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

Palani is a Municipality city situated in Palani taluka of Dindigul district. The Palani city is divided into 33 wards for which elections are held every 5 years. As per the Population Census 2011, there are total 19,015 families residing in the Palani city. The total population of Palani is 70,467 out of which 34,827 are males and 35,640 are females thus the Average Sex Ratio of Palani is 1,023.

The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Palani city is 6467 which is 9% of the total population. There are 3283 male children and 3184 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Palani is 970 which is less than Average Sex Ratio (1,023).

As per the Census 2011, the literacy rate of Palani is 86.9%. Thus Palani has higher literacy rate compared to 76.3% of Dindigul district. The male literacy rate is 92.26% and the female literacy rate is 81.75% in Palani.

Population
70,467
Literacy
86.9%
Sex Ratio
1,023

Palani Municipality has total administration over 19,015 houses to which it supplies basic amenities such as water and sewerage. It is also authorize to build roads within Municipality limits and impose taxes on properties coming under its jurisdiction.

Palani Municipality

As per the Population Census 2011 data, following are some quick facts about Palani Municipality.

Total Male Female
Children 6,467 3,283 3,184
Literacy 86.9% 83.6% 74.5%
Scheduled Caste 11,679 5,664 6,015
Scheduled Tribe 160 85 75
Illiterate 14,831 5,725 9,106

Caste-wise Population - Palani

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 16.6% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 0.2% of total population in Palani.

Total Male Female
Schedule Caste 11,679 5,664 6,015
Schedule Tribe 160 85 75

Religion-wise Population - Palani

As per the Census 2011, the total Hindu population in Palani is 59,690 which is 84.71% of the total population. Also the total Muslim population in Palani is 8,739 which is 12.4% of the total population. Below is religion-wise population of Palani as per Census 2011.

Religion Total Male Female
Hindu 59,690 (84.71%) 29,481 30,209
Muslim 8,739 (12.4%) 4,379 4,360
Christian 1,719 (2.44%) 809 910
Sikh 8 (0.01%) 3 5
Buddhist 4 (0.01%) 1 3
Jain 3 (0%) 2 1
Other Religion 11 (0.02%) 6 5
No Religion Specified 293 (0.42%) 146 147

Literacy Rate - Palani

The total literacy rate of Palani was 86.93% in 2011 which is greater than average literacy rate 80.09% of Tamil Nadu. Population-wise, out of total 55,636 literates, males were 29,102 while females were 26,534. Also the male literacy rate was 92.26% and the female literacy rate was 81.75% in Palani.

  Palani Tamil Nadu
Female 81.75% 73.44%
Male 92.26% 86.77%
Total 86.93% 80.09%

Sex Ratio - Palani

The Sex Ratio of Palani is 1,023. Thus per every 1000 men there were 1,023 females in Palani. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 970 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 1,023 ) of Palani.


Child Population - Palani

According to Census 2011, there were 6,467 children between age 0 to 6 years in Palani. Out of which 3,283 were male while 3,184 were female.


Working Population - Palani

In Palani Municipality out of total population, 27,150 were engaged in work activities. 95.4% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 4.6% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 27,150 workers engaged in Main Work, 372 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 1,277 were Agricultural labourer.

Total Male Female
Main Workers 25,890 19,839 6,051
Cultivators 372 306 66
Agriculture Labourer 1,277 706 571
Household Industries 763 363 400
Other Workers 23,478 18,464 5,014
Marginal Workers 1,260 791 469
Non Working 43,317 14,197 29,120

Palani Wards

A ward is a local authority area, typically used for electoral purposes. Palani is further divided into 33 wards where elections are held every 5 years.

# Ward Population Literacy Sex Ratio
1 Ward No - 1 1,089 80.8% 966
2 Ward No - 2 1,865 72.4% 1,040
3 Ward No - 3 1,482 79.1% 1,005
4 Ward No - 4 2,685 67.6% 1,017
5 Ward No - 5 4,045 84.4% 1,022
6 Ward No - 6 1,980 80.5% 1,075
7 Ward No - 7 1,532 81.1% 1,045
8 Ward No - 8 4,960 71.3% 1,050
9 Ward No - 9 3,651 86.9% 1,070
10 Ward No - 10 1,197 87.1% 969
11 Ward No - 11 1,884 84.2% 1,048
12 Ward No - 12 1,526 83.4% 1,021
13 Ward No - 13 2,093 66.5% 1,046
14 Ward No - 14 1,381 66.3% 1,096
15 Ward No - 15 1,539 81% 1,049
16 Ward No - 16 1,454 86.7% 1,051
17 Ward No - 17 1,552 84.9% 1,029
18 Ward No - 18 2,523 84.3% 1,018
19 Ward No - 19 1,354 85.4% 957
20 Ward No - 20 1,367 81.6% 967
21 Ward No - 21 1,874 72.1% 985
22 Ward No - 22 1,981 80.4% 1,015
23 Ward No - 23 1,061 83.3% 1,033
24 Ward No - 24 1,226 74.6% 1,007
25 Ward No - 25 4,267 87.6% 1,005
26 Ward No - 26 1,472 85.7% 1,008
27 Ward No - 27 3,369 75.2% 949
28 Ward No - 28 1,313 80.6% 1,104
29 Ward No - 29 2,243 85.6% 974
30 Ward No - 30 3,029 77.8% 1,023
31 Ward No - 31 4,125 73.4% 1,020
32 Ward No - 32 1,190 81.8% 990
33 Ward No - 33 2,158 65.9% 1,097

Map of Palani, Dindigul, Tamil Nadu


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