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

Rameswaram Taluka of Ramanathapuram district has total population of 82,675 as per the Census 2011. Out of which 41,946 are males while 40,729 are females. In 2011 there were total 19,101 families residing in Rameswaram Taluka. The Average Sex Ratio of Rameswaram Taluka is 971.

As per Census 2011 out of total population, 54.3% people lives in Urban areas while 45.7% lives in the Rural areas. The average literacy rate in urban areas is 82.6% while that in the rural areas is 85.2%. Also the Sex Ratio of Urban areas in Rameswaram Taluka is 969 while that of Rural areas is 974.

The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Rameswaram Taluka is 9604 which is 12% of the total population. There are 4875 male children and 4729 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Rameswaram Taluka is 970 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 971 ) of Rameswaram Taluka.

The total literacy rate of Rameswaram Taluka is 83.77%. The male literacy rate is 77.32% and the female literacy rate is 70.66% in Rameswaram Taluka.

Population
82,675
Literacy
83.77%
Sex Ratio
971

To facilitate the administration, Rameswaram Taluka is further divided into 1 town and 1 villages.

Rameswaram Taluka Data

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

Total Male Female
Children (Age 0-6) 9,604 4,875 4,729
Literacy 83.77% 77.32% 70.66%
Scheduled Caste 3,553 1,753 1,800
Scheduled Tribe 17 8 9
Illiterate 21,463 9,513 11,950

Caste-wise Population - Rameswaram Taluka

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 4.3% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 0% of total population in Rameswaram Taluka of .

Total Male Female
Schedule Caste 3,553 1,753 1,800
Schedule Tribe 17 8 9

Religion-wise Population - Rameswaram Taluka

Religion Total Male Female
Hindu 53,085 (64.21%) 26,943 26,142
Muslim 6,448 (7.8%) 3,203 3,245
Christian 22,708 (27.47%) 11,621 11,087
Sikh 16 (0.02%) 9 7
Buddhist 11 (0.01%) 1 10
Jain 3 (0%) 1 2
Other Religion 1 (0%) 1 0
No Religion Specified 403 (0.49%) 167 236

Literacy Rate - Rameswaram Taluka

Average literacy rate of Rameswaram Taluka in 2011 were 83.77% in which, male and female literacy were 87.49% and 79.94% respectively. Total literate in Rameswaram Taluka were 61,212 of which male and female were 32,433 and 28,779 respectively.


Sex Ratio - Rameswaram Taluka

The Sex Ratio of Rameswaram Taluka is 971 . Thus for every 1000 men there were 971 females in Rameswaram Taluka. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 970 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 971 ) of Rameswaram Taluka.


Child Population - Rameswaram Taluka

According to Census 2011, there were 9,604 children between age 0 to 6 years in Rameswaram Taluka. Out of which 9,604 were male while 9,604 were female.

Urban/Rural Population - Rameswaram Taluka

As per Census 2011, there are total 10,579 families under Rameswaram Taluka living in urban areas while 10,579 families are living within Rural areas. Thus around 54.3% of total population of Rameswaram Taluka lives in Urban areas while 45.7% lives under Rural areas. Population of children (0 - 6 years) in urban region is 5,022 while that in rural region is 4,582.

Total Urban Rural
Population 82,675 44,856 37,819
Children (0 - 6 years) 9,604 5,022 4,582
Schedule Caste 3,553 3,050 503
Schedule Tribe 17 14 3
Literacy 83.77% 82.61% 85.16%
Sex Ratio 971 969 974

Working Population - Rameswaram Taluka

In Rameswaram Taluka out of total population, 29,761 were engaged in work activities. 91.7% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 8.3% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 29,761 workers engaged in Main Work, 278 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 147 were Agricultural labourer.

Total Male Female
Main Workers 27,304 23,447 3,857
Cultivators 278 227 51
Agriculture Labourer 147 104 43
Household Industries 412 253 159
Other Workers 26,467 22,863 3,604
Marginal Workers 2,457 1,221 1,236
Non Working 52,914 17,278 35,636

Rameswaram Taluka Map


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