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

Kotagiri Taluka of The Nilgiris district has total population of 108,684 as per the Census 2011. Out of which 52,668 are males while 56,016 are females. In 2011 there were total 31,168 families residing in Kotagiri Taluka. The Average Sex Ratio of Kotagiri Taluka is 1,064.

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 87.4% while that in the rural areas is 80.3%. Also the Sex Ratio of Urban areas in Kotagiri Taluka is 1,076 while that of Rural areas is 1,055.

The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Kotagiri Taluka is 9125 which is 8% of the total population. There are 4666 male children and 4459 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Kotagiri Taluka is 956 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 1,064 ) of Kotagiri Taluka.

The total literacy rate of Kotagiri Taluka is 83.05%. The male literacy rate is 83.44% and the female literacy rate is 69.15% in Kotagiri Taluka.

Population
108,684
Literacy
83.05%
Sex Ratio
1,064

To facilitate the administration, Kotagiri Taluka is further divided into 2 towns and 14 villages.

Kotagiri Taluka Data

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

Total Male Female
Children (Age 0-6) 9,125 4,666 4,459
Literacy 83.05% 83.44% 69.15%
Scheduled Caste 29,816 14,563 15,253
Scheduled Tribe 6,312 3,104 3,208
Illiterate 26,003 8,721 17,282

Caste-wise Population - Kotagiri Taluka

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 27.4% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 5.8% of total population in Kotagiri Taluka of .

Total Male Female
Schedule Caste 29,816 14,563 15,253
Schedule Tribe 6,312 3,104 3,208

Religion-wise Population - Kotagiri Taluka

Religion Total Male Female
Hindu 95,980 (88.31%) 46,610 49,370
Muslim 2,949 (2.71%) 1,397 1,552
Christian 9,489 (8.73%) 4,532 4,957
Sikh 18 (0.02%) 9 9
Buddhist 36 (0.03%) 18 18
Jain 76 (0.07%) 36 40
Other Religion 13 (0.01%) 7 6
No Religion Specified 123 (0.11%) 59 64

Literacy Rate - Kotagiri Taluka

Average literacy rate of Kotagiri Taluka in 2011 were 83.05% in which, male and female literacy were 91.55% and 75.13% respectively. Total literate in Kotagiri Taluka were 82,681 of which male and female were 43,947 and 38,734 respectively.


Sex Ratio - Kotagiri Taluka

The Sex Ratio of Kotagiri Taluka is 1,064 . Thus for every 1000 men there were 1,064 females in Kotagiri Taluka. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 956 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 1,064 ) of Kotagiri Taluka.


Child Population - Kotagiri Taluka

According to Census 2011, there were 9,125 children between age 0 to 6 years in Kotagiri Taluka. Out of which 9,125 were male while 9,125 were female.

Urban/Rural Population - Kotagiri Taluka

As per Census 2011, there are total 11,959 families under Kotagiri Taluka living in urban areas while 11,959 families are living within Rural areas. Thus around 39.2% of total population of Kotagiri Taluka lives in Urban areas while 60.8% lives under Rural areas. Population of children (0 - 6 years) in urban region is 3,656 while that in rural region is 5,469.

Total Urban Rural
Population 108,684 42,590 66,094
Children (0 - 6 years) 9,125 3,656 5,469
Schedule Caste 29,816 11,103 18,713
Schedule Tribe 6,312 115 6,197
Literacy 83.05% 87.4% 80.25%
Sex Ratio 1,064 1,076 1,055

Working Population - Kotagiri Taluka

In Kotagiri Taluka out of total population, 57,588 were engaged in work activities. 94% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 6% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 57,588 workers engaged in Main Work, 1,833 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 9,364 were Agricultural labourer.

Total Male Female
Main Workers 54,139 30,505 23,634
Cultivators 1,833 991 842
Agriculture Labourer 9,364 4,662 4,702
Household Industries 744 304 440
Other Workers 42,198 24,548 17,650
Marginal Workers 3,449 1,769 1,680
Non Working 51,096 20,394 30,702

Kotagiri Taluka Map


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