Jagathala Population, Religion, Caste, Working Data The Nilgiris, Tamil Nadu - Census 2011

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.

Population
14,383
Literacy
88.6%
Sex Ratio
1,083

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.

Jagathala Town Panchayat

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

Total Male Female
Children 1,316 647 669
Literacy 88.6% 85.9% 75.5%
Scheduled Caste 3,189 1,538 1,651
Scheduled Tribe 30 16 14
Illiterate 2,806 974 1,832

Caste-wise Population - Jagathala

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 22.2% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 0.2% of total population in Jagathala.

Total Male Female
Schedule Caste 3,189 1,538 1,651
Schedule Tribe 30 16 14

Religion-wise Population - 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.

Religion Total Male Female
Hindu 10,933 (76.01%) 5,238 5,695
Muslim 871 (6.06%) 421 450
Christian 2,564 (17.83%) 1,237 1,327
Sikh 0 (0%) 0 0
Buddhist 0 (0%) 0 0
Jain 0 (0%) 0 0
Other Religion 5 (0.03%) 2 3
No Religion Specified 10 (0.07%) 6 4

Literacy Rate - Jagathala

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.

  Jagathala Tamil Nadu
Female 82.92% 73.44%
Male 94.77% 86.77%
Total 88.6% 80.09%

Sex Ratio - 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.


Child Population - 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.


Working Population - Jagathala

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.

Total Male Female
Main Workers 5,045 3,501 1,544
Cultivators 74 50 24
Agriculture Labourer 589 334 255
Household Industries 168 22 146
Other Workers 4,214 3,095 1,119
Marginal Workers 568 377 191
Non Working 8,770 3,026 5,744

Jagathala Wards

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.

# Ward Population Literacy Sex Ratio
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

Map of Jagathala, The Nilgiris, Tamil Nadu


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