Edaganasalai is a Town Panchayat city situated in Sankari taluka of Salem district. The Edaganasalai city is divided into 18 wards for which elections are held every 5 years. As per the Population Census 2011, there are total 8,631 families residing in the Edaganasalai city. The total population of Edaganasalai is 33,245 out of which 17,609 are males and 15,636 are females thus the Average Sex Ratio of Edaganasalai is 888.
The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Edaganasalai city is 3546 which is 11% of the total population. There are 1917 male children and 1629 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Edaganasalai is 850 which is less than Average Sex Ratio (888).
As per the Census 2011, the literacy rate of Edaganasalai is 68.1%. Thus Edaganasalai has lower literacy rate compared to 72.9% of Salem district. The male literacy rate is 76.24% and the female literacy rate is 58.91% in Edaganasalai.
Edaganasalai Town Panchayat has total administration over 8,631 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 Edaganasalai Town Panchayat.
Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 3.8% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 2% of total population in Edaganasalai.
As per the Census 2011, the total Hindu population in Edaganasalai is 32,997 which is 99.25% of the total population. Also the total Muslim population in Edaganasalai is 94 which is 0.28% of the total population. Below is religion-wise population of Edaganasalai as per Census 2011.
|No Religion Specified||26||(0.08%)||14||12|
The total literacy rate of Edaganasalai was 68.07% in 2011 which is less than average literacy rate 80.09% of Tamil Nadu. Population-wise, out of total 20,216 literates, males were 11,964 while females were 8,252. Also the male literacy rate was 76.24% and the female literacy rate was 58.91% in Edaganasalai.
The Sex Ratio of Edaganasalai is 888. Thus per every 1000 men there were 888 females in Edaganasalai. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 850 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 888 ) of Edaganasalai.
According to Census 2011, there were 3,546 children between age 0 to 6 years in Edaganasalai. Out of which 1,917 were male while 1,629 were female.
In Edaganasalai Town Panchayat out of total population, 15,799 were engaged in work activities. 95.5% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 4.5% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 15,799 workers engaged in Main Work, 620 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 2,251 were Agricultural labourer.
A ward is a local authority area, typically used for electoral purposes. Edaganasalai is further divided into 18 wards where elections are held every 5 years.
|1||Ward No - 1||2,424||51.2%||831|
|2||Ward No - 2||2,095||47.6%||884|
|3||Ward No - 3||2,614||57.9%||866|
|4||Ward No - 4||1,565||62.8%||826|
|5||Ward No - 5||2,265||62.8%||857|
|6||Ward No - 6||1,035||55.9%||845|
|7||Ward No - 7||2,189||60.1%||924|
|8||Ward No - 8||1,231||63.7%||865|
|9||Ward No - 9||2,408||59.3%||944|
|10||Ward No - 10||2,675||66.5%||912|
|11||Ward No - 11||1,735||70.1%||936|
|12||Ward No - 12||832||74.8%||861|
|13||Ward No - 13||1,943||67.4%||945|
|14||Ward No - 14||2,125||66.7%||960|
|15||Ward No - 15||1,556||61.6%||811|
|16||Ward No - 16||690||51.2%||855|
|17||Ward No - 17||1,717||62.7%||940|
|18||Ward No - 18||2,146||56.9%||856|