Periyakulam Taluka Population, Caste, Religion Data - Theni district, Tamil Nadu

Periyakulam Taluka of Theni district has total population of 217,358 as per the Census 2011. Out of which 109,907 are males while 107,451 are females. In 2011 there were total 57,001 families residing in Periyakulam Taluka. The Average Sex Ratio of Periyakulam Taluka is 978.

As per Census 2011 out of total population, 52.7% people lives in Urban areas while 47.3% lives in the Rural areas. The average literacy rate in urban areas is 80.8% while that in the rural areas is 73.5%. Also the Sex Ratio of Urban areas in Periyakulam Taluka is 987 while that of Rural areas is 967.

The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Periyakulam Taluka is 21825 which is 10% of the total population. There are 11298 male children and 10527 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Periyakulam Taluka is 932 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 978 ) of Periyakulam Taluka.

The total literacy rate of Periyakulam Taluka is 77.39%. The male literacy rate is 76% and the female literacy rate is 63.1% in Periyakulam Taluka.

Population
217,358
Literacy
77.39%
Sex Ratio
978

To facilitate the administration, Periyakulam Taluka is further divided into 6 towns and 16 villages.

Periyakulam Taluka Data

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

Total Male Female
Children (Age 0-6) 21,825 11,298 10,527
Literacy 77.39% 76% 63.1%
Scheduled Caste 58,057 29,538 28,519
Scheduled Tribe 431 232 199
Illiterate 66,037 26,383 39,654

Caste-wise Population - Periyakulam Taluka

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 26.7% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 0.2% of total population in Periyakulam Taluka of .

Total Male Female
Schedule Caste 58,057 29,538 28,519
Schedule Tribe 431 232 199

Religion-wise Population - Periyakulam Taluka

Religion Total Male Female
Hindu 194,845 (89.64%) 98,746 96,099
Muslim 15,967 (7.35%) 7,993 7,974
Christian 6,171 (2.84%) 2,983 3,188
Sikh 36 (0.02%) 19 17
Buddhist 9 (0%) 1 8
Jain 3 (0%) 2 1
Other Religion 11 (0.01%) 5 6
No Religion Specified 316 (0.15%) 158 158

Literacy Rate - Periyakulam Taluka

Average literacy rate of Periyakulam Taluka in 2011 were 77.39% in which, male and female literacy were 84.7% and 69.95% respectively. Total literate in Periyakulam Taluka were 151,321 of which male and female were 83,524 and 67,797 respectively.


Sex Ratio - Periyakulam Taluka

The Sex Ratio of Periyakulam Taluka is 978 . Thus for every 1000 men there were 978 females in Periyakulam Taluka. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 932 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 978 ) of Periyakulam Taluka.


Child Population - Periyakulam Taluka

According to Census 2011, there were 21,825 children between age 0 to 6 years in Periyakulam Taluka. Out of which 21,825 were male while 21,825 were female.

Urban/Rural Population - Periyakulam Taluka

As per Census 2011, there are total 29,793 families under Periyakulam Taluka living in urban areas while 29,793 families are living within Rural areas. Thus around 52.7% of total population of Periyakulam Taluka lives in Urban areas while 47.3% lives under Rural areas. Population of children (0 - 6 years) in urban region is 11,490 while that in rural region is 10,335.

Total Urban Rural
Population 217,358 114,617 102,741
Children (0 - 6 years) 21,825 11,490 10,335
Schedule Caste 58,057 31,655 26,402
Schedule Tribe 431 89 342
Literacy 77.39% 80.85% 73.53%
Sex Ratio 978 987 967

Working Population - Periyakulam Taluka

In Periyakulam Taluka out of total population, 93,127 were engaged in work activities. 91% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 9% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 93,127 workers engaged in Main Work, 5,797 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 42,630 were Agricultural labourer.

Total Male Female
Main Workers 84,743 58,938 25,805
Cultivators 5,797 4,779 1,018
Agriculture Labourer 42,630 25,397 17,233
Household Industries 1,850 1,020 830
Other Workers 34,466 27,742 6,724
Marginal Workers 8,384 4,457 3,927
Non Working 124,231 46,512 77,719

Periyakulam Taluka Map


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