Attur Population, Religion, Caste, Working Data Salem, Tamil Nadu - Census 2011

Attur is a Municipality city situated in Attur taluka of Salem district. The Attur city is divided into 33 wards for which elections are held every 5 years. As per the Population Census 2011, there are total 16,371 families residing in the Attur city. The total population of Attur is 61,793 out of which 30,578 are males and 31,215 are females thus the Average Sex Ratio of Attur is 1,021.

The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Attur city is 6147 which is 10% of the total population. There are 3209 male children and 2938 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Attur is 916 which is less than Average Sex Ratio (1,021).

As per the Census 2011, the literacy rate of Attur is 82.9%. Thus Attur has higher literacy rate compared to 72.9% of Salem district. The male literacy rate is 89.1% and the female literacy rate is 76.88% in Attur.

Population
61,793
Literacy
82.9%
Sex Ratio
1,021

Attur Municipality has total administration over 16,371 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.

Attur Municipality

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

Total Male Female
Children 6,147 3,209 2,938
Literacy 82.9% 79.8% 69.6%
Scheduled Caste 13,797 6,860 6,937
Scheduled Tribe 384 188 196
Illiterate 15,667 6,192 9,475

Caste-wise Population - Attur

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 22.3% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 0.6% of total population in Attur.

Total Male Female
Schedule Caste 13,797 6,860 6,937
Schedule Tribe 384 188 196

Religion-wise Population - Attur

As per the Census 2011, the total Hindu population in Attur is 56,045 which is 90.7% of the total population. Also the total Muslim population in Attur is 4,472 which is 7.24% of the total population. Below is religion-wise population of Attur as per Census 2011.

Religion Total Male Female
Hindu 56,045 (90.7%) 27,752 28,293
Muslim 4,472 (7.24%) 2,205 2,267
Christian 1,162 (1.88%) 561 601
Sikh 17 (0.03%) 9 8
Buddhist 4 (0.01%) 3 1
Jain 24 (0.04%) 13 11
Other Religion 2 (0%) 1 1
No Religion Specified 67 (0.11%) 34 33

Literacy Rate - Attur

The total literacy rate of Attur was 82.89% in 2011 which is greater than average literacy rate 80.09% of Tamil Nadu. Population-wise, out of total 46,126 literates, males were 24,386 while females were 21,740. Also the male literacy rate was 89.1% and the female literacy rate was 76.88% in Attur.

  Attur Tamil Nadu
Female 76.88% 73.44%
Male 89.1% 86.77%
Total 82.89% 80.09%

Sex Ratio - Attur

The Sex Ratio of Attur is 1,021. Thus per every 1000 men there were 1,021 females in Attur. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 916 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 1,021 ) of Attur.


Child Population - Attur

According to Census 2011, there were 6,147 children between age 0 to 6 years in Attur. Out of which 3,209 were male while 2,938 were female.


Working Population - Attur

In Attur Municipality out of total population, 25,949 were engaged in work activities. 90.1% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 9.9% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 25,949 workers engaged in Main Work, 1,417 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 3,740 were Agricultural labourer.

Total Male Female
Main Workers 23,374 16,991 6,383
Cultivators 1,417 914 503
Agriculture Labourer 3,740 1,896 1,844
Household Industries 735 397 338
Other Workers 17,482 13,784 3,698
Marginal Workers 2,575 1,375 1,200
Non Working 35,844 12,212 23,632

Attur Wards

A ward is a local authority area, typically used for electoral purposes. Attur is further divided into 33 wards where elections are held every 5 years.

# Ward Population Literacy Sex Ratio
1 Ward No - 1 2,667 67.4% 973
2 Ward No - 2 1,571 69.2% 991
3 Ward No - 3 3,127 63.4% 975
4 Ward No - 4 2,105 66.6% 1,005
5 Ward No - 5 2,061 62.9% 1,015
6 Ward No - 6 1,523 63.8% 1,036
7 Ward No - 7 2,149 64.2% 1,035
8 Ward No - 8 2,109 75.5% 1,028
9 Ward No - 9 1,766 77.5% 995
10 Ward No - 10 1,682 75.3% 1,056
11 Ward No - 11 1,481 83.9% 1,004
12 Ward No - 12 1,567 86.4% 1,046
13 Ward No - 13 1,314 80.8% 1,000
14 Ward No - 14 1,384 82.1% 1,123
15 Ward No - 15 1,810 73.3% 1,009
16 Ward No - 16 1,574 81.9% 985
17 Ward No - 17 1,440 81.4% 997
18 Ward No - 18 1,276 77.8% 1,000
19 Ward No - 19 1,585 79.3% 1,125
20 Ward No - 20 1,187 81.7% 1,105
21 Ward No - 21 1,194 83.4% 1,027
22 Ward No - 22 1,007 82.6% 1,055
23 Ward No - 23 1,833 86% 1,060
24 Ward No - 24 1,766 81.8% 1,042
25 Ward No - 25 1,534 77.4% 977
26 Ward No - 26 2,248 87.1% 996
27 Ward No - 27 1,752 85.6% 1,018
28 Ward No - 28 1,783 80.7% 1,026
29 Ward No - 29 1,450 61.7% 1,048
30 Ward No - 30 1,758 69.3% 1,023
31 Ward No - 31 2,927 72.5% 1,074
32 Ward No - 32 3,625 65.4% 1,023
33 Ward No - 33 3,538 74.8% 973

Map of Attur, Salem, Tamil Nadu


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