Denkanikottai Taluka Population, Caste, Religion Data - Krishnagiri district, Tamil Nadu

Denkanikottai Taluka of Krishnagiri district has total population of 347,474 as per the Census 2011. Out of which 178,989 are males while 168,485 are females. In 2011 there were total 79,272 families residing in Denkanikottai Taluka. The Average Sex Ratio of Denkanikottai Taluka is 941.

As per Census 2011 out of total population, 10.8% people lives in Urban areas while 89.2% lives in the Rural areas. The average literacy rate in urban areas is 76.3% while that in the rural areas is 60.1%. Also the Sex Ratio of Urban areas in Denkanikottai Taluka is 977 while that of Rural areas is 937.

The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Denkanikottai Taluka is 40429 which is 12% of the total population. There are 20918 male children and 19511 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Denkanikottai Taluka is 933 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 941 ) of Denkanikottai Taluka.

The total literacy rate of Denkanikottai Taluka is 61.87%. The male literacy rate is 61.33% and the female literacy rate is 47.6% in Denkanikottai Taluka.

Population
347,474
Literacy
61.87%
Sex Ratio
941

To facilitate the administration, Denkanikottai Taluka is further divided into 2 towns and 118 villages.

Denkanikottai Taluka Data

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

Total Male Female
Children (Age 0-6) 40,429 20,918 19,511
Literacy 61.87% 61.33% 47.6%
Scheduled Caste 50,058 25,698 24,360
Scheduled Tribe 11,591 5,975 5,616
Illiterate 157,492 69,209 88,283

Caste-wise Population - Denkanikottai Taluka

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 14.4% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 3.3% of total population in Denkanikottai Taluka of .

Total Male Female
Schedule Caste 50,058 25,698 24,360
Schedule Tribe 11,591 5,975 5,616

Religion-wise Population - Denkanikottai Taluka

Religion Total Male Female
Hindu 317,514 (91.38%) 163,674 153,840
Muslim 18,787 (5.41%) 9,706 9,081
Christian 9,079 (2.61%) 4,548 4,531
Sikh 70 (0.02%) 42 28
Buddhist 37 (0.01%) 23 14
Jain 38 (0.01%) 18 20
Other Religion 15 (0%) 8 7
No Religion Specified 1,934 (0.56%) 970 964

Literacy Rate - Denkanikottai Taluka

Average literacy rate of Denkanikottai Taluka in 2011 were 61.87% in which, male and female literacy were 69.45% and 53.84% respectively. Total literate in Denkanikottai Taluka were 189,982 of which male and female were 109,780 and 80,202 respectively.


Sex Ratio - Denkanikottai Taluka

The Sex Ratio of Denkanikottai Taluka is 941 . Thus for every 1000 men there were 941 females in Denkanikottai Taluka. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 933 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 941 ) of Denkanikottai Taluka.


Child Population - Denkanikottai Taluka

According to Census 2011, there were 40,429 children between age 0 to 6 years in Denkanikottai Taluka. Out of which 40,429 were male while 40,429 were female.

Urban/Rural Population - Denkanikottai Taluka

As per Census 2011, there are total 8,491 families under Denkanikottai Taluka living in urban areas while 8,491 families are living within Rural areas. Thus around 10.8% of total population of Denkanikottai Taluka lives in Urban areas while 89.2% lives under Rural areas. Population of children (0 - 6 years) in urban region is 4,528 while that in rural region is 35,901.

Total Urban Rural
Population 347,474 37,573 309,901
Children (0 - 6 years) 40,429 4,528 35,901
Schedule Caste 50,058 5,659 44,399
Schedule Tribe 11,591 314 11,277
Literacy 61.87% 76.26% 60.14%
Sex Ratio 941 977 937

Working Population - Denkanikottai Taluka

In Denkanikottai Taluka out of total population, 177,840 were engaged in work activities. 85.2% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 14.8% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 177,840 workers engaged in Main Work, 77,107 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 36,526 were Agricultural labourer.

Total Male Female
Main Workers 151,531 96,805 54,726
Cultivators 77,107 49,641 27,466
Agriculture Labourer 36,526 18,825 17,701
Household Industries 3,107 1,386 1,721
Other Workers 34,791 26,953 7,838
Marginal Workers 26,309 12,349 13,960
Non Working 169,634 69,835 99,799

Denkanikottai Taluka Map


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