Devakottai Taluka of Sivaganga district has total population of 157,631 as per the Census 2011. Out of which 79,606 are males while 78,025 are females. In 2011 there were total 39,220 families residing in Devakottai Taluka. The Average Sex Ratio of Devakottai Taluka is 980.
As per Census 2011 out of total population, 32.9% people lives in Urban areas while 67.1% lives in the Rural areas. The average literacy rate in urban areas is 90% while that in the rural areas is 77.7%. Also the Sex Ratio of Urban areas in Devakottai Taluka is 982 while that of Rural areas is 979.
The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Devakottai Taluka is 14817 which is 9% of the total population. There are 7540 male children and 7277 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Devakottai Taluka is 965 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 980 ) of Devakottai Taluka.
The total literacy rate of Devakottai Taluka is 81.69%. The male literacy rate is 80.9% and the female literacy rate is 66.98% in Devakottai Taluka.
To facilitate the administration, Devakottai Taluka is further divided into 1 town and 91 villages.
As per the Population Census 2011 data, following are some quick facts about Devakottai Taluka.
|Children (Age 0-6)||14,817||7,540||7,277|
Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 21.7% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 0.2% of total population in Devakottai Taluka of .
|No Religion Specified||725||(0.46%)||319||406|
Average literacy rate of Devakottai Taluka in 2011 were 81.69% in which, male and female literacy were 89.36% and 73.87% respectively. Total literate in Devakottai Taluka were 116,665 of which male and female were 64,400 and 52,265 respectively.
The Sex Ratio of Devakottai Taluka is 980 . Thus for every 1000 men there were 980 females in Devakottai Taluka. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 965 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 980 ) of Devakottai Taluka.
According to Census 2011, there were 14,817 children between age 0 to 6 years in Devakottai Taluka. Out of which 14,817 were male while 14,817 were female.
As per Census 2011, there are total 13,192 families under Devakottai Taluka living in urban areas while 13,192 families are living within Rural areas. Thus around 32.9% of total population of Devakottai Taluka lives in Urban areas while 67.1% lives under Rural areas. Population of children (0 - 6 years) in urban region is 5,209 while that in rural region is 9,608.
|Children (0 - 6 years)||14,817||5,209||9,608|
In Devakottai Taluka out of total population, 77,561 were engaged in work activities. 69.3% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 30.7% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 77,561 workers engaged in Main Work, 22,979 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 8,395 were Agricultural labourer.