Sholinganallur Taluka Population, Caste, Religion Data - Kancheepuram district, Tamil Nadu

Sholinganallur Taluka of Kancheepuram district has total population of 563,342 as per the Census 2011. Out of which 285,167 are males while 278,175 are females. In 2011 there were total 143,615 families residing in Sholinganallur Taluka. The Average Sex Ratio of Sholinganallur Taluka is 975.

As per Census 2011 out of total population, 87.5% people lives in Urban areas while 12.5% lives in the Rural areas. The average literacy rate in urban areas is 88.9% while that in the rural areas is 85.1%. Also the Sex Ratio of Urban areas in Sholinganallur Taluka is 976 while that of Rural areas is 972.

The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Sholinganallur Taluka is 64665 which is 11% of the total population. There are 33119 male children and 31546 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Sholinganallur Taluka is 953 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 975 ) of Sholinganallur Taluka.

The total literacy rate of Sholinganallur Taluka is 88.44%. The male literacy rate is 81.72% and the female literacy rate is 74.77% in Sholinganallur Taluka.

Population
563,342
Literacy
88.44%
Sex Ratio
975

To facilitate the administration, Sholinganallur Taluka is further divided into 16 towns and 6 villages.

Sholinganallur Taluka Data

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

Total Male Female
Children (Age 0-6) 64,665 33,119 31,546
Literacy 88.44% 81.72% 74.77%
Scheduled Caste 74,531 37,549 36,982
Scheduled Tribe 2,258 1,118 1,140
Illiterate 122,322 52,131 70,191

Caste-wise Population - Sholinganallur Taluka

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 13.2% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 0.4% of total population in Sholinganallur Taluka of .

Total Male Female
Schedule Caste 74,531 37,549 36,982
Schedule Tribe 2,258 1,118 1,140

Religion-wise Population - Sholinganallur Taluka

Religion Total Male Female
Hindu 480,291 (85.26%) 244,028 236,263
Muslim 25,070 (4.45%) 12,773 12,297
Christian 50,501 (8.96%) 25,157 25,344
Sikh 237 (0.04%) 137 100
Buddhist 119 (0.02%) 67 52
Jain 383 (0.07%) 208 175
Other Religion 196 (0.03%) 99 97
No Religion Specified 6,545 (1.16%) 2,698 3,847

Literacy Rate - Sholinganallur Taluka

Average literacy rate of Sholinganallur Taluka in 2011 were 88.44% in which, male and female literacy were 92.46% and 84.33% respectively. Total literate in Sholinganallur Taluka were 441,020 of which male and female were 233,036 and 207,984 respectively.


Sex Ratio - Sholinganallur Taluka

The Sex Ratio of Sholinganallur Taluka is 975 . Thus for every 1000 men there were 975 females in Sholinganallur Taluka. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 953 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 975 ) of Sholinganallur Taluka.


Child Population - Sholinganallur Taluka

According to Census 2011, there were 64,665 children between age 0 to 6 years in Sholinganallur Taluka. Out of which 64,665 were male while 64,665 were female.

Urban/Rural Population - Sholinganallur Taluka

As per Census 2011, there are total 127,135 families under Sholinganallur Taluka living in urban areas while 127,135 families are living within Rural areas. Thus around 87.5% of total population of Sholinganallur Taluka lives in Urban areas while 12.5% lives under Rural areas. Population of children (0 - 6 years) in urban region is 56,832 while that in rural region is 7,833.

Total Urban Rural
Population 563,342 492,901 70,441
Children (0 - 6 years) 64,665 56,832 7,833
Schedule Caste 74,531 61,335 13,196
Schedule Tribe 2,258 1,345 913
Literacy 88.44% 88.92% 85.1%
Sex Ratio 975 976 972

Working Population - Sholinganallur Taluka

In Sholinganallur Taluka out of total population, 227,387 were engaged in work activities. 87% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 13% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 227,387 workers engaged in Main Work, 1,560 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 2,393 were Agricultural labourer.

Total Male Female
Main Workers 197,868 149,485 48,383
Cultivators 1,560 1,068 492
Agriculture Labourer 2,393 1,514 879
Household Industries 3,560 2,153 1,407
Other Workers 190,355 144,750 45,605
Marginal Workers 29,519 17,451 12,068
Non Working 335,955 118,231 217,724

Sholinganallur Taluka Map


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