Tenkasi Taluka Population, Caste, Religion Data - Tirunelveli district, Tamil Nadu

Tenkasi Taluka of Tirunelveli district has total population of 399,946 as per the Census 2011. Out of which 199,442 are males while 200,504 are females. In 2011 there were total 103,380 families residing in Tenkasi Taluka. The Average Sex Ratio of Tenkasi Taluka is 1,005.

As per Census 2011 out of total population, 57.2% people lives in Urban areas while 42.8% lives in the Rural areas. The average literacy rate in urban areas is 82.3% while that in the rural areas is 77%. Also the Sex Ratio of Urban areas in Tenkasi Taluka is 1,002 while that of Rural areas is 1,010.

The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Tenkasi Taluka is 42275 which is 11% of the total population. There are 21452 male children and 20823 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Tenkasi Taluka is 971 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 1,005 ) of Tenkasi Taluka.

The total literacy rate of Tenkasi Taluka is 80.02%. The male literacy rate is 78.29% and the female literacy rate is 64.87% in Tenkasi Taluka.

Population
399,946
Literacy
80.02%
Sex Ratio
1,005

To facilitate the administration, Tenkasi Taluka is further divided into 8 towns and 30 villages.

Tenkasi Taluka Data

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

Total Male Female
Children (Age 0-6) 42,275 21,452 20,823
Literacy 80.02% 78.29% 64.87%
Scheduled Caste 73,925 36,608 37,317
Scheduled Tribe 1,197 572 625
Illiterate 113,743 43,304 70,439

Caste-wise Population - Tenkasi Taluka

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 18.5% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 0.3% of total population in Tenkasi Taluka of .

Total Male Female
Schedule Caste 73,925 36,608 37,317
Schedule Tribe 1,197 572 625

Religion-wise Population - Tenkasi Taluka

Religion Total Male Female
Hindu 311,235 (77.82%) 154,874 156,361
Muslim 70,327 (17.58%) 35,496 34,831
Christian 17,921 (4.48%) 8,830 9,091
Sikh 27 (0.01%) 14 13
Buddhist 18 (0%) 13 5
Jain 18 (0%) 10 8
Other Religion 9 (0%) 4 5
No Religion Specified 391 (0.1%) 201 190

Literacy Rate - Tenkasi Taluka

Average literacy rate of Tenkasi Taluka in 2011 were 80.02% in which, male and female literacy were 87.72% and 72.39% respectively. Total literate in Tenkasi Taluka were 286,203 of which male and female were 156,138 and 130,065 respectively.


Sex Ratio - Tenkasi Taluka

The Sex Ratio of Tenkasi Taluka is 1,005 . Thus for every 1000 men there were 1,005 females in Tenkasi Taluka. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 971 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 1,005 ) of Tenkasi Taluka.


Child Population - Tenkasi Taluka

According to Census 2011, there were 42,275 children between age 0 to 6 years in Tenkasi Taluka. Out of which 42,275 were male while 42,275 were female.

Urban/Rural Population - Tenkasi Taluka

As per Census 2011, there are total 57,403 families under Tenkasi Taluka living in urban areas while 57,403 families are living within Rural areas. Thus around 57.2% of total population of Tenkasi Taluka lives in Urban areas while 42.8% lives under Rural areas. Population of children (0 - 6 years) in urban region is 24,038 while that in rural region is 18,237.

Total Urban Rural
Population 399,946 228,640 171,306
Children (0 - 6 years) 42,275 24,038 18,237
Schedule Caste 73,925 37,625 36,300
Schedule Tribe 1,197 980 217
Literacy 80.02% 82.3% 76.97%
Sex Ratio 1,005 1,002 1,010

Working Population - Tenkasi Taluka

In Tenkasi Taluka out of total population, 186,943 were engaged in work activities. 89.2% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 10.8% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 186,943 workers engaged in Main Work, 11,022 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 41,795 were Agricultural labourer.

Total Male Female
Main Workers 166,790 104,812 61,978
Cultivators 11,022 8,628 2,394
Agriculture Labourer 41,795 27,860 13,935
Household Industries 35,151 3,496 31,655
Other Workers 78,822 64,828 13,994
Marginal Workers 20,153 10,939 9,214
Non Working 213,003 83,691 129,312

Tenkasi Taluka Map


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