Salem Taluka of Salem district has total population of 1,272,743 as per the Census 2011. Out of which 644,713 are males while 628,030 are females. In 2011 there were total 332,749 families residing in Salem Taluka. The Average Sex Ratio of Salem Taluka is 974.
As per Census 2011 out of total population, 82.9% people lives in Urban areas while 17.1% lives in the Rural areas. The average literacy rate in urban areas is 82.1% while that in the rural areas is 67.4%. Also the Sex Ratio of Urban areas in Salem Taluka is 981 while that of Rural areas is 941.
The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Salem Taluka is 124312 which is 10% of the total population. There are 64042 male children and 60270 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Salem Taluka is 941 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 974 ) of Salem Taluka.
The total literacy rate of Salem Taluka is 79.59%. The male literacy rate is 76.98% and the female literacy rate is 66.51% in Salem Taluka.
To facilitate the administration, Salem Taluka is further divided into 25 towns and 95 villages.
As per the Population Census 2011 data, following are some quick facts about Salem Taluka.
|Children (Age 0-6)||124,312||64,042||60,270|
Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 13.9% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 0.9% of total population in Salem Taluka of .
|No Religion Specified||2,751||(0.22%)||1,513||1,238|
Average literacy rate of Salem Taluka in 2011 were 79.59% in which, male and female literacy were 85.47% and 73.57% respectively. Total literate in Salem Taluka were 913,994 of which male and female were 496,284 and 417,710 respectively.
The Sex Ratio of Salem Taluka is 974 . Thus for every 1000 men there were 974 females in Salem Taluka. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 941 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 974 ) of Salem Taluka.
According to Census 2011, there were 124,312 children between age 0 to 6 years in Salem Taluka. Out of which 124,312 were male while 124,312 were female.
As per Census 2011, there are total 274,815 families under Salem Taluka living in urban areas while 274,815 families are living within Rural areas. Thus around 82.9% of total population of Salem Taluka lives in Urban areas while 17.1% lives under Rural areas. Population of children (0 - 6 years) in urban region is 102,271 while that in rural region is 22,041.
|Children (0 - 6 years)||124,312||102,271||22,041|
In Salem Taluka out of total population, 547,889 were engaged in work activities. 95.1% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 4.9% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 547,889 workers engaged in Main Work, 24,162 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 43,464 were Agricultural labourer.