Edaganasalai Population, Religion, Caste, Working Data Salem, Tamil Nadu - Census 2011

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.

Population
33,245
Literacy
68.1%
Sex Ratio
888

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.

Edaganasalai Town Panchayat

As per the Population Census 2011 data, following are some quick facts about Edaganasalai Town Panchayat.

Total Male Female
Children 3,546 1,917 1,629
Literacy 68.1% 67.9% 52.8%
Scheduled Caste 1,253 674 579
Scheduled Tribe 650 342 308
Illiterate 13,029 5,645 7,384

Caste-wise Population - Edaganasalai

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 3.8% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 2% of total population in Edaganasalai.

Total Male Female
Schedule Caste 1,253 674 579
Schedule Tribe 650 342 308

Religion-wise Population - 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.

Religion Total Male Female
Hindu 32,997 (99.25%) 17,491 15,506
Muslim 94 (0.28%) 42 52
Christian 124 (0.37%) 61 63
Sikh 2 (0.01%) 0 2
Buddhist 2 (0.01%) 1 1
Jain 0 (0%) 0 0
Other Religion 0 (0%) 0 0
No Religion Specified 26 (0.08%) 14 12

Literacy Rate - Edaganasalai

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.

  Edaganasalai Tamil Nadu
Female 58.91% 73.44%
Male 76.24% 86.77%
Total 68.07% 80.09%

Sex Ratio - 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.


Child Population - 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.


Working Population - Edaganasalai

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.

Total Male Female
Main Workers 15,083 10,688 4,395
Cultivators 620 414 206
Agriculture Labourer 2,251 924 1,327
Household Industries 4,952 3,783 1,169
Other Workers 7,260 5,567 1,693
Marginal Workers 716 268 448
Non Working 17,446 6,653 10,793

Edaganasalai Wards

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.

# Ward Population Literacy Sex Ratio
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

Map of Edaganasalai, Salem, Tamil Nadu


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