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

Dindigul Taluka of Dindigul district has total population of 639,910 as per the Census 2011. Out of which 319,535 are males while 320,375 are females. In 2011 there were total 164,608 families residing in Dindigul Taluka. The Average Sex Ratio of Dindigul Taluka is 1,003.

As per Census 2011 out of total population, 54.4% people lives in Urban areas while 45.6% lives in the Rural areas. The average literacy rate in urban areas is 86.5% while that in the rural areas is 72.2%. Also the Sex Ratio of Urban areas in Dindigul Taluka is 1,008 while that of Rural areas is 996.

The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Dindigul Taluka is 65384 which is 10% of the total population. There are 33797 male children and 31587 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Dindigul Taluka is 935 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 1,003 ) of Dindigul Taluka.

The total literacy rate of Dindigul Taluka is 80%. The male literacy rate is 77.63% and the female literacy rate is 66.04% in Dindigul Taluka.

Population
639,910
Literacy
80%
Sex Ratio
1,003

To facilitate the administration, Dindigul Taluka is further divided into 10 towns and 69 villages.

Dindigul Taluka Data

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

Total Male Female
Children (Age 0-6) 65,384 33,797 31,587
Literacy 80% 77.63% 66.04%
Scheduled Caste 112,295 55,972 56,323
Scheduled Tribe 675 330 345
Illiterate 180,276 71,468 108,808

Caste-wise Population - Dindigul Taluka

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 17.5% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 0.1% of total population in Dindigul Taluka of .

Total Male Female
Schedule Caste 112,295 55,972 56,323
Schedule Tribe 675 330 345

Religion-wise Population - Dindigul Taluka

Religion Total Male Female
Hindu 503,079 (78.62%) 252,014 251,065
Muslim 39,681 (6.2%) 19,850 19,831
Christian 95,960 (15%) 47,124 48,836
Sikh 95 (0.01%) 56 39
Buddhist 112 (0.02%) 47 65
Jain 24 (0%) 10 14
Other Religion 33 (0.01%) 14 19
No Religion Specified 926 (0.14%) 420 506

Literacy Rate - Dindigul Taluka

Average literacy rate of Dindigul Taluka in 2011 were 80% in which, male and female literacy were 86.82% and 73.26% respectively. Total literate in Dindigul Taluka were 459,634 of which male and female were 248,067 and 211,567 respectively.


Sex Ratio - Dindigul Taluka

The Sex Ratio of Dindigul Taluka is 1,003 . Thus for every 1000 men there were 1,003 females in Dindigul Taluka. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 935 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 1,003 ) of Dindigul Taluka.


Child Population - Dindigul Taluka

According to Census 2011, there were 65,384 children between age 0 to 6 years in Dindigul Taluka. Out of which 65,384 were male while 65,384 were female.

Urban/Rural Population - Dindigul Taluka

As per Census 2011, there are total 89,841 families under Dindigul Taluka living in urban areas while 89,841 families are living within Rural areas. Thus around 54.4% of total population of Dindigul Taluka lives in Urban areas while 45.6% lives under Rural areas. Population of children (0 - 6 years) in urban region is 33,978 while that in rural region is 31,406.

Total Urban Rural
Population 639,910 347,982 291,928
Children (0 - 6 years) 65,384 33,978 31,406
Schedule Caste 112,295 48,781 63,514
Schedule Tribe 675 194 481
Literacy 80% 86.5% 72.17%
Sex Ratio 1,003 1,008 996

Working Population - Dindigul Taluka

In Dindigul Taluka out of total population, 303,135 were engaged in work activities. 87.6% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 12.4% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 303,135 workers engaged in Main Work, 27,223 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 79,462 were Agricultural labourer.

Total Male Female
Main Workers 265,620 173,952 91,668
Cultivators 27,223 16,558 10,665
Agriculture Labourer 79,462 39,809 39,653
Household Industries 9,876 5,221 4,655
Other Workers 149,059 112,364 36,695
Marginal Workers 37,515 18,082 19,433
Non Working 336,775 127,501 209,274

Dindigul Taluka Map


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