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

Arcot Taluka of Vellore district has total population of 250,517 as per the Census 2011. Out of which 124,705 are males while 125,812 are females. In 2011 there were total 61,730 families residing in Arcot Taluka. The Average Sex Ratio of Arcot Taluka is 1,009.

As per Census 2011 out of total population, 39.2% people lives in Urban areas while 60.8% lives in the Rural areas. The average literacy rate in urban areas is 85.2% while that in the rural areas is 74.8%. Also the Sex Ratio of Urban areas in Arcot Taluka is 1,017 while that of Rural areas is 1,004.

The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Arcot Taluka is 26269 which is 10% of the total population. There are 13532 male children and 12737 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Arcot Taluka is 941 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 1,009 ) of Arcot Taluka.

The total literacy rate of Arcot Taluka is 78.92%. The male literacy rate is 77.8% and the female literacy rate is 63.55% in Arcot Taluka.

Population
250,517
Literacy
78.92%
Sex Ratio
1,009

To facilitate the administration, Arcot Taluka is further divided into 5 towns and 98 villages.

Arcot Taluka Data

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

Total Male Female
Children (Age 0-6) 26,269 13,532 12,737
Literacy 78.92% 77.8% 63.55%
Scheduled Caste 58,355 29,093 29,262
Scheduled Tribe 1,990 969 1,021
Illiterate 73,544 27,684 45,860

Caste-wise Population - Arcot Taluka

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 23.3% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 0.8% of total population in Arcot Taluka of .

Total Male Female
Schedule Caste 58,355 29,093 29,262
Schedule Tribe 1,990 969 1,021

Religion-wise Population - Arcot Taluka

Religion Total Male Female
Hindu 234,684 (93.68%) 117,052 117,632
Muslim 13,143 (5.25%) 6,352 6,791
Christian 1,998 (0.8%) 957 1,041
Sikh 14 (0.01%) 10 4
Buddhist 6 (0%) 3 3
Jain 456 (0.18%) 227 229
Other Religion 11 (0%) 6 5
No Religion Specified 205 (0.08%) 98 107

Literacy Rate - Arcot Taluka

Average literacy rate of Arcot Taluka in 2011 were 78.92% in which, male and female literacy were 87.27% and 70.71% respectively. Total literate in Arcot Taluka were 176,973 of which male and female were 97,021 and 79,952 respectively.


Sex Ratio - Arcot Taluka

The Sex Ratio of Arcot Taluka is 1,009 . Thus for every 1000 men there were 1,009 females in Arcot Taluka. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 941 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 1,009 ) of Arcot Taluka.


Child Population - Arcot Taluka

According to Census 2011, there were 26,269 children between age 0 to 6 years in Arcot Taluka. Out of which 26,269 were male while 26,269 were female.

Urban/Rural Population - Arcot Taluka

As per Census 2011, there are total 23,722 families under Arcot Taluka living in urban areas while 23,722 families are living within Rural areas. Thus around 39.2% of total population of Arcot Taluka lives in Urban areas while 60.8% lives under Rural areas. Population of children (0 - 6 years) in urban region is 10,091 while that in rural region is 16,178.

Total Urban Rural
Population 250,517 98,223 152,294
Children (0 - 6 years) 26,269 10,091 16,178
Schedule Caste 58,355 15,759 42,596
Schedule Tribe 1,990 515 1,475
Literacy 78.92% 85.22% 74.84%
Sex Ratio 1,009 1,017 1,004

Working Population - Arcot Taluka

In Arcot Taluka out of total population, 114,435 were engaged in work activities. 81.5% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 18.5% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 114,435 workers engaged in Main Work, 14,257 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 28,556 were Agricultural labourer.

Total Male Female
Main Workers 93,257 65,029 28,228
Cultivators 14,257 10,448 3,809
Agriculture Labourer 28,556 14,938 13,618
Household Industries 5,286 2,993 2,293
Other Workers 45,158 36,650 8,508
Marginal Workers 21,178 9,505 11,673
Non Working 136,082 50,171 85,911

Arcot Taluka Map


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