Gudalur is a Municipality city situated in Uthamapalayam taluka of Theni district. The Gudalur city is divided into 21 wards for which elections are held every 5 years. As per the Population Census 2011, there are total 12,001 families residing in the Gudalur city. The total population of Gudalur is 41,915 out of which 20,895 are males and 21,020 are females thus the Average Sex Ratio of Gudalur is 1,006.
The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Gudalur city is 3355 which is 8% of the total population. There are 1727 male children and 1628 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Gudalur is 943 which is less than Average Sex Ratio (1,006).
As per the Census 2011, the literacy rate of Gudalur is 72.6%. Thus Gudalur has lower literacy rate compared to 77.3% of Theni district. The male literacy rate is 82.06% and the female literacy rate is 63.33% in Gudalur.
Gudalur Municipality has total administration over 12,001 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.
As per the Population Census 2011 data, following are some quick facts about Gudalur Municipality.
Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 6.6% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 0.6% of total population in Gudalur.
As per the Census 2011, the total Hindu population in Gudalur is 38,690 which is 92.31% of the total population. Also the total Muslim population in Gudalur is 2,199 which is 5.25% of the total population. Below is religion-wise population of Gudalur as per Census 2011.
|No Religion Specified||40||(0.1%)||19||21|
The total literacy rate of Gudalur was 72.64% in 2011 which is less than average literacy rate 80.09% of Tamil Nadu. Population-wise, out of total 28,010 literates, males were 15,729 while females were 12,281. Also the male literacy rate was 82.06% and the female literacy rate was 63.33% in Gudalur.
The Sex Ratio of Gudalur is 1,006. Thus per every 1000 men there were 1,006 females in Gudalur. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 943 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 1,006 ) of Gudalur.
According to Census 2011, there were 3,355 children between age 0 to 6 years in Gudalur. Out of which 1,727 were male while 1,628 were female.
In Gudalur Municipality out of total population, 20,860 were engaged in work activities. 92.1% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 7.9% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 20,860 workers engaged in Main Work, 799 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 13,578 were Agricultural labourer.
A ward is a local authority area, typically used for electoral purposes. Gudalur is further divided into 21 wards where elections are held every 5 years.
|1||Ward No - 1||2,050||71.4%||985|
|2||Ward No - 2||1,171||69.9%||998|
|3||Ward No - 3||2,184||63.8%||859|
|4||Ward No - 4||2,198||70.1%||921|
|5||Ward No - 5||1,616||69.1%||1,012|
|6||Ward No - 6||1,958||56.2%||1,081|
|7||Ward No - 7||1,340||73.1%||1,074|
|8||Ward No - 8||2,408||69.1%||1,051|
|9||Ward No - 9||1,258||79.9%||1,029|
|10||Ward No - 10||1,469||74%||1,049|
|11||Ward No - 11||1,651||70.7%||1,033|
|12||Ward No - 12||2,891||64.3%||1,023|
|13||Ward No - 13||1,823||53.3%||1,010|
|14||Ward No - 14||1,948||60.9%||1,036|
|15||Ward No - 15||2,991||59.5%||1,039|
|16||Ward No - 16||1,581||69.3%||1,059|
|17||Ward No - 17||3,039||58.2%||1,030|
|18||Ward No - 18||1,427||77.4%||1,056|
|19||Ward No - 19||1,625||70%||1,036|
|20||Ward No - 20||2,131||68.1%||936|
|21||Ward No - 21||3,156||73.4%||941|