Theni District Population, Caste, Religion Data (Tamil Nadu) - Census 2011
Theni district of Tamil Nadu has a total population of 1,245,899 as per the Census 2011. Out of which 625,683 are males while 620,216 are females. In 2011 there were a total 338,112 families residing in Theni district. The Average Sex Ratio of Theni district is 991.
As per Census 2011 out of total population, 53.8% people live in Urban areas while 46.2% live in the Rural areas. The average literacy rate in urban areas is 81.2% while that in rural areas is 72.6%. Also the Sex Ratio of Urban areas in Theni district is 1,003 while that of Rural areas is 978.
The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Theni district is 119661 which is 10% of the total population. There are 61873 male children and 57788 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Theni is 934 which is less than Average Sex Ratio (991) of Theni district.
The total literacy rate of Theni district is 77.26%. The male literacy rate is 76.62% and the female literacy rate is 62.99% in Theni district.
To facilitate the administration, Theni 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.
Theni Data as per Census 2011
As per the Population Census 2011 data, following are some quick facts about Theni district.
|Children (Age 0-6)||119,661||61,873||57,788|
Caste-wise Population - Theni district
Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 20.7% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 0.1% of total population in Theni district of Tamil Nadu.
Religion-wise Population - Theni district
|No Religion Specified||2,251||(0.18%)||1,070||1,181|
Literacy Rate - Theni district
The total literacy rate of Theni district was 77.26% in 2011 which is less than average literacy rate 80.09% of Tamil Nadu. Population-wise, out of total 870,080 literates, males were 479,403 while females were 390,677. Also the male literacy rate was 85.03% and the female literacy rate was 69.46% in Theni district.
|Theni district||Tamil Nadu|
Sex Ratio - Theni district
The Sex Ratio of Theni district is 991 . Thus for every 1000 men there were 991 females in Theni district. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 934 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 991 ) of Theni district.
Population Density - Theni district
The total area of Theni district is 2,868 km2. Thus the density of Theni district is 434 people per square kilometer. As per the initial provisional data of Census 2011, around 297 sq. km. area is under urban region while 2,571 sq. km. is under rural region.
Urban/Rural Population - Theni district
As per the Census 2011 out of total population of Theni, 53.82% people lived in urban regions while 46.18% in rural areas. The total urban population was 670,481 out of which 334,803 were males while the remaining 335,678 were females. In rural areas of Theni, male population was 290,880 while the female population was 284,538.
The average sex ratio in urban regions of Theni was 1,003 females per 1000 males. Also the Child (0-6 age) sex ration of urban areas in Theni was 938 girls per 1000 boys. Thus the total children (0-6 age) living in urban areas of Theni were 63,164 which is 9.42% of total urban population. Similarly the average sex ratio in rural areas of Theni was 978 females per 1000 males. The Child sex ratio of rural areas in Theni was 930 girls per 1000 boys.
The average literacy rate in Theni for urban regions was 81.25 percent in which males were 87.96% literate while female literacy stood at 74.59%. The total literate population of Theni was 870,080. Similarly in rural areas of Theni, the average literacy rate was 72.58 percent. Out of which the literacy rate of males and females stood at 81.64% and 63.38% respectively. Total literates in rural areas of Theni were 376,650.
|Child sex ratio (0-6 age)||930||938|
Child Population - Theni district
According to Census 2011, there were 119,661 children between age 0 to 6 years in Theni district. Out of which 61,873 were male while 57,788 were female.
Working Population - Theni district
In Theni district out of total population, 591,642 were engaged in work activities. 89.7% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 10.3% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 591,642 workers engaged in Main Work, 36,371 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 275,585 were Agricultural labourers.
Nearby Districts from Theni
Below are the list of Districts near Theni district in Tamil Nadu.
|Madurai district population||3,038,252|
|Virudhunagar district population||1,942,288|
|Ramanathapuram district population||1,353,445|
|Sivaganga district population||1,339,101|
|Thoothukkudi district population||1,750,176|
|Pudukkottai district population||1,618,345|
|Tirunelveli district population||3,077,233|
|Thanjavur district population||2,405,890|
|Kanniyakumari district population||1,870,374|
|Thiruvarur district population||1,264,277|