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

Natham is a Town Panchayat city situated in Natham taluka of Dindigul district. The Natham city is divided into 18 wards for which elections are held every 5 years. As per the Population Census 2011, there are total 5,732 families residing in the Natham city. The total population of Natham is 23,660 out of which 11,773 are males and 11,887 are females thus the Average Sex Ratio of Natham is 1,010.

The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Natham city is 2655 which is 11% of the total population. There are 1331 male children and 1324 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Natham is 995 which is less than Average Sex Ratio (1,010).

As per the Census 2011, the literacy rate of Natham is 81.5%. Thus Natham has higher literacy rate compared to 76.3% of Dindigul district. The male literacy rate is 87.73% and the female literacy rate is 75.38% in Natham.

Population
23,660
Literacy
81.5%
Sex Ratio
1,010

Natham Town Panchayat has total administration over 5,732 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.

Natham Town Panchayat

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

Total Male Female
Children 2,655 1,331 1,324
Literacy 81.5% 77.8% 67%
Scheduled Caste 5,329 2,637 2,692
Scheduled Tribe 2 1 1
Illiterate 6,537 2,612 3,925

Caste-wise Population - Natham

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 22.5% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 0% of total population in Natham.

Total Male Female
Schedule Caste 5,329 2,637 2,692
Schedule Tribe 2 1 1

Religion-wise Population - Natham

As per the Census 2011, the total Hindu population in Natham is 18,307 which is 77.38% of the total population. Also the total Muslim population in Natham is 5,021 which is 21.22% of the total population. Below is religion-wise population of Natham as per Census 2011.

Religion Total Male Female
Hindu 18,307 (77.38%) 9,057 9,250
Muslim 5,021 (21.22%) 2,556 2,465
Christian 303 (1.28%) 149 154
Sikh 3 (0.01%) 2 1
Buddhist 0 (0%) 0 0
Jain 1 (0%) 0 1
Other Religion 2 (0.01%) 0 2
No Religion Specified 23 (0.1%) 9 14

Literacy Rate - Natham

The total literacy rate of Natham was 81.52% in 2011 which is greater than average literacy rate 80.09% of Tamil Nadu. Population-wise, out of total 17,123 literates, males were 9,161 while females were 7,962. Also the male literacy rate was 87.73% and the female literacy rate was 75.38% in Natham.

  Natham Tamil Nadu
Female 75.38% 73.44%
Male 87.73% 86.77%
Total 81.52% 80.09%

Sex Ratio - Natham

The Sex Ratio of Natham is 1,010. Thus per every 1000 men there were 1,010 females in Natham. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 995 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 1,010 ) of Natham.


Child Population - Natham

According to Census 2011, there were 2,655 children between age 0 to 6 years in Natham. Out of which 1,331 were male while 1,324 were female.


Working Population - Natham

In Natham Town Panchayat out of total population, 9,512 were engaged in work activities. 91.7% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 8.3% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 9,512 workers engaged in Main Work, 349 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 1,903 were Agricultural labourer.

Total Male Female
Main Workers 8,722 6,431 2,291
Cultivators 349 288 61
Agriculture Labourer 1,903 1,052 851
Household Industries 239 148 91
Other Workers 6,231 4,943 1,288
Marginal Workers 790 431 359
Non Working 14,148 4,911 9,237

Natham Wards

A ward is a local authority area, typically used for electoral purposes. Natham is further divided into 18 wards where elections are held every 5 years.

# Ward Population Literacy Sex Ratio
1 Ward No - 1 1,113 66.5% 1,005
2 Ward No - 2 1,778 59.3% 976
3 Ward No - 3 1,058 59.2% 974
4 Ward No - 4 1,162 53.8% 1,094
5 Ward No - 5 782 84.1% 990
6 Ward No - 6 971 82.9% 974
7 Ward No - 7 1,119 76.9% 991
8 Ward No - 8 1,404 73.7% 969
9 Ward No - 9 987 83.1% 1,023
10 Ward No - 10 1,213 75.9% 992
11 Ward No - 11 1,407 75.5% 990
12 Ward No - 12 1,808 66.5% 1,102
13 Ward No - 13 1,091 80.9% 1,043
14 Ward No - 14 1,795 70.4% 973
15 Ward No - 15 1,337 77% 1,032
16 Ward No - 16 1,226 81.7% 1,078
17 Ward No - 17 1,625 64.9% 1,019
18 Ward No - 18 1,784 83% 969

Map of Natham, Dindigul, Tamil Nadu


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