Peraiyur Taluka Population, Caste, Religion Data - Madurai district, Tamil Nadu

Peraiyur Taluka of Madurai district has total population of 200,510 as per the Census 2011. Out of which 100,448 are males while 100,062 are females. In 2011 there were total 54,835 families residing in Peraiyur Taluka. The Average Sex Ratio of Peraiyur Taluka is 996.

As per Census 2011 out of total population, 18.4% people lives in Urban areas while 81.6% lives in the Rural areas. The average literacy rate in urban areas is 75.6% while that in the rural areas is 69%. Also the Sex Ratio of Urban areas in Peraiyur Taluka is 986 while that of Rural areas is 999.

The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Peraiyur Taluka is 19789 which is 10% of the total population. There are 10341 male children and 9448 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Peraiyur Taluka is 914 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 996 ) of Peraiyur Taluka.

The total literacy rate of Peraiyur Taluka is 70.24%. The male literacy rate is 72.29% and the female literacy rate is 54.3% in Peraiyur Taluka.

Population
200,510
Literacy
70.24%
Sex Ratio
996

To facilitate the administration, Peraiyur Taluka is further divided into 3 towns and 70 villages.

Peraiyur Taluka Data

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

Total Male Female
Children (Age 0-6) 19,789 10,341 9,448
Literacy 70.24% 72.29% 54.3%
Scheduled Caste 48,812 24,601 24,211
Scheduled Tribe 157 73 84
Illiterate 73,565 27,837 45,728

Caste-wise Population - Peraiyur Taluka

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 24.3% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 0.1% of total population in Peraiyur Taluka of .

Total Male Female
Schedule Caste 48,812 24,601 24,211
Schedule Tribe 157 73 84

Religion-wise Population - Peraiyur Taluka

Religion Total Male Female
Hindu 195,672 (97.59%) 98,016 97,656
Muslim 3,253 (1.62%) 1,650 1,603
Christian 992 (0.49%) 475 517
Sikh 29 (0.01%) 14 15
Buddhist 10 (0%) 4 6
Jain 8 (0%) 4 4
Other Religion 7 (0%) 3 4
No Religion Specified 539 (0.27%) 282 257

Literacy Rate - Peraiyur Taluka

Average literacy rate of Peraiyur Taluka in 2011 were 70.24% in which, male and female literacy were 80.58% and 59.96% respectively. Total literate in Peraiyur Taluka were 126,945 of which male and female were 72,611 and 54,334 respectively.


Sex Ratio - Peraiyur Taluka

The Sex Ratio of Peraiyur Taluka is 996 . Thus for every 1000 men there were 996 females in Peraiyur Taluka. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 914 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 996 ) of Peraiyur Taluka.


Child Population - Peraiyur Taluka

According to Census 2011, there were 19,789 children between age 0 to 6 years in Peraiyur Taluka. Out of which 19,789 were male while 19,789 were female.

Urban/Rural Population - Peraiyur Taluka

As per Census 2011, there are total 9,794 families under Peraiyur Taluka living in urban areas while 9,794 families are living within Rural areas. Thus around 18.4% of total population of Peraiyur Taluka lives in Urban areas while 81.6% lives under Rural areas. Population of children (0 - 6 years) in urban region is 3,818 while that in rural region is 15,971.

Total Urban Rural
Population 200,510 36,902 163,608
Children (0 - 6 years) 19,789 3,818 15,971
Schedule Caste 48,812 3,043 45,769
Schedule Tribe 157 17 140
Literacy 70.24% 75.61% 69.04%
Sex Ratio 996 986 999

Working Population - Peraiyur Taluka

In Peraiyur Taluka out of total population, 111,644 were engaged in work activities. 81.3% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 18.7% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 111,644 workers engaged in Main Work, 11,073 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 52,540 were Agricultural labourer.

Total Male Female
Main Workers 90,812 51,424 39,388
Cultivators 11,073 6,330 4,743
Agriculture Labourer 52,540 25,154 27,386
Household Industries 2,499 1,334 1,165
Other Workers 24,700 18,606 6,094
Marginal Workers 20,832 9,348 11,484
Non Working 88,866 39,676 49,190

Peraiyur Taluka Map


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