Alangulam Taluka Population, Caste, Religion Data - Tirunelveli district, Tamil Nadu

Alangulam Taluka of Tirunelveli district has total population of 176,138 as per the Census 2011. Out of which 87,050 are males while 89,088 are females. In 2011 there were total 47,594 families residing in Alangulam Taluka. The Average Sex Ratio of Alangulam Taluka is 1,023.

As per Census 2011 out of total population, 29% people lives in Urban areas while 71% lives in the Rural areas. The average literacy rate in urban areas is 82.1% while that in the rural areas is 77.8%. Also the Sex Ratio of Urban areas in Alangulam Taluka is 1,016 while that of Rural areas is 1,026.

The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Alangulam Taluka is 19602 which is 11% of the total population. There are 9887 male children and 9715 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Alangulam Taluka is 983 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 1,023 ) of Alangulam Taluka.

The total literacy rate of Alangulam Taluka is 79.08%. The male literacy rate is 77.33% and the female literacy rate is 63.4% in Alangulam Taluka.

Population
176,138
Literacy
79.08%
Sex Ratio
1,023

To facilitate the administration, Alangulam Taluka is further divided into 3 towns and 31 villages.

Alangulam Taluka Data

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

Total Male Female
Children (Age 0-6) 19,602 9,887 9,715
Literacy 79.08% 77.33% 63.4%
Scheduled Caste 19,140 9,358 9,782
Scheduled Tribe 246 121 125
Illiterate 52,344 19,736 32,608

Caste-wise Population - Alangulam Taluka

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 10.9% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 0.1% of total population in Alangulam Taluka of .

Total Male Female
Schedule Caste 19,140 9,358 9,782
Schedule Tribe 246 121 125

Religion-wise Population - Alangulam Taluka

Religion Total Male Female
Hindu 154,216 (87.55%) 76,392 77,824
Muslim 846 (0.48%) 416 430
Christian 20,900 (11.87%) 10,155 10,745
Sikh 10 (0.01%) 3 7
Buddhist 18 (0.01%) 9 9
Jain 4 (0%) 3 1
Other Religion 3 (0%) 2 1
No Religion Specified 141 (0.08%) 70 71

Literacy Rate - Alangulam Taluka

Average literacy rate of Alangulam Taluka in 2011 were 79.08% in which, male and female literacy were 87.24% and 71.16% respectively. Total literate in Alangulam Taluka were 123,794 of which male and female were 67,314 and 56,480 respectively.


Sex Ratio - Alangulam Taluka

The Sex Ratio of Alangulam Taluka is 1,023 . Thus for every 1000 men there were 1,023 females in Alangulam Taluka. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 983 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 1,023 ) of Alangulam Taluka.


Child Population - Alangulam Taluka

According to Census 2011, there were 19,602 children between age 0 to 6 years in Alangulam Taluka. Out of which 19,602 were male while 19,602 were female.

Urban/Rural Population - Alangulam Taluka

As per Census 2011, there are total 13,991 families under Alangulam Taluka living in urban areas while 13,991 families are living within Rural areas. Thus around 29% of total population of Alangulam Taluka lives in Urban areas while 71% lives under Rural areas. Population of children (0 - 6 years) in urban region is 5,413 while that in rural region is 14,189.

Total Urban Rural
Population 176,138 51,007 125,131
Children (0 - 6 years) 19,602 5,413 14,189
Schedule Caste 19,140 3,567 15,573
Schedule Tribe 246 171 75
Literacy 79.08% 82.13% 77.83%
Sex Ratio 1,023 1,016 1,026

Working Population - Alangulam Taluka

In Alangulam Taluka out of total population, 97,626 were engaged in work activities. 93.6% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 6.4% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 97,626 workers engaged in Main Work, 10,334 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 15,190 were Agricultural labourer.

Total Male Female
Main Workers 91,409 47,094 44,315
Cultivators 10,334 8,895 1,439
Agriculture Labourer 15,190 11,714 3,476
Household Industries 36,492 2,511 33,981
Other Workers 29,393 23,974 5,419
Marginal Workers 6,217 3,686 2,531
Non Working 78,512 36,270 42,242

Alangulam Taluka Map


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