Vedaranyam Taluka Population, Caste, Religion Data - Nagapattinam district, Tamil Nadu

Vedaranyam Taluka of Nagapattinam district has total population of 216,065 as per the Census 2011. Out of which 107,217 are males while 108,848 are females. In 2011 there were total 59,588 families residing in Vedaranyam Taluka. The Average Sex Ratio of Vedaranyam Taluka is 1,015.

As per Census 2011 out of total population, 21.8% people lives in Urban areas while 78.2% lives in the Rural areas. The average literacy rate in urban areas is 85.5% while that in the rural areas is 82.4%. Also the Sex Ratio of Urban areas in Vedaranyam Taluka is 1,060 while that of Rural areas is 1,003.

The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Vedaranyam Taluka is 19835 which is 9% of the total population. There are 10246 male children and 9589 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Vedaranyam Taluka is 936 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 1,015 ) of Vedaranyam Taluka.

The total literacy rate of Vedaranyam Taluka is 83.05%. The male literacy rate is 81.8% and the female literacy rate is 69.15% in Vedaranyam Taluka.

Population
216,065
Literacy
83.05%
Sex Ratio
1,015

To facilitate the administration, Vedaranyam Taluka is further divided into 2 towns and 51 villages.

Vedaranyam Taluka Data

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

Total Male Female
Children (Age 0-6) 19,835 10,246 9,589
Literacy 83.05% 81.8% 69.15%
Scheduled Caste 46,121 22,532 23,589
Scheduled Tribe 115 52 63
Illiterate 53,098 19,513 33,585

Caste-wise Population - Vedaranyam Taluka

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 21.3% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 0.1% of total population in Vedaranyam Taluka of .

Total Male Female
Schedule Caste 46,121 22,532 23,589
Schedule Tribe 115 52 63

Religion-wise Population - Vedaranyam Taluka

Religion Total Male Female
Hindu 205,544 (95.13%) 101,973 103,571
Muslim 7,017 (3.25%) 3,461 3,556
Christian 1,842 (0.85%) 920 922
Sikh 23 (0.01%) 15 8
Buddhist 24 (0.01%) 14 10
Jain 164 (0.08%) 96 68
Other Religion 3 (0%) 2 1
No Religion Specified 1,448 (0.67%) 736 712

Literacy Rate - Vedaranyam Taluka

Average literacy rate of Vedaranyam Taluka in 2011 were 83.05% in which, male and female literacy were 90.44% and 75.82% respectively. Total literate in Vedaranyam Taluka were 162,967 of which male and female were 87,704 and 75,263 respectively.


Sex Ratio - Vedaranyam Taluka

The Sex Ratio of Vedaranyam Taluka is 1,015 . Thus for every 1000 men there were 1,015 females in Vedaranyam Taluka. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 936 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 1,015 ) of Vedaranyam Taluka.


Child Population - Vedaranyam Taluka

According to Census 2011, there were 19,835 children between age 0 to 6 years in Vedaranyam Taluka. Out of which 19,835 were male while 19,835 were female.

Urban/Rural Population - Vedaranyam Taluka

As per Census 2011, there are total 12,108 families under Vedaranyam Taluka living in urban areas while 12,108 families are living within Rural areas. Thus around 21.8% of total population of Vedaranyam Taluka lives in Urban areas while 78.2% lives under Rural areas. Population of children (0 - 6 years) in urban region is 4,509 while that in rural region is 15,326.

Total Urban Rural
Population 216,065 47,064 169,001
Children (0 - 6 years) 19,835 4,509 15,326
Schedule Caste 46,121 9,461 36,660
Schedule Tribe 115 96 19
Literacy 83.05% 85.53% 82.36%
Sex Ratio 1,015 1,060 1,003

Working Population - Vedaranyam Taluka

In Vedaranyam Taluka out of total population, 93,377 were engaged in work activities. 58.6% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 41.4% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 93,377 workers engaged in Main Work, 13,650 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 23,701 were Agricultural labourer.

Total Male Female
Main Workers 54,689 40,563 14,126
Cultivators 13,650 11,767 1,883
Agriculture Labourer 23,701 14,520 9,181
Household Industries 600 419 181
Other Workers 16,738 13,857 2,881
Marginal Workers 38,688 22,960 15,728
Non Working 122,688 43,694 78,994

Vedaranyam Taluka Map


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