Gudalur Taluka Population, Caste, Religion Data - The Nilgiris district, Tamil Nadu

Gudalur Taluka of The Nilgiris district has total population of 104,768 as per the Census 2011. Out of which 51,497 are males while 53,271 are females. In 2011 there were total 25,075 families residing in Gudalur Taluka. The Average Sex Ratio of Gudalur Taluka is 1,034.

As per Census 2011 out of total population, 92% people lives in Urban areas while 8% lives in the Rural areas. The average literacy rate in urban areas is 87.3% while that in the rural areas is 80.5%. Also the Sex Ratio of Urban areas in Gudalur Taluka is 1,035 while that of Rural areas is 1,032.

The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Gudalur Taluka is 11473 which is 11% of the total population. There are 5818 male children and 5655 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Gudalur Taluka is 972 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 1,034 ) of Gudalur Taluka.

The total literacy rate of Gudalur Taluka is 86.73%. The male literacy rate is 81.05% and the female literacy rate is 73.54% in Gudalur Taluka.

Population
104,768
Literacy
86.73%
Sex Ratio
1,034

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

Gudalur Taluka Data

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

Total Male Female
Children (Age 0-6) 11,473 5,818 5,655
Literacy 86.73% 81.05% 73.54%
Scheduled Caste 27,800 13,717 14,083
Scheduled Tribe 6,616 3,237 3,379
Illiterate 23,855 9,760 14,095

Caste-wise Population - Gudalur Taluka

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 26.5% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 6.3% of total population in Gudalur Taluka of .

Total Male Female
Schedule Caste 27,800 13,717 14,083
Schedule Tribe 6,616 3,237 3,379

Religion-wise Population - Gudalur Taluka

Religion Total Male Female
Hindu 63,964 (61.05%) 31,620 32,344
Muslim 28,172 (26.89%) 13,715 14,457
Christian 12,520 (11.95%) 6,111 6,409
Sikh 9 (0.01%) 4 5
Buddhist 3 (0%) 2 1
Jain 7 (0.01%) 4 3
Other Religion 4 (0%) 3 1
No Religion Specified 89 (0.08%) 38 51

Literacy Rate - Gudalur Taluka

Average literacy rate of Gudalur Taluka in 2011 were 86.73% in which, male and female literacy were 91.37% and 82.27% respectively. Total literate in Gudalur Taluka were 80,913 of which male and female were 41,737 and 39,176 respectively.


Sex Ratio - Gudalur Taluka

The Sex Ratio of Gudalur Taluka is 1,034 . Thus for every 1000 men there were 1,034 females in Gudalur Taluka. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 972 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 1,034 ) of Gudalur Taluka.


Child Population - Gudalur Taluka

According to Census 2011, there were 11,473 children between age 0 to 6 years in Gudalur Taluka. Out of which 11,473 were male while 11,473 were female.

Urban/Rural Population - Gudalur Taluka

As per Census 2011, there are total 23,002 families under Gudalur Taluka living in urban areas while 23,002 families are living within Rural areas. Thus around 92% of total population of Gudalur Taluka lives in Urban areas while 8% lives under Rural areas. Population of children (0 - 6 years) in urban region is 10,532 while that in rural region is 941.

Total Urban Rural
Population 104,768 96,432 8,336
Children (0 - 6 years) 11,473 10,532 941
Schedule Caste 27,800 27,369 431
Schedule Tribe 6,616 4,914 1,702
Literacy 86.73% 87.26% 80.51%
Sex Ratio 1,034 1,035 1,032

Working Population - Gudalur Taluka

In Gudalur Taluka out of total population, 42,926 were engaged in work activities. 87% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 13% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 42,926 workers engaged in Main Work, 1,934 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 7,113 were Agricultural labourer.

Total Male Female
Main Workers 37,361 25,197 12,164
Cultivators 1,934 1,401 533
Agriculture Labourer 7,113 4,258 2,855
Household Industries 340 206 134
Other Workers 27,974 19,332 8,642
Marginal Workers 5,565 3,159 2,406
Non Working 61,842 23,141 38,701

Gudalur Taluka Map


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