Dharmapuri District Population, Caste, Religion Data (Tamil Nadu) - Census 2011
Dharmapuri district of Tamil Nadu has a total population of 1,506,843 as per the Census 2011. Out of which 774,303 are males while 732,540 are females. In 2011 there were a total 375,873 families residing in Dharmapuri district. The Average Sex Ratio of Dharmapuri district is 946.
As per Census 2011 out of total population, 17.3% people live in Urban areas while 82.7% live in the Rural areas. The average literacy rate in urban areas is 81.2% while that in rural areas is 65.9%. Also the Sex Ratio of Urban areas in Dharmapuri district is 990 while that of Rural areas is 937.
The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Dharmapuri district is 167940 which is 11% of the total population. There are 87777 male children and 80163 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Dharmapuri is 913 which is less than Average Sex Ratio (946) of Dharmapuri district.
The total literacy rate of Dharmapuri district is 68.54%. The male literacy rate is 68.14% and the female literacy rate is 53.25% in Dharmapuri district.
To facilitate the administration, Dharmapuri district is further divided into 5 Talukas (Taluka/Tehsil/Tahsil) which are administrative divisions denoting sub-districts. Talukas consists of multiple villages and a few towns.
Dharmapuri Data as per Census 2011
As per the Population Census 2011 data, following are some quick facts about Dharmapuri district.
|Children (Age 0-6)||167,940||87,777||80,163|
Caste-wise Population - Dharmapuri district
Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 16.3% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 4.2% of total population in Dharmapuri district of Tamil Nadu.
Religion-wise Population - Dharmapuri district
|No Religion Specified||1,167||(0.08%)||594||573|
Literacy Rate - Dharmapuri district
The total literacy rate of Dharmapuri district was 68.54% in 2011 which is less than average literacy rate 80.09% of Tamil Nadu. Population-wise, out of total 917,709 literates, males were 527,599 while females were 390,110. Also the male literacy rate was 76.85% and the female literacy rate was 59.8% in Dharmapuri district.
|Dharmapuri district||Tamil Nadu|
Sex Ratio - Dharmapuri district
The Sex Ratio of Dharmapuri district is 946 . Thus for every 1000 men there were 946 females in Dharmapuri district. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 913 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 946 ) of Dharmapuri district.
Population Density - Dharmapuri district
The total area of Dharmapuri district is 4,497 km2. Thus the density of Dharmapuri district is 335 people per square kilometer. As per the initial provisional data of Census 2011, around 90 sq. km. area is under urban region while 4,407 sq. km. is under rural region.
Urban/Rural Population - Dharmapuri district
As per the Census 2011 out of total population of Dharmapuri, 17.32% people lived in urban regions while 82.68% in rural areas. The total urban population was 260,912 out of which 131,088 were males while the remaining 129,824 were females. In rural areas of Dharmapuri, male population was 643,215 while the female population was 602,716.
The average sex ratio in urban regions of Dharmapuri was 990 females per 1000 males. Also the Child (0-6 age) sex ration of urban areas in Dharmapuri was 939 girls per 1000 boys. Thus the total children (0-6 age) living in urban areas of Dharmapuri were 27,037 which is 10.36% of total urban population. Similarly the average sex ratio in rural areas of Dharmapuri was 937 females per 1000 males. The Child sex ratio of rural areas in Dharmapuri was 908 girls per 1000 boys.
The average literacy rate in Dharmapuri for urban regions was 81.21 percent in which males were 87.33% literate while female literacy stood at 75.07%. The total literate population of Dharmapuri was 917,709. Similarly in rural areas of Dharmapuri, the average literacy rate was 65.86 percent. Out of which the literacy rate of males and females stood at 74.69% and 56.47% respectively. Total literates in rural areas of Dharmapuri were 727,785.
|Child sex ratio (0-6 age)||908||939|
Child Population - Dharmapuri district
According to Census 2011, there were 167,940 children between age 0 to 6 years in Dharmapuri district. Out of which 87,777 were male while 80,163 were female.
Working Population - Dharmapuri district
In Dharmapuri district out of total population, 751,170 were engaged in work activities. 86.9% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 13.1% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 751,170 workers engaged in Main Work, 191,080 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 217,062 were Agricultural labourers.
Nearby Districts from Dharmapuri
Below are the list of Districts near Dharmapuri district in Tamil Nadu.
|Krishnagiri district population||1,879,809|
|Kanniyakumari district population||1,870,374|
|Coimbatore district population||3,458,045|
|Tirunelveli district population||3,077,233|
|Tiruppur district population||2,479,052|
|Thoothukkudi district population||1,750,176|
|Ramanathapuram district population||1,353,445|
|Virudhunagar district population||1,942,288|
|Theni district population||1,245,899|
|Madurai district population||3,038,252|