Mettur Taluka Population, Caste, Religion Data - Salem district, Tamil Nadu

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.

Population
419,887
Literacy
70.05%
Sex Ratio
922

To facilitate the administration, Mettur Taluka is further divided into 10 towns and 44 villages.

Mettur Taluka Data

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

Total Male Female
Children (Age 0-6) 40,269 21,217 19,052
Literacy 70.05% 70.5% 55.56%
Scheduled Caste 54,392 27,780 26,612
Scheduled Tribe 9,503 4,888 4,615
Illiterate 153,961 64,439 89,522

Caste-wise Population - Mettur Taluka

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 13% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 2.3% of total population in Mettur Taluka of .

Total Male Female
Schedule Caste 54,392 27,780 26,612
Schedule Tribe 9,503 4,888 4,615

Religion-wise Population - Mettur Taluka

Religion Total Male Female
Hindu 408,474 (97.28%) 212,816 195,658
Muslim 3,765 (0.9%) 1,861 1,904
Christian 7,281 (1.73%) 3,547 3,734
Sikh 31 (0.01%) 15 16
Buddhist 15 (0%) 11 4
Jain 4 (0%) 1 3
Other Religion 12 (0%) 8 4
No Religion Specified 305 (0.07%) 188 117

Literacy Rate - Mettur Taluka

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.


Sex Ratio - Mettur Taluka

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.


Child Population - 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.

Urban/Rural Population - Mettur Taluka

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.

Total Urban Rural
Population 419,887 182,349 237,538
Children (0 - 6 years) 40,269 16,763 23,506
Schedule Caste 54,392 23,086 31,306
Schedule Tribe 9,503 1,479 8,024
Literacy 70.05% 78.1% 63.83%
Sex Ratio 922 965 890

Working Population - Mettur Taluka

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.

Total Male Female
Main Workers 182,834 121,993 60,841
Cultivators 30,500 18,309 12,191
Agriculture Labourer 50,049 24,401 25,648
Household Industries 16,882 11,445 5,437
Other Workers 85,403 67,838 17,565
Marginal Workers 20,685 9,557 11,128
Non Working 216,368 86,897 129,471

Mettur Taluka Map


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