Keeranur Population, Religion, Caste, Working Data Dindigul, Tamil Nadu - Census 2011

Keeranur is a Town Panchayat city situated in Palani taluka of Dindigul district. The Keeranur city is divided into 15 wards for which elections are held every 5 years. As per the Population Census 2011, there are total 1,925 families residing in the Keeranur city. The total population of Keeranur is 7,200 out of which 3,507 are males and 3,693 are females thus the Average Sex Ratio of Keeranur is 1,053.

The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Keeranur city is 698 which is 10% of the total population. There are 341 male children and 357 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Keeranur is 1,047 which is less than Average Sex Ratio (1,053).

As per the Census 2011, the literacy rate of Keeranur is 72.9%. Thus Keeranur has lower literacy rate compared to 76.3% of Dindigul district. The male literacy rate is 80.8% and the female literacy rate is 65.35% in Keeranur.

Population
7,200
Literacy
72.9%
Sex Ratio
1,053

Keeranur Town Panchayat has total administration over 1,925 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.

Keeranur Town Panchayat

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

Total Male Female
Children 698 341 357
Literacy 72.9% 72.9% 59%
Scheduled Caste 3,211 1,620 1,591
Scheduled Tribe 0 0 0
Illiterate 2,462 949 1,513

Caste-wise Population - Keeranur

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 44.6% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 0% of total population in Keeranur.

Total Male Female
Schedule Caste 3,211 1,620 1,591
Schedule Tribe 0 0 0

Religion-wise Population - Keeranur

As per the Census 2011, the total Hindu population in Keeranur is 4,692 which is 65.17% of the total population. Also the total Muslim population in Keeranur is 2,483 which is 34.49% of the total population. Below is religion-wise population of Keeranur as per Census 2011.

Religion Total Male Female
Hindu 4,692 (65.17%) 2,320 2,372
Muslim 2,483 (34.49%) 1,175 1,308
Christian 25 (0.35%) 12 13
Sikh 0 (0%) 0 0
Buddhist 0 (0%) 0 0
Jain 0 (0%) 0 0
Other Religion 0 (0%) 0 0
No Religion Specified 0 (0%) 0 0

Literacy Rate - Keeranur

The total literacy rate of Keeranur was 72.87% in 2011 which is less than average literacy rate 80.09% of Tamil Nadu. Population-wise, out of total 4,738 literates, males were 2,558 while females were 2,180. Also the male literacy rate was 80.8% and the female literacy rate was 65.35% in Keeranur.

  Keeranur Tamil Nadu
Female 65.35% 73.44%
Male 80.8% 86.77%
Total 72.87% 80.09%

Sex Ratio - Keeranur

The Sex Ratio of Keeranur is 1,053. Thus per every 1000 men there were 1,053 females in Keeranur. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 1,047 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 1,053 ) of Keeranur.


Child Population - Keeranur

According to Census 2011, there were 698 children between age 0 to 6 years in Keeranur. Out of which 341 were male while 357 were female.


Working Population - Keeranur

In Keeranur Town Panchayat out of total population, 3,035 were engaged in work activities. 83.6% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 16.4% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 3,035 workers engaged in Main Work, 85 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 1,037 were Agricultural labourer.

Total Male Female
Main Workers 2,536 1,771 765
Cultivators 85 71 14
Agriculture Labourer 1,037 572 465
Household Industries 28 14 14
Other Workers 1,386 1,114 272
Marginal Workers 499 311 188
Non Working 4,165 1,425 2,740

Keeranur Wards

A ward is a local authority area, typically used for electoral purposes. Keeranur is further divided into 15 wards where elections are held every 5 years.

# Ward Population Literacy Sex Ratio
1 Ward No - 1 1,065 57% 922
2 Ward No - 2 406 55.7% 952
3 Ward No - 3 337 60.5% 971
4 Ward No - 4 257 70.8% 947
5 Ward No - 5 372 67.7% 1,090
6 Ward No - 6 533 83.5% 1,158
7 Ward No - 7 579 68.6% 976
8 Ward No - 8 892 71.9% 1,155
9 Ward No - 9 417 77.5% 1,242
10 Ward No - 10 479 80.8% 1,030
11 Ward No - 11 351 59% 1,236
12 Ward No - 12 343 46.1% 1,054
13 Ward No - 13 309 54.7% 1,088
14 Ward No - 14 304 58.6% 1,082
15 Ward No - 15 556 65.1% 1,059

Map of Keeranur, Dindigul, Tamil Nadu


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