Sankari Population, Religion, Caste, Working Data Salem, Tamil Nadu - Census 2011

Sankari is a Town Panchayat city situated in Sankari taluka of Salem district. The Sankari city is divided into 18 wards for which elections are held every 5 years. As per the Population Census 2011, there are total 8,122 families residing in the Sankari city. The total population of Sankari is 29,467 out of which 14,912 are males and 14,555 are females thus the Average Sex Ratio of Sankari is 976.

The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Sankari city is 2660 which is 9% of the total population. There are 1383 male children and 1277 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Sankari is 923 which is less than Average Sex Ratio (976).

As per the Census 2011, the literacy rate of Sankari is 82.2%. Thus Sankari has higher literacy rate compared to 72.9% of Salem district. The male literacy rate is 88.45% and the female literacy rate is 75.82% in Sankari.

Population
29,467
Literacy
82.2%
Sex Ratio
976

Sankari Town Panchayat has total administration over 8,122 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.

Sankari Town Panchayat

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

Total Male Female
Children 2,660 1,383 1,277
Literacy 82.2% 80.2% 69.2%
Scheduled Caste 5,505 2,815 2,690
Scheduled Tribe 33 17 16
Illiterate 7,433 2,946 4,487

Caste-wise Population - Sankari

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 18.7% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 0.1% of total population in Sankari.

Total Male Female
Schedule Caste 5,505 2,815 2,690
Schedule Tribe 33 17 16

Religion-wise Population - Sankari

As per the Census 2011, the total Hindu population in Sankari is 27,575 which is 93.58% of the total population. Also the total Muslim population in Sankari is 1,324 which is 4.49% of the total population. Below is religion-wise population of Sankari as per Census 2011.

Religion Total Male Female
Hindu 27,575 (93.58%) 13,953 13,622
Muslim 1,324 (4.49%) 659 665
Christian 523 (1.77%) 277 246
Sikh 2 (0.01%) 0 2
Buddhist 2 (0.01%) 1 1
Jain 0 (0%) 0 0
Other Religion 3 (0.01%) 2 1
No Religion Specified 38 (0.13%) 20 18

Literacy Rate - Sankari

The total literacy rate of Sankari was 82.19% in 2011 which is greater than average literacy rate 80.09% of Tamil Nadu. Population-wise, out of total 22,034 literates, males were 11,966 while females were 10,068. Also the male literacy rate was 88.45% and the female literacy rate was 75.82% in Sankari.

  Sankari Tamil Nadu
Female 75.82% 73.44%
Male 88.45% 86.77%
Total 82.19% 80.09%

Sex Ratio - Sankari

The Sex Ratio of Sankari is 976. Thus per every 1000 men there were 976 females in Sankari. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 923 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 976 ) of Sankari.


Child Population - Sankari

According to Census 2011, there were 2,660 children between age 0 to 6 years in Sankari. Out of which 1,383 were male while 1,277 were female.


Working Population - Sankari

In Sankari Town Panchayat out of total population, 12,312 were engaged in work activities. 91.8% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 8.2% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 12,312 workers engaged in Main Work, 488 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 1,435 were Agricultural labourer.

Total Male Female
Main Workers 11,305 8,385 2,920
Cultivators 488 276 212
Agriculture Labourer 1,435 618 817
Household Industries 199 66 133
Other Workers 9,183 7,425 1,758
Marginal Workers 1,007 593 414
Non Working 17,155 5,934 11,221

Sankari Wards

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

# Ward Population Literacy Sex Ratio
1 Ward No - 1 1,612 69.8% 980
2 Ward No - 2 1,202 83.9% 974
3 Ward No - 3 2,094 66.9% 983
4 Ward No - 4 724 90.1% 989
5 Ward No - 5 1,784 81.1% 1,065
6 Ward No - 6 3,631 79.3% 964
7 Ward No - 7 1,471 80.6% 1,015
8 Ward No - 8 793 76.4% 934
9 Ward No - 9 1,749 79.1% 965
10 Ward No - 10 3,134 74.1% 994
11 Ward No - 11 1,514 66.4% 1,049
12 Ward No - 12 1,450 77.6% 928
13 Ward No - 13 2,639 75.9% 942
14 Ward No - 14 1,322 65.4% 908
15 Ward No - 15 814 60.7% 1,000
16 Ward No - 16 610 68.7% 943
17 Ward No - 17 1,722 69.9% 975
18 Ward No - 18 1,202 75.3% 945

Map of Sankari, Salem, Tamil Nadu


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