Chinnasalem is a Town Panchayat city situated in Kallakkurichi taluka of Viluppuram district. The Chinnasalem city is divided into 18 wards for which elections are held every 5 years. As per the Population Census 2011, there are total 6,181 families residing in the Chinnasalem city. The total population of Chinnasalem is 25,106 out of which 12,291 are males and 12,815 are females thus the Average Sex Ratio of Chinnasalem is 1,043.
The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Chinnasalem city is 2534 which is 10% of the total population. There are 1309 male children and 1225 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Chinnasalem is 936 which is less than Average Sex Ratio (1,043).
As per the Census 2011, the literacy rate of Chinnasalem is 81.4%. Thus Chinnasalem has higher literacy rate compared to 71.9% of Viluppuram district. The male literacy rate is 88.95% and the female literacy rate is 74.18% in Chinnasalem.
Chinnasalem Town Panchayat has total administration over 6,181 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 Chinnasalem Town Panchayat.
Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 14.6% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 0.7% of total population in Chinnasalem.
As per the Census 2011, the total Hindu population in Chinnasalem is 22,908 which is 91.25% of the total population. Also the total Muslim population in Chinnasalem is 1,495 which is 5.95% of the total population. Below is religion-wise population of Chinnasalem as per Census 2011.
|No Religion Specified||55||(0.22%)||22||33|
The total literacy rate of Chinnasalem was 81.37% in 2011 which is greater than average literacy rate 80.09% of Tamil Nadu. Population-wise, out of total 18,366 literates, males were 9,769 while females were 8,597. Also the male literacy rate was 88.95% and the female literacy rate was 74.18% in Chinnasalem.
The Sex Ratio of Chinnasalem is 1,043. Thus per every 1000 men there were 1,043 females in Chinnasalem. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 936 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 1,043 ) of Chinnasalem.
According to Census 2011, there were 2,534 children between age 0 to 6 years in Chinnasalem. Out of which 1,309 were male while 1,225 were female.
In Chinnasalem Town Panchayat out of total population, 10,172 were engaged in work activities. 84.2% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 15.8% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 10,172 workers engaged in Main Work, 685 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 1,553 were Agricultural labourer.
A ward is a local authority area, typically used for electoral purposes. Chinnasalem is further divided into 18 wards where elections are held every 5 years.
|1||Ward No - 1||1,967||62.9%||967|
|2||Ward No - 2||1,008||66.2%||942|
|3||Ward No - 3||1,021||57.5%||1,010|
|4||Ward No - 4||2,333||68.4%||1,445|
|5||Ward No - 5||1,158||80.1%||990|
|6||Ward No - 6||1,155||67.1%||998|
|7||Ward No - 7||1,107||72.8%||1,192|
|8||Ward No - 8||1,195||78.2%||1,019|
|9||Ward No - 9||1,182||77.9%||1,000|
|10||Ward No - 10||1,358||74.6%||994|
|11||Ward No - 11||1,805||80.7%||1,164|
|12||Ward No - 12||982||81.3%||988|
|13||Ward No - 13||1,047||70.2%||918|
|14||Ward No - 14||2,374||77.5%||925|
|15||Ward No - 15||1,068||79.9%||1,038|
|16||Ward No - 16||1,297||76.4%||1,030|
|17||Ward No - 17||1,319||79.6%||1,029|
|18||Ward No - 18||1,730||68%||1,009|