O' Valley Population, Religion, Caste, Working Data The Nilgiris, Tamil Nadu - Census 2011

O' Valley is a Town Panchayat city situated in Gudalur taluka of The Nilgiris district. The O' Valley city is divided into 18 wards for which elections are held every 5 years. As per the Population Census 2011, there are total 5,307 families residing in the O' Valley city. The total population of O' Valley is 21,943 out of which 10,672 are males and 11,271 are females thus the Average Sex Ratio of O' Valley is 1,056.

The population of Children of age 0-6 years in O' Valley city is 2203 which is 10% of the total population. There are 1118 male children and 1085 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of O' Valley is 970 which is less than Average Sex Ratio (1,056).

As per the Census 2011, the literacy rate of O' Valley is 86.7%. Thus O' Valley has higher literacy rate compared to 85.2% of The Nilgiris district. The male literacy rate is 92.8% and the female literacy rate is 81.05% in O' Valley.

Population
21,943
Literacy
86.7%
Sex Ratio
1,056

O' Valley Town Panchayat has total administration over 5,307 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.

O' Valley Town Panchayat

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

Total Male Female
Children 2,203 1,118 1,085
Literacy 86.7% 83.1% 73.2%
Scheduled Caste 9,178 4,497 4,681
Scheduled Tribe 407 200 207
Illiterate 4,821 1,806 3,015

Caste-wise Population - O' Valley

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 41.8% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 1.9% of total population in O' Valley.

Total Male Female
Schedule Caste 9,178 4,497 4,681
Schedule Tribe 407 200 207

Religion-wise Population - O' Valley

As per the Census 2011, the total Hindu population in O' Valley is 14,122 which is 64.36% of the total population. Also the total Muslim population in O' Valley is 5,656 which is 25.78% of the total population. Below is religion-wise population of O' Valley as per Census 2011.

Religion Total Male Female
Hindu 14,122 (64.36%) 6,954 7,168
Muslim 5,656 (25.78%) 2,641 3,015
Christian 2,143 (9.77%) 1,063 1,080
Sikh 1 (0%) 0 1
Buddhist 1 (0%) 1 0
Jain 6 (0.03%) 3 3
Other Religion 0 (0%) 0 0
No Religion Specified 14 (0.06%) 10 4

Literacy Rate - O' Valley

The total literacy rate of O' Valley was 86.74% in 2011 which is greater than average literacy rate 80.09% of Tamil Nadu. Population-wise, out of total 17,122 literates, males were 8,866 while females were 8,256. Also the male literacy rate was 92.8% and the female literacy rate was 81.05% in O' Valley.

  O' Valley Tamil Nadu
Female 81.05% 73.44%
Male 92.8% 86.77%
Total 86.74% 80.09%

Sex Ratio - O' Valley

The Sex Ratio of O' Valley is 1,056. Thus per every 1000 men there were 1,056 females in O' Valley. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 970 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 1,056 ) of O' Valley.


Child Population - O' Valley

According to Census 2011, there were 2,203 children between age 0 to 6 years in O' Valley. Out of which 1,118 were male while 1,085 were female.


Working Population - O' Valley

In O' Valley Town Panchayat out of total population, 10,350 were engaged in work activities. 79.5% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 20.5% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 10,350 workers engaged in Main Work, 81 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 1,875 were Agricultural labourer.

Total Male Female
Main Workers 8,228 4,866 3,362
Cultivators 81 56 25
Agriculture Labourer 1,875 1,086 789
Household Industries 56 38 18
Other Workers 6,216 3,686 2,530
Marginal Workers 2,122 1,119 1,003
Non Working 11,593 4,687 6,906

O' Valley Wards

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

# Ward Population Literacy Sex Ratio
1 Ward No - 1 2,734 77.7% 1,009
2 Ward No - 2 756 77.4% 1,124
3 Ward No - 3 835 70.5% 1,042
4 Ward No - 4 412 77.9% 1,157
5 Ward No - 5 1,732 74.5% 1,052
6 Ward No - 6 2,115 79.7% 1,038
7 Ward No - 7 1,486 79.4% 1,073
8 Ward No - 8 1,539 73.6% 1,057
9 Ward No - 9 2,019 81.3% 1,005
10 Ward No - 10 1,167 83.9% 1,023
11 Ward No - 11 1,168 78.9% 1,075
12 Ward No - 12 774 74.3% 1,021
13 Ward No - 13 384 74.5% 1,010
14 Ward No - 14 767 73.8% 1,179
15 Ward No - 15 768 79.3% 1,037
16 Ward No - 16 932 73.4% 1,057
17 Ward No - 17 955 77.3% 1,067
18 Ward No - 18 1,400 86.9% 1,177

Map of O' Valley, The Nilgiris, Tamil Nadu


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