Gangavalli Taluka Population, Caste, Religion Data - Salem district, Tamil Nadu

Gangavalli Taluka of Salem district has total population of 161,302 as per the Census 2011. Out of which 80,701 are males while 80,601 are females. In 2011 there were total 43,838 families residing in Gangavalli Taluka. The Average Sex Ratio of Gangavalli Taluka is 999.

As per Census 2011 out of total population, 42% people lives in Urban areas while 58% lives in the Rural areas. The average literacy rate in urban areas is 75.2% while that in the rural areas is 69.2%. Also the Sex Ratio of Urban areas in Gangavalli Taluka is 1,012 while that of Rural areas is 989.

The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Gangavalli Taluka is 16406 which is 10% of the total population. There are 8664 male children and 7742 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Gangavalli Taluka is 894 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 999 ) of Gangavalli Taluka.

The total literacy rate of Gangavalli Taluka is 71.72%. The male literacy rate is 71.34% and the female literacy rate is 57.51% in Gangavalli Taluka.

Population
161,302
Literacy
71.72%
Sex Ratio
999

To facilitate the administration, Gangavalli Taluka is further divided into 5 towns and 42 villages.

Gangavalli Taluka Data

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

Total Male Female
Children (Age 0-6) 16,406 8,664 7,742
Literacy 71.72% 71.34% 57.51%
Scheduled Caste 40,899 20,516 20,383
Scheduled Tribe 10,640 5,407 5,233
Illiterate 57,377 23,126 34,251

Caste-wise Population - Gangavalli Taluka

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 25.4% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 6.6% of total population in Gangavalli Taluka of .

Total Male Female
Schedule Caste 40,899 20,516 20,383
Schedule Tribe 10,640 5,407 5,233

Religion-wise Population - Gangavalli Taluka

Religion Total Male Female
Hindu 151,062 (93.65%) 75,700 75,362
Muslim 5,308 (3.29%) 2,577 2,731
Christian 4,739 (2.94%) 2,325 2,414
Sikh 5 (0%) 3 2
Buddhist 7 (0%) 7 0
Jain 3 (0%) 2 1
Other Religion 4 (0%) 4 0
No Religion Specified 174 (0.11%) 83 91

Literacy Rate - Gangavalli Taluka

Average literacy rate of Gangavalli Taluka in 2011 were 71.72% in which, male and female literacy were 79.92% and 63.62% respectively. Total literate in Gangavalli Taluka were 103,925 of which male and female were 57,575 and 46,350 respectively.


Sex Ratio - Gangavalli Taluka

The Sex Ratio of Gangavalli Taluka is 999 . Thus for every 1000 men there were 999 females in Gangavalli Taluka. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 894 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 999 ) of Gangavalli Taluka.


Child Population - Gangavalli Taluka

According to Census 2011, there were 16,406 children between age 0 to 6 years in Gangavalli Taluka. Out of which 16,406 were male while 16,406 were female.

Urban/Rural Population - Gangavalli Taluka

As per Census 2011, there are total 18,154 families under Gangavalli Taluka living in urban areas while 18,154 families are living within Rural areas. Thus around 42% of total population of Gangavalli Taluka lives in Urban areas while 58% lives under Rural areas. Population of children (0 - 6 years) in urban region is 6,833 while that in rural region is 9,573.

Total Urban Rural
Population 161,302 67,680 93,622
Children (0 - 6 years) 16,406 6,833 9,573
Schedule Caste 40,899 18,490 22,409
Schedule Tribe 10,640 454 10,186
Literacy 71.72% 75.17% 69.23%
Sex Ratio 999 1,012 989

Working Population - Gangavalli Taluka

In Gangavalli Taluka out of total population, 90,704 were engaged in work activities. 87.5% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 12.5% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 90,704 workers engaged in Main Work, 24,042 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 38,492 were Agricultural labourer.

Total Male Female
Main Workers 79,342 44,463 34,879
Cultivators 24,042 13,783 10,259
Agriculture Labourer 38,492 17,906 20,586
Household Industries 1,187 656 531
Other Workers 15,621 12,118 3,503
Marginal Workers 11,362 5,395 5,967
Non Working 70,598 30,843 39,755

Gangavalli Taluka Map


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