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

Virudhunagar Taluka of Virudhunagar district has total population of 251,097 as per the Census 2011. Out of which 125,551 are males while 125,546 are females. In 2011 there were total 68,688 families residing in Virudhunagar Taluka. The Average Sex Ratio of Virudhunagar Taluka is 1,000.

As per Census 2011 out of total population, 59.7% people lives in Urban areas while 40.3% lives in the Rural areas. The average literacy rate in urban areas is 88.3% while that in the rural areas is 75.7%. Also the Sex Ratio of Urban areas in Virudhunagar Taluka is 1,003 while that of Rural areas is 996.

The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Virudhunagar Taluka is 25319 which is 10% of the total population. There are 12890 male children and 12429 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Virudhunagar Taluka is 964 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 1,000 ) of Virudhunagar Taluka.

The total literacy rate of Virudhunagar Taluka is 83.27%. The male literacy rate is 80.61% and the female literacy rate is 69.15% in Virudhunagar Taluka.

Population
251,097
Literacy
83.27%
Sex Ratio
1,000

To facilitate the administration, Virudhunagar Taluka is further divided into 8 towns and 47 villages.

Virudhunagar Taluka Data

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

Total Male Female
Children (Age 0-6) 25,319 12,890 12,429
Literacy 83.27% 80.61% 69.15%
Scheduled Caste 48,617 24,208 24,409
Scheduled Tribe 151 71 80
Illiterate 63,082 24,350 38,732

Caste-wise Population - Virudhunagar Taluka

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 19.4% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 0.1% of total population in Virudhunagar Taluka of .

Total Male Female
Schedule Caste 48,617 24,208 24,409
Schedule Tribe 151 71 80

Religion-wise Population - Virudhunagar Taluka

Religion Total Male Female
Hindu 229,311 (91.32%) 114,646 114,665
Muslim 9,262 (3.69%) 4,690 4,572
Christian 11,965 (4.77%) 5,941 6,024
Sikh 42 (0.02%) 29 13
Buddhist 4 (0%) 3 1
Jain 3 (0%) 0 3
Other Religion 9 (0%) 3 6
No Religion Specified 501 (0.2%) 239 262

Literacy Rate - Virudhunagar Taluka

Average literacy rate of Virudhunagar Taluka in 2011 were 83.27% in which, male and female literacy were 89.83% and 76.75% respectively. Total literate in Virudhunagar Taluka were 188,015 of which male and female were 101,201 and 86,814 respectively.


Sex Ratio - Virudhunagar Taluka

The Sex Ratio of Virudhunagar Taluka is 1,000 . Thus for every 1000 men there were 1,000 females in Virudhunagar Taluka. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 964 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 1,000 ) of Virudhunagar Taluka.


Child Population - Virudhunagar Taluka

According to Census 2011, there were 25,319 children between age 0 to 6 years in Virudhunagar Taluka. Out of which 25,319 were male while 25,319 were female.

Urban/Rural Population - Virudhunagar Taluka

As per Census 2011, there are total 40,667 families under Virudhunagar Taluka living in urban areas while 40,667 families are living within Rural areas. Thus around 59.7% of total population of Virudhunagar Taluka lives in Urban areas while 40.3% lives under Rural areas. Population of children (0 - 6 years) in urban region is 14,574 while that in rural region is 10,745.

Total Urban Rural
Population 251,097 149,915 101,182
Children (0 - 6 years) 25,319 14,574 10,745
Schedule Caste 48,617 22,028 26,589
Schedule Tribe 151 139 12
Literacy 83.27% 88.34% 75.7%
Sex Ratio 1,000 1,003 996

Working Population - Virudhunagar Taluka

In Virudhunagar Taluka out of total population, 115,258 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 115,258 workers engaged in Main Work, 4,417 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 10,504 were Agricultural labourer.

Total Male Female
Main Workers 103,702 69,057 34,645
Cultivators 4,417 2,717 1,700
Agriculture Labourer 10,504 4,998 5,506
Household Industries 2,210 848 1,362
Other Workers 86,571 60,494 26,077
Marginal Workers 11,556 5,470 6,086
Non Working 135,839 51,024 84,815

Virudhunagar Taluka Map


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