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

Oddanchatram Taluka of Dindigul district has total population of 182,600 as per the Census 2011. Out of which 91,247 are males while 91,353 are females. In 2011 there were total 52,829 families residing in Oddanchatram Taluka. The Average Sex Ratio of Oddanchatram Taluka is 1,001.

As per Census 2011 out of total population, 16.5% people lives in Urban areas while 83.5% lives in the Rural areas. The average literacy rate in urban areas is 84.6% while that in the rural areas is 70.3%. Also the Sex Ratio of Urban areas in Oddanchatram Taluka is 994 while that of Rural areas is 1,003.

The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Oddanchatram Taluka is 14599 which is 8% of the total population. There are 7612 male children and 6987 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Oddanchatram Taluka is 918 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 1,001 ) of Oddanchatram Taluka.

The total literacy rate of Oddanchatram Taluka is 72.64%. The male literacy rate is 75.58% and the female literacy rate is 58.1% in Oddanchatram Taluka.

Population
182,600
Literacy
72.64%
Sex Ratio
1,001

To facilitate the administration, Oddanchatram Taluka is further divided into 1 town and 56 villages.

Oddanchatram Taluka Data

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

Total Male Female
Children (Age 0-6) 14,599 7,612 6,987
Literacy 72.64% 75.58% 58.1%
Scheduled Caste 40,967 20,426 20,541
Scheduled Tribe 168 90 78
Illiterate 60,563 22,287 38,276

Caste-wise Population - Oddanchatram Taluka

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 22.4% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 0.1% of total population in Oddanchatram Taluka of .

Total Male Female
Schedule Caste 40,967 20,426 20,541
Schedule Tribe 168 90 78

Religion-wise Population - Oddanchatram Taluka

Religion Total Male Female
Hindu 174,340 (95.48%) 87,233 87,107
Muslim 4,784 (2.62%) 2,309 2,475
Christian 3,013 (1.65%) 1,485 1,528
Sikh 15 (0.01%) 6 9
Buddhist 6 (0%) 1 5
Jain 5 (0%) 1 4
Other Religion 10 (0.01%) 5 5
No Religion Specified 427 (0.23%) 207 220

Literacy Rate - Oddanchatram Taluka

Average literacy rate of Oddanchatram Taluka in 2011 were 72.64% in which, male and female literacy were 82.45% and 62.91% respectively. Total literate in Oddanchatram Taluka were 122,037 of which male and female were 68,960 and 53,077 respectively.


Sex Ratio - Oddanchatram Taluka

The Sex Ratio of Oddanchatram Taluka is 1,001 . Thus for every 1000 men there were 1,001 females in Oddanchatram Taluka. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 918 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 1,001 ) of Oddanchatram Taluka.


Child Population - Oddanchatram Taluka

According to Census 2011, there were 14,599 children between age 0 to 6 years in Oddanchatram Taluka. Out of which 14,599 were male while 14,599 were female.

Urban/Rural Population - Oddanchatram Taluka

As per Census 2011, there are total 8,046 families under Oddanchatram Taluka living in urban areas while 8,046 families are living within Rural areas. Thus around 16.5% of total population of Oddanchatram Taluka lives in Urban areas while 83.5% lives under Rural areas. Population of children (0 - 6 years) in urban region is 2,676 while that in rural region is 11,923.

Total Urban Rural
Population 182,600 30,064 152,536
Children (0 - 6 years) 14,599 2,676 11,923
Schedule Caste 40,967 6,103 34,864
Schedule Tribe 168 17 151
Literacy 72.64% 84.65% 70.3%
Sex Ratio 1,001 994 1,003

Working Population - Oddanchatram Taluka

In Oddanchatram Taluka out of total population, 108,861 were engaged in work activities. 90.5% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 9.5% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 108,861 workers engaged in Main Work, 35,282 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 38,455 were Agricultural labourer.

Total Male Female
Main Workers 98,572 56,352 42,220
Cultivators 35,282 20,002 15,280
Agriculture Labourer 38,455 17,616 20,839
Household Industries 1,422 785 637
Other Workers 23,413 17,949 5,464
Marginal Workers 10,289 4,565 5,724
Non Working 73,739 30,330 43,409

Oddanchatram Taluka Map


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