Orathanadu Taluka Population, Caste, Religion Data - Thanjavur district, Tamil Nadu

Orathanadu Taluka of Thanjavur district has total population of 246,871 as per the Census 2011. Out of which 120,073 are males while 126,798 are females. In 2011 there were total 61,409 families residing in Orathanadu Taluka. The Average Sex Ratio of Orathanadu Taluka is 1,056.

As per Census 2011 out of total population, 4.2% people lives in Urban areas while 95.8% lives in the Rural areas. The average literacy rate in urban areas is 84.8% while that in the rural areas is 74.7%. Also the Sex Ratio of Urban areas in Orathanadu Taluka is 1,097 while that of Rural areas is 1,054.

The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Orathanadu Taluka is 24781 which is 10% of the total population. There are 12643 male children and 12138 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Orathanadu Taluka is 960 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 1,056 ) of Orathanadu Taluka.

The total literacy rate of Orathanadu Taluka is 75.09%. The male literacy rate is 75.38% and the female literacy rate is 60.15% in Orathanadu Taluka.

Population
246,871
Literacy
75.09%
Sex Ratio
1,056

To facilitate the administration, Orathanadu Taluka is further divided into 1 town and 118 villages.

Orathanadu Taluka Data

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

Total Male Female
Children (Age 0-6) 24,781 12,643 12,138
Literacy 75.09% 75.38% 60.15%
Scheduled Caste 42,326 20,757 21,569
Scheduled Tribe 78 41 37
Illiterate 80,094 29,565 50,529

Caste-wise Population - Orathanadu Taluka

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 17.1% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 0% of total population in Orathanadu Taluka of .

Total Male Female
Schedule Caste 42,326 20,757 21,569
Schedule Tribe 78 41 37

Religion-wise Population - Orathanadu Taluka

Religion Total Male Female
Hindu 240,552 (97.44%) 117,041 123,511
Muslim 3,563 (1.44%) 1,705 1,858
Christian 2,564 (1.04%) 1,236 1,328
Sikh 19 (0.01%) 14 5
Buddhist 12 (0%) 7 5
Jain 15 (0.01%) 6 9
Other Religion 44 (0.02%) 23 21
No Religion Specified 102 (0.04%) 41 61

Literacy Rate - Orathanadu Taluka

Average literacy rate of Orathanadu Taluka in 2011 were 75.09% in which, male and female literacy were 84.25% and 66.52% respectively. Total literate in Orathanadu Taluka were 166,777 of which male and female were 90,508 and 76,269 respectively.


Sex Ratio - Orathanadu Taluka

The Sex Ratio of Orathanadu Taluka is 1,056 . Thus for every 1000 men there were 1,056 females in Orathanadu Taluka. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 960 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 1,056 ) of Orathanadu Taluka.


Child Population - Orathanadu Taluka

According to Census 2011, there were 24,781 children between age 0 to 6 years in Orathanadu Taluka. Out of which 24,781 were male while 24,781 were female.

Urban/Rural Population - Orathanadu Taluka

As per Census 2011, there are total 2,633 families under Orathanadu Taluka living in urban areas while 2,633 families are living within Rural areas. Thus around 4.2% of total population of Orathanadu Taluka lives in Urban areas while 95.8% lives under Rural areas. Population of children (0 - 6 years) in urban region is 1,078 while that in rural region is 23,703.

Total Urban Rural
Population 246,871 10,247 236,624
Children (0 - 6 years) 24,781 1,078 23,703
Schedule Caste 42,326 584 41,742
Schedule Tribe 78 6 72
Literacy 75.09% 84.77% 74.68%
Sex Ratio 1,056 1,097 1,054

Working Population - Orathanadu Taluka

In Orathanadu Taluka out of total population, 119,586 were engaged in work activities. 85.4% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 14.6% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 119,586 workers engaged in Main Work, 30,266 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 54,513 were Agricultural labourer.

Total Male Female
Main Workers 102,072 63,942 38,130
Cultivators 30,266 22,059 8,207
Agriculture Labourer 54,513 28,933 25,580
Household Industries 1,571 930 641
Other Workers 15,722 12,020 3,702
Marginal Workers 17,514 7,983 9,531
Non Working 127,285 48,148 79,137

Orathanadu Taluka Map


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