Jalakandapuram is a Town Panchayat city situated in Mettur taluka of Salem district. The Jalakandapuram city is divided into 15 wards for which elections are held every 5 years. As per the Population Census 2011, there are total 4,198 families residing in the Jalakandapuram city. The total population of Jalakandapuram is 16,184 out of which 8,138 are males and 8,046 are females thus the Average Sex Ratio of Jalakandapuram is 989.
The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Jalakandapuram city is 1523 which is 9% of the total population. There are 787 male children and 736 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Jalakandapuram is 935 which is less than Average Sex Ratio (989).
As per the Census 2011, the literacy rate of Jalakandapuram is 81.5%. Thus Jalakandapuram has higher literacy rate compared to 72.9% of Salem district. The male literacy rate is 87.93% and the female literacy rate is 75.06% in Jalakandapuram.
Jalakandapuram Town Panchayat has total administration over 4,198 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 Jalakandapuram Town Panchayat.
Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 2.2% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 0% of total population in Jalakandapuram.
As per the Census 2011, the total Hindu population in Jalakandapuram is 15,540 which is 96.02% of the total population. Also the total Muslim population in Jalakandapuram is 543 which is 3.36% of the total population. Below is religion-wise population of Jalakandapuram as per Census 2011.
|No Religion Specified||5||(0.03%)||2||3|
The total literacy rate of Jalakandapuram was 81.52% in 2011 which is greater than average literacy rate 80.09% of Tamil Nadu. Population-wise, out of total 11,951 literates, males were 6,464 while females were 5,487. Also the male literacy rate was 87.93% and the female literacy rate was 75.06% in Jalakandapuram.
The Sex Ratio of Jalakandapuram is 989. Thus per every 1000 men there were 989 females in Jalakandapuram. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 935 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 989 ) of Jalakandapuram.
According to Census 2011, there were 1,523 children between age 0 to 6 years in Jalakandapuram. Out of which 787 were male while 736 were female.
In Jalakandapuram Town Panchayat out of total population, 6,723 were engaged in work activities. 95.4% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 4.6% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 6,723 workers engaged in Main Work, 31 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 130 were Agricultural labourer.
A ward is a local authority area, typically used for electoral purposes. Jalakandapuram is further divided into 15 wards where elections are held every 5 years.
|1||Ward No - 1||1,322||71%||950|
|2||Ward No - 2||990||71.1%||992|
|3||Ward No - 3||789||79.8%||977|
|4||Ward No - 4||774||84.5%||1,121|
|5||Ward No - 5||942||76.9%||1,021|
|6||Ward No - 6||1,157||75.7%||961|
|7||Ward No - 7||1,509||70.7%||1,036|
|8||Ward No - 8||905||70.2%||950|
|9||Ward No - 9||1,551||75.5%||976|
|10||Ward No - 10||1,086||79.7%||1,004|
|11||Ward No - 11||1,083||76.8%||991|
|12||Ward No - 12||1,067||66.2%||965|
|13||Ward No - 13||1,285||61.9%||921|
|14||Ward No - 14||797||77.4%||992|
|15||Ward No - 15||927||79.4%||1,037|