Palayamkottai Taluka Population, Caste, Religion Data - Tirunelveli district, Tamil Nadu

Palayamkottai Taluka of Tirunelveli district has total population of 91,176 as per the Census 2011. Out of which 45,240 are males while 45,936 are females. In 2011 there were total 23,324 families residing in Palayamkottai Taluka. The Average Sex Ratio of Palayamkottai Taluka is 1,015.

As per Census 2011, all of the population of Palayamkottai Taluka lives in urban areas. The average literacy rate in urban area is 83.5% and the sex ratio of Palayamkottai Taluka is 1,015.

The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Palayamkottai Taluka is 9918 which is 11% of the total population. There are 5030 male children and 4888 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Palayamkottai Taluka is 972 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 1,015 ) of Palayamkottai Taluka.

The total literacy rate of Palayamkottai Taluka is 83.5%. The male literacy rate is 79.68% and the female literacy rate is 69.24% in Palayamkottai Taluka.

Population
91,176
Literacy
83.5%
Sex Ratio
1,015

To facilitate the administration, Palayamkottai Taluka is further divided into 41 villages.

Palayamkottai Taluka Data

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

Total Male Female
Children (Age 0-6) 9,918 5,030 4,888
Literacy 83.5% 79.68% 69.24%
Scheduled Caste 21,775 10,808 10,967
Scheduled Tribe 373 188 185
Illiterate 23,322 9,192 14,130

Caste-wise Population - Palayamkottai Taluka

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 23.9% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 0.4% of total population in Palayamkottai Taluka of .

Total Male Female
Schedule Caste 21,775 10,808 10,967
Schedule Tribe 373 188 185

Religion-wise Population - Palayamkottai Taluka

Religion Total Male Female
Hindu 73,982 (81.14%) 36,582 37,400
Muslim 2,540 (2.79%) 1,258 1,282
Christian 14,581 (15.99%) 7,360 7,221
Sikh 4 (0%) 3 1
Buddhist 12 (0.01%) 8 4
Jain 2 (0%) 1 1
Other Religion 1 (0%) 1 0
No Religion Specified 54 (0.06%) 27 27

Literacy Rate - Palayamkottai Taluka

Average literacy rate of Palayamkottai Taluka in 2011 were 83.5% in which, male and female literacy were 89.65% and 77.48% respectively. Total literate in Palayamkottai Taluka were 67,854 of which male and female were 36,048 and 31,806 respectively.


Sex Ratio - Palayamkottai Taluka

The Sex Ratio of Palayamkottai Taluka is 1,015 . Thus for every 1000 men there were 1,015 females in Palayamkottai Taluka. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 972 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 1,015 ) of Palayamkottai Taluka.


Child Population - Palayamkottai Taluka

According to Census 2011, there were 9,918 children between age 0 to 6 years in Palayamkottai Taluka. Out of which 9,918 were male while 9,918 were female.

Urban/Rural Population - Palayamkottai Taluka

As per Census 2011, there are total 0 families under Palayamkottai Taluka living in urban areas while 0 families are living within Rural areas. Thus around 0% of total population of Palayamkottai Taluka lives in Urban areas while 100% lives under Rural areas. Population of children (0 - 6 years) in urban region is 0 while that in rural region is 9,918.

Total Urban Rural
Population 91,176 0 91,176
Children (0 - 6 years) 9,918 0 9,918
Schedule Caste 21,775 0 21,775
Schedule Tribe 373 0 373
Literacy 83.5% - 83.5%
Sex Ratio 1,015 - 1,015

Working Population - Palayamkottai Taluka

In Palayamkottai Taluka out of total population, 40,146 were engaged in work activities. 81.8% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 18.2% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 40,146 workers engaged in Main Work, 3,510 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 6,810 were Agricultural labourer.

Total Male Female
Main Workers 32,823 21,699 11,124
Cultivators 3,510 2,493 1,017
Agriculture Labourer 6,810 3,983 2,827
Household Industries 2,756 717 2,039
Other Workers 19,747 14,506 5,241
Marginal Workers 7,323 3,397 3,926
Non Working 51,030 20,144 30,886

Palayamkottai Taluka Map


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