Chengalpattu Taluka Population, Caste, Religion Data - Kancheepuram district, Tamil Nadu

Chengalpattu Taluka of Kancheepuram district has total population of 573,406 as per the Census 2011. Out of which 289,210 are males while 284,196 are females. In 2011 there were total 142,062 families residing in Chengalpattu Taluka. The Average Sex Ratio of Chengalpattu Taluka is 983.

As per Census 2011 out of total population, 53.9% people lives in Urban areas while 46.1% lives in the Rural areas. The average literacy rate in urban areas is 89.2% while that in the rural areas is 80.4%. Also the Sex Ratio of Urban areas in Chengalpattu Taluka is 984 while that of Rural areas is 982.

The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Chengalpattu Taluka is 63507 which is 11% of the total population. There are 32460 male children and 31047 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Chengalpattu Taluka is 956 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 983 ) of Chengalpattu Taluka.

The total literacy rate of Chengalpattu Taluka is 85.16%. The male literacy rate is 80.63% and the female literacy rate is 70.74% in Chengalpattu Taluka.

Population
573,406
Literacy
85.16%
Sex Ratio
983

To facilitate the administration, Chengalpattu Taluka is further divided into 12 towns and 173 villages.

Chengalpattu Taluka Data

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

Total Male Female
Children (Age 0-6) 63,507 32,460 31,047
Literacy 85.16% 80.63% 70.74%
Scheduled Caste 147,654 73,964 73,690
Scheduled Tribe 9,177 4,592 4,585
Illiterate 139,190 56,026 83,164

Caste-wise Population - Chengalpattu Taluka

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 25.8% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 1.6% of total population in Chengalpattu Taluka of .

Total Male Female
Schedule Caste 147,654 73,964 73,690
Schedule Tribe 9,177 4,592 4,585

Religion-wise Population - Chengalpattu Taluka

Religion Total Male Female
Hindu 508,443 (88.67%) 256,897 251,546
Muslim 24,540 (4.28%) 12,473 12,067
Christian 35,046 (6.11%) 17,309 17,737
Sikh 255 (0.04%) 169 86
Buddhist 200 (0.03%) 110 90
Jain 361 (0.06%) 191 170
Other Religion 165 (0.03%) 85 80
No Religion Specified 4,396 (0.77%) 1,976 2,420

Literacy Rate - Chengalpattu Taluka

Average literacy rate of Chengalpattu Taluka in 2011 were 85.16% in which, male and female literacy were 90.82% and 79.41% respectively. Total literate in Chengalpattu Taluka were 434,216 of which male and female were 233,184 and 201,032 respectively.


Sex Ratio - Chengalpattu Taluka

The Sex Ratio of Chengalpattu Taluka is 983 . Thus for every 1000 men there were 983 females in Chengalpattu Taluka. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 956 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 983 ) of Chengalpattu Taluka.


Child Population - Chengalpattu Taluka

According to Census 2011, there were 63,507 children between age 0 to 6 years in Chengalpattu Taluka. Out of which 63,507 were male while 63,507 were female.

Urban/Rural Population - Chengalpattu Taluka

As per Census 2011, there are total 77,037 families under Chengalpattu Taluka living in urban areas while 77,037 families are living within Rural areas. Thus around 53.9% of total population of Chengalpattu Taluka lives in Urban areas while 46.1% lives under Rural areas. Population of children (0 - 6 years) in urban region is 32,992 while that in rural region is 30,515.

Total Urban Rural
Population 573,406 309,028 264,378
Children (0 - 6 years) 63,507 32,992 30,515
Schedule Caste 147,654 53,019 94,635
Schedule Tribe 9,177 2,929 6,248
Literacy 85.16% 89.16% 80.43%
Sex Ratio 983 984 982

Working Population - Chengalpattu Taluka

In Chengalpattu Taluka out of total population, 230,208 were engaged in work activities. 81% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 19% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 230,208 workers engaged in Main Work, 10,062 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 15,346 were Agricultural labourer.

Total Male Female
Main Workers 186,367 141,834 44,533
Cultivators 10,062 7,554 2,508
Agriculture Labourer 15,346 9,580 5,766
Household Industries 4,440 2,696 1,744
Other Workers 156,519 122,004 34,515
Marginal Workers 43,841 25,316 18,525
Non Working 343,198 122,060 221,138

Chengalpattu Taluka Map


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