Dharmapuri Taluka Population, Caste, Religion Data - Dharmapuri district, Tamil Nadu

Dharmapuri Taluka of Dharmapuri district has total population of 441,148 as per the Census 2011. Out of which 226,210 are males while 214,938 are females. In 2011 there were total 109,252 families residing in Dharmapuri Taluka. The Average Sex Ratio of Dharmapuri Taluka is 950.

As per Census 2011 out of total population, 25.7% people lives in Urban areas while 74.3% lives in the Rural areas. The average literacy rate in urban areas is 85.9% while that in the rural areas is 67.2%. Also the Sex Ratio of Urban areas in Dharmapuri Taluka is 995 while that of Rural areas is 935.

The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Dharmapuri Taluka is 48756 which is 11% of the total population. There are 25413 male children and 23343 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Dharmapuri Taluka is 919 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 950 ) of Dharmapuri Taluka.

The total literacy rate of Dharmapuri Taluka is 72.07%. The male literacy rate is 70.95% and the female literacy rate is 56.89% in Dharmapuri Taluka.

Population
441,148
Literacy
72.07%
Sex Ratio
950

To facilitate the administration, Dharmapuri Taluka is further divided into 3 towns and 62 villages.

Dharmapuri Taluka Data

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

Total Male Female
Children (Age 0-6) 48,756 25,413 23,343
Literacy 72.07% 70.95% 56.89%
Scheduled Caste 47,352 24,073 23,279
Scheduled Tribe 6,725 3,505 3,220
Illiterate 158,363 65,712 92,651

Caste-wise Population - Dharmapuri Taluka

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 10.7% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 1.5% of total population in Dharmapuri Taluka of .

Total Male Female
Schedule Caste 47,352 24,073 23,279
Schedule Tribe 6,725 3,505 3,220

Religion-wise Population - Dharmapuri Taluka

Religion Total Male Female
Hindu 424,208 (96.16%) 217,745 206,463
Muslim 11,231 (2.55%) 5,680 5,551
Christian 5,078 (1.15%) 2,457 2,621
Sikh 64 (0.01%) 37 27
Buddhist 12 (0%) 7 5
Jain 13 (0%) 8 5
Other Religion 9 (0%) 5 4
No Religion Specified 533 (0.12%) 271 262

Literacy Rate - Dharmapuri Taluka

Average literacy rate of Dharmapuri Taluka in 2011 were 72.07% in which, male and female literacy were 79.93% and 63.83% respectively. Total literate in Dharmapuri Taluka were 282,785 of which male and female were 160,498 and 122,287 respectively.


Sex Ratio - Dharmapuri Taluka

The Sex Ratio of Dharmapuri Taluka is 950 . Thus for every 1000 men there were 950 females in Dharmapuri Taluka. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 919 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 950 ) of Dharmapuri Taluka.


Child Population - Dharmapuri Taluka

According to Census 2011, there were 48,756 children between age 0 to 6 years in Dharmapuri Taluka. Out of which 48,756 were male while 48,756 were female.

Urban/Rural Population - Dharmapuri Taluka

As per Census 2011, there are total 28,560 families under Dharmapuri Taluka living in urban areas while 28,560 families are living within Rural areas. Thus around 25.7% of total population of Dharmapuri Taluka lives in Urban areas while 74.3% lives under Rural areas. Population of children (0 - 6 years) in urban region is 11,393 while that in rural region is 37,363.

Total Urban Rural
Population 441,148 113,218 327,930
Children (0 - 6 years) 48,756 11,393 37,363
Schedule Caste 47,352 11,099 36,253
Schedule Tribe 6,725 322 6,403
Literacy 72.07% 85.86% 67.23%
Sex Ratio 950 995 935

Working Population - Dharmapuri Taluka

In Dharmapuri Taluka out of total population, 205,343 were engaged in work activities. 85% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 15% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 205,343 workers engaged in Main Work, 41,878 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 38,739 were Agricultural labourer.

Total Male Female
Main Workers 174,447 113,095 61,352
Cultivators 41,878 24,548 17,330
Agriculture Labourer 38,739 18,002 20,737
Household Industries 3,534 1,688 1,846
Other Workers 90,296 68,857 21,439
Marginal Workers 30,896 14,475 16,421
Non Working 235,805 98,640 137,165

Dharmapuri Taluka Map


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