Palakkodu Taluka Population, Caste, Religion Data - Dharmapuri district, Tamil Nadu

Palakkodu Taluka of Dharmapuri district has total population of 346,489 as per the Census 2011. Out of which 178,574 are males while 167,915 are females. In 2011 there were total 84,641 families residing in Palakkodu Taluka. The Average Sex Ratio of Palakkodu Taluka is 940.

As per Census 2011 out of total population, 13.5% people lives in Urban areas while 86.5% lives in the Rural areas. The average literacy rate in urban areas is 76.5% while that in the rural areas is 63.7%. Also the Sex Ratio of Urban areas in Palakkodu Taluka is 992 while that of Rural areas is 932.

The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Palakkodu Taluka is 40639 which is 12% of the total population. There are 21450 male children and 19189 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Palakkodu Taluka is 895 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 940 ) of Palakkodu Taluka.

The total literacy rate of Palakkodu Taluka is 65.48%. The male literacy rate is 65.3% and the female literacy rate is 49.83% in Palakkodu Taluka.

Population
346,489
Literacy
65.48%
Sex Ratio
940

To facilitate the administration, Palakkodu Taluka is further divided into 3 towns and 94 villages.

Palakkodu Taluka Data

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

Total Male Female
Children (Age 0-6) 40,639 21,450 19,189
Literacy 65.48% 65.3% 49.83%
Scheduled Caste 33,977 17,180 16,797
Scheduled Tribe 5,874 2,977 2,897
Illiterate 146,216 61,971 84,245

Caste-wise Population - Palakkodu Taluka

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 9.8% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 1.7% of total population in Palakkodu Taluka of .

Total Male Female
Schedule Caste 33,977 17,180 16,797
Schedule Tribe 5,874 2,977 2,897

Religion-wise Population - Palakkodu Taluka

Religion Total Male Female
Hindu 330,610 (95.42%) 170,543 160,067
Muslim 12,255 (3.54%) 6,208 6,047
Christian 3,378 (0.97%) 1,698 1,680
Sikh 18 (0.01%) 12 6
Buddhist 11 (0%) 4 7
Jain 6 (0%) 2 4
Other Religion 36 (0.01%) 18 18
No Religion Specified 175 (0.05%) 89 86

Literacy Rate - Palakkodu Taluka

Average literacy rate of Palakkodu Taluka in 2011 were 65.48% in which, male and female literacy were 74.21% and 56.26% respectively. Total literate in Palakkodu Taluka were 200,273 of which male and female were 116,603 and 83,670 respectively.


Sex Ratio - Palakkodu Taluka

The Sex Ratio of Palakkodu Taluka is 940 . Thus for every 1000 men there were 940 females in Palakkodu Taluka. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 895 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 940 ) of Palakkodu Taluka.


Child Population - Palakkodu Taluka

According to Census 2011, there were 40,639 children between age 0 to 6 years in Palakkodu Taluka. Out of which 40,639 were male while 40,639 were female.

Urban/Rural Population - Palakkodu Taluka

As per Census 2011, there are total 11,525 families under Palakkodu Taluka living in urban areas while 11,525 families are living within Rural areas. Thus around 13.5% of total population of Palakkodu Taluka lives in Urban areas while 86.5% lives under Rural areas. Population of children (0 - 6 years) in urban region is 5,178 while that in rural region is 35,461.

Total Urban Rural
Population 346,489 46,921 299,568
Children (0 - 6 years) 40,639 5,178 35,461
Schedule Caste 33,977 2,823 31,154
Schedule Tribe 5,874 14 5,860
Literacy 65.48% 76.51% 63.74%
Sex Ratio 940 992 932

Working Population - Palakkodu Taluka

In Palakkodu Taluka out of total population, 177,189 were engaged in work activities. 85.6% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 14.4% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 177,189 workers engaged in Main Work, 46,169 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 53,421 were Agricultural labourer.

Total Male Female
Main Workers 151,604 92,418 59,186
Cultivators 46,169 27,366 18,803
Agriculture Labourer 53,421 25,321 28,100
Household Industries 2,167 962 1,205
Other Workers 49,847 38,769 11,078
Marginal Workers 25,585 11,924 13,661
Non Working 169,300 74,232 95,068

Palakkodu Taluka Map


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