Chidambaram Population, Religion, Caste, Working Data Cuddalore, Tamil Nadu - Census 2011

Chidambaram is a Municipality city situated in Chidambaram taluka of Cuddalore district. The Chidambaram city is divided into 33 wards for which elections are held every 5 years. As per the Population Census 2011, there are total 15,166 families residing in the Chidambaram city. The total population of Chidambaram is 62,153 out of which 30,582 are males and 31,571 are females thus the Average Sex Ratio of Chidambaram is 1,032.

The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Chidambaram city is 5869 which is 9% of the total population. There are 2990 male children and 2879 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Chidambaram is 963 which is less than Average Sex Ratio (1,032).

As per the Census 2011, the literacy rate of Chidambaram is 91.9%. Thus Chidambaram has higher literacy rate compared to 78% of Cuddalore district. The male literacy rate is 95.57% and the female literacy rate is 88.41% in Chidambaram.

Population
62,153
Literacy
91.9%
Sex Ratio
1,032

Chidambaram Municipality has total administration over 15,166 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.

Chidambaram Municipality

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

Total Male Female
Children 5,869 2,990 2,879
Literacy 91.9% 86.2% 80.3%
Scheduled Caste 4,232 1,827 2,405
Scheduled Tribe 56 30 26
Illiterate 10,417 4,213 6,204

Caste-wise Population - Chidambaram

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 6.8% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 0.1% of total population in Chidambaram.

Total Male Female
Schedule Caste 4,232 1,827 2,405
Schedule Tribe 56 30 26

Religion-wise Population - Chidambaram

As per the Census 2011, the total Hindu population in Chidambaram is 55,768 which is 89.73% of the total population. Also the total Muslim population in Chidambaram is 5,111 which is 8.22% of the total population. Below is religion-wise population of Chidambaram as per Census 2011.

Religion Total Male Female
Hindu 55,768 (89.73%) 27,363 28,405
Muslim 5,111 (8.22%) 2,577 2,534
Christian 731 (1.18%) 380 351
Sikh 13 (0.02%) 4 9
Buddhist 8 (0.01%) 3 5
Jain 267 (0.43%) 133 134
Other Religion 11 (0.02%) 7 4
No Religion Specified 244 (0.39%) 115 129

Literacy Rate - Chidambaram

The total literacy rate of Chidambaram was 91.92% in 2011 which is greater than average literacy rate 80.09% of Tamil Nadu. Population-wise, out of total 51,736 literates, males were 26,369 while females were 25,367. Also the male literacy rate was 95.57% and the female literacy rate was 88.41% in Chidambaram.

  Chidambaram Tamil Nadu
Female 88.41% 73.44%
Male 95.57% 86.77%
Total 91.92% 80.09%

Sex Ratio - Chidambaram

The Sex Ratio of Chidambaram is 1,032. Thus per every 1000 men there were 1,032 females in Chidambaram. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 963 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 1,032 ) of Chidambaram.


Child Population - Chidambaram

According to Census 2011, there were 5,869 children between age 0 to 6 years in Chidambaram. Out of which 2,990 were male while 2,879 were female.


Working Population - Chidambaram

In Chidambaram Municipality out of total population, 22,194 were engaged in work activities. 76.7% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 23.3% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 22,194 workers engaged in Main Work, 241 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 180 were Agricultural labourer.

Total Male Female
Main Workers 17,020 13,700 3,320
Cultivators 241 205 36
Agriculture Labourer 180 134 46
Household Industries 489 343 146
Other Workers 16,110 13,018 3,092
Marginal Workers 5,174 3,543 1,631
Non Working 39,959 13,339 26,620

Chidambaram Wards

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

# Ward Population Literacy Sex Ratio
1 Ward No - 1 2,003 83.3% 979
2 Ward No - 2 1,863 84.2% 945
3 Ward No - 3 3,544 76.2% 1,015
4 Ward No - 4 1,373 72.3% 1,087
5 Ward No - 5 1,223 74.6% 1,012
6 Ward No - 6 3,064 73.9% 1,001
7 Ward No - 7 1,979 84.3% 1,001
8 Ward No - 8 1,845 86.9% 1,034
9 Ward No - 9 1,171 84.3% 988
10 Ward No - 10 1,850 86.5% 1,031
11 Ward No - 11 1,534 88.3% 934
12 Ward No - 12 1,426 86.9% 961
13 Ward No - 13 2,188 86.9% 993
14 Ward No - 14 1,774 84.7% 998
15 Ward No - 15 1,415 85.9% 954
16 Ward No - 16 2,039 89.5% 1,011
17 Ward No - 17 1,797 87.6% 1,006
18 Ward No - 18 1,657 89% 989
19 Ward No - 19 2,300 89.8% 1,023
20 Ward No - 20 1,867 87.3% 1,025
21 Ward No - 21 2,290 83.3% 988
22 Ward No - 22 2,342 79.8% 1,015
23 Ward No - 23 1,592 87.5% 1,046
24 Ward No - 24 1,552 90.1% 997
25 Ward No - 25 1,187 87.5% 1,015
26 Ward No - 26 2,038 83.5% 1,061
27 Ward No - 27 1,734 83.7% 1,000
28 Ward No - 28 2,471 72.3% 998
29 Ward No - 29 1,617 85.8% 1,042
30 Ward No - 30 2,579 89.2% 1,888
31 Ward No - 31 1,371 82.9% 1,016
32 Ward No - 32 1,835 77.4% 1,043
33 Ward No - 33 1,633 73.1% 1,006

Map of Chidambaram, Cuddalore, Tamil Nadu


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