Mettur Taluka of Salem district has total population of 419,887 as per the Census 2011. Out of which 218,447 are males while 201,440 are females. In 2011 there were total 112,155 families residing in Mettur Taluka. The Average Sex Ratio of Mettur Taluka is 922.
As per Census 2011 out of total population, 43.4% people lives in Urban areas while 56.6% lives in the Rural areas. The average literacy rate in urban areas is 78.1% while that in the rural areas is 63.8%. Also the Sex Ratio of Urban areas in Mettur Taluka is 965 while that of Rural areas is 890.
The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Mettur Taluka is 40269 which is 10% of the total population. There are 21217 male children and 19052 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Mettur Taluka is 898 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 922 ) of Mettur Taluka.
The total literacy rate of Mettur Taluka is 70.05%. The male literacy rate is 70.5% and the female literacy rate is 55.56% in Mettur Taluka.
To facilitate the administration, Mettur Taluka is further divided into 10 towns and 44 villages.
As per the Population Census 2011 data, following are some quick facts about Mettur Taluka.
|Children (Age 0-6)||40,269||21,217||19,052|
Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 13% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 2.3% of total population in Mettur Taluka of .
|No Religion Specified||305||(0.07%)||188||117|
Average literacy rate of Mettur Taluka in 2011 were 70.05% in which, male and female literacy were 78.09% and 61.36% respectively. Total literate in Mettur Taluka were 265,926 of which male and female were 154,008 and 111,918 respectively.
The Sex Ratio of Mettur Taluka is 922 . Thus for every 1000 men there were 922 females in Mettur Taluka. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 898 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 922 ) of Mettur Taluka.
According to Census 2011, there were 40,269 children between age 0 to 6 years in Mettur Taluka. Out of which 40,269 were male while 40,269 were female.
As per Census 2011, there are total 48,319 families under Mettur Taluka living in urban areas while 48,319 families are living within Rural areas. Thus around 43.4% of total population of Mettur Taluka lives in Urban areas while 56.6% lives under Rural areas. Population of children (0 - 6 years) in urban region is 16,763 while that in rural region is 23,506.
|Children (0 - 6 years)||40,269||16,763||23,506|
In Mettur Taluka out of total population, 203,519 were engaged in work activities. 89.8% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 10.2% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 203,519 workers engaged in Main Work, 30,500 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 50,049 were Agricultural labourer.