Chidambaram Taluka Population, Caste, Religion Data - Cuddalore district, Tamil Nadu

Chidambaram Taluka of Cuddalore district has total population of 467,909 as per the Census 2011. Out of which 235,146 are males while 232,763 are females. In 2011 there were total 114,074 families residing in Chidambaram Taluka. The Average Sex Ratio of Chidambaram Taluka is 990.

As per Census 2011 out of total population, 36.1% people lives in Urban areas while 63.9% lives in the Rural areas. The average literacy rate in urban areas is 88.8% while that in the rural areas is 78.9%. Also the Sex Ratio of Urban areas in Chidambaram Taluka is 993 while that of Rural areas is 988.

The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Chidambaram Taluka is 49046 which is 10% of the total population. There are 25713 male children and 23333 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Chidambaram Taluka is 907 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 990 ) of Chidambaram Taluka.

The total literacy rate of Chidambaram Taluka is 82.5%. The male literacy rate is 79.2% and the female literacy rate is 68.46% in Chidambaram Taluka.

Population
467,909
Literacy
82.5%
Sex Ratio
990

To facilitate the administration, Chidambaram Taluka is further divided into 9 towns and 174 villages.

Chidambaram Taluka Data

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

Total Male Female
Children (Age 0-6) 49,046 25,713 23,333
Literacy 82.5% 79.2% 68.46%
Scheduled Caste 138,837 69,668 69,169
Scheduled Tribe 5,286 2,665 2,621
Illiterate 122,328 48,909 73,419

Caste-wise Population - Chidambaram Taluka

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 29.7% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 1.1% of total population in Chidambaram Taluka of .

Total Male Female
Schedule Caste 138,837 69,668 69,169
Schedule Tribe 5,286 2,665 2,621

Religion-wise Population - Chidambaram Taluka

Religion Total Male Female
Hindu 428,933 (91.67%) 215,834 213,099
Muslim 29,987 (6.41%) 14,893 15,094
Christian 7,557 (1.62%) 3,671 3,886
Sikh 83 (0.02%) 43 40
Buddhist 29 (0.01%) 13 16
Jain 304 (0.06%) 148 156
Other Religion 18 (0%) 10 8
No Religion Specified 998 (0.21%) 534 464

Literacy Rate - Chidambaram Taluka

Average literacy rate of Chidambaram Taluka in 2011 were 82.5% in which, male and female literacy were 88.92% and 76.08% respectively. Total literate in Chidambaram Taluka were 345,581 of which male and female were 186,237 and 159,344 respectively.


Sex Ratio - Chidambaram Taluka

The Sex Ratio of Chidambaram Taluka is 990 . Thus for every 1000 men there were 990 females in Chidambaram Taluka. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 907 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 990 ) of Chidambaram Taluka.


Child Population - Chidambaram Taluka

According to Census 2011, there were 49,046 children between age 0 to 6 years in Chidambaram Taluka. Out of which 49,046 were male while 49,046 were female.

Urban/Rural Population - Chidambaram Taluka

As per Census 2011, there are total 39,228 families under Chidambaram Taluka living in urban areas while 39,228 families are living within Rural areas. Thus around 36.1% of total population of Chidambaram Taluka lives in Urban areas while 63.9% lives under Rural areas. Population of children (0 - 6 years) in urban region is 17,020 while that in rural region is 32,026.

Total Urban Rural
Population 467,909 169,000 298,909
Children (0 - 6 years) 49,046 17,020 32,026
Schedule Caste 138,837 25,239 113,598
Schedule Tribe 5,286 2,370 2,916
Literacy 82.5% 88.8% 78.92%
Sex Ratio 990 993 988

Working Population - Chidambaram Taluka

In Chidambaram Taluka out of total population, 205,020 were engaged in work activities. 63.8% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 36.2% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 205,020 workers engaged in Main Work, 16,722 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 44,025 were Agricultural labourer.

Total Male Female
Main Workers 130,755 95,852 34,903
Cultivators 16,722 13,730 2,992
Agriculture Labourer 44,025 26,431 17,594
Household Industries 3,301 1,789 1,512
Other Workers 66,707 53,902 12,805
Marginal Workers 74,265 38,454 35,811
Non Working 262,889 100,840 162,049

Chidambaram Taluka Map


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