Melur Taluka Population, Caste, Religion Data - Madurai district, Tamil Nadu

Melur Taluka of Madurai district has total population of 291,398 as per the Census 2011. Out of which 146,711 are males while 144,687 are females. In 2011 there were total 74,851 families residing in Melur Taluka. The Average Sex Ratio of Melur Taluka is 986.

As per Census 2011 out of total population, 16.6% people lives in Urban areas while 83.4% lives in the Rural areas. The average literacy rate in urban areas is 86.5% while that in the rural areas is 74.6%. Also the Sex Ratio of Urban areas in Melur Taluka is 967 while that of Rural areas is 990.

The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Melur Taluka is 33248 which is 11% of the total population. There are 17629 male children and 15619 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Melur Taluka is 886 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 986 ) of Melur Taluka.

The total literacy rate of Melur Taluka is 76.57%. The male literacy rate is 75.69% and the female literacy rate is 59.87% in Melur Taluka.

Population
291,398
Literacy
76.57%
Sex Ratio
986

To facilitate the administration, Melur Taluka is further divided into 2 towns and 85 villages.

Melur Taluka Data

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

Total Male Female
Children (Age 0-6) 33,248 17,629 15,619
Literacy 76.57% 75.69% 59.87%
Scheduled Caste 48,121 24,370 23,751
Scheduled Tribe 371 186 185
Illiterate 93,722 35,662 58,060

Caste-wise Population - Melur Taluka

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 16.5% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 0.1% of total population in Melur Taluka of .

Total Male Female
Schedule Caste 48,121 24,370 23,751
Schedule Tribe 371 186 185

Religion-wise Population - Melur Taluka

Religion Total Male Female
Hindu 266,598 (91.49%) 134,313 132,285
Muslim 22,171 (7.61%) 11,093 11,078
Christian 1,981 (0.68%) 992 989
Sikh 36 (0.01%) 21 15
Buddhist 21 (0.01%) 12 9
Jain 10 (0%) 5 5
Other Religion 9 (0%) 7 2
No Religion Specified 572 (0.2%) 268 304

Literacy Rate - Melur Taluka

Average literacy rate of Melur Taluka in 2011 were 76.57% in which, male and female literacy were 86.03% and 67.12% respectively. Total literate in Melur Taluka were 197,676 of which male and female were 111,049 and 86,627 respectively.


Sex Ratio - Melur Taluka

The Sex Ratio of Melur Taluka is 986 . Thus for every 1000 men there were 986 females in Melur Taluka. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 886 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 986 ) of Melur Taluka.


Child Population - Melur Taluka

According to Census 2011, there were 33,248 children between age 0 to 6 years in Melur Taluka. Out of which 33,248 were male while 33,248 were female.

Urban/Rural Population - Melur Taluka

As per Census 2011, there are total 11,853 families under Melur Taluka living in urban areas while 11,853 families are living within Rural areas. Thus around 16.6% of total population of Melur Taluka lives in Urban areas while 83.4% lives under Rural areas. Population of children (0 - 6 years) in urban region is 5,490 while that in rural region is 27,758.

Total Urban Rural
Population 291,398 48,342 243,056
Children (0 - 6 years) 33,248 5,490 27,758
Schedule Caste 48,121 6,586 41,535
Schedule Tribe 371 158 213
Literacy 76.57% 86.51% 74.6%
Sex Ratio 986 967 990

Working Population - Melur Taluka

In Melur Taluka out of total population, 141,086 were engaged in work activities. 82.5% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 17.5% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 141,086 workers engaged in Main Work, 22,751 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 56,192 were Agricultural labourer.

Total Male Female
Main Workers 116,376 74,243 42,133
Cultivators 22,751 15,070 7,681
Agriculture Labourer 56,192 30,193 25,999
Household Industries 2,600 1,269 1,331
Other Workers 34,833 27,711 7,122
Marginal Workers 24,710 11,641 13,069
Non Working 150,312 60,827 89,485

Melur Taluka Map


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