Jagathala is a Town Panchayat city situated in Kotagiri taluka of The Nilgiris district. The Jagathala city is divided into 15 wards for which elections are held every 5 years. As per the Population Census 2011, there are total 4,099 families residing in the Jagathala city. The total population of Jagathala is 14,383 out of which 6,904 are males and 7,479 are females thus the Average Sex Ratio of Jagathala is 1,083.
The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Jagathala city is 1316 which is 9% of the total population. There are 647 male children and 669 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Jagathala is 1,034 which is less than Average Sex Ratio (1,083).
As per the Census 2011, the literacy rate of Jagathala is 88.6%. Thus Jagathala has higher literacy rate compared to 85.2% of The Nilgiris district. The male literacy rate is 94.77% and the female literacy rate is 82.92% in Jagathala.
Jagathala Town Panchayat has total administration over 4,099 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 Jagathala Town Panchayat.
Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 22.2% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 0.2% of total population in Jagathala.
As per the Census 2011, the total Hindu population in Jagathala is 10,933 which is 76.01% of the total population. Also the total Muslim population in Jagathala is 871 which is 6.06% of the total population. Below is religion-wise population of Jagathala as per Census 2011.
|No Religion Specified||10||(0.07%)||6||4|
The total literacy rate of Jagathala was 88.6% in 2011 which is greater than average literacy rate 80.09% of Tamil Nadu. Population-wise, out of total 11,577 literates, males were 5,930 while females were 5,647. Also the male literacy rate was 94.77% and the female literacy rate was 82.92% in Jagathala.
The Sex Ratio of Jagathala is 1,083. Thus per every 1000 men there were 1,083 females in Jagathala. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 1,034 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 1,083 ) of Jagathala.
According to Census 2011, there were 1,316 children between age 0 to 6 years in Jagathala. Out of which 647 were male while 669 were female.
In Jagathala Town Panchayat out of total population, 5,613 were engaged in work activities. 89.9% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 10.1% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 5,613 workers engaged in Main Work, 74 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 589 were Agricultural labourer.
A ward is a local authority area, typically used for electoral purposes. Jagathala is further divided into 15 wards where elections are held every 5 years.
|1||Ward No - 1||1,058||81.2%||1,015|
|2||Ward No - 2||1,011||76.4%||1,026|
|3||Ward No - 3||1,345||70.5%||1,041|
|4||Ward No - 4||709||78.8%||1,162|
|5||Ward No - 5||644||79.7%||1,111|
|6||Ward No - 6||733||73.3%||1,100|
|7||Ward No - 7||821||70%||1,138|
|8||Ward No - 8||668||86.8%||1,068|
|9||Ward No - 9||1,352||82.3%||1,055|
|10||Ward No - 10||1,105||85.6%||1,093|
|11||Ward No - 11||992||82.7%||1,088|
|12||Ward No - 12||368||90.8%||1,230|
|13||Ward No - 13||1,220||84.9%||1,137|
|14||Ward No - 14||1,078||83.6%||1,034|
|15||Ward No - 15||1,279||84.8%||1,114|