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.
To facilitate the administration, Palakkodu Taluka is further divided into 3 towns and 94 villages.
As per the Population Census 2011 data, following are some quick facts about Palakkodu Taluka.
|Children (Age 0-6)||40,639||21,450||19,189|
Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 9.8% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 1.7% of total population in Palakkodu Taluka of .
|No Religion Specified||175||(0.05%)||89||86|
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.
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.
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.
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.
|Children (0 - 6 years)||40,639||5,178||35,461|
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.