
The Sex Ratio of Cuddalore district is 987 . Thus for every 1000 men there were 987 females in Cuddalore district. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 896 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 987 ) of Cuddalore district.
The total area of Cuddalore district is 3,703 km2. Thus the density of Cuddalore district is 704 people per square kilometer. As per the initial provisional data of Census 2011, around 459 sq. km. area is under urban region while 3,244 sq. km. is under rural region.
As per the Census 2011 out of total population of Cuddalore, 33.97% people lived in urban regions while 66.03% in rural areas. The total figure of population of urban population was 885,189 out of which 442,836 were males while remaining 442,353 were females. In rural areas of Cuddalore, male population was 868,861 while female population was 851,864.
The average sex ratio in urban regions of Cuddalore was 999 females per 1000 males. Also the Child (0-6 age) sex ration of urban areas in Cuddalore was 934 girls per 1000 boys. Thus the total children (0-6 age) living in urban areas of Cuddalore were 87,249 which is 9.86% of total urban population. Similarly the average sex ratio in rural areas of Cuddalore was 980 females per 1000 males. The Child sex ratio of rural areas in Cuddalore was 880 girls per 1000 boys.
The average literacy rate in Cuddalore for urban regions was 86.38 percent in which males were 91.88% literate while female literacy stood at 80.9%. The total literate population of Cuddalore was 1,815,281. Similarly in rural areas of Cuddalore, the average literacy rate was 73.69 percent. Out of which literacy rate of males and females stood at 82.85% and 64.48% respectively. Total literates in rural areas of Cuddalore were 1,126,045.
|Child sex ratio (0-6 age)||880||934|
According to Census 2011, there were 279,950 children between age 0 to 6 years in Cuddalore district. Out of which 147,644 were male while 132,306 were female.
In Cuddalore district out of total population, 1,169,880 were engaged in work activities. 71.6% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 28.4% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 1,169,880 workers engaged in Main Work, 136,035 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 325,599 were Agricultural labourer.