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

Theni Taluka of Theni district has total population of 199,983 as per the Census 2011. Out of which 100,352 are males while 99,631 are females. In 2011 there were total 54,239 families residing in Theni Taluka. The Average Sex Ratio of Theni Taluka is 993.

As per Census 2011 out of total population, 62.8% people lives in Urban areas while 37.2% lives in the Rural areas. The average literacy rate in urban areas is 85.1% while that in the rural areas is 77%. Also the Sex Ratio of Urban areas in Theni Taluka is 992 while that of Rural areas is 995.

The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Theni Taluka is 19455 which is 10% of the total population. There are 10036 male children and 9419 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Theni Taluka is 939 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 993 ) of Theni Taluka.

The total literacy rate of Theni Taluka is 82.08%. The male literacy rate is 79.87% and the female literacy rate is 68.27% in Theni Taluka.

Population
199,983
Literacy
82.08%
Sex Ratio
993

To facilitate the administration, Theni Taluka is further divided into 3 towns and 14 villages.

Theni Taluka Data

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

Total Male Female
Children (Age 0-6) 19,455 10,036 9,419
Literacy 82.08% 79.87% 68.27%
Scheduled Caste 47,453 23,848 23,605
Scheduled Tribe 43 20 23
Illiterate 51,811 20,199 31,612

Caste-wise Population - Theni Taluka

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 23.7% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 0% of total population in Theni Taluka of .

Total Male Female
Schedule Caste 47,453 23,848 23,605
Schedule Tribe 43 20 23

Religion-wise Population - Theni Taluka

Religion Total Male Female
Hindu 191,657 (95.84%) 96,218 95,439
Muslim 4,848 (2.42%) 2,458 2,390
Christian 3,196 (1.6%) 1,534 1,662
Sikh 29 (0.01%) 16 13
Buddhist 9 (0%) 7 2
Jain 2 (0%) 2 0
Other Religion 10 (0.01%) 4 6
No Religion Specified 232 (0.12%) 113 119

Literacy Rate - Theni Taluka

Average literacy rate of Theni Taluka in 2011 were 82.08% in which, male and female literacy were 88.75% and 75.4% respectively. Total literate in Theni Taluka were 148,172 of which male and female were 80,153 and 68,019 respectively.


Sex Ratio - Theni Taluka

The Sex Ratio of Theni Taluka is 993 . Thus for every 1000 men there were 993 females in Theni Taluka. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 939 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 993 ) of Theni Taluka.


Child Population - Theni Taluka

According to Census 2011, there were 19,455 children between age 0 to 6 years in Theni Taluka. Out of which 19,455 were male while 19,455 were female.

Urban/Rural Population - Theni Taluka

As per Census 2011, there are total 33,828 families under Theni Taluka living in urban areas while 33,828 families are living within Rural areas. Thus around 62.8% of total population of Theni Taluka lives in Urban areas while 37.2% lives under Rural areas. Population of children (0 - 6 years) in urban region is 12,191 while that in rural region is 7,264.

Total Urban Rural
Population 199,983 125,490 74,493
Children (0 - 6 years) 19,455 12,191 7,264
Schedule Caste 47,453 22,142 25,311
Schedule Tribe 43 35 8
Literacy 82.08% 85.07% 77.03%
Sex Ratio 993 992 995

Working Population - Theni Taluka

In Theni Taluka out of total population, 87,964 were engaged in work activities. 92.1% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 7.9% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 87,964 workers engaged in Main Work, 4,088 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 25,303 were Agricultural labourer.

Total Male Female
Main Workers 81,057 54,821 26,236
Cultivators 4,088 2,858 1,230
Agriculture Labourer 25,303 12,832 12,471
Household Industries 1,621 841 780
Other Workers 50,045 38,290 11,755
Marginal Workers 6,907 3,698 3,209
Non Working 112,019 41,833 70,186

Theni Taluka Map


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