Sankarankoil Taluka Population, Caste, Religion Data - Tirunelveli district, Tamil Nadu

Sankarankoil Taluka of Tirunelveli district has total population of 350,144 as per the Census 2011. Out of which 172,965 are males while 177,179 are females. In 2011 there were total 95,446 families residing in Sankarankoil Taluka. The Average Sex Ratio of Sankarankoil Taluka is 1,024.

As per Census 2011 out of total population, 18.7% people lives in Urban areas while 81.3% lives in the Rural areas. The average literacy rate in urban areas is 82.5% while that in the rural areas is 73.6%. Also the Sex Ratio of Urban areas in Sankarankoil Taluka is 1,012 while that of Rural areas is 1,027.

The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Sankarankoil Taluka is 35405 which is 10% of the total population. There are 17997 male children and 17408 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Sankarankoil Taluka is 967 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 1,024 ) of Sankarankoil Taluka.

The total literacy rate of Sankarankoil Taluka is 75.28%. The male literacy rate is 75.87% and the female literacy rate is 59.65% in Sankarankoil Taluka.

Population
350,144
Literacy
75.28%
Sex Ratio
1,024

To facilitate the administration, Sankarankoil Taluka is further divided into 2 towns and 85 villages.

Sankarankoil Taluka Data

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

Total Male Female
Children (Age 0-6) 35,405 17,997 17,408
Literacy 75.28% 75.87% 59.65%
Scheduled Caste 93,160 45,726 47,434
Scheduled Tribe 518 256 262
Illiterate 113,222 41,731 71,491

Caste-wise Population - Sankarankoil Taluka

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 26.6% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 0.1% of total population in Sankarankoil Taluka of .

Total Male Female
Schedule Caste 93,160 45,726 47,434
Schedule Tribe 518 256 262

Religion-wise Population - Sankarankoil Taluka

Religion Total Male Female
Hindu 322,629 (92.14%) 159,357 163,272
Muslim 7,619 (2.18%) 3,819 3,800
Christian 19,544 (5.58%) 9,617 9,927
Sikh 40 (0.01%) 21 19
Buddhist 18 (0.01%) 10 8
Jain 4 (0%) 1 3
Other Religion 12 (0%) 6 6
No Religion Specified 278 (0.08%) 134 144

Literacy Rate - Sankarankoil Taluka

Average literacy rate of Sankarankoil Taluka in 2011 were 75.28% in which, male and female literacy were 84.68% and 66.15% respectively. Total literate in Sankarankoil Taluka were 236,922 of which male and female were 131,234 and 105,688 respectively.


Sex Ratio - Sankarankoil Taluka

The Sex Ratio of Sankarankoil Taluka is 1,024 . Thus for every 1000 men there were 1,024 females in Sankarankoil Taluka. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 967 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 1,024 ) of Sankarankoil Taluka.


Child Population - Sankarankoil Taluka

According to Census 2011, there were 35,405 children between age 0 to 6 years in Sankarankoil Taluka. Out of which 35,405 were male while 35,405 were female.

Urban/Rural Population - Sankarankoil Taluka

As per Census 2011, there are total 16,904 families under Sankarankoil Taluka living in urban areas while 16,904 families are living within Rural areas. Thus around 18.7% of total population of Sankarankoil Taluka lives in Urban areas while 81.3% lives under Rural areas. Population of children (0 - 6 years) in urban region is 6,525 while that in rural region is 28,880.

Total Urban Rural
Population 350,144 65,614 284,530
Children (0 - 6 years) 35,405 6,525 28,880
Schedule Caste 93,160 15,151 78,009
Schedule Tribe 518 248 270
Literacy 75.28% 82.53% 73.6%
Sex Ratio 1,024 1,012 1,027

Working Population - Sankarankoil Taluka

In Sankarankoil Taluka out of total population, 183,517 were engaged in work activities. 89.8% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 10.2% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 183,517 workers engaged in Main Work, 21,430 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 75,075 were Agricultural labourer.

Total Male Female
Main Workers 164,743 94,671 70,072
Cultivators 21,430 14,023 7,407
Agriculture Labourer 75,075 37,693 37,382
Household Industries 13,342 2,796 10,546
Other Workers 54,896 40,159 14,737
Marginal Workers 18,774 8,466 10,308
Non Working 166,627 69,828 96,799

Sankarankoil Taluka Map


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