Dharmapuri Population, Religion, Caste, Working Data Dharmapuri, Tamil Nadu - Census 2011

Dharmapuri is a Municipality city situated in Dharmapuri taluka of Dharmapuri district. The Dharmapuri city is divided into 33 wards for which elections are held every 5 years. As per the Population Census 2011, there are total 17,136 families residing in the Dharmapuri city. The total population of Dharmapuri is 68,619 out of which 34,091 are males and 34,528 are females thus the Average Sex Ratio of Dharmapuri is 1,013.

The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Dharmapuri city is 6759 which is 10% of the total population. There are 3470 male children and 3289 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Dharmapuri is 948 which is less than Average Sex Ratio (1,013).

As per the Census 2011, the literacy rate of Dharmapuri is 85.5%. Thus Dharmapuri has higher literacy rate compared to 68.5% of Dharmapuri district. The male literacy rate is 90.54% and the female literacy rate is 80.56% in Dharmapuri.

Population
68,619
Literacy
85.5%
Sex Ratio
1,013

Dharmapuri Municipality has total administration over 17,136 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.

Dharmapuri Municipality

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

Total Male Female
Children 6,759 3,470 3,289
Literacy 85.5% 81.3% 72.9%
Scheduled Caste 4,748 2,318 2,430
Scheduled Tribe 98 50 48
Illiterate 15,727 6,366 9,361

Caste-wise Population - Dharmapuri

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 6.9% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 0.1% of total population in Dharmapuri.

Total Male Female
Schedule Caste 4,748 2,318 2,430
Schedule Tribe 98 50 48

Religion-wise Population - Dharmapuri

As per the Census 2011, the total Hindu population in Dharmapuri is 61,064 which is 88.99% of the total population. Also the total Muslim population in Dharmapuri is 6,624 which is 9.65% of the total population. Below is religion-wise population of Dharmapuri as per Census 2011.

Religion Total Male Female
Hindu 61,064 (88.99%) 30,279 30,785
Muslim 6,624 (9.65%) 3,360 3,264
Christian 679 (0.99%) 330 349
Sikh 12 (0.02%) 9 3
Buddhist 5 (0.01%) 2 3
Jain 5 (0.01%) 3 2
Other Religion 2 (0%) 1 1
No Religion Specified 228 (0.33%) 107 121

Literacy Rate - Dharmapuri

The total literacy rate of Dharmapuri was 85.5% in 2011 which is greater than average literacy rate 80.09% of Tamil Nadu. Population-wise, out of total 52,892 literates, males were 27,725 while females were 25,167. Also the male literacy rate was 90.54% and the female literacy rate was 80.56% in Dharmapuri.

  Dharmapuri Tamil Nadu
Female 80.56% 73.44%
Male 90.54% 86.77%
Total 85.5% 80.09%

Sex Ratio - Dharmapuri

The Sex Ratio of Dharmapuri is 1,013. Thus per every 1000 men there were 1,013 females in Dharmapuri. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 948 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 1,013 ) of Dharmapuri.


Child Population - Dharmapuri

According to Census 2011, there were 6,759 children between age 0 to 6 years in Dharmapuri. Out of which 3,470 were male while 3,289 were female.


Working Population - Dharmapuri

In Dharmapuri Municipality out of total population, 26,943 were engaged in work activities. 91.5% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 8.5% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 26,943 workers engaged in Main Work, 606 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 427 were Agricultural labourer.

Total Male Female
Main Workers 24,651 18,040 6,611
Cultivators 606 430 176
Agriculture Labourer 427 254 173
Household Industries 1,052 486 566
Other Workers 22,566 16,870 5,696
Marginal Workers 2,292 1,285 1,007
Non Working 41,676 14,766 26,910

Dharmapuri Wards

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

# Ward Population Literacy Sex Ratio
1 Ward No - 1 2,772 62% 905
2 Ward No - 2 1,858 64.4% 1,020
3 Ward No - 3 1,642 63.9% 1,035
4 Ward No - 4 2,033 75.5% 1,062
5 Ward No - 5 2,001 75.6% 1,059
6 Ward No - 6 2,268 66.9% 1,011
7 Ward No - 7 1,497 69.6% 1,056
8 Ward No - 8 1,305 78.2% 1,036
9 Ward No - 9 2,246 77.5% 951
10 Ward No - 10 3,695 75% 970
11 Ward No - 11 1,831 75.8% 975
12 Ward No - 12 1,493 82.9% 972
13 Ward No - 13 4,613 73.1% 1,010
14 Ward No - 14 1,593 86.1% 1,016
15 Ward No - 15 1,564 86% 1,013
16 Ward No - 16 1,276 83.6% 1,068
17 Ward No - 17 1,934 75.1% 1,023
18 Ward No - 18 1,016 84.6% 961
19 Ward No - 19 1,347 84.8% 1,053
20 Ward No - 20 1,451 69.8% 1,027
21 Ward No - 21 1,484 79.3% 1,016
22 Ward No - 22 1,714 86.6% 1,170
23 Ward No - 23 1,576 86.4% 931
24 Ward No - 24 1,681 83.8% 996
25 Ward No - 25 1,400 77.9% 1,080
26 Ward No - 26 3,455 75.1% 1,015
27 Ward No - 27 3,824 87% 1,076
28 Ward No - 28 1,555 85.3% 1,004
29 Ward No - 29 2,659 85.1% 1,021
30 Ward No - 30 2,715 78.9% 1,071
31 Ward No - 31 2,268 83.3% 998
32 Ward No - 32 2,421 76.1% 1,019
33 Ward No - 33 2,432 67.5% 919

Map of Dharmapuri, Dharmapuri, Tamil Nadu


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