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.
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.
As per the Population Census 2011 data, following are some quick facts about Natham Town Panchayat.
Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 22.5% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 0% of total population in 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.
|No Religion Specified||23||(0.1%)||9||14|
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
|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|