Chengam Taluka of Tiruvannamalai district has total population of 283,917 as per the Census 2011. Out of which 143,861 are males while 140,056 are females. In 2011 there were total 66,734 families residing in Chengam Taluka. The Average Sex Ratio of Chengam Taluka is 974.
As per Census 2011 out of total population, 13.5% people lives in Urban areas while 86.5% lives in the Rural areas. The average literacy rate in urban areas is 78.1% while that in the rural areas is 66.8%. Also the Sex Ratio of Urban areas in Chengam Taluka is 1,003 while that of Rural areas is 969.
The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Chengam Taluka is 34710 which is 12% of the total population. There are 18365 male children and 16345 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Chengam Taluka is 890 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 974 ) of Chengam Taluka.
The total literacy rate of Chengam Taluka is 68.33%. The male literacy rate is 67.13% and the female literacy rate is 52.62% in Chengam Taluka.
To facilitate the administration, Chengam Taluka is further divided into 2 towns and 136 villages.
As per the Population Census 2011 data, following are some quick facts about Chengam Taluka.
|Children (Age 0-6)||34,710||18,365||16,345|
Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 32.4% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 6% of total population in Chengam Taluka of .
|No Religion Specified||246||(0.09%)||131||115|
Average literacy rate of Chengam Taluka in 2011 were 68.33% in which, male and female literacy were 76.96% and 59.57% respectively. Total literate in Chengam Taluka were 170,277 of which male and female were 96,578 and 73,699 respectively.
The Sex Ratio of Chengam Taluka is 974 . Thus for every 1000 men there were 974 females in Chengam Taluka. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 890 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 974 ) of Chengam Taluka.
According to Census 2011, there were 34,710 children between age 0 to 6 years in Chengam Taluka. Out of which 34,710 were male while 34,710 were female.
As per Census 2011, there are total 8,751 families under Chengam Taluka living in urban areas while 8,751 families are living within Rural areas. Thus around 13.5% of total population of Chengam Taluka lives in Urban areas while 86.5% lives under Rural areas. Population of children (0 - 6 years) in urban region is 4,397 while that in rural region is 30,313.
|Children (0 - 6 years)||34,710||4,397||30,313|
In Chengam Taluka out of total population, 142,845 were engaged in work activities. 73.6% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 26.4% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 142,845 workers engaged in Main Work, 37,453 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 37,491 were Agricultural labourer.