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

Tirunelveli Taluka of Tirunelveli district has total population of 642,835 as per the Census 2011. Out of which 317,425 are males while 325,410 are females. In 2011 there were total 166,202 families residing in Tirunelveli Taluka. The Average Sex Ratio of Tirunelveli Taluka is 1,025.

As per Census 2011 out of total population, 77.4% people lives in Urban areas while 22.6% lives in the Rural areas. The average literacy rate in urban areas is 90.3% while that in the rural areas is 77.3%. Also the Sex Ratio of Urban areas in Tirunelveli Taluka is 1,026 while that of Rural areas is 1,024.

The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Tirunelveli Taluka is 64984 which is 10% of the total population. There are 33390 male children and 31594 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Tirunelveli Taluka is 946 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 1,025 ) of Tirunelveli Taluka.

The total literacy rate of Tirunelveli Taluka is 87.36%. The male literacy rate is 82.7% and the female literacy rate is 74.46% in Tirunelveli Taluka.

Population
642,835
Literacy
87.36%
Sex Ratio
1,025

To facilitate the administration, Tirunelveli Taluka is further divided into 3 towns and 63 villages.

Tirunelveli Taluka Data

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

Total Male Female
Children (Age 0-6) 64,984 33,390 31,594
Literacy 87.36% 82.7% 74.46%
Scheduled Caste 110,975 54,427 56,548
Scheduled Tribe 1,760 859 901
Illiterate 138,025 54,922 83,103

Caste-wise Population - Tirunelveli Taluka

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 17.3% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 0.3% of total population in Tirunelveli Taluka of .

Total Male Female
Schedule Caste 110,975 54,427 56,548
Schedule Tribe 1,760 859 901

Religion-wise Population - Tirunelveli Taluka

Religion Total Male Female
Hindu 467,995 (72.8%) 231,544 236,451
Muslim 103,421 (16.09%) 51,213 52,208
Christian 69,288 (10.78%) 33,566 35,722
Sikh 56 (0.01%) 23 33
Buddhist 58 (0.01%) 31 27
Jain 80 (0.01%) 47 33
Other Religion 8 (0%) 4 4
No Religion Specified 1,929 (0.3%) 997 932

Literacy Rate - Tirunelveli Taluka

Average literacy rate of Tirunelveli Taluka in 2011 were 87.36% in which, male and female literacy were 92.42% and 82.47% respectively. Total literate in Tirunelveli Taluka were 504,810 of which male and female were 262,503 and 242,307 respectively.


Sex Ratio - Tirunelveli Taluka

The Sex Ratio of Tirunelveli Taluka is 1,025 . Thus for every 1000 men there were 1,025 females in Tirunelveli Taluka. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 946 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 1,025 ) of Tirunelveli Taluka.


Child Population - Tirunelveli Taluka

According to Census 2011, there were 64,984 children between age 0 to 6 years in Tirunelveli Taluka. Out of which 64,984 were male while 64,984 were female.

Urban/Rural Population - Tirunelveli Taluka

As per Census 2011, there are total 126,900 families under Tirunelveli Taluka living in urban areas while 126,900 families are living within Rural areas. Thus around 77.4% of total population of Tirunelveli Taluka lives in Urban areas while 22.6% lives under Rural areas. Population of children (0 - 6 years) in urban region is 49,143 while that in rural region is 15,841.

Total Urban Rural
Population 642,835 497,826 145,009
Children (0 - 6 years) 64,984 49,143 15,841
Schedule Caste 110,975 66,446 44,529
Schedule Tribe 1,760 1,509 251
Literacy 87.36% 90.27% 77.26%
Sex Ratio 1,025 1,026 1,024

Working Population - Tirunelveli Taluka

In Tirunelveli Taluka out of total population, 263,443 were engaged in work activities. 90% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 10% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 263,443 workers engaged in Main Work, 10,000 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 26,502 were Agricultural labourer.

Total Male Female
Main Workers 237,026 162,445 74,581
Cultivators 10,000 7,145 2,855
Agriculture Labourer 26,502 15,690 10,812
Household Industries 26,402 3,859 22,543
Other Workers 174,122 135,751 38,371
Marginal Workers 26,417 14,054 12,363
Non Working 379,392 140,926 238,466

Tirunelveli Taluka Map


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