Virudhunagar District Population, Caste, Religion Data (Tamil Nadu) - Census 2011
Virudhunagar district of Tamil Nadu has a total population of 1,942,288 as per the Census 2011. Out of which 967,709 are males while 974,579 are females. In 2011 there were a total 537,748 families residing in Virudhunagar district. The Average Sex Ratio of Virudhunagar district is 1,007.
As per Census 2011 out of total population, 50.5% people live in Urban areas while 49.5% live in the Rural areas. The average literacy rate in urban areas is 84.3% while that in rural areas is 75.9%. Also the Sex Ratio of Urban areas in Virudhunagar district is 1,011 while that of Rural areas is 1,003.
The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Virudhunagar district is 197134 which is 10% of the total population. There are 100827 male children and 96307 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Virudhunagar is 955 which is less than Average Sex Ratio (1,007) of Virudhunagar district.
The total literacy rate of Virudhunagar district is 80.15%. The male literacy rate is 78.57% and the female literacy rate is 65.51% in Virudhunagar district.
To facilitate the administration, Virudhunagar district is further divided into 8 Talukas (Taluka/Tehsil/Tahsil) which are administrative divisions denoting sub-districts. Talukas consists of multiple villages and a few towns.
Virudhunagar Data as per Census 2011
As per the Population Census 2011 data, following are some quick facts about Virudhunagar district.
|Children (Age 0-6)||197,134||100,827||96,307|
Caste-wise Population - Virudhunagar district
Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 20.6% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 0.1% of total population in Virudhunagar district of Tamil Nadu.
Religion-wise Population - Virudhunagar district
|No Religion Specified||3,914||(0.2%)||1,880||2,034|
Literacy Rate - Virudhunagar district
The total literacy rate of Virudhunagar district was 80.15% in 2011 which is greater than average literacy rate 80.09% of Tamil Nadu. Population-wise, out of total 1,398,788 literates, males were 760,375 while females were 638,413. Also the male literacy rate was 87.71% and the female literacy rate was 72.69% in Virudhunagar district.
|Virudhunagar district||Tamil Nadu|
Sex Ratio - Virudhunagar district
The Sex Ratio of Virudhunagar district is 1,007 . Thus for every 1000 men there were 1,007 females in Virudhunagar district. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 955 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 1,007 ) of Virudhunagar district.
Population Density - Virudhunagar district
The total area of Virudhunagar district is 4,241 km2. Thus the density of Virudhunagar district is 458 people per square kilometer. As per the initial provisional data of Census 2011, around 447 sq. km. area is under urban region while 3,794 sq. km. is under rural region.
Urban/Rural Population - Virudhunagar district
As per the Census 2011 out of total population of Virudhunagar, 50.47% people lived in urban regions while 49.53% in rural areas. The total urban population was 980,226 out of which 487,349 were males while the remaining 492,877 were females. In rural areas of Virudhunagar, male population was 480,360 while the female population was 481,702.
The average sex ratio in urban regions of Virudhunagar was 1,011 females per 1000 males. Also the Child (0-6 age) sex ration of urban areas in Virudhunagar was 960 girls per 1000 boys. Thus the total children (0-6 age) living in urban areas of Virudhunagar were 95,884 which is 9.78% of total urban population. Similarly the average sex ratio in rural areas of Virudhunagar was 1,003 females per 1000 males. The Child sex ratio of rural areas in Virudhunagar was 951 girls per 1000 boys.
The average literacy rate in Virudhunagar for urban regions was 84.31 percent in which males were 90.47% literate while female literacy stood at 78.25%. The total literate population of Virudhunagar was 1,398,788. Similarly in rural areas of Virudhunagar, the average literacy rate was 75.88 percent. Out of which the literacy rate of males and females stood at 84.9% and 66.95% respectively. Total literates in rural areas of Virudhunagar were 653,219.
|Child sex ratio (0-6 age)||951||960|
Child Population - Virudhunagar district
According to Census 2011, there were 197,134 children between age 0 to 6 years in Virudhunagar district. Out of which 100,827 were male while 96,307 were female.
Working Population - Virudhunagar district
In Virudhunagar district out of total population, 950,158 were engaged in work activities. 89.9% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 10.1% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 950,158 workers engaged in Main Work, 52,361 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 168,174 were Agricultural labourers.
Nearby Districts from Virudhunagar
Below are the list of Districts near Virudhunagar district in Tamil Nadu.
|Ramanathapuram district population||1,353,445|
|Theni district population||1,245,899|
|Madurai district population||3,038,252|
|Thoothukkudi district population||1,750,176|
|Tirunelveli district population||3,077,233|
|Sivaganga district population||1,339,101|
|Kanniyakumari district population||1,870,374|
|Pudukkottai district population||1,618,345|
|Thanjavur district population||2,405,890|
|Dharmapuri district population||1,506,843|