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

Shenkottai Taluka of Tirunelveli district has total population of 141,416 as per the Census 2011. Out of which 70,899 are males while 70,517 are females. In 2011 there were total 37,855 families residing in Shenkottai Taluka. The Average Sex Ratio of Shenkottai Taluka is 995.

As per Census 2011 out of total population, 63.5% people lives in Urban areas while 36.5% lives in the Rural areas. The average literacy rate in urban areas is 79.7% while that in the rural areas is 79.2%. Also the Sex Ratio of Urban areas in Shenkottai Taluka is 996 while that of Rural areas is 992.

The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Shenkottai Taluka is 14657 which is 10% of the total population. There are 7560 male children and 7097 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Shenkottai Taluka is 939 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 995 ) of Shenkottai Taluka.

The total literacy rate of Shenkottai Taluka is 79.53%. The male literacy rate is 78.34% and the female literacy rate is 64.2% in Shenkottai Taluka.

Population
141,416
Literacy
79.53%
Sex Ratio
995

To facilitate the administration, Shenkottai Taluka is further divided into 6 towns and 14 villages.

Shenkottai Taluka Data

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

Total Male Female
Children (Age 0-6) 14,657 7,560 7,097
Literacy 79.53% 78.34% 64.2%
Scheduled Caste 31,010 15,529 15,481
Scheduled Tribe 607 306 301
Illiterate 40,601 15,359 25,242

Caste-wise Population - Shenkottai Taluka

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 21.9% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 0.4% of total population in Shenkottai Taluka of .

Total Male Female
Schedule Caste 31,010 15,529 15,481
Schedule Tribe 607 306 301

Religion-wise Population - Shenkottai Taluka

Religion Total Male Female
Hindu 102,337 (72.37%) 51,283 51,054
Muslim 35,323 (24.98%) 17,826 17,497
Christian 3,667 (2.59%) 1,745 1,922
Sikh 13 (0.01%) 4 9
Buddhist 7 (0%) 5 2
Jain 4 (0%) 3 1
Other Religion 3 (0%) 1 2
No Religion Specified 62 (0.04%) 32 30

Literacy Rate - Shenkottai Taluka

Average literacy rate of Shenkottai Taluka in 2011 were 79.53% in which, male and female literacy were 87.69% and 71.39% respectively. Total literate in Shenkottai Taluka were 100,815 of which male and female were 55,540 and 45,275 respectively.


Sex Ratio - Shenkottai Taluka

The Sex Ratio of Shenkottai Taluka is 995 . Thus for every 1000 men there were 995 females in Shenkottai Taluka. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 939 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 995 ) of Shenkottai Taluka.


Child Population - Shenkottai Taluka

According to Census 2011, there were 14,657 children between age 0 to 6 years in Shenkottai Taluka. Out of which 14,657 were male while 14,657 were female.

Urban/Rural Population - Shenkottai Taluka

As per Census 2011, there are total 23,572 families under Shenkottai Taluka living in urban areas while 23,572 families are living within Rural areas. Thus around 63.5% of total population of Shenkottai Taluka lives in Urban areas while 36.5% lives under Rural areas. Population of children (0 - 6 years) in urban region is 9,477 while that in rural region is 5,180.

Total Urban Rural
Population 141,416 89,859 51,557
Children (0 - 6 years) 14,657 9,477 5,180
Schedule Caste 31,010 13,914 17,096
Schedule Tribe 607 416 191
Literacy 79.53% 79.74% 79.17%
Sex Ratio 995 996 992

Working Population - Shenkottai Taluka

In Shenkottai Taluka out of total population, 66,982 were engaged in work activities. 85.5% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 14.5% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 66,982 workers engaged in Main Work, 4,200 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 18,295 were Agricultural labourer.

Total Male Female
Main Workers 57,241 36,645 20,596
Cultivators 4,200 3,286 914
Agriculture Labourer 18,295 12,969 5,326
Household Industries 11,330 1,144 10,186
Other Workers 23,416 19,246 4,170
Marginal Workers 9,741 5,177 4,564
Non Working 74,434 29,077 45,357

Shenkottai Taluka Map


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