Sirkali Taluka Population, Caste, Religion Data - Nagapattinam district, Tamil Nadu

Sirkali Taluka of Nagapattinam district has total population of 319,715 as per the Census 2011. Out of which 158,015 are males while 161,700 are females. In 2011 there were total 80,767 families residing in Sirkali Taluka. The Average Sex Ratio of Sirkali Taluka is 1,023.

As per Census 2011 out of total population, 13.3% people lives in Urban areas while 86.7% lives in the Rural areas. The average literacy rate in urban areas is 89.2% while that in the rural areas is 79.8%. Also the Sex Ratio of Urban areas in Sirkali Taluka is 1,020 while that of Rural areas is 1,024.

The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Sirkali Taluka is 33829 which is 11% of the total population. There are 17372 male children and 16457 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Sirkali Taluka is 947 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 1,023 ) of Sirkali Taluka.

The total literacy rate of Sirkali Taluka is 81.03%. The male literacy rate is 77.71% and the female literacy rate is 67.33% in Sirkali Taluka.

Population
319,715
Literacy
81.03%
Sex Ratio
1,023

To facilitate the administration, Sirkali Taluka is further divided into 2 towns and 87 villages.

Sirkali Taluka Data

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

Total Male Female
Children (Age 0-6) 33,829 17,372 16,457
Literacy 81.03% 77.71% 67.33%
Scheduled Caste 116,428 57,904 58,524
Scheduled Tribe 971 489 482
Illiterate 88,057 35,224 52,833

Caste-wise Population - Sirkali Taluka

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 36.4% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 0.3% of total population in Sirkali Taluka of .

Total Male Female
Schedule Caste 116,428 57,904 58,524
Schedule Tribe 971 489 482

Religion-wise Population - Sirkali Taluka

Religion Total Male Female
Hindu 294,478 (92.11%) 146,311 148,167
Muslim 18,434 (5.77%) 8,350 10,084
Christian 6,119 (1.91%) 2,997 3,122
Sikh 33 (0.01%) 15 18
Buddhist 171 (0.05%) 96 75
Jain 120 (0.04%) 82 38
Other Religion 29 (0.01%) 16 13
No Religion Specified 331 (0.1%) 148 183

Literacy Rate - Sirkali Taluka

Average literacy rate of Sirkali Taluka in 2011 were 81.03% in which, male and female literacy were 87.31% and 74.96% respectively. Total literate in Sirkali Taluka were 231,658 of which male and female were 122,791 and 108,867 respectively.


Sex Ratio - Sirkali Taluka

The Sex Ratio of Sirkali Taluka is 1,023 . Thus for every 1000 men there were 1,023 females in Sirkali Taluka. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 947 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 1,023 ) of Sirkali Taluka.


Child Population - Sirkali Taluka

According to Census 2011, there were 33,829 children between age 0 to 6 years in Sirkali Taluka. Out of which 33,829 were male while 33,829 were female.

Urban/Rural Population - Sirkali Taluka

As per Census 2011, there are total 10,728 families under Sirkali Taluka living in urban areas while 10,728 families are living within Rural areas. Thus around 13.3% of total population of Sirkali Taluka lives in Urban areas while 86.7% lives under Rural areas. Population of children (0 - 6 years) in urban region is 4,078 while that in rural region is 29,751.

Total Urban Rural
Population 319,715 42,603 277,112
Children (0 - 6 years) 33,829 4,078 29,751
Schedule Caste 116,428 10,304 106,124
Schedule Tribe 971 133 838
Literacy 81.03% 89.23% 79.75%
Sex Ratio 1,023 1,020 1,024

Working Population - Sirkali Taluka

In Sirkali Taluka out of total population, 132,517 were engaged in work activities. 69.8% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 30.2% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 132,517 workers engaged in Main Work, 8,630 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 43,021 were Agricultural labourer.

Total Male Female
Main Workers 92,439 68,916 23,523
Cultivators 8,630 7,622 1,008
Agriculture Labourer 43,021 27,149 15,872
Household Industries 1,519 931 588
Other Workers 39,269 33,214 6,055
Marginal Workers 40,078 21,531 18,547
Non Working 187,198 67,568 119,630

Sirkali Taluka Map


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