Sivaganga Taluka Population, Caste, Religion Data - Sivaganga district, Tamil Nadu

Sivaganga Taluka of Sivaganga district has total population of 288,674 as per the Census 2011. Out of which 142,979 are males while 145,695 are females. In 2011 there were total 74,167 families residing in Sivaganga Taluka. The Average Sex Ratio of Sivaganga Taluka is 1,019.

As per Census 2011 out of total population, 16% people lives in Urban areas while 84% lives in the Rural areas. The average literacy rate in urban areas is 91.4% while that in the rural areas is 76.7%. Also the Sex Ratio of Urban areas in Sivaganga Taluka is 1,000 while that of Rural areas is 1,023.

The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Sivaganga Taluka is 30253 which is 10% of the total population. There are 15523 male children and 14730 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Sivaganga Taluka is 949 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 1,019 ) of Sivaganga Taluka.

The total literacy rate of Sivaganga Taluka is 79.06%. The male literacy rate is 78.11% and the female literacy rate is 63.57% in Sivaganga Taluka.

Population
288,674
Literacy
79.06%
Sex Ratio
1,019

To facilitate the administration, Sivaganga Taluka is further divided into 2 towns and 130 villages.

Sivaganga Taluka Data

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

Total Male Female
Children (Age 0-6) 30,253 15,523 14,730
Literacy 79.06% 78.11% 63.57%
Scheduled Caste 45,579 22,661 22,918
Scheduled Tribe 63 30 33
Illiterate 84,366 31,294 53,072

Caste-wise Population - Sivaganga Taluka

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 15.8% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 0% of total population in Sivaganga Taluka of .

Total Male Female
Schedule Caste 45,579 22,661 22,918
Schedule Tribe 63 30 33

Religion-wise Population - Sivaganga Taluka

Religion Total Male Female
Hindu 258,908 (89.69%) 128,457 130,451
Muslim 7,770 (2.69%) 3,863 3,907
Christian 21,580 (7.48%) 10,466 11,114
Sikh 35 (0.01%) 20 15
Buddhist 21 (0.01%) 13 8
Jain 8 (0%) 2 6
Other Religion 8 (0%) 3 5
No Religion Specified 344 (0.12%) 155 189

Literacy Rate - Sivaganga Taluka

Average literacy rate of Sivaganga Taluka in 2011 were 79.06% in which, male and female literacy were 87.63% and 70.72% respectively. Total literate in Sivaganga Taluka were 204,308 of which male and female were 111,685 and 92,623 respectively.


Sex Ratio - Sivaganga Taluka

The Sex Ratio of Sivaganga Taluka is 1,019 . Thus for every 1000 men there were 1,019 females in Sivaganga Taluka. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 949 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 1,019 ) of Sivaganga Taluka.


Child Population - Sivaganga Taluka

According to Census 2011, there were 30,253 children between age 0 to 6 years in Sivaganga Taluka. Out of which 30,253 were male while 30,253 were female.

Urban/Rural Population - Sivaganga Taluka

As per Census 2011, there are total 11,738 families under Sivaganga Taluka living in urban areas while 11,738 families are living within Rural areas. Thus around 16% of total population of Sivaganga Taluka lives in Urban areas while 84% lives under Rural areas. Population of children (0 - 6 years) in urban region is 4,444 while that in rural region is 25,809.

Total Urban Rural
Population 288,674 46,263 242,411
Children (0 - 6 years) 30,253 4,444 25,809
Schedule Caste 45,579 4,685 40,894
Schedule Tribe 63 28 35
Literacy 79.06% 91.4% 76.68%
Sex Ratio 1,019 1,000 1,023

Working Population - Sivaganga Taluka

In Sivaganga Taluka out of total population, 136,244 were engaged in work activities. 76.1% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 23.9% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 136,244 workers engaged in Main Work, 27,989 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 35,920 were Agricultural labourer.

Total Male Female
Main Workers 103,663 65,681 37,982
Cultivators 27,989 17,737 10,252
Agriculture Labourer 35,920 18,293 17,627
Household Industries 1,505 837 668
Other Workers 38,249 28,814 9,435
Marginal Workers 32,581 16,658 15,923
Non Working 152,430 60,640 91,790

Sivaganga Taluka Map


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