Sankarapuram Population, Religion, Caste, Working Data Viluppuram, Tamil Nadu - Census 2011

Sankarapuram is a Town Panchayat city situated in Sankarapuram taluka of Viluppuram district. The Sankarapuram city is divided into 15 wards for which elections are held every 5 years. As per the Population Census 2011, there are total 3,539 families residing in the Sankarapuram city. The total population of Sankarapuram is 15,664 out of which 7,818 are males and 7,846 are females thus the Average Sex Ratio of Sankarapuram is 1,004.

The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Sankarapuram city is 1904 which is 12% of the total population. There are 984 male children and 920 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Sankarapuram is 935 which is less than Average Sex Ratio (1,004).

As per the Census 2011, the literacy rate of Sankarapuram is 79.8%. Thus Sankarapuram has higher literacy rate compared to 71.9% of Viluppuram district. The male literacy rate is 87.11% and the female literacy rate is 72.58% in Sankarapuram.

Population
15,664
Literacy
79.8%
Sex Ratio
1,004

Sankarapuram Town Panchayat has total administration over 3,539 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.

Sankarapuram Town Panchayat

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

Total Male Female
Children 1,904 984 920
Literacy 79.8% 76.1% 64.1%
Scheduled Caste 2,304 1,151 1,153
Scheduled Tribe 87 41 46
Illiterate 4,684 1,865 2,819

Caste-wise Population - Sankarapuram

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 14.7% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 0.6% of total population in Sankarapuram.

Total Male Female
Schedule Caste 2,304 1,151 1,153
Schedule Tribe 87 41 46

Religion-wise Population - Sankarapuram

As per the Census 2011, the total Hindu population in Sankarapuram is 11,596 which is 74.03% of the total population. Also the total Muslim population in Sankarapuram is 3,804 which is 24.28% of the total population. Below is religion-wise population of Sankarapuram as per Census 2011.

Religion Total Male Female
Hindu 11,596 (74.03%) 5,759 5,837
Muslim 3,804 (24.28%) 1,924 1,880
Christian 245 (1.56%) 129 116
Sikh 0 (0%) 0 0
Buddhist 0 (0%) 0 0
Jain 1 (0.01%) 0 1
Other Religion 0 (0%) 0 0
No Religion Specified 18 (0.11%) 6 12

Literacy Rate - Sankarapuram

The total literacy rate of Sankarapuram was 79.8% in 2011 which is less than average literacy rate 80.09% of Tamil Nadu. Population-wise, out of total 10,980 literates, males were 5,953 while females were 5,027. Also the male literacy rate was 87.11% and the female literacy rate was 72.58% in Sankarapuram.

  Sankarapuram Tamil Nadu
Female 72.58% 73.44%
Male 87.11% 86.77%
Total 79.8% 80.09%

Sex Ratio - Sankarapuram

The Sex Ratio of Sankarapuram is 1,004. Thus per every 1000 men there were 1,004 females in Sankarapuram. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 935 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 1,004 ) of Sankarapuram.


Child Population - Sankarapuram

According to Census 2011, there were 1,904 children between age 0 to 6 years in Sankarapuram. Out of which 984 were male while 920 were female.


Working Population - Sankarapuram

In Sankarapuram Town Panchayat out of total population, 5,700 were engaged in work activities. 90.4% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 9.6% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 5,700 workers engaged in Main Work, 323 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 1,064 were Agricultural labourer.

Total Male Female
Main Workers 5,151 3,888 1,263
Cultivators 323 265 58
Agriculture Labourer 1,064 720 344
Household Industries 152 79 73
Other Workers 3,612 2,824 788
Marginal Workers 549 340 209
Non Working 9,964 3,590 6,374

Sankarapuram Wards

A ward is a local authority area, typically used for electoral purposes. Sankarapuram is further divided into 15 wards where elections are held every 5 years.

# Ward Population Literacy Sex Ratio
1 Ward No - 1 772 56.7% 1,037
2 Ward No - 2 926 68.8% 996
3 Ward No - 3 809 57.7% 1,012
4 Ward No - 4 770 62.9% 1,121
5 Ward No - 5 592 74.5% 1,056
6 Ward No - 6 1,251 80% 995
7 Ward No - 7 1,502 67.3% 1,049
8 Ward No - 8 611 52.9% 934
9 Ward No - 9 1,398 73.6% 1,035
10 Ward No - 10 1,181 76.5% 942
11 Ward No - 11 2,275 69.4% 1,019
12 Ward No - 12 589 70.1% 1,024
13 Ward No - 13 1,132 76.6% 880
14 Ward No - 14 1,171 73.5% 998
15 Ward No - 15 685 76.8% 986

Map of Sankarapuram, Viluppuram, Tamil Nadu


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