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.
To facilitate the administration, Shenkottai Taluka is further divided into 6 towns and 14 villages.
As per the Population Census 2011 data, following are some quick facts about Shenkottai Taluka.
|Children (Age 0-6)||14,657||7,560||7,097|
Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 21.9% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 0.4% of total population in Shenkottai Taluka of .
|No Religion Specified||62||(0.04%)||32||30|
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.
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.
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.
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.
|Children (0 - 6 years)||14,657||9,477||5,180|
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.