Mettupalayam Taluka Population, Caste, Religion Data - Coimbatore district, Tamil Nadu

Mettupalayam Taluka of Coimbatore district has total population of 260,172 as per the Census 2011. Out of which 129,447 are males while 130,725 are females. In 2011 there were total 73,189 families residing in Mettupalayam Taluka. The Average Sex Ratio of Mettupalayam Taluka is 1,010.

As per Census 2011 out of total population, 47.1% people lives in Urban areas while 52.9% lives in the Rural areas. The average literacy rate in urban areas is 84.3% while that in the rural areas is 72.5%. Also the Sex Ratio of Urban areas in Mettupalayam Taluka is 1,016 while that of Rural areas is 1,004.

The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Mettupalayam Taluka is 23023 which is 9% of the total population. There are 11703 male children and 11320 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Mettupalayam Taluka is 967 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 1,010 ) of Mettupalayam Taluka.

The total literacy rate of Mettupalayam Taluka is 78.03%. The male literacy rate is 76.64% and the female literacy rate is 65.67% in Mettupalayam Taluka.

Population
260,172
Literacy
78.03%
Sex Ratio
1,010

To facilitate the administration, Mettupalayam Taluka is further divided into 3 towns and 30 villages.

Mettupalayam Taluka Data

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

Total Male Female
Children (Age 0-6) 23,023 11,703 11,320
Literacy 78.03% 76.64% 65.67%
Scheduled Caste 44,149 21,985 22,164
Scheduled Tribe 8,712 4,317 4,395
Illiterate 75,119 30,236 44,883

Caste-wise Population - Mettupalayam Taluka

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 17% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 3.3% of total population in Mettupalayam Taluka of .

Total Male Female
Schedule Caste 44,149 21,985 22,164
Schedule Tribe 8,712 4,317 4,395

Religion-wise Population - Mettupalayam Taluka

Religion Total Male Female
Hindu 226,114 (86.91%) 112,712 113,402
Muslim 23,166 (8.9%) 11,432 11,734
Christian 10,096 (3.88%) 4,907 5,189
Sikh 48 (0.02%) 20 28
Buddhist 14 (0.01%) 5 9
Jain 115 (0.04%) 53 62
Other Religion 43 (0.02%) 24 19
No Religion Specified 576 (0.22%) 294 282

Literacy Rate - Mettupalayam Taluka

Average literacy rate of Mettupalayam Taluka in 2011 were 78.03% in which, male and female literacy were 84.26% and 71.89% respectively. Total literate in Mettupalayam Taluka were 185,053 of which male and female were 99,211 and 85,842 respectively.


Sex Ratio - Mettupalayam Taluka

The Sex Ratio of Mettupalayam Taluka is 1,010 . Thus for every 1000 men there were 1,010 females in Mettupalayam Taluka. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 967 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 1,010 ) of Mettupalayam Taluka.


Child Population - Mettupalayam Taluka

According to Census 2011, there were 23,023 children between age 0 to 6 years in Mettupalayam Taluka. Out of which 23,023 were male while 23,023 were female.

Urban/Rural Population - Mettupalayam Taluka

As per Census 2011, there are total 33,509 families under Mettupalayam Taluka living in urban areas while 33,509 families are living within Rural areas. Thus around 47.1% of total population of Mettupalayam Taluka lives in Urban areas while 52.9% lives under Rural areas. Population of children (0 - 6 years) in urban region is 11,335 while that in rural region is 11,688.

Total Urban Rural
Population 260,172 122,602 137,570
Children (0 - 6 years) 23,023 11,335 11,688
Schedule Caste 44,149 17,803 26,346
Schedule Tribe 8,712 853 7,859
Literacy 78.03% 84.32% 72.47%
Sex Ratio 1,010 1,016 1,004

Working Population - Mettupalayam Taluka

In Mettupalayam Taluka out of total population, 120,923 were engaged in work activities. 90.5% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 9.5% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 120,923 workers engaged in Main Work, 11,694 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 21,908 were Agricultural labourer.

Total Male Female
Main Workers 109,408 76,450 32,958
Cultivators 11,694 7,465 4,229
Agriculture Labourer 21,908 12,414 9,494
Household Industries 6,104 3,334 2,770
Other Workers 69,702 53,237 16,465
Marginal Workers 11,515 5,696 5,819
Non Working 139,249 47,301 91,948

Mettupalayam Taluka Map


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