Kolathur Population, Religion, Caste, Working Data Salem, Tamil Nadu - Census 2011

Kolathur is a Town Panchayat city situated in Mettur taluka of Salem district. The Kolathur city is divided into 15 wards for which elections are held every 5 years. As per the Population Census 2011, there are total 3,413 families residing in the Kolathur city. The total population of Kolathur is 12,748 out of which 6,513 are males and 6,235 are females thus the Average Sex Ratio of Kolathur is 957.

The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Kolathur city is 1128 which is 9% of the total population. There are 569 male children and 559 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Kolathur is 982 which is greater than Average Sex Ratio (957).

As per the Census 2011, the literacy rate of Kolathur is 72.8%. Thus Kolathur has lower literacy rate compared to 72.9% of Salem district. The male literacy rate is 80.64% and the female literacy rate is 64.62% in Kolathur.

Population
12,748
Literacy
72.8%
Sex Ratio
957

Kolathur Town Panchayat has total administration over 3,413 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.

Kolathur Town Panchayat

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

Total Male Female
Children 1,128 569 559
Literacy 72.8% 73.6% 58.8%
Scheduled Caste 2,899 1,472 1,427
Scheduled Tribe 1,146 584 562
Illiterate 4,287 1,720 2,567

Caste-wise Population - Kolathur

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 22.7% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 9% of total population in Kolathur.

Total Male Female
Schedule Caste 2,899 1,472 1,427
Schedule Tribe 1,146 584 562

Religion-wise Population - Kolathur

As per the Census 2011, the total Hindu population in Kolathur is 12,298 which is 96.47% of the total population. Also the total Muslim population in Kolathur is 260 which is 2.04% of the total population. Below is religion-wise population of Kolathur as per Census 2011.

Religion Total Male Female
Hindu 12,298 (96.47%) 6,282 6,016
Muslim 260 (2.04%) 128 132
Christian 180 (1.41%) 96 84
Sikh 1 (0.01%) 1 0
Buddhist 0 (0%) 0 0
Jain 0 (0%) 0 0
Other Religion 0 (0%) 0 0
No Religion Specified 9 (0.07%) 6 3

Literacy Rate - Kolathur

The total literacy rate of Kolathur was 72.81% in 2011 which is less than average literacy rate 80.09% of Tamil Nadu. Population-wise, out of total 8,461 literates, males were 4,793 while females were 3,668. Also the male literacy rate was 80.64% and the female literacy rate was 64.62% in Kolathur.

  Kolathur Tamil Nadu
Female 64.62% 73.44%
Male 80.64% 86.77%
Total 72.81% 80.09%

Sex Ratio - Kolathur

The Sex Ratio of Kolathur is 957. Thus per every 1000 men there were 957 females in Kolathur. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 982 which is greater than Average Sex Ratio ( 957 ) of Kolathur.


Child Population - Kolathur

According to Census 2011, there were 1,128 children between age 0 to 6 years in Kolathur. Out of which 569 were male while 559 were female.


Working Population - Kolathur

In Kolathur Town Panchayat out of total population, 5,566 were engaged in work activities. 96.7% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 3.3% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 5,566 workers engaged in Main Work, 645 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 1,592 were Agricultural labourer.

Total Male Female
Main Workers 5,382 3,646 1,736
Cultivators 645 374 271
Agriculture Labourer 1,592 787 805
Household Industries 94 64 30
Other Workers 3,051 2,421 630
Marginal Workers 184 76 108
Non Working 7,182 2,791 4,391

Kolathur Wards

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

# Ward Population Literacy Sex Ratio
1 Ward No - 1 602 66.1% 1,112
2 Ward No - 2 197 88.8% 1,031
3 Ward No - 3 321 76.3% 1,045
4 Ward No - 4 745 75.4% 976
5 Ward No - 5 864 76.6% 1,052
6 Ward No - 6 1,957 64.4% 836
7 Ward No - 7 974 60.1% 1,021
8 Ward No - 8 1,991 59.2% 981
9 Ward No - 9 690 59.1% 938
10 Ward No - 10 1,595 76.1% 936
11 Ward No - 11 708 57.6% 929
12 Ward No - 12 980 56.4% 937
13 Ward No - 13 445 62.7% 926
14 Ward No - 14 340 82.1% 1,024
15 Ward No - 15 339 75.2% 982

Map of Kolathur, Salem, Tamil Nadu


Reference