Paramakudi Taluka Population, Caste, Religion Data - Ramanathapuram district, Tamil Nadu

Paramakudi Taluka of Ramanathapuram district has total population of 265,142 as per the Census 2011. Out of which 134,134 are males while 131,008 are females. In 2011 there were total 66,337 families residing in Paramakudi Taluka. The Average Sex Ratio of Paramakudi Taluka is 977.

As per Census 2011 out of total population, 39.2% people lives in Urban areas while 60.8% lives in the Rural areas. The average literacy rate in urban areas is 89.8% while that in the rural areas is 75.1%. Also the Sex Ratio of Urban areas in Paramakudi Taluka is 968 while that of Rural areas is 982.

The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Paramakudi Taluka is 25632 which is 10% of the total population. There are 13159 male children and 12473 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Paramakudi Taluka is 948 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 977 ) of Paramakudi Taluka.

The total literacy rate of Paramakudi Taluka is 80.82%. The male literacy rate is 80.11% and the female literacy rate is 65.73% in Paramakudi Taluka.

Population
265,142
Literacy
80.82%
Sex Ratio
977

To facilitate the administration, Paramakudi Taluka is further divided into 2 towns and 93 villages.

Paramakudi Taluka Data

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

Total Male Female
Children (Age 0-6) 25,632 13,159 12,473
Literacy 80.82% 80.11% 65.73%
Scheduled Caste 68,664 34,691 33,973
Scheduled Tribe 148 80 68
Illiterate 71,570 26,676 44,894

Caste-wise Population - Paramakudi Taluka

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 25.9% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 0.1% of total population in Paramakudi Taluka of .

Total Male Female
Schedule Caste 68,664 34,691 33,973
Schedule Tribe 148 80 68

Religion-wise Population - Paramakudi Taluka

Religion Total Male Female
Hindu 238,909 (90.11%) 121,183 117,726
Muslim 15,684 (5.92%) 7,693 7,991
Christian 10,054 (3.79%) 4,999 5,055
Sikh 27 (0.01%) 14 13
Buddhist 10 (0%) 5 5
Jain 7 (0%) 2 5
Other Religion 4 (0%) 2 2
No Religion Specified 447 (0.17%) 236 211

Literacy Rate - Paramakudi Taluka

Average literacy rate of Paramakudi Taluka in 2011 were 80.82% in which, male and female literacy were 88.83% and 72.65% respectively. Total literate in Paramakudi Taluka were 193,572 of which male and female were 107,458 and 86,114 respectively.


Sex Ratio - Paramakudi Taluka

The Sex Ratio of Paramakudi Taluka is 977 . Thus for every 1000 men there were 977 females in Paramakudi Taluka. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 948 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 977 ) of Paramakudi Taluka.


Child Population - Paramakudi Taluka

According to Census 2011, there were 25,632 children between age 0 to 6 years in Paramakudi Taluka. Out of which 25,632 were male while 25,632 were female.

Urban/Rural Population - Paramakudi Taluka

As per Census 2011, there are total 25,384 families under Paramakudi Taluka living in urban areas while 25,384 families are living within Rural areas. Thus around 39.2% of total population of Paramakudi Taluka lives in Urban areas while 60.8% lives under Rural areas. Population of children (0 - 6 years) in urban region is 10,194 while that in rural region is 15,438.

Total Urban Rural
Population 265,142 103,811 161,331
Children (0 - 6 years) 25,632 10,194 15,438
Schedule Caste 68,664 16,014 52,650
Schedule Tribe 148 73 75
Literacy 80.82% 89.77% 75.08%
Sex Ratio 977 968 982

Working Population - Paramakudi Taluka

In Paramakudi Taluka out of total population, 127,543 were engaged in work activities. 83.1% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 16.9% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 127,543 workers engaged in Main Work, 33,992 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 23,947 were Agricultural labourer.

Total Male Female
Main Workers 105,978 69,440 36,538
Cultivators 33,992 20,312 13,680
Agriculture Labourer 23,947 12,153 11,794
Household Industries 9,674 5,686 3,988
Other Workers 38,365 31,289 7,076
Marginal Workers 21,565 9,897 11,668
Non Working 137,599 54,797 82,802

Paramakudi Taluka Map


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