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

Cheyyar Taluka of Tiruvannamalai district has total population of 338,612 as per the Census 2011. Out of which 169,798 are males while 168,814 are females. In 2011 there were total 82,922 families residing in Cheyyar Taluka. The Average Sex Ratio of Cheyyar Taluka is 994.

As per Census 2011 out of total population, 14.9% people lives in Urban areas while 85.1% lives in the Rural areas. The average literacy rate in urban areas is 84.5% while that in the rural areas is 74.3%. Also the Sex Ratio of Urban areas in Cheyyar Taluka is 1,008 while that of Rural areas is 992.

The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Cheyyar Taluka is 35011 which is 10% of the total population. There are 17859 male children and 17152 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Cheyyar Taluka is 960 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 994 ) of Cheyyar Taluka.

The total literacy rate of Cheyyar Taluka is 75.81%. The male literacy rate is 76.05% and the female literacy rate is 59.84% in Cheyyar Taluka.

Population
338,612
Literacy
75.81%
Sex Ratio
994

To facilitate the administration, Cheyyar Taluka is further divided into 3 towns and 217 villages.

Cheyyar Taluka Data

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

Total Male Female
Children (Age 0-6) 35,011 17,859 17,152
Literacy 75.81% 76.05% 59.84%
Scheduled Caste 85,023 42,774 42,249
Scheduled Tribe 3,985 1,948 2,037
Illiterate 108,451 40,663 67,788

Caste-wise Population - Cheyyar Taluka

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 25.1% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 1.2% of total population in Cheyyar Taluka of .

Total Male Female
Schedule Caste 85,023 42,774 42,249
Schedule Tribe 3,985 1,948 2,037

Religion-wise Population - Cheyyar Taluka

Religion Total Male Female
Hindu 328,468 (97%) 164,830 163,638
Muslim 7,130 (2.11%) 3,482 3,648
Christian 1,873 (0.55%) 933 940
Sikh 44 (0.01%) 26 18
Buddhist 16 (0%) 7 9
Jain 544 (0.16%) 263 281
Other Religion 16 (0%) 7 9
No Religion Specified 521 (0.15%) 250 271

Literacy Rate - Cheyyar Taluka

Average literacy rate of Cheyyar Taluka in 2011 were 75.81% in which, male and female literacy were 84.99% and 66.61% respectively. Total literate in Cheyyar Taluka were 230,161 of which male and female were 129,135 and 101,026 respectively.


Sex Ratio - Cheyyar Taluka

The Sex Ratio of Cheyyar Taluka is 994 . Thus for every 1000 men there were 994 females in Cheyyar Taluka. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 960 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 994 ) of Cheyyar Taluka.


Child Population - Cheyyar Taluka

According to Census 2011, there were 35,011 children between age 0 to 6 years in Cheyyar Taluka. Out of which 35,011 were male while 35,011 were female.

Urban/Rural Population - Cheyyar Taluka

As per Census 2011, there are total 12,244 families under Cheyyar Taluka living in urban areas while 12,244 families are living within Rural areas. Thus around 14.9% of total population of Cheyyar Taluka lives in Urban areas while 85.1% lives under Rural areas. Population of children (0 - 6 years) in urban region is 4,980 while that in rural region is 30,031.

Total Urban Rural
Population 338,612 50,291 288,321
Children (0 - 6 years) 35,011 4,980 30,031
Schedule Caste 85,023 5,794 79,229
Schedule Tribe 3,985 269 3,716
Literacy 75.81% 84.47% 74.29%
Sex Ratio 994 1,008 992

Working Population - Cheyyar Taluka

In Cheyyar Taluka out of total population, 175,654 were engaged in work activities. 77.6% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 22.4% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 175,654 workers engaged in Main Work, 30,768 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 50,709 were Agricultural labourer.

Total Male Female
Main Workers 136,353 87,246 49,107
Cultivators 30,768 20,963 9,805
Agriculture Labourer 50,709 24,070 26,639
Household Industries 7,569 5,493 2,076
Other Workers 47,307 36,720 10,587
Marginal Workers 39,301 16,049 23,252
Non Working 162,958 66,503 96,455

Cheyyar Taluka Map


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