Thovala Taluka Population, Caste, Religion Data - Kanniyakumari district, Tamil Nadu

Thovala Taluka of Kanniyakumari district has total population of 120,926 as per the Census 2011. Out of which 60,056 are males while 60,870 are females. In 2011 there were total 33,151 families residing in Thovala Taluka. The Average Sex Ratio of Thovala Taluka is 1,014.

As per Census 2011 out of total population, 58.2% people lives in Urban areas while 41.8% lives in the Rural areas. The average literacy rate in urban areas is 90.2% while that in the rural areas is 90.3%. Also the Sex Ratio of Urban areas in Thovala Taluka is 1,015 while that of Rural areas is 1,012.

The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Thovala Taluka is 11380 which is 9% of the total population. There are 5825 male children and 5555 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Thovala Taluka is 954 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 1,014 ) of Thovala Taluka.

The total literacy rate of Thovala Taluka is 90.27%. The male literacy rate is 83.99% and the female literacy rate is 79.6% in Thovala Taluka.

Population
120,926
Literacy
90.27%
Sex Ratio
1,014

To facilitate the administration, Thovala Taluka is further divided into 6 towns and 18 villages.

Thovala Taluka Data

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

Total Male Female
Children (Age 0-6) 11,380 5,825 5,555
Literacy 90.27% 83.99% 79.6%
Scheduled Caste 13,413 6,690 6,723
Scheduled Tribe 389 198 191
Illiterate 22,036 9,617 12,419

Caste-wise Population - Thovala Taluka

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 11.1% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 0.3% of total population in Thovala Taluka of .

Total Male Female
Schedule Caste 13,413 6,690 6,723
Schedule Tribe 389 198 191

Religion-wise Population - Thovala Taluka

Religion Total Male Female
Hindu 74,733 (61.8%) 37,183 37,550
Muslim 7,480 (6.19%) 3,711 3,769
Christian 38,344 (31.71%) 18,987 19,357
Sikh 8 (0.01%) 7 1
Buddhist 19 (0.02%) 10 9
Jain 2 (0%) 1 1
Other Religion 0 (0%) 0 0
No Religion Specified 340 (0.28%) 157 183

Literacy Rate - Thovala Taluka

Average literacy rate of Thovala Taluka in 2011 were 90.27% in which, male and female literacy were 93.01% and 87.59% respectively. Total literate in Thovala Taluka were 98,890 of which male and female were 50,439 and 48,451 respectively.


Sex Ratio - Thovala Taluka

The Sex Ratio of Thovala Taluka is 1,014 . Thus for every 1000 men there were 1,014 females in Thovala Taluka. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 954 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 1,014 ) of Thovala Taluka.


Child Population - Thovala Taluka

According to Census 2011, there were 11,380 children between age 0 to 6 years in Thovala Taluka. Out of which 11,380 were male while 11,380 were female.

Urban/Rural Population - Thovala Taluka

As per Census 2011, there are total 19,196 families under Thovala Taluka living in urban areas while 19,196 families are living within Rural areas. Thus around 58.2% of total population of Thovala Taluka lives in Urban areas while 41.8% lives under Rural areas. Population of children (0 - 6 years) in urban region is 6,758 while that in rural region is 4,622.

Total Urban Rural
Population 120,926 70,430 50,496
Children (0 - 6 years) 11,380 6,758 4,622
Schedule Caste 13,413 7,838 5,575
Schedule Tribe 389 322 67
Literacy 90.27% 90.22% 90.35%
Sex Ratio 1,014 1,015 1,012

Working Population - Thovala Taluka

In Thovala Taluka out of total population, 47,333 were engaged in work activities. 84.6% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 15.4% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 47,333 workers engaged in Main Work, 1,338 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 8,787 were Agricultural labourer.

Total Male Female
Main Workers 40,065 30,730 9,335
Cultivators 1,338 1,191 147
Agriculture Labourer 8,787 6,617 2,170
Household Industries 1,840 765 1,075
Other Workers 28,100 22,157 5,943
Marginal Workers 7,268 4,094 3,174
Non Working 73,593 25,232 48,361

Thovala Taluka Map


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