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

Pennagaram Taluka of Dharmapuri district has total population of 234,853 as per the Census 2011. Out of which 123,177 are males while 111,676 are females. In 2011 there were total 57,398 families residing in Pennagaram Taluka. The Average Sex Ratio of Pennagaram Taluka is 907.

As per Census 2011 out of total population, 12.6% people lives in Urban areas while 87.4% lives in the Rural areas. The average literacy rate in urban areas is 77% while that in the rural areas is 61.9%. Also the Sex Ratio of Urban areas in Pennagaram Taluka is 968 while that of Rural areas is 898.

The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Pennagaram Taluka is 27405 which is 12% of the total population. There are 14530 male children and 12875 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Pennagaram Taluka is 886 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 907 ) of Pennagaram Taluka.

The total literacy rate of Pennagaram Taluka is 63.83%. The male literacy rate is 63.68% and the female literacy rate is 48.32% in Pennagaram Taluka.

Population
234,853
Literacy
63.83%
Sex Ratio
907

To facilitate the administration, Pennagaram Taluka is further divided into 2 towns and 52 villages.

Pennagaram Taluka Data

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

Total Male Female
Children (Age 0-6) 27,405 14,530 12,875
Literacy 63.83% 63.68% 48.32%
Scheduled Caste 28,017 14,643 13,374
Scheduled Tribe 4,900 2,594 2,306
Illiterate 102,449 44,736 57,713

Caste-wise Population - Pennagaram Taluka

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 11.9% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 2.1% of total population in Pennagaram Taluka of .

Total Male Female
Schedule Caste 28,017 14,643 13,374
Schedule Tribe 4,900 2,594 2,306

Religion-wise Population - Pennagaram Taluka

Religion Total Male Female
Hindu 231,307 (98.49%) 121,342 109,965
Muslim 2,714 (1.16%) 1,396 1,318
Christian 665 (0.28%) 354 311
Sikh 18 (0.01%) 10 8
Buddhist 4 (0%) 3 1
Jain 3 (0%) 2 1
Other Religion 16 (0.01%) 11 5
No Religion Specified 126 (0.05%) 59 67

Literacy Rate - Pennagaram Taluka

Average literacy rate of Pennagaram Taluka in 2011 were 63.83% in which, male and female literacy were 72.2% and 54.62% respectively. Total literate in Pennagaram Taluka were 132,404 of which male and female were 78,441 and 53,963 respectively.


Sex Ratio - Pennagaram Taluka

The Sex Ratio of Pennagaram Taluka is 907 . Thus for every 1000 men there were 907 females in Pennagaram Taluka. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 886 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 907 ) of Pennagaram Taluka.


Child Population - Pennagaram Taluka

According to Census 2011, there were 27,405 children between age 0 to 6 years in Pennagaram Taluka. Out of which 27,405 were male while 27,405 were female.

Urban/Rural Population - Pennagaram Taluka

As per Census 2011, there are total 7,266 families under Pennagaram Taluka living in urban areas while 7,266 families are living within Rural areas. Thus around 12.6% of total population of Pennagaram Taluka lives in Urban areas while 87.4% lives under Rural areas. Population of children (0 - 6 years) in urban region is 3,229 while that in rural region is 24,176.

Total Urban Rural
Population 234,853 29,654 205,199
Children (0 - 6 years) 27,405 3,229 24,176
Schedule Caste 28,017 3,274 24,743
Schedule Tribe 4,900 661 4,239
Literacy 63.83% 77.02% 61.9%
Sex Ratio 907 968 898

Working Population - Pennagaram Taluka

In Pennagaram Taluka out of total population, 117,824 were engaged in work activities. 88.3% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 11.7% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 117,824 workers engaged in Main Work, 33,588 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 33,738 were Agricultural labourer.

Total Male Female
Main Workers 104,025 65,260 38,765
Cultivators 33,588 19,988 13,600
Agriculture Labourer 33,738 17,356 16,382
Household Industries 2,155 934 1,221
Other Workers 34,544 26,982 7,562
Marginal Workers 13,799 6,168 7,631
Non Working 117,029 51,749 65,280

Pennagaram Taluka Map


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