Coonoor Taluka Population, Caste, Religion Data - The Nilgiris district, Tamil Nadu

Coonoor Taluka of The Nilgiris district has total population of 157,744 as per the Census 2011. Out of which 78,343 are males while 79,401 are females. In 2011 there were total 44,197 families residing in Coonoor Taluka. The Average Sex Ratio of Coonoor Taluka is 1,014.

As per Census 2011 out of total population, 82.8% people lives in Urban areas while 17.2% lives in the Rural areas. The average literacy rate in urban areas is 89.6% while that in the rural areas is 81.7%. Also the Sex Ratio of Urban areas in Coonoor Taluka is 1,002 while that of Rural areas is 1,069.

The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Coonoor Taluka is 13404 which is 8% of the total population. There are 6786 male children and 6618 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Coonoor Taluka is 975 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 1,014 ) of Coonoor Taluka.

The total literacy rate of Coonoor Taluka is 88.27%. The male literacy rate is 85.93% and the female literacy rate is 75.68% in Coonoor Taluka.

Population
157,744
Literacy
88.27%
Sex Ratio
1,014

To facilitate the administration, Coonoor Taluka is further divided into 7 towns and 4 villages.

Coonoor Taluka Data

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

Total Male Female
Children (Age 0-6) 13,404 6,786 6,618
Literacy 88.27% 85.93% 75.68%
Scheduled Caste 53,803 26,394 27,409
Scheduled Tribe 2,354 1,199 1,155
Illiterate 30,331 11,019 19,312

Caste-wise Population - Coonoor Taluka

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 34.1% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 1.5% of total population in Coonoor Taluka of .

Total Male Female
Schedule Caste 53,803 26,394 27,409
Schedule Tribe 2,354 1,199 1,155

Religion-wise Population - Coonoor Taluka

Religion Total Male Female
Hindu 121,515 (77.03%) 60,806 60,709
Muslim 9,284 (5.89%) 4,626 4,658
Christian 26,011 (16.49%) 12,420 13,591
Sikh 242 (0.15%) 134 108
Buddhist 51 (0.03%) 29 22
Jain 456 (0.29%) 240 216
Other Religion 42 (0.03%) 19 23
No Religion Specified 143 (0.09%) 69 74

Literacy Rate - Coonoor Taluka

Average literacy rate of Coonoor Taluka in 2011 were 88.27% in which, male and female literacy were 94.08% and 82.56% respectively. Total literate in Coonoor Taluka were 127,413 of which male and female were 67,324 and 60,089 respectively.


Sex Ratio - Coonoor Taluka

The Sex Ratio of Coonoor Taluka is 1,014 . Thus for every 1000 men there were 1,014 females in Coonoor Taluka. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 975 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 1,014 ) of Coonoor Taluka.


Child Population - Coonoor Taluka

According to Census 2011, there were 13,404 children between age 0 to 6 years in Coonoor Taluka. Out of which 13,404 were male while 13,404 were female.

Urban/Rural Population - Coonoor Taluka

As per Census 2011, there are total 36,172 families under Coonoor Taluka living in urban areas while 36,172 families are living within Rural areas. Thus around 82.8% of total population of Coonoor Taluka lives in Urban areas while 17.2% lives under Rural areas. Population of children (0 - 6 years) in urban region is 11,071 while that in rural region is 2,333.

Total Urban Rural
Population 157,744 130,613 27,131
Children (0 - 6 years) 13,404 11,071 2,333
Schedule Caste 53,803 41,501 12,302
Schedule Tribe 2,354 1,425 929
Literacy 88.27% 89.64% 81.68%
Sex Ratio 1,014 1,002 1,069

Working Population - Coonoor Taluka

In Coonoor Taluka out of total population, 73,097 were engaged in work activities. 93.4% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 6.6% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 73,097 workers engaged in Main Work, 1,440 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 6,980 were Agricultural labourer.

Total Male Female
Main Workers 68,308 43,906 24,402
Cultivators 1,440 1,010 430
Agriculture Labourer 6,980 3,682 3,298
Household Industries 429 204 225
Other Workers 59,459 39,010 20,449
Marginal Workers 4,789 2,684 2,105
Non Working 84,647 31,753 52,894

Coonoor Taluka Map


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