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

Omalur Taluka of Salem district has total population of 494,355 as per the Census 2011. Out of which 258,922 are males while 235,433 are females. In 2011 there were total 125,462 families residing in Omalur Taluka. The Average Sex Ratio of Omalur Taluka is 909.

As per Census 2011 out of total population, 20.7% people lives in Urban areas while 79.3% lives in the Rural areas. The average literacy rate in urban areas is 73.4% while that in the rural areas is 64.5%. Also the Sex Ratio of Urban areas in Omalur Taluka is 933 while that of Rural areas is 903.

The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Omalur Taluka is 51202 which is 10% of the total population. There are 26782 male children and 24420 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Omalur Taluka is 912 which is greater than Average Sex Ratio ( 909 ) of Omalur Taluka.

The total literacy rate of Omalur Taluka is 66.32%. The male literacy rate is 66.78% and the female literacy rate is 51.4% in Omalur Taluka.

Population
494,355
Literacy
66.32%
Sex Ratio
909

To facilitate the administration, Omalur Taluka is further divided into 8 towns and 90 villages.

Omalur Taluka Data

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

Total Male Female
Children (Age 0-6) 51,202 26,782 24,420
Literacy 66.32% 66.78% 51.4%
Scheduled Caste 90,446 47,087 43,359
Scheduled Tribe 5,593 2,922 2,671
Illiterate 200,451 86,024 114,427

Caste-wise Population - Omalur Taluka

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 18.3% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 1.1% of total population in Omalur Taluka of .

Total Male Female
Schedule Caste 90,446 47,087 43,359
Schedule Tribe 5,593 2,922 2,671

Religion-wise Population - Omalur Taluka

Religion Total Male Female
Hindu 483,893 (97.88%) 253,661 230,232
Muslim 4,752 (0.96%) 2,524 2,228
Christian 5,450 (1.1%) 2,611 2,839
Sikh 41 (0.01%) 22 19
Buddhist 15 (0%) 7 8
Jain 13 (0%) 5 8
Other Religion 41 (0.01%) 18 23
No Religion Specified 150 (0.03%) 74 76

Literacy Rate - Omalur Taluka

Average literacy rate of Omalur Taluka in 2011 were 66.32% in which, male and female literacy were 74.48% and 57.35% respectively. Total literate in Omalur Taluka were 293,904 of which male and female were 172,898 and 121,006 respectively.


Sex Ratio - Omalur Taluka

The Sex Ratio of Omalur Taluka is 909 . Thus for every 1000 men there were 909 females in Omalur Taluka. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 912 which is greater than Average Sex Ratio ( 909 ) of Omalur Taluka.


Child Population - Omalur Taluka

According to Census 2011, there were 51,202 children between age 0 to 6 years in Omalur Taluka. Out of which 51,202 were male while 51,202 were female.

Urban/Rural Population - Omalur Taluka

As per Census 2011, there are total 25,542 families under Omalur Taluka living in urban areas while 25,542 families are living within Rural areas. Thus around 20.7% of total population of Omalur Taluka lives in Urban areas while 79.3% lives under Rural areas. Population of children (0 - 6 years) in urban region is 10,302 while that in rural region is 40,900.

Total Urban Rural
Population 494,355 102,313 392,042
Children (0 - 6 years) 51,202 10,302 40,900
Schedule Caste 90,446 18,500 71,946
Schedule Tribe 5,593 148 5,445
Literacy 66.32% 73.42% 64.46%
Sex Ratio 909 933 903

Working Population - Omalur Taluka

In Omalur Taluka out of total population, 242,915 were engaged in work activities. 91.7% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 8.3% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 242,915 workers engaged in Main Work, 35,008 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 68,833 were Agricultural labourer.

Total Male Female
Main Workers 222,747 145,186 77,561
Cultivators 35,008 22,157 12,851
Agriculture Labourer 68,833 33,891 34,942
Household Industries 23,122 14,592 8,530
Other Workers 95,784 74,546 21,238
Marginal Workers 20,168 9,601 10,567
Non Working 251,440 104,135 147,305

Omalur Taluka Map


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