Gudalur Population, Religion, Caste, Working Data Theni, Tamil Nadu - Census 2011

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.

Population
41,915
Literacy
72.6%
Sex Ratio
1,006

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.

Gudalur Municipality

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

Total Male Female
Children 3,355 1,727 1,628
Literacy 72.6% 75.3% 58.4%
Scheduled Caste 2,769 1,377 1,392
Scheduled Tribe 233 121 112
Illiterate 13,905 5,166 8,739

Caste-wise Population - Gudalur

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 6.6% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 0.6% of total population in Gudalur.

Total Male Female
Schedule Caste 2,769 1,377 1,392
Schedule Tribe 233 121 112

Religion-wise Population - 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.

Religion Total Male Female
Hindu 38,690 (92.31%) 19,339 19,351
Muslim 2,199 (5.25%) 1,072 1,127
Christian 980 (2.34%) 461 519
Sikh 5 (0.01%) 4 1
Buddhist 1 (0%) 0 1
Jain 0 (0%) 0 0
Other Religion 0 (0%) 0 0
No Religion Specified 40 (0.1%) 19 21

Literacy Rate - Gudalur

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.

  Gudalur Tamil Nadu
Female 63.33% 73.44%
Male 82.06% 86.77%
Total 72.64% 80.09%

Sex Ratio - 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.


Child Population - 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.


Working Population - Gudalur

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.

Total Male Female
Main Workers 19,220 11,907 7,313
Cultivators 799 625 174
Agriculture Labourer 13,578 7,482 6,096
Household Industries 637 383 254
Other Workers 4,206 3,417 789
Marginal Workers 1,640 747 893
Non Working 21,055 8,241 12,814

Gudalur Wards

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.

# Ward Population Literacy Sex Ratio
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

Map of Gudalur, Theni, Tamil Nadu


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