Karaikkudi Taluka Population, Caste, Religion Data - Sivaganga district, Tamil Nadu

Karaikkudi Taluka of Sivaganga district has total population of 300,527 as per the Census 2011. Out of which 149,443 are males while 151,084 are females. In 2011 there were total 76,868 families residing in Karaikkudi Taluka. The Average Sex Ratio of Karaikkudi Taluka is 1,011.

As per Census 2011 out of total population, 60.5% people lives in Urban areas while 39.5% lives in the Rural areas. The average literacy rate in urban areas is 89.5% while that in the rural areas is 77%. Also the Sex Ratio of Urban areas in Karaikkudi Taluka is 1,003 while that of Rural areas is 1,024.

The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Karaikkudi Taluka is 30304 which is 10% of the total population. There are 15463 male children and 14841 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Karaikkudi Taluka is 960 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 1,011 ) of Karaikkudi Taluka.

The total literacy rate of Karaikkudi Taluka is 84.59%. The male literacy rate is 81.24% and the female literacy rate is 70.95% in Karaikkudi Taluka.

Population
300,527
Literacy
84.59%
Sex Ratio
1,011

To facilitate the administration, Karaikkudi Taluka is further divided into 7 towns and 63 villages.

Karaikkudi Taluka Data

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

Total Male Female
Children (Age 0-6) 30,304 15,463 14,841
Literacy 84.59% 81.24% 70.95%
Scheduled Caste 35,980 17,588 18,392
Scheduled Tribe 186 95 91
Illiterate 71,934 28,037 43,897

Caste-wise Population - Karaikkudi Taluka

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 12% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 0.1% of total population in Karaikkudi Taluka of .

Total Male Female
Schedule Caste 35,980 17,588 18,392
Schedule Tribe 186 95 91

Religion-wise Population - Karaikkudi Taluka

Religion Total Male Female
Hindu 267,513 (89.01%) 133,026 134,487
Muslim 18,057 (6.01%) 9,072 8,985
Christian 14,064 (4.68%) 6,905 7,159
Sikh 39 (0.01%) 23 16
Buddhist 9 (0%) 4 5
Jain 58 (0.02%) 32 26
Other Religion 2 (0%) 2 0
No Religion Specified 785 (0.26%) 379 406

Literacy Rate - Karaikkudi Taluka

Average literacy rate of Karaikkudi Taluka in 2011 were 84.59% in which, male and female literacy were 90.62% and 78.67% respectively. Total literate in Karaikkudi Taluka were 228,593 of which male and female were 121,406 and 107,187 respectively.


Sex Ratio - Karaikkudi Taluka

The Sex Ratio of Karaikkudi Taluka is 1,011 . Thus for every 1000 men there were 1,011 females in Karaikkudi Taluka. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 960 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 1,011 ) of Karaikkudi Taluka.


Child Population - Karaikkudi Taluka

According to Census 2011, there were 30,304 children between age 0 to 6 years in Karaikkudi Taluka. Out of which 30,304 were male while 30,304 were female.

Urban/Rural Population - Karaikkudi Taluka

As per Census 2011, there are total 46,573 families under Karaikkudi Taluka living in urban areas while 46,573 families are living within Rural areas. Thus around 60.5% of total population of Karaikkudi Taluka lives in Urban areas while 39.5% lives under Rural areas. Population of children (0 - 6 years) in urban region is 18,100 while that in rural region is 12,204.

Total Urban Rural
Population 300,527 181,851 118,676
Children (0 - 6 years) 30,304 18,100 12,204
Schedule Caste 35,980 16,455 19,525
Schedule Tribe 186 157 29
Literacy 84.59% 89.53% 77%
Sex Ratio 1,011 1,003 1,024

Working Population - Karaikkudi Taluka

In Karaikkudi Taluka out of total population, 122,153 were engaged in work activities. 75.7% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 24.3% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 122,153 workers engaged in Main Work, 11,537 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 7,707 were Agricultural labourer.

Total Male Female
Main Workers 92,428 70,495 21,933
Cultivators 11,537 7,239 4,298
Agriculture Labourer 7,707 4,615 3,092
Household Industries 2,638 1,553 1,085
Other Workers 70,546 57,088 13,458
Marginal Workers 29,725 16,062 13,663
Non Working 178,374 62,886 115,488

Karaikkudi Taluka Map


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