Katpadi Taluka Population, Caste, Religion Data - Vellore district, Tamil Nadu

Katpadi Taluka of Vellore district has total population of 391,100 as per the Census 2011. Out of which 195,567 are males while 195,533 are females. In 2011 there were total 92,407 families residing in Katpadi Taluka. The Average Sex Ratio of Katpadi Taluka is 1,000.

As per Census 2011 out of total population, 36.6% people lives in Urban areas while 63.4% lives in the Rural areas. The average literacy rate in urban areas is 88.4% while that in the rural areas is 78%. Also the Sex Ratio of Urban areas in Katpadi Taluka is 958 while that of Rural areas is 1,025.

The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Katpadi Taluka is 38635 which is 10% of the total population. There are 19726 male children and 18909 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Katpadi Taluka is 959 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 1,000 ) of Katpadi Taluka.

The total literacy rate of Katpadi Taluka is 81.82%. The male literacy rate is 80.04% and the female literacy rate is 67.43% in Katpadi Taluka.

Population
391,100
Literacy
81.82%
Sex Ratio
1,000

To facilitate the administration, Katpadi Taluka is further divided into 9 towns and 100 villages.

Katpadi Taluka Data

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

Total Male Female
Children (Age 0-6) 38,635 19,726 18,909
Literacy 81.82% 80.04% 67.43%
Scheduled Caste 76,967 37,808 39,159
Scheduled Tribe 3,102 1,537 1,565
Illiterate 102,719 39,027 63,692

Caste-wise Population - Katpadi Taluka

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 19.7% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 0.8% of total population in Katpadi Taluka of .

Total Male Female
Schedule Caste 76,967 37,808 39,159
Schedule Tribe 3,102 1,537 1,565

Religion-wise Population - Katpadi Taluka

Religion Total Male Female
Hindu 355,561 (90.91%) 178,360 177,201
Muslim 10,276 (2.63%) 5,193 5,083
Christian 23,752 (6.07%) 11,132 12,620
Sikh 135 (0.03%) 96 39
Buddhist 118 (0.03%) 87 31
Jain 237 (0.06%) 158 79
Other Religion 18 (0%) 10 8
No Religion Specified 1,003 (0.26%) 531 472

Literacy Rate - Katpadi Taluka

Average literacy rate of Katpadi Taluka in 2011 were 81.82% in which, male and female literacy were 89.02% and 74.65% respectively. Total literate in Katpadi Taluka were 288,381 of which male and female were 156,540 and 131,841 respectively.


Sex Ratio - Katpadi Taluka

The Sex Ratio of Katpadi Taluka is 1,000 . Thus for every 1000 men there were 1,000 females in Katpadi Taluka. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 959 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 1,000 ) of Katpadi Taluka.


Child Population - Katpadi Taluka

According to Census 2011, there were 38,635 children between age 0 to 6 years in Katpadi Taluka. Out of which 38,635 were male while 38,635 were female.

Urban/Rural Population - Katpadi Taluka

As per Census 2011, there are total 31,948 families under Katpadi Taluka living in urban areas while 31,948 families are living within Rural areas. Thus around 36.6% of total population of Katpadi Taluka lives in Urban areas while 63.4% lives under Rural areas. Population of children (0 - 6 years) in urban region is 12,653 while that in rural region is 25,982.

Total Urban Rural
Population 391,100 142,963 248,137
Children (0 - 6 years) 38,635 12,653 25,982
Schedule Caste 76,967 22,368 54,599
Schedule Tribe 3,102 275 2,827
Literacy 81.82% 88.39% 77.96%
Sex Ratio 1,000 958 1,025

Working Population - Katpadi Taluka

In Katpadi Taluka out of total population, 159,474 were engaged in work activities. 79.1% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 20.9% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 159,474 workers engaged in Main Work, 14,116 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 19,888 were Agricultural labourer.

Total Male Female
Main Workers 126,118 90,056 36,062
Cultivators 14,116 10,254 3,862
Agriculture Labourer 19,888 11,297 8,591
Household Industries 9,677 4,908 4,769
Other Workers 82,437 63,597 18,840
Marginal Workers 33,356 16,583 16,773
Non Working 231,626 88,928 142,698

Katpadi Taluka Map


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