Dharapuram Taluka Population, Caste, Religion Data - Tiruppur district, Tamil Nadu

Dharapuram Taluka of Tiruppur district has total population of 282,752 as per the Census 2011. Out of which 140,576 are males while 142,176 are females. In 2011 there were total 86,520 families residing in Dharapuram Taluka. The Average Sex Ratio of Dharapuram Taluka is 1,011.

As per Census 2011 out of total population, 39.5% people lives in Urban areas while 60.5% lives in the Rural areas. The average literacy rate in urban areas is 79% while that in the rural areas is 66.4%. Also the Sex Ratio of Urban areas in Dharapuram Taluka is 1,030 while that of Rural areas is 999.

The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Dharapuram Taluka is 21502 which is 8% of the total population. There are 11099 male children and 10403 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Dharapuram Taluka is 937 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 1,011 ) of Dharapuram Taluka.

The total literacy rate of Dharapuram Taluka is 71.34%. The male literacy rate is 74.12% and the female literacy rate is 57.8% in Dharapuram Taluka.

Population
282,752
Literacy
71.34%
Sex Ratio
1,011

To facilitate the administration, Dharapuram Taluka is further divided into 6 towns and 62 villages.

Dharapuram Taluka Data

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

Total Male Female
Children (Age 0-6) 21,502 11,099 10,403
Literacy 71.34% 74.12% 57.8%
Scheduled Caste 73,742 36,728 37,014
Scheduled Tribe 78 40 38
Illiterate 96,383 36,382 60,001

Caste-wise Population - Dharapuram Taluka

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 26.1% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 0% of total population in Dharapuram Taluka of .

Total Male Female
Schedule Caste 73,742 36,728 37,014
Schedule Tribe 78 40 38

Religion-wise Population - Dharapuram Taluka

Religion Total Male Female
Hindu 261,824 (92.6%) 130,320 131,504
Muslim 13,865 (4.9%) 6,805 7,060
Christian 6,061 (2.14%) 2,936 3,125
Sikh 36 (0.01%) 20 16
Buddhist 3 (0%) 1 2
Jain 6 (0%) 1 5
Other Religion 4 (0%) 3 1
No Religion Specified 953 (0.34%) 490 463

Literacy Rate - Dharapuram Taluka

Average literacy rate of Dharapuram Taluka in 2011 were 71.34% in which, male and female literacy were 80.47% and 62.36% respectively. Total literate in Dharapuram Taluka were 186,369 of which male and female were 104,194 and 82,175 respectively.


Sex Ratio - Dharapuram Taluka

The Sex Ratio of Dharapuram Taluka is 1,011 . Thus for every 1000 men there were 1,011 females in Dharapuram Taluka. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 937 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 1,011 ) of Dharapuram Taluka.


Child Population - Dharapuram Taluka

According to Census 2011, there were 21,502 children between age 0 to 6 years in Dharapuram Taluka. Out of which 21,502 were male while 21,502 were female.

Urban/Rural Population - Dharapuram Taluka

As per Census 2011, there are total 32,860 families under Dharapuram Taluka living in urban areas while 32,860 families are living within Rural areas. Thus around 39.5% of total population of Dharapuram Taluka lives in Urban areas while 60.5% lives under Rural areas. Population of children (0 - 6 years) in urban region is 9,152 while that in rural region is 12,350.

Total Urban Rural
Population 282,752 111,787 170,965
Children (0 - 6 years) 21,502 9,152 12,350
Schedule Caste 73,742 26,104 47,638
Schedule Tribe 78 65 13
Literacy 71.34% 79.03% 66.36%
Sex Ratio 1,011 1,030 999

Working Population - Dharapuram Taluka

In Dharapuram Taluka out of total population, 165,003 were engaged in work activities. 89.4% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 10.6% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 165,003 workers engaged in Main Work, 43,511 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 52,705 were Agricultural labourer.

Total Male Female
Main Workers 147,473 86,822 60,651
Cultivators 43,511 25,088 18,423
Agriculture Labourer 52,705 25,616 27,089
Household Industries 3,799 1,968 1,831
Other Workers 47,458 34,150 13,308
Marginal Workers 17,530 8,662 8,868
Non Working 117,749 45,092 72,657

Dharapuram Taluka Map


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