Ottapidaram Taluka Population, Caste, Religion Data - Thoothukkudi district, Tamil Nadu

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.

Population
123,356
Literacy
80.72%
Sex Ratio
999

To facilitate the administration, Ottapidaram Taluka is further divided into 1 town and 63 villages.

Ottapidaram Taluka Data

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

Total Male Female
Children (Age 0-6) 12,904 6,607 6,297
Literacy 80.72% 78.17% 66.37%
Scheduled Caste 51,216 25,728 25,488
Scheduled Tribe 162 74 88
Illiterate 34,203 13,469 20,734

Caste-wise Population - Ottapidaram Taluka

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 41.5% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 0.1% of total population in Ottapidaram Taluka of .

Total Male Female
Schedule Caste 51,216 25,728 25,488
Schedule Tribe 162 74 88

Religion-wise Population - Ottapidaram Taluka

Religion Total Male Female
Hindu 109,260 (88.57%) 54,670 54,590
Muslim 454 (0.37%) 233 221
Christian 13,329 (10.81%) 6,653 6,676
Sikh 25 (0.02%) 10 15
Buddhist 26 (0.02%) 17 9
Jain 6 (0%) 2 4
Other Religion 0 (0%) 0 0
No Religion Specified 256 (0.21%) 124 132

Literacy Rate - Ottapidaram Taluka

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.


Sex Ratio - Ottapidaram Taluka

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.


Child Population - 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.

Urban/Rural Population - Ottapidaram Taluka

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.

Total Urban Rural
Population 123,356 8,012 115,344
Children (0 - 6 years) 12,904 976 11,928
Schedule Caste 51,216 1,056 50,160
Schedule Tribe 162 24 138
Literacy 80.72% 86.23% 80.34%
Sex Ratio 999 946 1,003

Working Population - Ottapidaram Taluka

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.

Total Male Female
Main Workers 48,767 30,710 18,057
Cultivators 4,661 3,095 1,566
Agriculture Labourer 22,260 10,988 11,272
Household Industries 880 530 350
Other Workers 20,966 16,097 4,869
Marginal Workers 12,491 5,554 6,937
Non Working 62,098 25,445 36,653

Ottapidaram Taluka Map


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