Ottapidaram Taluka of Thoothukkudi district has total population of 123,356 as per the Census 2011. Out of which 61,709 are males while 61,647 are females. In 2011 there were total 32,955 families residing in Ottapidaram Taluka. The Average Sex Ratio of Ottapidaram Taluka is 999.
As per Census 2011 out of total population, 6.5% people lives in Urban areas while 93.5% lives in the Rural areas. The average literacy rate in urban areas is 86.2% while that in the rural areas is 80.3%. Also the Sex Ratio of Urban areas in Ottapidaram Taluka is 946 while that of Rural areas is 1,003.
The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Ottapidaram Taluka is 12904 which is 10% of the total population. There are 6607 male children and 6297 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Ottapidaram Taluka is 953 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 999 ) of Ottapidaram Taluka.
The total literacy rate of Ottapidaram Taluka is 80.72%. The male literacy rate is 78.17% and the female literacy rate is 66.37% in Ottapidaram Taluka.
To facilitate the administration, Ottapidaram Taluka is further divided into 1 town and 63 villages.
As per the Population Census 2011 data, following are some quick facts about Ottapidaram Taluka.
|Children (Age 0-6)||12,904||6,607||6,297|
Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 41.5% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 0.1% of total population in Ottapidaram Taluka of .
|No Religion Specified||256||(0.21%)||124||132|
Average literacy rate of Ottapidaram Taluka in 2011 were 80.72% in which, male and female literacy were 87.55% and 73.92% respectively. Total literate in Ottapidaram Taluka were 89,153 of which male and female were 48,240 and 40,913 respectively.
The Sex Ratio of Ottapidaram Taluka is 999 . Thus for every 1000 men there were 999 females in Ottapidaram Taluka. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 953 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 999 ) of Ottapidaram Taluka.
According to Census 2011, there were 12,904 children between age 0 to 6 years in Ottapidaram Taluka. Out of which 12,904 were male while 12,904 were female.
As per Census 2011, there are total 2,043 families under Ottapidaram Taluka living in urban areas while 2,043 families are living within Rural areas. Thus around 6.5% of total population of Ottapidaram Taluka lives in Urban areas while 93.5% lives under Rural areas. Population of children (0 - 6 years) in urban region is 976 while that in rural region is 11,928.
|Children (0 - 6 years)||12,904||976||11,928|
In Ottapidaram Taluka out of total population, 61,258 were engaged in work activities. 79.6% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 20.4% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 61,258 workers engaged in Main Work, 4,661 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 22,260 were Agricultural labourer.