Namakkal Taluka Population, Caste, Religion Data - Namakkal district, Tamil Nadu

Namakkal Taluka of Namakkal district has total population of 541,488 as per the Census 2011. Out of which 272,644 are males while 268,844 are females. In 2011 there were total 148,468 families residing in Namakkal Taluka. The Average Sex Ratio of Namakkal Taluka is 986.

As per Census 2011 out of total population, 30% people lives in Urban areas while 70% lives in the Rural areas. The average literacy rate in urban areas is 85.2% while that in the rural areas is 72.6%. Also the Sex Ratio of Urban areas in Namakkal Taluka is 1,006 while that of Rural areas is 978.

The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Namakkal Taluka is 49086 which is 9% of the total population. There are 25773 male children and 23313 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Namakkal Taluka is 905 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 986 ) of Namakkal Taluka.

The total literacy rate of Namakkal Taluka is 76.37%. The male literacy rate is 76.23% and the female literacy rate is 62.56% in Namakkal Taluka.

Population
541,488
Literacy
76.37%
Sex Ratio
986

To facilitate the administration, Namakkal Taluka is further divided into 10 towns and 118 villages.

Namakkal Taluka Data

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

Total Male Female
Children (Age 0-6) 49,086 25,773 23,313
Literacy 76.37% 76.23% 62.56%
Scheduled Caste 126,125 63,234 62,891
Scheduled Tribe 28,073 14,399 13,674
Illiterate 165,464 64,802 100,662

Caste-wise Population - Namakkal Taluka

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 23.3% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 5.2% of total population in Namakkal Taluka of .

Total Male Female
Schedule Caste 126,125 63,234 62,891
Schedule Tribe 28,073 14,399 13,674

Religion-wise Population - Namakkal Taluka

Religion Total Male Female
Hindu 523,330 (96.65%) 263,371 259,959
Muslim 12,536 (2.32%) 6,293 6,243
Christian 4,994 (0.92%) 2,631 2,363
Sikh 41 (0.01%) 21 20
Buddhist 20 (0%) 7 13
Jain 37 (0.01%) 18 19
Other Religion 19 (0%) 8 11
No Religion Specified 511 (0.09%) 295 216

Literacy Rate - Namakkal Taluka

Average literacy rate of Namakkal Taluka in 2011 were 76.37% in which, male and female literacy were 84.19% and 68.5% respectively. Total literate in Namakkal Taluka were 376,024 of which male and female were 207,842 and 168,182 respectively.


Sex Ratio - Namakkal Taluka

The Sex Ratio of Namakkal Taluka is 986 . Thus for every 1000 men there were 986 females in Namakkal Taluka. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 905 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 986 ) of Namakkal Taluka.


Child Population - Namakkal Taluka

According to Census 2011, there were 49,086 children between age 0 to 6 years in Namakkal Taluka. Out of which 49,086 were male while 49,086 were female.

Urban/Rural Population - Namakkal Taluka

As per Census 2011, there are total 44,043 families under Namakkal Taluka living in urban areas while 44,043 families are living within Rural areas. Thus around 30% of total population of Namakkal Taluka lives in Urban areas while 70% lives under Rural areas. Population of children (0 - 6 years) in urban region is 14,683 while that in rural region is 34,403.

Total Urban Rural
Population 541,488 162,478 379,010
Children (0 - 6 years) 49,086 14,683 34,403
Schedule Caste 126,125 30,951 95,174
Schedule Tribe 28,073 783 27,290
Literacy 76.37% 85.21% 72.57%
Sex Ratio 986 1,006 978

Working Population - Namakkal Taluka

In Namakkal Taluka out of total population, 273,681 were engaged in work activities. 91.8% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 8.2% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 273,681 workers engaged in Main Work, 53,465 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 77,250 were Agricultural labourer.

Total Male Female
Main Workers 251,291 153,676 97,615
Cultivators 53,465 29,053 24,412
Agriculture Labourer 77,250 34,587 42,663
Household Industries 6,053 2,790 3,263
Other Workers 114,523 87,246 27,277
Marginal Workers 22,390 9,760 12,630
Non Working 267,807 109,208 158,599

Namakkal Taluka Map


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