Attur Taluka Population, Caste, Religion Data - Dindigul district, Tamil Nadu

Attur Taluka of Dindigul district has total population of 159,846 as per the Census 2011. Out of which 79,334 are males while 80,512 are females. In 2011 there were total 41,975 families residing in Attur Taluka. The Average Sex Ratio of Attur Taluka is 1,015.

As per Census 2011 out of total population, 32.6% people lives in Urban areas while 67.4% lives in the Rural areas. The average literacy rate in urban areas is 81.9% while that in the rural areas is 77.4%. Also the Sex Ratio of Urban areas in Attur Taluka is 1,017 while that of Rural areas is 1,014.

The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Attur Taluka is 15051 which is 9% of the total population. There are 7848 male children and 7203 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Attur Taluka is 918 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 1,015 ) of Attur Taluka.

The total literacy rate of Attur Taluka is 78.86%. The male literacy rate is 77.81% and the female literacy rate is 65.16% in Attur Taluka.

Population
159,846
Literacy
78.86%
Sex Ratio
1,015

To facilitate the administration, Attur Taluka is further divided into 3 towns and 20 villages.

Attur Taluka Data

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

Total Male Female
Children (Age 0-6) 15,051 7,848 7,203
Literacy 78.86% 77.81% 65.16%
Scheduled Caste 34,919 17,389 17,530
Scheduled Tribe 110 49 61
Illiterate 45,655 17,608 28,047

Caste-wise Population - Attur Taluka

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 21.8% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 0.1% of total population in Attur Taluka of .

Total Male Female
Schedule Caste 34,919 17,389 17,530
Schedule Tribe 110 49 61

Religion-wise Population - Attur Taluka

Religion Total Male Female
Hindu 135,681 (84.88%) 67,340 68,341
Muslim 6,908 (4.32%) 3,471 3,437
Christian 16,813 (10.52%) 8,191 8,622
Sikh 35 (0.02%) 19 16
Buddhist 10 (0.01%) 5 5
Jain 4 (0%) 1 3
Other Religion 13 (0.01%) 7 6
No Religion Specified 382 (0.24%) 300 82

Literacy Rate - Attur Taluka

Average literacy rate of Attur Taluka in 2011 were 78.86% in which, male and female literacy were 86.35% and 71.57% respectively. Total literate in Attur Taluka were 114,191 of which male and female were 61,726 and 52,465 respectively.


Sex Ratio - Attur Taluka

The Sex Ratio of Attur Taluka is 1,015 . Thus for every 1000 men there were 1,015 females in Attur Taluka. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 918 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 1,015 ) of Attur Taluka.


Child Population - Attur Taluka

According to Census 2011, there were 15,051 children between age 0 to 6 years in Attur Taluka. Out of which 15,051 were male while 15,051 were female.

Urban/Rural Population - Attur Taluka

As per Census 2011, there are total 13,883 families under Attur Taluka living in urban areas while 13,883 families are living within Rural areas. Thus around 32.6% of total population of Attur Taluka lives in Urban areas while 67.4% lives under Rural areas. Population of children (0 - 6 years) in urban region is 4,698 while that in rural region is 10,353.

Total Urban Rural
Population 159,846 52,094 107,752
Children (0 - 6 years) 15,051 4,698 10,353
Schedule Caste 34,919 8,317 26,602
Schedule Tribe 110 5 105
Literacy 78.86% 81.91% 77.38%
Sex Ratio 1,015 1,017 1,014

Working Population - Attur Taluka

In Attur Taluka out of total population, 79,550 were engaged in work activities. 85% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 15% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 79,550 workers engaged in Main Work, 5,450 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 30,448 were Agricultural labourer.

Total Male Female
Main Workers 67,629 42,451 25,178
Cultivators 5,450 3,618 1,832
Agriculture Labourer 30,448 16,418 14,030
Household Industries 2,858 1,411 1,447
Other Workers 28,873 21,004 7,869
Marginal Workers 11,921 5,180 6,741
Non Working 80,296 31,703 48,593

Attur Taluka Map


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