Agastheeswaram Taluka Population, Caste, Religion Data - Kanniyakumari district, Tamil Nadu

Agastheeswaram Taluka of Kanniyakumari district has total population of 552,175 as per the Census 2011. Out of which 272,393 are males while 279,782 are females. In 2011 there were total 146,942 families residing in Agastheeswaram Taluka. The Average Sex Ratio of Agastheeswaram Taluka is 1,027.

As per Census 2011 out of total population, 80.8% people lives in Urban areas while 19.2% lives in the Rural areas. The average literacy rate in urban areas is 94% while that in the rural areas is 92.3%. Also the Sex Ratio of Urban areas in Agastheeswaram Taluka is 1,030 while that of Rural areas is 1,014.

The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Agastheeswaram Taluka is 52730 which is 10% of the total population. There are 26657 male children and 26073 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Agastheeswaram Taluka is 978 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 1,027 ) of Agastheeswaram Taluka.

The total literacy rate of Agastheeswaram Taluka is 93.66%. The male literacy rate is 85.99% and the female literacy rate is 83.47% in Agastheeswaram Taluka.

Population
552,175
Literacy
93.66%
Sex Ratio
1,027

To facilitate the administration, Agastheeswaram Taluka is further divided into 21 towns and 20 villages.

Agastheeswaram Taluka Data

As per the Population Census 2011 data, following are some quick facts about Agastheeswaram Taluka.

Total Male Female
Children (Age 0-6) 52,730 26,657 26,073
Literacy 93.66% 85.99% 83.47%
Scheduled Caste 30,512 15,051 15,461
Scheduled Tribe 966 466 500
Illiterate 84,409 38,164 46,245

Caste-wise Population - Agastheeswaram Taluka

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 5.5% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 0.2% of total population in Agastheeswaram Taluka of .

Total Male Female
Schedule Caste 30,512 15,051 15,461
Schedule Tribe 966 466 500

Religion-wise Population - Agastheeswaram Taluka

Religion Total Male Female
Hindu 347,807 (62.99%) 173,080 174,727
Muslim 27,330 (4.95%) 13,000 14,330
Christian 176,206 (31.91%) 85,920 90,286
Sikh 48 (0.01%) 23 25
Buddhist 89 (0.02%) 45 44
Jain 57 (0.01%) 30 27
Other Religion 1 (0%) 0 1
No Religion Specified 637 (0.12%) 295 342

Literacy Rate - Agastheeswaram Taluka

Average literacy rate of Agastheeswaram Taluka in 2011 were 93.66% in which, male and female literacy were 95.32% and 92.05% respectively. Total literate in Agastheeswaram Taluka were 467,766 of which male and female were 234,229 and 233,537 respectively.


Sex Ratio - Agastheeswaram Taluka

The Sex Ratio of Agastheeswaram Taluka is 1,027 . Thus for every 1000 men there were 1,027 females in Agastheeswaram Taluka. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 978 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 1,027 ) of Agastheeswaram Taluka.


Child Population - Agastheeswaram Taluka

According to Census 2011, there were 52,730 children between age 0 to 6 years in Agastheeswaram Taluka. Out of which 52,730 were male while 52,730 were female.

Urban/Rural Population - Agastheeswaram Taluka

As per Census 2011, there are total 118,586 families under Agastheeswaram Taluka living in urban areas while 118,586 families are living within Rural areas. Thus around 80.8% of total population of Agastheeswaram Taluka lives in Urban areas while 19.2% lives under Rural areas. Population of children (0 - 6 years) in urban region is 41,990 while that in rural region is 10,740.

Total Urban Rural
Population 552,175 446,416 105,759
Children (0 - 6 years) 52,730 41,990 10,740
Schedule Caste 30,512 21,484 9,028
Schedule Tribe 966 843 123
Literacy 93.66% 93.99% 92.25%
Sex Ratio 1,027 1,030 1,014

Working Population - Agastheeswaram Taluka

In Agastheeswaram Taluka out of total population, 195,077 were engaged in work activities. 86.5% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 13.5% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 195,077 workers engaged in Main Work, 3,332 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 12,705 were Agricultural labourer.

Total Male Female
Main Workers 168,692 136,951 31,741
Cultivators 3,332 2,925 407
Agriculture Labourer 12,705 10,758 1,947
Household Industries 7,072 2,888 4,184
Other Workers 145,583 120,380 25,203
Marginal Workers 26,385 15,203 11,182
Non Working 357,098 120,239 236,859

Agastheeswaram Taluka Map


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