Devakottai Taluka Population, Caste, Religion Data - Sivaganga district, Tamil Nadu

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.

Population
157,631
Literacy
81.69%
Sex Ratio
980

To facilitate the administration, Devakottai Taluka is further divided into 1 town and 91 villages.

Devakottai Taluka Data

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

Total Male Female
Children (Age 0-6) 14,817 7,540 7,277
Literacy 81.69% 80.9% 66.98%
Scheduled Caste 34,224 17,277 16,947
Scheduled Tribe 282 145 137
Illiterate 40,966 15,206 25,760

Caste-wise Population - Devakottai Taluka

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 21.7% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 0.2% of total population in Devakottai Taluka of .

Total Male Female
Schedule Caste 34,224 17,277 16,947
Schedule Tribe 282 145 137

Religion-wise Population - Devakottai Taluka

Religion Total Male Female
Hindu 133,536 (84.71%) 67,530 66,006
Muslim 6,611 (4.19%) 3,366 3,245
Christian 16,701 (10.59%) 8,361 8,340
Sikh 16 (0.01%) 9 7
Buddhist 17 (0.01%) 7 10
Jain 23 (0.01%) 12 11
Other Religion 2 (0%) 2 0
No Religion Specified 725 (0.46%) 319 406

Literacy Rate - Devakottai Taluka

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.


Sex Ratio - Devakottai Taluka

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.


Child Population - 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.

Urban/Rural Population - Devakottai Taluka

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.

Total Urban Rural
Population 157,631 51,865 105,766
Children (0 - 6 years) 14,817 5,209 9,608
Schedule Caste 34,224 4,409 29,815
Schedule Tribe 282 82 200
Literacy 81.69% 89.99% 77.66%
Sex Ratio 980 982 979

Working Population - Devakottai Taluka

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.

Total Male Female
Main Workers 53,765 36,746 17,019
Cultivators 22,979 14,423 8,556
Agriculture Labourer 8,395 4,405 3,990
Household Industries 991 483 508
Other Workers 21,400 17,435 3,965
Marginal Workers 23,796 12,587 11,209
Non Working 80,070 30,273 49,797

Devakottai Taluka Map


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