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

Belur is a Town Panchayat city situated in Vazhapadi taluka of Salem district. The Belur city is divided into 15 wards for which elections are held every 5 years. As per the Population Census 2011, there are total 2,290 families residing in the Belur city. The total population of Belur is 8,736 out of which 4,367 are males and 4,369 are females thus the Average Sex Ratio of Belur is 1,000.

The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Belur city is 875 which is 10% of the total population. There are 423 male children and 452 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Belur is 1,069 which is greater than Average Sex Ratio (1,000).

As per the Census 2011, the literacy rate of Belur is 78.8%. Thus Belur has higher literacy rate compared to 72.9% of Salem district. The male literacy rate is 85.5% and the female literacy rate is 72.15% in Belur.

Population
8,736
Literacy
78.8%
Sex Ratio
1,000

Belur Town Panchayat has total administration over 2,290 houses to which it supplies basic amenities such as water and sewerage. It is also authorize to build roads within Town Panchayat limits and impose taxes on properties coming under its jurisdiction.

Belur Town Panchayat

As per the Population Census 2011 data, following are some quick facts about Belur Town Panchayat.

Total Male Female
Children 875 423 452
Literacy 78.8% 77.2% 64.7%
Scheduled Caste 2,067 1,025 1,042
Scheduled Tribe 48 39 9
Illiterate 2,538 995 1,543

Caste-wise Population - Belur

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 23.7% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 0.5% of total population in Belur.

Total Male Female
Schedule Caste 2,067 1,025 1,042
Schedule Tribe 48 39 9

Religion-wise Population - Belur

As per the Census 2011, the total Hindu population in Belur is 7,607 which is 87.08% of the total population. Also the total Muslim population in Belur is 1,079 which is 12.35% of the total population. Below is religion-wise population of Belur as per Census 2011.

Religion Total Male Female
Hindu 7,607 (87.08%) 3,802 3,805
Muslim 1,079 (12.35%) 544 535
Christian 45 (0.52%) 18 27
Sikh 2 (0.02%) 1 1
Buddhist 0 (0%) 0 0
Jain 0 (0%) 0 0
Other Religion 0 (0%) 0 0
No Religion Specified 3 (0.03%) 2 1

Literacy Rate - Belur

The total literacy rate of Belur was 78.84% in 2011 which is less than average literacy rate 80.09% of Tamil Nadu. Population-wise, out of total 6,198 literates, males were 3,372 while females were 2,826. Also the male literacy rate was 85.5% and the female literacy rate was 72.15% in Belur.

  Belur Tamil Nadu
Female 72.15% 73.44%
Male 85.5% 86.77%
Total 78.84% 80.09%

Sex Ratio - Belur

The Sex Ratio of Belur is 1,000. Thus per every 1000 men there were 1,000 females in Belur. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 1,069 which is greater than Average Sex Ratio ( 1,000 ) of Belur.


Child Population - Belur

According to Census 2011, there were 875 children between age 0 to 6 years in Belur. Out of which 423 were male while 452 were female.


Working Population - Belur

In Belur Town Panchayat out of total population, 3,937 were engaged in work activities. 85.4% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 14.6% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 3,937 workers engaged in Main Work, 466 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 1,121 were Agricultural labourer.

Total Male Female
Main Workers 3,361 2,322 1,039
Cultivators 466 332 134
Agriculture Labourer 1,121 620 501
Household Industries 91 54 37
Other Workers 1,683 1,316 367
Marginal Workers 576 304 272
Non Working 4,799 1,741 3,058

Belur Wards

A ward is a local authority area, typically used for electoral purposes. Belur is further divided into 15 wards where elections are held every 5 years.

# Ward Population Literacy Sex Ratio
1 Ward No - 1 702 65% 1,017
2 Ward No - 2 832 60.8% 1,024
3 Ward No - 3 536 66.4% 1,078
4 Ward No - 4 413 71.4% 1,065
5 Ward No - 5 770 60.3% 954
6 Ward No - 6 621 59.9% 965
7 Ward No - 7 411 75.4% 903
8 Ward No - 8 600 67.5% 1,000
9 Ward No - 9 459 79.3% 1,115
10 Ward No - 10 300 83% 1,174
11 Ward No - 11 501 85.6% 1,020
12 Ward No - 12 708 70.8% 961
13 Ward No - 13 612 83.2% 987
14 Ward No - 14 542 73.8% 869
15 Ward No - 15 729 79.8% 1,014

Map of Belur, Salem, Tamil Nadu


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