Polur Taluka Population, Caste, Religion Data - Tiruvannamalai district, Tamil Nadu

Polur Taluka of Tiruvannamalai district has total population of 449,860 as per the Census 2011. Out of which 225,218 are males while 224,642 are females. In 2011 there were total 109,642 families residing in Polur Taluka. The Average Sex Ratio of Polur Taluka is 997.

As per Census 2011 out of total population, 13.8% people lives in Urban areas while 86.2% lives in the Rural areas. The average literacy rate in urban areas is 82.6% while that in the rural areas is 70%. Also the Sex Ratio of Urban areas in Polur Taluka is 1,024 while that of Rural areas is 993.

The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Polur Taluka is 50222 which is 11% of the total population. There are 26198 male children and 24024 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Polur Taluka is 917 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 997 ) of Polur Taluka.

The total literacy rate of Polur Taluka is 71.74%. The male literacy rate is 72.1% and the female literacy rate is 55.34% in Polur Taluka.

Population
449,860
Literacy
71.74%
Sex Ratio
997

To facilitate the administration, Polur Taluka is further divided into 3 towns and 196 villages.

Polur Taluka Data

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

Total Male Female
Children (Age 0-6) 50,222 26,198 24,024
Literacy 71.74% 72.1% 55.34%
Scheduled Caste 78,138 38,954 39,184
Scheduled Tribe 35,230 17,761 17,469
Illiterate 163,164 62,831 100,333

Caste-wise Population - Polur Taluka

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 17.4% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 7.8% of total population in Polur Taluka of .

Total Male Female
Schedule Caste 78,138 38,954 39,184
Schedule Tribe 35,230 17,761 17,469

Religion-wise Population - Polur Taluka

Religion Total Male Female
Hindu 422,936 (94.02%) 211,914 211,022
Muslim 10,589 (2.35%) 5,290 5,299
Christian 14,921 (3.32%) 7,308 7,613
Sikh 31 (0.01%) 17 14
Buddhist 33 (0.01%) 22 11
Jain 779 (0.17%) 389 390
Other Religion 15 (0%) 6 9
No Religion Specified 556 (0.12%) 272 284

Literacy Rate - Polur Taluka

Average literacy rate of Polur Taluka in 2011 were 71.74% in which, male and female literacy were 81.59% and 61.96% respectively. Total literate in Polur Taluka were 286,696 of which male and female were 162,387 and 124,309 respectively.


Sex Ratio - Polur Taluka

The Sex Ratio of Polur Taluka is 997 . Thus for every 1000 men there were 997 females in Polur Taluka. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 917 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 997 ) of Polur Taluka.


Child Population - Polur Taluka

According to Census 2011, there were 50,222 children between age 0 to 6 years in Polur Taluka. Out of which 50,222 were male while 50,222 were female.

Urban/Rural Population - Polur Taluka

As per Census 2011, there are total 14,927 families under Polur Taluka living in urban areas while 14,927 families are living within Rural areas. Thus around 13.8% of total population of Polur Taluka lives in Urban areas while 86.2% lives under Rural areas. Population of children (0 - 6 years) in urban region is 6,596 while that in rural region is 43,626.

Total Urban Rural
Population 449,860 62,254 387,606
Children (0 - 6 years) 50,222 6,596 43,626
Schedule Caste 78,138 6,077 72,061
Schedule Tribe 35,230 216 35,014
Literacy 71.74% 82.63% 69.98%
Sex Ratio 997 1,024 993

Working Population - Polur Taluka

In Polur Taluka out of total population, 239,034 were engaged in work activities. 76.2% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 23.8% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 239,034 workers engaged in Main Work, 54,323 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 76,109 were Agricultural labourer.

Total Male Female
Main Workers 182,107 110,546 71,561
Cultivators 54,323 35,428 18,895
Agriculture Labourer 76,109 35,450 40,659
Household Industries 5,329 3,009 2,320
Other Workers 46,346 36,659 9,687
Marginal Workers 56,927 24,737 32,190
Non Working 210,826 89,935 120,891

Polur Taluka Map


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