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

Kodaikanal Taluka of Dindigul district has total population of 115,250 as per the Census 2011. Out of which 57,884 are males while 57,366 are females. In 2011 there were total 30,771 families residing in Kodaikanal Taluka. The Average Sex Ratio of Kodaikanal Taluka is 991.

As per Census 2011 out of total population, 39.2% people lives in Urban areas while 60.8% lives in the Rural areas. The average literacy rate in urban areas is 88.1% while that in the rural areas is 74%. Also the Sex Ratio of Urban areas in Kodaikanal Taluka is 1,006 while that of Rural areas is 981.

The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Kodaikanal Taluka is 12238 which is 11% of the total population. There are 6194 male children and 6044 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Kodaikanal Taluka is 976 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 991 ) of Kodaikanal Taluka.

The total literacy rate of Kodaikanal Taluka is 79.59%. The male literacy rate is 77.19% and the female literacy rate is 65.03% in Kodaikanal Taluka.

Population
115,250
Literacy
79.59%
Sex Ratio
991

To facilitate the administration, Kodaikanal Taluka is further divided into 2 towns and 15 villages.

Kodaikanal Taluka Data

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

Total Male Female
Children (Age 0-6) 12,238 6,194 6,044
Literacy 79.59% 77.19% 65.03%
Scheduled Caste 22,819 11,412 11,407
Scheduled Tribe 3,602 1,802 1,800
Illiterate 33,265 13,205 20,060

Caste-wise Population - Kodaikanal Taluka

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 19.8% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 3.1% of total population in Kodaikanal Taluka of .

Total Male Female
Schedule Caste 22,819 11,412 11,407
Schedule Tribe 3,602 1,802 1,800

Religion-wise Population - Kodaikanal Taluka

Religion Total Male Female
Hindu 89,608 (77.75%) 45,261 44,347
Muslim 5,379 (4.67%) 2,714 2,665
Christian 20,010 (17.36%) 9,791 10,219
Sikh 24 (0.02%) 14 10
Buddhist 85 (0.07%) 36 49
Jain 13 (0.01%) 4 9
Other Religion 20 (0.02%) 7 13
No Religion Specified 111 (0.1%) 57 54

Literacy Rate - Kodaikanal Taluka

Average literacy rate of Kodaikanal Taluka in 2011 were 79.59% in which, male and female literacy were 86.44% and 72.69% respectively. Total literate in Kodaikanal Taluka were 81,985 of which male and female were 44,679 and 37,306 respectively.


Sex Ratio - Kodaikanal Taluka

The Sex Ratio of Kodaikanal Taluka is 991 . Thus for every 1000 men there were 991 females in Kodaikanal Taluka. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 976 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 991 ) of Kodaikanal Taluka.


Child Population - Kodaikanal Taluka

According to Census 2011, there were 12,238 children between age 0 to 6 years in Kodaikanal Taluka. Out of which 12,238 were male while 12,238 were female.

Urban/Rural Population - Kodaikanal Taluka

As per Census 2011, there are total 11,935 families under Kodaikanal Taluka living in urban areas while 11,935 families are living within Rural areas. Thus around 39.2% of total population of Kodaikanal Taluka lives in Urban areas while 60.8% lives under Rural areas. Population of children (0 - 6 years) in urban region is 4,642 while that in rural region is 7,596.

Total Urban Rural
Population 115,250 45,232 70,018
Children (0 - 6 years) 12,238 4,642 7,596
Schedule Caste 22,819 8,432 14,387
Schedule Tribe 3,602 709 2,893
Literacy 79.59% 88.11% 74.05%
Sex Ratio 991 1,006 981

Working Population - Kodaikanal Taluka

In Kodaikanal Taluka out of total population, 59,542 were engaged in work activities. 90.9% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 9.1% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 59,542 workers engaged in Main Work, 7,978 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 24,665 were Agricultural labourer.

Total Male Female
Main Workers 54,114 33,392 20,722
Cultivators 7,978 5,041 2,937
Agriculture Labourer 24,665 13,384 11,281
Household Industries 729 400 329
Other Workers 20,742 14,567 6,175
Marginal Workers 5,428 2,513 2,915
Non Working 55,708 21,979 33,729

Kodaikanal Taluka Map


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