Nilakkottai is a Town Panchayat city situated in Nilakkottai taluka of Dindigul district. The Nilakkottai city is divided into 15 wards for which elections are held every 5 years. As per the Population Census 2011, there are total 5,611 families residing in the Nilakkottai city. The total population of Nilakkottai is 22,197 out of which 11,068 are males and 11,129 are females thus the Average Sex Ratio of Nilakkottai is 1,006.
The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Nilakkottai city is 2390 which is 11% of the total population. There are 1250 male children and 1140 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Nilakkottai is 912 which is less than Average Sex Ratio (1,006).
As per the Census 2011, the literacy rate of Nilakkottai is 86%. Thus Nilakkottai has higher literacy rate compared to 76.3% of Dindigul district. The male literacy rate is 90.44% and the female literacy rate is 81.63% in Nilakkottai.
Nilakkottai Town Panchayat has total administration over 5,611 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 Nilakkottai Town Panchayat.
Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 22.1% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 7.4% of total population in Nilakkottai.
As per the Census 2011, the total Hindu population in Nilakkottai is 21,031 which is 94.75% of the total population. Also the total Muslim population in Nilakkottai is 449 which is 2.02% of the total population. Below is religion-wise population of Nilakkottai as per Census 2011.
|No Religion Specified||8||(0.04%)||3||5|
The total literacy rate of Nilakkottai was 85.99% in 2011 which is greater than average literacy rate 80.09% of Tamil Nadu. Population-wise, out of total 17,033 literates, males were 8,879 while females were 8,154. Also the male literacy rate was 90.44% and the female literacy rate was 81.63% in Nilakkottai.
The Sex Ratio of Nilakkottai is 1,006. Thus per every 1000 men there were 1,006 females in Nilakkottai. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 912 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 1,006 ) of Nilakkottai.
According to Census 2011, there were 2,390 children between age 0 to 6 years in Nilakkottai. Out of which 1,250 were male while 1,140 were female.
In Nilakkottai Town Panchayat out of total population, 9,000 were engaged in work activities. 93.5% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 6.5% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 9,000 workers engaged in Main Work, 252 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 704 were Agricultural labourer.
A ward is a local authority area, typically used for electoral purposes. Nilakkottai is further divided into 15 wards where elections are held every 5 years.
|1||Ward No - 1||1,399||80.5%||1,042|
|2||Ward No - 2||1,008||61.2%||946|
|3||Ward No - 3||899||86%||989|
|4||Ward No - 4||888||89.3%||965|
|5||Ward No - 5||418||88.3%||1,019|
|6||Ward No - 6||2,298||82.4%||1,035|
|7||Ward No - 7||2,643||62.7%||998|
|8||Ward No - 8||1,778||84.4%||967|
|9||Ward No - 9||2,143||49.5%||931|
|10||Ward No - 10||1,234||66.9%||931|
|11||Ward No - 11||2,761||86.8%||1,135|
|12||Ward No - 12||1,770||85.5%||1,030|
|13||Ward No - 13||848||87.3%||995|
|14||Ward No - 14||986||83.6%||1,037|
|15||Ward No - 15||1,124||84%||955|