Palani Taluka Population, Caste, Religion Data - Dindigul district, Tamil Nadu

Palani Taluka of Dindigul district has total population of 292,301 as per the Census 2011. Out of which 145,763 are males while 146,538 are females. In 2011 there were total 80,645 families residing in Palani Taluka. The Average Sex Ratio of Palani Taluka is 1,005.

As per Census 2011 out of total population, 52.4% people lives in Urban areas while 47.6% lives in the Rural areas. The average literacy rate in urban areas is 81.5% while that in the rural areas is 68.8%. Also the Sex Ratio of Urban areas in Palani Taluka is 1,016 while that of Rural areas is 994.

The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Palani Taluka is 26158 which is 9% of the total population. There are 13401 male children and 12757 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Palani Taluka is 952 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 1,005 ) of Palani Taluka.

The total literacy rate of Palani Taluka is 75.44%. The male literacy rate is 75.45% and the female literacy rate is 61.96% in Palani Taluka.

Population
292,301
Literacy
75.44%
Sex Ratio
1,005

To facilitate the administration, Palani Taluka is further divided into 7 towns and 52 villages.

Palani Taluka Data

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

Total Male Female
Children (Age 0-6) 26,158 13,401 12,757
Literacy 75.44% 75.45% 61.96%
Scheduled Caste 83,941 41,590 42,351
Scheduled Tribe 1,233 646 587
Illiterate 91,527 35,788 55,739

Caste-wise Population - Palani Taluka

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 28.7% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 0.4% of total population in Palani Taluka of .

Total Male Female
Schedule Caste 83,941 41,590 42,351
Schedule Tribe 1,233 646 587

Religion-wise Population - Palani Taluka

Religion Total Male Female
Hindu 264,770 (90.58%) 132,196 132,574
Muslim 22,292 (7.63%) 11,085 11,207
Christian 4,197 (1.44%) 2,001 2,196
Sikh 48 (0.02%) 21 27
Buddhist 10 (0%) 5 5
Jain 6 (0%) 3 3
Other Religion 20 (0.01%) 11 9
No Religion Specified 958 (0.33%) 441 517

Literacy Rate - Palani Taluka

Average literacy rate of Palani Taluka in 2011 were 75.44% in which, male and female literacy were 83.09% and 67.87% respectively. Total literate in Palani Taluka were 200,774 of which male and female were 109,975 and 90,799 respectively.


Sex Ratio - Palani Taluka

The Sex Ratio of Palani Taluka is 1,005 . Thus for every 1000 men there were 1,005 females in Palani Taluka. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 952 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 1,005 ) of Palani Taluka.


Child Population - Palani Taluka

According to Census 2011, there were 26,158 children between age 0 to 6 years in Palani Taluka. Out of which 26,158 were male while 26,158 were female.

Urban/Rural Population - Palani Taluka

As per Census 2011, there are total 41,283 families under Palani Taluka living in urban areas while 41,283 families are living within Rural areas. Thus around 52.4% of total population of Palani Taluka lives in Urban areas while 47.6% lives under Rural areas. Population of children (0 - 6 years) in urban region is 13,996 while that in rural region is 12,162.

Total Urban Rural
Population 292,301 153,223 139,078
Children (0 - 6 years) 26,158 13,996 12,162
Schedule Caste 83,941 39,790 44,151
Schedule Tribe 1,233 903 330
Literacy 75.44% 81.52% 68.77%
Sex Ratio 1,005 1,016 994

Working Population - Palani Taluka

In Palani Taluka out of total population, 146,036 were engaged in work activities. 91.1% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 8.9% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 146,036 workers engaged in Main Work, 19,064 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 52,366 were Agricultural labourer.

Total Male Female
Main Workers 133,077 84,927 48,150
Cultivators 19,064 11,858 7,206
Agriculture Labourer 52,366 26,480 25,886
Household Industries 3,130 1,660 1,470
Other Workers 58,517 44,929 13,588
Marginal Workers 12,959 6,038 6,921
Non Working 146,265 54,798 91,467

Palani Taluka Map


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