Arakonam Taluka Population, Caste, Religion Data - Vellore district, Tamil Nadu

Arakonam Taluka of Vellore district has total population of 504,026 as per the Census 2011. Out of which 251,905 are males while 252,121 are females. In 2011 there were total 122,251 families residing in Arakonam Taluka. The Average Sex Ratio of Arakonam Taluka is 1,001.

As per Census 2011 out of total population, 30.6% people lives in Urban areas while 69.4% lives in the Rural areas. The average literacy rate in urban areas is 85.8% while that in the rural areas is 74.5%. Also the Sex Ratio of Urban areas in Arakonam Taluka is 1,001 while that of Rural areas is 1,001.

The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Arakonam Taluka is 54498 which is 11% of the total population. There are 27930 male children and 26568 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Arakonam Taluka is 951 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 1,001 ) of Arakonam Taluka.

The total literacy rate of Arakonam Taluka is 77.96%. The male literacy rate is 77.02% and the female literacy rate is 62.06% in Arakonam Taluka.

Population
504,026
Literacy
77.96%
Sex Ratio
1,001

To facilitate the administration, Arakonam Taluka is further divided into 8 towns and 138 villages.

Arakonam Taluka Data

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

Total Male Female
Children (Age 0-6) 54,498 27,930 26,568
Literacy 77.96% 77.02% 62.06%
Scheduled Caste 144,469 71,655 72,814
Scheduled Tribe 7,680 3,840 3,840
Illiterate 153,561 57,898 95,663

Caste-wise Population - Arakonam Taluka

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 28.7% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 1.5% of total population in Arakonam Taluka of .

Total Male Female
Schedule Caste 144,469 71,655 72,814
Schedule Tribe 7,680 3,840 3,840

Religion-wise Population - Arakonam Taluka

Religion Total Male Female
Hindu 470,172 (93.28%) 235,179 234,993
Muslim 16,570 (3.29%) 8,202 8,368
Christian 15,816 (3.14%) 7,817 7,999
Sikh 110 (0.02%) 60 50
Buddhist 63 (0.01%) 30 33
Jain 372 (0.07%) 192 180
Other Religion 26 (0.01%) 15 11
No Religion Specified 897 (0.18%) 410 487

Literacy Rate - Arakonam Taluka

Average literacy rate of Arakonam Taluka in 2011 were 77.96% in which, male and female literacy were 86.62% and 69.37% respectively. Total literate in Arakonam Taluka were 350,465 of which male and female were 194,007 and 156,458 respectively.


Sex Ratio - Arakonam Taluka

The Sex Ratio of Arakonam Taluka is 1,001 . Thus for every 1000 men there were 1,001 females in Arakonam Taluka. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 951 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 1,001 ) of Arakonam Taluka.


Child Population - Arakonam Taluka

According to Census 2011, there were 54,498 children between age 0 to 6 years in Arakonam Taluka. Out of which 54,498 were male while 54,498 were female.

Urban/Rural Population - Arakonam Taluka

As per Census 2011, there are total 37,621 families under Arakonam Taluka living in urban areas while 37,621 families are living within Rural areas. Thus around 30.6% of total population of Arakonam Taluka lives in Urban areas while 69.4% lives under Rural areas. Population of children (0 - 6 years) in urban region is 15,887 while that in rural region is 38,611.

Total Urban Rural
Population 504,026 154,385 349,641
Children (0 - 6 years) 54,498 15,887 38,611
Schedule Caste 144,469 37,612 106,857
Schedule Tribe 7,680 1,907 5,773
Literacy 77.96% 85.8% 74.47%
Sex Ratio 1,001 1,001 1,001

Working Population - Arakonam Taluka

In Arakonam Taluka out of total population, 227,349 were engaged in work activities. 74.2% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 25.8% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 227,349 workers engaged in Main Work, 21,022 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 50,024 were Agricultural labourer.

Total Male Female
Main Workers 168,631 120,792 47,839
Cultivators 21,022 15,550 5,472
Agriculture Labourer 50,024 27,293 22,731
Household Industries 10,226 6,066 4,160
Other Workers 87,359 71,883 15,476
Marginal Workers 58,718 28,220 30,498
Non Working 276,677 102,893 173,784

Arakonam Taluka Map


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