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

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.

Population
22,197
Literacy
86%
Sex Ratio
1,006

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.

Nilakkottai Town Panchayat

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

Total Male Female
Children 2,390 1,250 1,140
Literacy 86% 80.2% 73.3%
Scheduled Caste 4,913 2,436 2,477
Scheduled Tribe 1,636 851 785
Illiterate 5,164 2,189 2,975

Caste-wise Population - Nilakkottai

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 22.1% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 7.4% of total population in Nilakkottai.

Total Male Female
Schedule Caste 4,913 2,436 2,477
Schedule Tribe 1,636 851 785

Religion-wise Population - 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.

Religion Total Male Female
Hindu 21,031 (94.75%) 10,491 10,540
Muslim 449 (2.02%) 241 208
Christian 706 (3.18%) 331 375
Sikh 2 (0.01%) 1 1
Buddhist 0 (0%) 0 0
Jain 0 (0%) 0 0
Other Religion 1 (0%) 1 0
No Religion Specified 8 (0.04%) 3 5

Literacy Rate - Nilakkottai

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.

  Nilakkottai Tamil Nadu
Female 81.63% 73.44%
Male 90.44% 86.77%
Total 85.99% 80.09%

Sex Ratio - 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.


Child Population - 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.


Working Population - Nilakkottai

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.

Total Male Female
Main Workers 8,417 6,040 2,377
Cultivators 252 179 73
Agriculture Labourer 704 325 379
Household Industries 293 99 194
Other Workers 7,168 5,437 1,731
Marginal Workers 583 224 359
Non Working 13,197 4,804 8,393

Nilakkottai Wards

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.

# Ward Population Literacy Sex Ratio
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

Map of Nilakkottai, Dindigul, Tamil Nadu


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