Arakonam Population, Religion, Caste, Working Data Vellore, Tamil Nadu - Census 2011

Arakonam is a Municipality city situated in Arakonam taluka of Vellore district. The Arakonam city is divided into 36 wards for which elections are held every 5 years. As per the Population Census 2011, there are total 19,507 families residing in the Arakonam city. The total population of Arakonam is 78,395 out of which 38,810 are males and 39,585 are females thus the Average Sex Ratio of Arakonam is 1,020.

The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Arakonam city is 7727 which is 10% of the total population. There are 3995 male children and 3732 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Arakonam is 934 which is less than Average Sex Ratio (1,020).

As per the Census 2011, the literacy rate of Arakonam is 90.8%. Thus Arakonam has higher literacy rate compared to 79.2% of Vellore district. The male literacy rate is 95.46% and the female literacy rate is 86.18% in Arakonam.

Population
78,395
Literacy
90.8%
Sex Ratio
1,020

Arakonam Municipality has total administration over 19,507 houses to which it supplies basic amenities such as water and sewerage. It is also authorize to build roads within Municipality limits and impose taxes on properties coming under its jurisdiction.

Arakonam Municipality

As per the Population Census 2011 data, following are some quick facts about Arakonam Municipality.

Total Male Female
Children 7,727 3,995 3,732
Literacy 90.8% 85.6% 78.1%
Scheduled Caste 21,245 10,456 10,789
Scheduled Tribe 870 424 446
Illiterate 14,262 5,575 8,687

Caste-wise Population - Arakonam

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 27.1% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 1.1% of total population in Arakonam.

Total Male Female
Schedule Caste 21,245 10,456 10,789
Schedule Tribe 870 424 446

Religion-wise Population - Arakonam

As per the Census 2011, the total Hindu population in Arakonam is 63,674 which is 81.22% of the total population. Also the total Muslim population in Arakonam is 7,706 which is 9.83% of the total population. Below is religion-wise population of Arakonam as per Census 2011.

Religion Total Male Female
Hindu 63,674 (81.22%) 31,625 32,049
Muslim 7,706 (9.83%) 3,795 3,911
Christian 6,233 (7.95%) 3,034 3,199
Sikh 30 (0.04%) 17 13
Buddhist 25 (0.03%) 12 13
Jain 272 (0.35%) 143 129
Other Religion 4 (0.01%) 2 2
No Religion Specified 451 (0.58%) 182 269

Literacy Rate - Arakonam

The total literacy rate of Arakonam was 90.75% in 2011 which is greater than average literacy rate 80.09% of Tamil Nadu. Population-wise, out of total 64,133 literates, males were 33,235 while females were 30,898. Also the male literacy rate was 95.46% and the female literacy rate was 86.18% in Arakonam.

  Arakonam Tamil Nadu
Female 86.18% 73.44%
Male 95.46% 86.77%
Total 90.75% 80.09%

Sex Ratio - Arakonam

The Sex Ratio of Arakonam is 1,020. Thus per every 1000 men there were 1,020 females in Arakonam. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 934 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 1,020 ) of Arakonam.


Child Population - Arakonam

According to Census 2011, there were 7,727 children between age 0 to 6 years in Arakonam. Out of which 3,995 were male while 3,732 were female.


Working Population - Arakonam

In Arakonam Municipality out of total population, 26,029 were engaged in work activities. 87.7% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 12.3% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 26,029 workers engaged in Main Work, 80 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 206 were Agricultural labourer.

Total Male Female
Main Workers 22,817 18,908 3,909
Cultivators 80 67 13
Agriculture Labourer 206 177 29
Household Industries 674 442 232
Other Workers 21,857 18,222 3,635
Marginal Workers 3,212 2,405 807
Non Working 52,366 17,497 34,869

Arakonam Wards

A ward is a local authority area, typically used for electoral purposes. Arakonam is further divided into 36 wards where elections are held every 5 years.

# Ward Population Literacy Sex Ratio
1 Ward No - 1 3,235 79% 1,014
2 Ward No - 2 3,739 85.9% 968
3 Ward No - 3 1,467 81% 1,049
4 Ward No - 4 2,190 87.1% 1,017
5 Ward No - 5 2,886 83.8% 1,041
6 Ward No - 6 2,658 83.8% 1,003
7 Ward No - 7 2,175 81% 984
8 Ward No - 8 3,980 81.7% 1,022
9 Ward No - 9 1,002 82.5% 1,004
10 Ward No - 10 1,800 78.8% 996
11 Ward No - 11 2,067 84.6% 1,015
12 Ward No - 12 1,382 87.9% 1,023
13 Ward No - 13 1,767 81.4% 1,015
14 Ward No - 14 1,430 86.4% 964
15 Ward No - 15 1,650 86.1% 1,025
16 Ward No - 16 1,692 85.7% 1,068
17 Ward No - 17 1,589 81% 1,053
18 Ward No - 18 1,562 86.8% 1,058
19 Ward No - 19 1,619 83.5% 1,029
20 Ward No - 20 1,806 80.2% 1,018
21 Ward No - 21 3,361 81% 1,037
22 Ward No - 22 3,963 80.2% 999
23 Ward No - 23 850 80.4% 1,078
24 Ward No - 24 2,979 76.7% 1,006
25 Ward No - 25 1,653 83.2% 961
26 Ward No - 26 2,694 78.7% 1,026
27 Ward No - 27 1,775 80.7% 1,133
28 Ward No - 28 2,113 79.1% 984
29 Ward No - 29 1,046 80.2% 937
30 Ward No - 30 1,651 75.1% 1,031
31 Ward No - 31 4,048 82% 1,057
32 Ward No - 32 1,320 87% 935
33 Ward No - 33 2,537 78% 1,026
34 Ward No - 34 2,228 81.6% 1,040
35 Ward No - 35 2,130 82.1% 1,008
36 Ward No - 36 2,351 78.9% 1,103

Map of Arakonam, Vellore, Tamil Nadu


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