Sivakasi Taluka Population, Caste, Religion Data - Virudhunagar district, Tamil Nadu

Sivakasi Taluka of Virudhunagar district has total population of 426,753 as per the Census 2011. Out of which 211,880 are males while 214,873 are females. In 2011 there were total 117,312 families residing in Sivakasi Taluka. The Average Sex Ratio of Sivakasi Taluka is 1,014.

As per Census 2011 out of total population, 62.1% people lives in Urban areas while 37.9% lives in the Rural areas. The average literacy rate in urban areas is 82.9% while that in the rural areas is 75.6%. Also the Sex Ratio of Urban areas in Sivakasi Taluka is 1,010 while that of Rural areas is 1,020.

The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Sivakasi Taluka is 45678 which is 11% of the total population. There are 23119 male children and 22559 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Sivakasi Taluka is 976 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 1,014 ) of Sivakasi Taluka.

The total literacy rate of Sivakasi Taluka is 80.17%. The male literacy rate is 77.9% and the female literacy rate is 65.36% in Sivakasi Taluka.

Population
426,753
Literacy
80.17%
Sex Ratio
1,014

To facilitate the administration, Sivakasi Taluka is further divided into 10 towns and 42 villages.

Sivakasi Taluka Data

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

Total Male Female
Children (Age 0-6) 45,678 23,119 22,559
Literacy 80.17% 77.9% 65.36%
Scheduled Caste 79,775 39,426 40,349
Scheduled Tribe 515 283 232
Illiterate 121,252 46,824 74,428

Caste-wise Population - Sivakasi Taluka

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 18.7% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 0.1% of total population in Sivakasi Taluka of .

Total Male Female
Schedule Caste 79,775 39,426 40,349
Schedule Tribe 515 283 232

Religion-wise Population - Sivakasi Taluka

Religion Total Male Female
Hindu 398,080 (93.28%) 197,850 200,230
Muslim 9,579 (2.24%) 4,831 4,748
Christian 17,910 (4.2%) 8,635 9,275
Sikh 42 (0.01%) 22 20
Buddhist 13 (0%) 5 8
Jain 58 (0.01%) 29 29
Other Religion 18 (0%) 7 11
No Religion Specified 1,053 (0.25%) 501 552

Literacy Rate - Sivakasi Taluka

Average literacy rate of Sivakasi Taluka in 2011 were 80.17% in which, male and female literacy were 87.44% and 73.03% respectively. Total literate in Sivakasi Taluka were 305,501 of which male and female were 165,056 and 140,445 respectively.


Sex Ratio - Sivakasi Taluka

The Sex Ratio of Sivakasi Taluka is 1,014 . Thus for every 1000 men there were 1,014 females in Sivakasi Taluka. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 976 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 1,014 ) of Sivakasi Taluka.


Child Population - Sivakasi Taluka

According to Census 2011, there were 45,678 children between age 0 to 6 years in Sivakasi Taluka. Out of which 45,678 were male while 45,678 were female.

Urban/Rural Population - Sivakasi Taluka

As per Census 2011, there are total 72,913 families under Sivakasi Taluka living in urban areas while 72,913 families are living within Rural areas. Thus around 62.1% of total population of Sivakasi Taluka lives in Urban areas while 37.9% lives under Rural areas. Population of children (0 - 6 years) in urban region is 27,992 while that in rural region is 17,686.

Total Urban Rural
Population 426,753 265,110 161,643
Children (0 - 6 years) 45,678 27,992 17,686
Schedule Caste 79,775 36,889 42,886
Schedule Tribe 515 377 138
Literacy 80.17% 82.91% 75.65%
Sex Ratio 1,014 1,010 1,020

Working Population - Sivakasi Taluka

In Sivakasi Taluka out of total population, 210,361 were engaged in work activities. 94.1% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 5.9% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 210,361 workers engaged in Main Work, 5,176 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 14,180 were Agricultural labourer.

Total Male Female
Main Workers 198,020 122,657 75,363
Cultivators 5,176 3,176 2,000
Agriculture Labourer 14,180 7,049 7,131
Household Industries 5,341 1,569 3,772
Other Workers 173,323 110,863 62,460
Marginal Workers 12,341 5,609 6,732
Non Working 216,392 83,614 132,778

Sivakasi Taluka Map


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