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.
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.
As per the Population Census 2011 data, following are some quick facts about Sankarapuram Town Panchayat.
Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 14.7% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 0.6% of total population in 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.
|No Religion Specified||18||(0.11%)||6||12|
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
|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|