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

Nilakkottai Taluka of Dindigul district has total population of 286,641 as per the Census 2011. Out of which 144,482 are males while 142,159 are females. In 2011 there were total 73,232 families residing in Nilakkottai Taluka. The Average Sex Ratio of Nilakkottai Taluka is 984.

As per Census 2011 out of total population, 29.6% people lives in Urban areas while 70.4% lives in the Rural areas. The average literacy rate in urban areas is 84.3% while that in the rural areas is 72.9%. Also the Sex Ratio of Urban areas in Nilakkottai Taluka is 1,002 while that of Rural areas is 976.

The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Nilakkottai Taluka is 30156 which is 11% of the total population. There are 15569 male children and 14587 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Nilakkottai Taluka is 937 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 984 ) of Nilakkottai Taluka.

The total literacy rate of Nilakkottai Taluka is 76.27%. The male literacy rate is 74.69% and the female literacy rate is 61.69% in Nilakkottai Taluka.

Population
286,641
Literacy
76.27%
Sex Ratio
984

To facilitate the administration, Nilakkottai Taluka is further divided into 5 towns and 42 villages.

Nilakkottai Taluka Data

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

Total Male Female
Children (Age 0-6) 30,156 15,569 14,587
Literacy 76.27% 74.69% 61.69%
Scheduled Caste 77,447 39,079 38,368
Scheduled Tribe 2,190 1,144 1,046
Illiterate 91,028 36,562 54,466

Caste-wise Population - Nilakkottai Taluka

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 27% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 0.8% of total population in Nilakkottai Taluka of .

Total Male Female
Schedule Caste 77,447 39,079 38,368
Schedule Tribe 2,190 1,144 1,046

Religion-wise Population - Nilakkottai Taluka

Religion Total Male Female
Hindu 257,798 (89.94%) 130,213 127,585
Muslim 7,222 (2.52%) 3,597 3,625
Christian 20,850 (7.27%) 10,257 10,593
Sikh 24 (0.01%) 16 8
Buddhist 15 (0.01%) 10 5
Jain 11 (0%) 3 8
Other Religion 11 (0%) 5 6
No Religion Specified 710 (0.25%) 381 329

Literacy Rate - Nilakkottai Taluka

Average literacy rate of Nilakkottai Taluka in 2011 were 76.27% in which, male and female literacy were 83.72% and 68.74% respectively. Total literate in Nilakkottai Taluka were 195,613 of which male and female were 107,920 and 87,693 respectively.


Sex Ratio - Nilakkottai Taluka

The Sex Ratio of Nilakkottai Taluka is 984 . Thus for every 1000 men there were 984 females in Nilakkottai Taluka. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 937 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 984 ) of Nilakkottai Taluka.


Child Population - Nilakkottai Taluka

According to Census 2011, there were 30,156 children between age 0 to 6 years in Nilakkottai Taluka. Out of which 30,156 were male while 30,156 were female.

Urban/Rural Population - Nilakkottai Taluka

As per Census 2011, there are total 21,799 families under Nilakkottai Taluka living in urban areas while 21,799 families are living within Rural areas. Thus around 29.6% of total population of Nilakkottai Taluka lives in Urban areas while 70.4% lives under Rural areas. Population of children (0 - 6 years) in urban region is 8,414 while that in rural region is 21,742.

Total Urban Rural
Population 286,641 84,714 201,927
Children (0 - 6 years) 30,156 8,414 21,742
Schedule Caste 77,447 14,975 62,472
Schedule Tribe 2,190 1,696 494
Literacy 76.27% 84.29% 72.87%
Sex Ratio 984 1,002 976

Working Population - Nilakkottai Taluka

In Nilakkottai Taluka out of total population, 144,425 were engaged in work activities. 82.7% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 17.3% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 144,425 workers engaged in Main Work, 17,215 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 57,747 were Agricultural labourer.

Total Male Female
Main Workers 119,463 74,944 44,519
Cultivators 17,215 10,812 6,403
Agriculture Labourer 57,747 30,372 27,375
Household Industries 2,393 1,298 1,095
Other Workers 42,108 32,462 9,646
Marginal Workers 24,962 11,717 13,245
Non Working 142,216 57,821 84,395

Nilakkottai Taluka Map


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