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.
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.
As per the Population Census 2011 data, following are some quick facts about Belur Town Panchayat.
Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 23.7% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 0.5% of total population in 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.
|No Religion Specified||3||(0.03%)||2||1|
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
|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|