Sankari Taluka Population, Caste, Religion Data - Salem district, Tamil Nadu

Sankari Taluka of Salem district has total population of 241,783 as per the Census 2011. Out of which 125,250 are males while 116,533 are females. In 2011 there were total 66,453 families residing in Sankari Taluka. The Average Sex Ratio of Sankari Taluka is 930.

As per Census 2011 out of total population, 45.7% people lives in Urban areas while 54.3% lives in the Rural areas. The average literacy rate in urban areas is 71.3% while that in the rural areas is 64.8%. Also the Sex Ratio of Urban areas in Sankari Taluka is 924 while that of Rural areas is 936.

The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Sankari Taluka is 22203 which is 9% of the total population. There are 11819 male children and 10384 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Sankari Taluka is 879 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 930 ) of Sankari Taluka.

The total literacy rate of Sankari Taluka is 67.75%. The male literacy rate is 69.4% and the female literacy rate is 53.08% in Sankari Taluka.

Population
241,783
Literacy
67.75%
Sex Ratio
930

To facilitate the administration, Sankari Taluka is further divided into 7 towns and 41 villages.

Sankari Taluka Data

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

Total Male Female
Children (Age 0-6) 22,203 11,819 10,384
Literacy 67.75% 69.4% 53.08%
Scheduled Caste 35,000 18,086 16,914
Scheduled Tribe 1,049 557 492
Illiterate 93,007 38,324 54,683

Caste-wise Population - Sankari Taluka

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 14.5% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 0.4% of total population in Sankari Taluka of .

Total Male Female
Schedule Caste 35,000 18,086 16,914
Schedule Tribe 1,049 557 492

Religion-wise Population - Sankari Taluka

Religion Total Male Female
Hindu 237,000 (98.02%) 122,870 114,130
Muslim 1,972 (0.82%) 968 1,004
Christian 2,385 (0.99%) 1,181 1,204
Sikh 26 (0.01%) 13 13
Buddhist 11 (0%) 6 5
Jain 7 (0%) 4 3
Other Religion 5 (0%) 4 1
No Religion Specified 377 (0.16%) 204 173

Literacy Rate - Sankari Taluka

Average literacy rate of Sankari Taluka in 2011 were 67.75% in which, male and female literacy were 76.63% and 58.27% respectively. Total literate in Sankari Taluka were 148,776 of which male and female were 86,926 and 61,850 respectively.


Sex Ratio - Sankari Taluka

The Sex Ratio of Sankari Taluka is 930 . Thus for every 1000 men there were 930 females in Sankari Taluka. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 879 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 930 ) of Sankari Taluka.


Child Population - Sankari Taluka

According to Census 2011, there were 22,203 children between age 0 to 6 years in Sankari Taluka. Out of which 22,203 were male while 22,203 were female.

Urban/Rural Population - Sankari Taluka

As per Census 2011, there are total 29,758 families under Sankari Taluka living in urban areas while 29,758 families are living within Rural areas. Thus around 45.7% of total population of Sankari Taluka lives in Urban areas while 54.3% lives under Rural areas. Population of children (0 - 6 years) in urban region is 10,518 while that in rural region is 11,685.

Total Urban Rural
Population 241,783 110,436 131,347
Children (0 - 6 years) 22,203 10,518 11,685
Schedule Caste 35,000 11,580 23,420
Schedule Tribe 1,049 921 128
Literacy 67.75% 71.29% 64.8%
Sex Ratio 930 924 936

Working Population - Sankari Taluka

In Sankari Taluka out of total population, 129,149 were engaged in work activities. 89.4% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 10.6% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 129,149 workers engaged in Main Work, 17,361 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 33,607 were Agricultural labourer.

Total Male Female
Main Workers 115,450 73,627 41,823
Cultivators 17,361 10,008 7,353
Agriculture Labourer 33,607 15,730 17,877
Household Industries 14,325 9,555 4,770
Other Workers 50,157 38,334 11,823
Marginal Workers 13,699 5,909 7,790
Non Working 112,634 45,714 66,920

Sankari Taluka Map


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