Chengam Taluka Population, Caste, Religion Data - Tiruvannamalai district, Tamil Nadu

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.

Population
283,917
Literacy
68.33%
Sex Ratio
974

To facilitate the administration, Chengam Taluka is further divided into 2 towns and 136 villages.

Chengam Taluka Data

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

Total Male Female
Children (Age 0-6) 34,710 18,365 16,345
Literacy 68.33% 67.13% 52.62%
Scheduled Caste 92,128 46,360 45,768
Scheduled Tribe 17,046 8,822 8,224
Illiterate 113,640 47,283 66,357

Caste-wise Population - Chengam Taluka

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 32.4% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 6% of total population in Chengam Taluka of .

Total Male Female
Schedule Caste 92,128 46,360 45,768
Schedule Tribe 17,046 8,822 8,224

Religion-wise Population - Chengam Taluka

Religion Total Male Female
Hindu 268,191 (94.46%) 136,097 132,094
Muslim 10,062 (3.54%) 5,008 5,054
Christian 5,301 (1.87%) 2,559 2,742
Sikh 28 (0.01%) 16 12
Buddhist 10 (0%) 6 4
Jain 59 (0.02%) 32 27
Other Religion 20 (0.01%) 12 8
No Religion Specified 246 (0.09%) 131 115

Literacy Rate - Chengam Taluka

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.


Sex Ratio - Chengam Taluka

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.


Child Population - 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.

Urban/Rural Population - Chengam Taluka

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.

Total Urban Rural
Population 283,917 38,362 245,555
Children (0 - 6 years) 34,710 4,397 30,313
Schedule Caste 92,128 12,623 79,505
Schedule Tribe 17,046 123 16,923
Literacy 68.33% 78.08% 66.79%
Sex Ratio 974 1,003 969

Working Population - Chengam Taluka

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.

Total Male Female
Main Workers 105,181 67,172 38,009
Cultivators 37,453 25,494 11,959
Agriculture Labourer 37,491 18,461 19,030
Household Industries 1,859 990 869
Other Workers 28,378 22,227 6,151
Marginal Workers 37,664 17,451 20,213
Non Working 141,072 59,238 81,834

Chengam Taluka Map


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