Muruganpalayam Population, Religion, Caste, Working Data Tiruppur, Tamil Nadu - Census 2011

Muruganpalayam is a Census Town city situated in Tiruppur taluka of Tiruppur district. As per the Population Census 2011, there are total 7,475 families residing in the Muruganpalayam city. The total population of Muruganpalayam is 26,349 out of which 13,438 are males and 12,911 are females thus the Average Sex Ratio of Muruganpalayam is 961.

The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Muruganpalayam city is 3279 which is 12% of the total population. There are 1675 male children and 1604 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Muruganpalayam is 958 which is less than Average Sex Ratio (961).

As per the Census 2011, the literacy rate of Muruganpalayam is 79.6%. Thus Muruganpalayam has higher literacy rate compared to 78.7% of Tiruppur district. The male literacy rate is 85.62% and the female literacy rate is 73.36% in Muruganpalayam.

Population
26,349
Literacy
79.6%
Sex Ratio
961

Muruganpalayam Census Town has total administration over 7,475 houses to which it supplies basic amenities such as water and sewerage. It is also authorize to build roads within Census Town limits and impose taxes on properties coming under its jurisdiction.

Muruganpalayam Census Town

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

Total Male Female
Children 3,279 1,675 1,604
Literacy 79.6% 74.9% 64.2%
Scheduled Caste 2,949 1,455 1,494
Scheduled Tribe 127 65 62
Illiterate 7,983 3,367 4,616

Caste-wise Population - Muruganpalayam

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 11.2% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 0.5% of total population in Muruganpalayam.

Total Male Female
Schedule Caste 2,949 1,455 1,494
Schedule Tribe 127 65 62

Religion-wise Population - Muruganpalayam

As per the Census 2011, the total Hindu population in Muruganpalayam is 25,116 which is 95.32% of the total population. Also the total Muslim population in Muruganpalayam is 468 which is 1.78% of the total population. Below is religion-wise population of Muruganpalayam as per Census 2011.

Religion Total Male Female
Hindu 25,116 (95.32%) 12,827 12,289
Muslim 468 (1.78%) 229 239
Christian 725 (2.75%) 366 359
Sikh 3 (0.01%) 2 1
Buddhist 3 (0.01%) 1 2
Jain 1 (0%) 0 1
Other Religion 0 (0%) 0 0
No Religion Specified 33 (0.13%) 13 20

Literacy Rate - Muruganpalayam

The total literacy rate of Muruganpalayam was 79.61% in 2011 which is less than average literacy rate 80.09% of Tamil Nadu. Population-wise, out of total 18,366 literates, males were 10,071 while females were 8,295. Also the male literacy rate was 85.62% and the female literacy rate was 73.36% in Muruganpalayam.

  Muruganpalayam Tamil Nadu
Female 73.36% 73.44%
Male 85.62% 86.77%
Total 79.61% 80.09%

Sex Ratio - Muruganpalayam

The Sex Ratio of Muruganpalayam is 961. Thus per every 1000 men there were 961 females in Muruganpalayam. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 958 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 961 ) of Muruganpalayam.


Child Population - Muruganpalayam

According to Census 2011, there were 3,279 children between age 0 to 6 years in Muruganpalayam. Out of which 1,675 were male while 1,604 were female.


Working Population - Muruganpalayam

In Muruganpalayam Census Town out of total population, 13,127 were engaged in work activities. 86.5% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 13.5% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 13,127 workers engaged in Main Work, 94 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 167 were Agricultural labourer.

Total Male Female
Main Workers 11,358 7,920 3,438
Cultivators 94 47 47
Agriculture Labourer 167 110 57
Household Industries 532 304 228
Other Workers 10,565 7,459 3,106
Marginal Workers 1,769 863 906
Non Working 13,222 4,655 8,567

Muruganpalayam Wards

A ward is a local authority area, typically used for electoral purposes. Muruganpalayam is further divided into 1 wards where elections are held every 5 years.

# Ward Population Literacy Sex Ratio
1 Ward No - 1 26,349 69.7% 961

Map of Muruganpalayam, Tiruppur, Tamil Nadu


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