Natham Taluka Population, Caste, Religion Data - Dindigul district, Tamil Nadu

Natham Taluka of Dindigul district has total population of 158,687 as per the Census 2011. Out of which 80,037 are males while 78,650 are females. In 2011 there were total 37,470 families residing in Natham Taluka. The Average Sex Ratio of Natham Taluka is 983.

As per Census 2011 out of total population, 14.9% people lives in Urban areas while 85.1% lives in the Rural areas. The average literacy rate in urban areas is 81.5% while that in the rural areas is 70.7%. Also the Sex Ratio of Urban areas in Natham Taluka is 1,010 while that of Rural areas is 978.

The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Natham Taluka is 18708 which is 12% of the total population. There are 9582 male children and 9126 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Natham Taluka is 952 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 983 ) of Natham Taluka.

The total literacy rate of Natham Taluka is 72.3%. The male literacy rate is 72.11% and the female literacy rate is 55.3% in Natham Taluka.

Population
158,687
Literacy
72.3%
Sex Ratio
983

To facilitate the administration, Natham Taluka is further divided into 1 town and 41 villages.

Natham Taluka Data

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

Total Male Female
Children (Age 0-6) 18,708 9,582 9,126
Literacy 72.3% 72.11% 55.3%
Scheduled Caste 19,977 9,994 9,983
Scheduled Tribe 36 14 22
Illiterate 57,476 22,322 35,154

Caste-wise Population - Natham Taluka

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 12.6% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 0% of total population in Natham Taluka of .

Total Male Female
Schedule Caste 19,977 9,994 9,983
Schedule Tribe 36 14 22

Religion-wise Population - Natham Taluka

Religion Total Male Female
Hindu 145,048 (91.41%) 73,124 71,924
Muslim 10,795 (6.8%) 5,512 5,283
Christian 2,179 (1.37%) 1,096 1,083
Sikh 38 (0.02%) 15 23
Buddhist 6 (0%) 4 2
Jain 2 (0%) 1 1
Other Religion 11 (0.01%) 5 6
No Religion Specified 608 (0.38%) 280 328

Literacy Rate - Natham Taluka

Average literacy rate of Natham Taluka in 2011 were 72.3% in which, male and female literacy were 81.92% and 62.56% respectively. Total literate in Natham Taluka were 101,211 of which male and female were 57,715 and 43,496 respectively.


Sex Ratio - Natham Taluka

The Sex Ratio of Natham Taluka is 983 . Thus for every 1000 men there were 983 females in Natham Taluka. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 952 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 983 ) of Natham Taluka.


Child Population - Natham Taluka

According to Census 2011, there were 18,708 children between age 0 to 6 years in Natham Taluka. Out of which 18,708 were male while 18,708 were female.

Urban/Rural Population - Natham Taluka

As per Census 2011, there are total 5,732 families under Natham Taluka living in urban areas while 5,732 families are living within Rural areas. Thus around 14.9% of total population of Natham Taluka lives in Urban areas while 85.1% lives under Rural areas. Population of children (0 - 6 years) in urban region is 2,655 while that in rural region is 16,053.

Total Urban Rural
Population 158,687 23,660 135,027
Children (0 - 6 years) 18,708 2,655 16,053
Schedule Caste 19,977 5,329 14,648
Schedule Tribe 36 2 34
Literacy 72.3% 81.52% 70.68%
Sex Ratio 983 1,010 978

Working Population - Natham Taluka

In Natham Taluka out of total population, 84,064 were engaged in work activities. 79.9% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 20.1% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 84,064 workers engaged in Main Work, 12,266 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 36,517 were Agricultural labourer.

Total Male Female
Main Workers 67,201 41,027 26,174
Cultivators 12,266 7,761 4,505
Agriculture Labourer 36,517 19,349 17,168
Household Industries 1,316 772 544
Other Workers 17,102 13,145 3,957
Marginal Workers 16,863 8,094 8,769
Non Working 74,623 30,916 43,707

Natham Taluka Map


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