Oddanchatram is a Town Panchayat city situated in Oddanchatram taluka of Dindigul district. The Oddanchatram city is divided into 18 wards for which elections are held every 5 years. As per the Population Census 2011, there are total 8,046 families residing in the Oddanchatram city. The total population of Oddanchatram is 30,064 out of which 15,077 are males and 14,987 are females thus the Average Sex Ratio of Oddanchatram is 994.
The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Oddanchatram city is 2676 which is 9% of the total population. There are 1378 male children and 1298 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Oddanchatram is 942 which is less than Average Sex Ratio (994).
As per the Census 2011, the literacy rate of Oddanchatram is 84.7%. Thus Oddanchatram has higher literacy rate compared to 76.3% of Dindigul district. The male literacy rate is 90.56% and the female literacy rate is 78.73% in Oddanchatram.
Oddanchatram Town Panchayat has total administration over 8,046 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 Oddanchatram Town Panchayat.
Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 20.3% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 0.1% of total population in Oddanchatram.
As per the Census 2011, the total Hindu population in Oddanchatram is 26,737 which is 88.93% of the total population. Also the total Muslim population in Oddanchatram is 1,722 which is 5.73% of the total population. Below is religion-wise population of Oddanchatram as per Census 2011.
|No Religion Specified||29||(0.1%)||11||18|
The total literacy rate of Oddanchatram was 84.65% in 2011 which is greater than average literacy rate 80.09% of Tamil Nadu. Population-wise, out of total 23,183 literates, males were 12,406 while females were 10,777. Also the male literacy rate was 90.56% and the female literacy rate was 78.73% in Oddanchatram.
The Sex Ratio of Oddanchatram is 994. Thus per every 1000 men there were 994 females in Oddanchatram. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 942 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 994 ) of Oddanchatram.
According to Census 2011, there were 2,676 children between age 0 to 6 years in Oddanchatram. Out of which 1,378 were male while 1,298 were female.
In Oddanchatram Town Panchayat out of total population, 12,738 were engaged in work activities. 96.7% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 3.3% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 12,738 workers engaged in Main Work, 1,127 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 1,983 were Agricultural labourer.
A ward is a local authority area, typically used for electoral purposes. Oddanchatram is further divided into 18 wards where elections are held every 5 years.
|1||Ward No - 1||1,502||71.9%||963|
|2||Ward No - 2||1,376||66.4%||974|
|3||Ward No - 3||1,797||84.1%||994|
|4||Ward No - 4||2,480||85.4%||899|
|5||Ward No - 5||2,116||75.7%||992|
|6||Ward No - 6||2,770||77.5%||1,034|
|7||Ward No - 7||2,016||68.8%||933|
|8||Ward No - 8||1,332||81.1%||956|
|9||Ward No - 9||2,505||85.2%||988|
|10||Ward No - 10||969||82.9%||1,010|
|11||Ward No - 11||1,044||73.8%||959|
|12||Ward No - 12||1,288||83.5%||963|
|13||Ward No - 13||365||75.9%||1,098|
|14||Ward No - 14||1,616||78.4%||1,085|
|15||Ward No - 15||1,086||65.7%||982|
|16||Ward No - 16||1,959||66.5%||1,036|
|17||Ward No - 17||1,750||78.7%||1,064|
|18||Ward No - 18||2,093||77.5%||1,048|