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.
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.
As per the Population Census 2011 data, following are some quick facts about Sankari Town Panchayat.
Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 18.7% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 0.1% of total population in 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.
|No Religion Specified||38||(0.13%)||20||18|
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
|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|