Dharapuram Population, Religion, Caste, Working Data Tiruppur, Tamil Nadu - Census 2011

Dharapuram is a Municipality city situated in Dharapuram taluka of Tiruppur district. The Dharapuram city is divided into 30 wards for which elections are held every 5 years. As per the Population Census 2011, there are total 15,842 families residing in the Dharapuram city. The total population of Dharapuram is 56,007 out of which 27,393 are males and 28,614 are females thus the Average Sex Ratio of Dharapuram is 1,045.

The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Dharapuram city is 5048 which is 9% of the total population. There are 2566 male children and 2482 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Dharapuram is 967 which is less than Average Sex Ratio (1,045).

As per the Census 2011, the literacy rate of Dharapuram is 88.4%. Thus Dharapuram has higher literacy rate compared to 78.7% of Tiruppur district. The male literacy rate is 93.5% and the female literacy rate is 83.48% in Dharapuram.

Population
56,007
Literacy
88.4%
Sex Ratio
1,045

Dharapuram Municipality has total administration over 15,842 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.

Dharapuram Municipality

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

Total Male Female
Children 5,048 2,566 2,482
Literacy 88.4% 84.7% 76.2%
Scheduled Caste 12,032 5,981 6,051
Scheduled Tribe 56 30 26
Illiterate 10,979 4,180 6,799

Caste-wise Population - Dharapuram

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 21.5% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 0.1% of total population in Dharapuram.

Total Male Female
Schedule Caste 12,032 5,981 6,051
Schedule Tribe 56 30 26

Religion-wise Population - Dharapuram

As per the Census 2011, the total Hindu population in Dharapuram is 43,191 which is 77.12% of the total population. Also the total Muslim population in Dharapuram is 9,389 which is 16.76% of the total population. Below is religion-wise population of Dharapuram as per Census 2011.

Religion Total Male Female
Hindu 43,191 (77.12%) 21,075 22,116
Muslim 9,389 (16.76%) 4,650 4,739
Christian 3,217 (5.74%) 1,585 1,632
Sikh 2 (0%) 1 1
Buddhist 1 (0%) 1 0
Jain 1 (0%) 0 1
Other Religion 0 (0%) 0 0
No Religion Specified 206 (0.37%) 81 125

Literacy Rate - Dharapuram

The total literacy rate of Dharapuram was 88.36% in 2011 which is greater than average literacy rate 80.09% of Tamil Nadu. Population-wise, out of total 45,028 literates, males were 23,213 while females were 21,815. Also the male literacy rate was 93.5% and the female literacy rate was 83.48% in Dharapuram.

  Dharapuram Tamil Nadu
Female 83.48% 73.44%
Male 93.5% 86.77%
Total 88.36% 80.09%

Sex Ratio - Dharapuram

The Sex Ratio of Dharapuram is 1,045. Thus per every 1000 men there were 1,045 females in Dharapuram. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 967 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 1,045 ) of Dharapuram.


Child Population - Dharapuram

According to Census 2011, there were 5,048 children between age 0 to 6 years in Dharapuram. Out of which 2,566 were male while 2,482 were female.


Working Population - Dharapuram

In Dharapuram Municipality out of total population, 23,722 were engaged in work activities. 84% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 16% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 23,722 workers engaged in Main Work, 506 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 1,227 were Agricultural labourer.

Total Male Female
Main Workers 19,938 14,410 5,528
Cultivators 506 298 208
Agriculture Labourer 1,227 636 591
Household Industries 652 326 326
Other Workers 17,553 13,150 4,403
Marginal Workers 3,784 2,264 1,520
Non Working 32,285 10,719 21,566

Dharapuram Wards

A ward is a local authority area, typically used for electoral purposes. Dharapuram is further divided into 30 wards where elections are held every 5 years.

# Ward Population Literacy Sex Ratio
1 Ward No - 1 3,569 68.5% 985
2 Ward No - 2 1,878 78.6% 1,044
3 Ward No - 3 1,512 76.2% 1,049
4 Ward No - 4 1,722 67.4% 1,028
5 Ward No - 5 1,269 80.2% 1,098
6 Ward No - 6 1,495 84.9% 999
7 Ward No - 7 1,314 84.9% 1,089
8 Ward No - 8 1,347 84.9% 1,044
9 Ward No - 9 1,626 79.7% 950
10 Ward No - 10 1,614 75.6% 1,075
11 Ward No - 11 1,514 75.4% 1,046
12 Ward No - 12 1,868 78.1% 1,132
13 Ward No - 13 565 80.7% 1,077
14 Ward No - 14 1,725 82.3% 1,482
15 Ward No - 15 1,073 85.4% 1,025
16 Ward No - 16 1,143 87.8% 984
17 Ward No - 17 1,507 83.1% 1,020
18 Ward No - 18 1,603 79.2% 1,109
19 Ward No - 19 1,216 86.7% 1,175
20 Ward No - 20 2,213 78.7% 1,045
21 Ward No - 21 1,452 80.8% 1,022
22 Ward No - 22 1,801 84.8% 1,082
23 Ward No - 23 1,755 76.1% 1,024
24 Ward No - 24 2,079 76.1% 1,022
25 Ward No - 25 2,744 87.6% 1,039
26 Ward No - 26 5,445 83.9% 987
27 Ward No - 27 1,699 89.8% 999
28 Ward No - 28 2,624 83.5% 1,020
29 Ward No - 29 1,823 81.7% 1,023
30 Ward No - 30 2,812 79% 1,029

Map of Dharapuram, Tiruppur, Tamil Nadu


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