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

Gangavalli is a Town Panchayat city situated in Gangavalli taluka of Salem district. The Gangavalli city is divided into 15 wards for which elections are held every 5 years. As per the Population Census 2011, there are total 3,124 families residing in the Gangavalli city. The total population of Gangavalli is 12,015 out of which 5,907 are males and 6,108 are females thus the Average Sex Ratio of Gangavalli is 1,034.

The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Gangavalli city is 1252 which is 10% of the total population. There are 657 male children and 595 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Gangavalli is 906 which is less than Average Sex Ratio (1,034).

As per the Census 2011, the literacy rate of Gangavalli is 75.5%. Thus Gangavalli has higher literacy rate compared to 72.9% of Salem district. The male literacy rate is 82.74% and the female literacy rate is 68.6% in Gangavalli.

Population
12,015
Literacy
75.5%
Sex Ratio
1,034

Gangavalli Town Panchayat has total administration over 3,124 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.

Gangavalli Town Panchayat

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

Total Male Female
Children 1,252 657 595
Literacy 75.5% 73.5% 61.9%
Scheduled Caste 3,550 1,722 1,828
Scheduled Tribe 84 41 43
Illiterate 3,889 1,563 2,326

Caste-wise Population - Gangavalli

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 29.5% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 0.7% of total population in Gangavalli.

Total Male Female
Schedule Caste 3,550 1,722 1,828
Schedule Tribe 84 41 43

Religion-wise Population - Gangavalli

As per the Census 2011, the total Hindu population in Gangavalli is 10,122 which is 84.24% of the total population. Also the total Muslim population in Gangavalli is 1,460 which is 12.15% of the total population. Below is religion-wise population of Gangavalli as per Census 2011.

Religion Total Male Female
Hindu 10,122 (84.24%) 5,000 5,122
Muslim 1,460 (12.15%) 703 757
Christian 421 (3.5%) 196 225
Sikh 0 (0%) 0 0
Buddhist 2 (0.02%) 2 0
Jain 2 (0.02%) 2 0
Other Religion 0 (0%) 0 0
No Religion Specified 8 (0.07%) 4 4

Literacy Rate - Gangavalli

The total literacy rate of Gangavalli was 75.5% in 2011 which is less than average literacy rate 80.09% of Tamil Nadu. Population-wise, out of total 8,126 literates, males were 4,344 while females were 3,782. Also the male literacy rate was 82.74% and the female literacy rate was 68.6% in Gangavalli.

  Gangavalli Tamil Nadu
Female 68.6% 73.44%
Male 82.74% 86.77%
Total 75.5% 80.09%

Sex Ratio - Gangavalli

The Sex Ratio of Gangavalli is 1,034. Thus per every 1000 men there were 1,034 females in Gangavalli. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 906 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 1,034 ) of Gangavalli.


Child Population - Gangavalli

According to Census 2011, there were 1,252 children between age 0 to 6 years in Gangavalli. Out of which 657 were male while 595 were female.


Working Population - Gangavalli

In Gangavalli Town Panchayat out of total population, 6,257 were engaged in work activities. 85.1% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 14.9% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 6,257 workers engaged in Main Work, 1,285 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 2,115 were Agricultural labourer.

Total Male Female
Main Workers 5,323 3,123 2,200
Cultivators 1,285 706 579
Agriculture Labourer 2,115 1,030 1,085
Household Industries 103 49 54
Other Workers 1,820 1,338 482
Marginal Workers 934 435 499
Non Working 5,758 2,349 3,409

Gangavalli Wards

A ward is a local authority area, typically used for electoral purposes. Gangavalli is further divided into 15 wards where elections are held every 5 years.

# Ward Population Literacy Sex Ratio
1 Ward No - 1 1,261 62.1% 1,071
2 Ward No - 2 834 63.4% 1,049
3 Ward No - 3 631 72.6% 984
4 Ward No - 4 470 53.8% 1,146
5 Ward No - 5 409 55% 1,272
6 Ward No - 6 713 87.4% 992
7 Ward No - 7 510 82% 1,152
8 Ward No - 8 819 61.7% 955
9 Ward No - 9 741 67.5% 945
10 Ward No - 10 1,254 67.5% 1,013
11 Ward No - 11 719 63.1% 1,020
12 Ward No - 12 476 64.9% 951
13 Ward No - 13 1,334 78.7% 1,049
14 Ward No - 14 898 62.5% 1,027
15 Ward No - 15 946 64.6% 1,048

Map of Gangavalli, Salem, Tamil Nadu


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