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

Vellore Taluka of Vellore district has total population of 696,110 as per the Census 2011. Out of which 343,919 are males while 352,191 are females. In 2011 there were total 166,169 families residing in Vellore Taluka. The Average Sex Ratio of Vellore Taluka is 1,024.

As per Census 2011 out of total population, 63.4% people lives in Urban areas while 36.6% lives in the Rural areas. The average literacy rate in urban areas is 85.8% while that in the rural areas is 76%. Also the Sex Ratio of Urban areas in Vellore Taluka is 1,029 while that of Rural areas is 1,015.

The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Vellore Taluka is 74081 which is 11% of the total population. There are 37826 male children and 36255 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Vellore Taluka is 958 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 1,024 ) of Vellore Taluka.

The total literacy rate of Vellore Taluka is 82.23%. The male literacy rate is 78.99% and the female literacy rate is 68.09% in Vellore Taluka.

Population
696,110
Literacy
82.23%
Sex Ratio
1,024

To facilitate the administration, Vellore Taluka is further divided into 17 towns and 115 villages.

Vellore Taluka Data

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

Total Male Female
Children (Age 0-6) 74,081 37,826 36,255
Literacy 82.23% 78.99% 68.09%
Scheduled Caste 131,460 64,343 67,117
Scheduled Tribe 15,868 7,973 7,895
Illiterate 184,631 72,249 112,382

Caste-wise Population - Vellore Taluka

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 18.9% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 2.3% of total population in Vellore Taluka of .

Total Male Female
Schedule Caste 131,460 64,343 67,117
Schedule Tribe 15,868 7,973 7,895

Religion-wise Population - Vellore Taluka

Religion Total Male Female
Hindu 587,846 (84.45%) 291,198 296,648
Muslim 79,650 (11.44%) 39,454 40,196
Christian 25,599 (3.68%) 11,831 13,768
Sikh 121 (0.02%) 61 60
Buddhist 115 (0.02%) 62 53
Jain 1,173 (0.17%) 567 606
Other Religion 72 (0.01%) 37 35
No Religion Specified 1,534 (0.22%) 709 825

Literacy Rate - Vellore Taluka

Average literacy rate of Vellore Taluka in 2011 were 82.23% in which, male and female literacy were 88.75% and 75.9% respectively. Total literate in Vellore Taluka were 511,479 of which male and female were 271,670 and 239,809 respectively.


Sex Ratio - Vellore Taluka

The Sex Ratio of Vellore Taluka is 1,024 . Thus for every 1000 men there were 1,024 females in Vellore Taluka. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 958 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 1,024 ) of Vellore Taluka.


Child Population - Vellore Taluka

According to Census 2011, there were 74,081 children between age 0 to 6 years in Vellore Taluka. Out of which 74,081 were male while 74,081 were female.

Urban/Rural Population - Vellore Taluka

As per Census 2011, there are total 104,253 families under Vellore Taluka living in urban areas while 104,253 families are living within Rural areas. Thus around 63.4% of total population of Vellore Taluka lives in Urban areas while 36.6% lives under Rural areas. Population of children (0 - 6 years) in urban region is 46,473 while that in rural region is 27,608.

Total Urban Rural
Population 696,110 441,626 254,484
Children (0 - 6 years) 74,081 46,473 27,608
Schedule Caste 131,460 73,964 57,496
Schedule Tribe 15,868 1,622 14,246
Literacy 82.23% 85.79% 76.02%
Sex Ratio 1,024 1,029 1,015

Working Population - Vellore Taluka

In Vellore Taluka out of total population, 281,061 were engaged in work activities. 81.8% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 18.2% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 281,061 workers engaged in Main Work, 19,479 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 22,065 were Agricultural labourer.

Total Male Female
Main Workers 229,811 169,578 60,233
Cultivators 19,479 13,742 5,737
Agriculture Labourer 22,065 12,445 9,620
Household Industries 13,512 6,524 6,988
Other Workers 174,755 136,867 37,888
Marginal Workers 51,250 26,703 24,547
Non Working 415,049 147,638 267,411

Vellore Taluka Map


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