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

Vazhapadi is a Town Panchayat city situated in Vazhapadi taluka of Salem district. The Vazhapadi city is divided into 15 wards for which elections are held every 5 years. As per the Population Census 2011, there are total 4,582 families residing in the Vazhapadi city. The total population of Vazhapadi is 17,559 out of which 8,843 are males and 8,716 are females thus the Average Sex Ratio of Vazhapadi is 986.

The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Vazhapadi city is 1679 which is 10% of the total population. There are 886 male children and 793 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Vazhapadi is 895 which is less than Average Sex Ratio (986).

As per the Census 2011, the literacy rate of Vazhapadi is 82.3%. Thus Vazhapadi has higher literacy rate compared to 72.9% of Salem district. The male literacy rate is 89.29% and the female literacy rate is 75.29% in Vazhapadi.

Population
17,559
Literacy
82.3%
Sex Ratio
986

Vazhapadi Town Panchayat has total administration over 4,582 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.

Vazhapadi Town Panchayat

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

Total Male Female
Children 1,679 886 793
Literacy 82.3% 80.3% 68.4%
Scheduled Caste 4,629 2,335 2,294
Scheduled Tribe 46 23 23
Illiterate 4,489 1,738 2,751

Caste-wise Population - Vazhapadi

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 26.4% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 0.3% of total population in Vazhapadi.

Total Male Female
Schedule Caste 4,629 2,335 2,294
Schedule Tribe 46 23 23

Religion-wise Population - Vazhapadi

As per the Census 2011, the total Hindu population in Vazhapadi is 16,743 which is 95.35% of the total population. Also the total Muslim population in Vazhapadi is 458 which is 2.61% of the total population. Below is religion-wise population of Vazhapadi as per Census 2011.

Religion Total Male Female
Hindu 16,743 (95.35%) 8,446 8,297
Muslim 458 (2.61%) 222 236
Christian 338 (1.92%) 165 173
Sikh 1 (0.01%) 1 0
Buddhist 0 (0%) 0 0
Jain 0 (0%) 0 0
Other Religion 1 (0.01%) 0 1
No Religion Specified 18 (0.1%) 9 9

Literacy Rate - Vazhapadi

The total literacy rate of Vazhapadi was 82.3% in 2011 which is greater than average literacy rate 80.09% of Tamil Nadu. Population-wise, out of total 13,070 literates, males were 7,105 while females were 5,965. Also the male literacy rate was 89.29% and the female literacy rate was 75.29% in Vazhapadi.

  Vazhapadi Tamil Nadu
Female 75.29% 73.44%
Male 89.29% 86.77%
Total 82.3% 80.09%

Sex Ratio - Vazhapadi

The Sex Ratio of Vazhapadi is 986. Thus per every 1000 men there were 986 females in Vazhapadi. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 895 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 986 ) of Vazhapadi.


Child Population - Vazhapadi

According to Census 2011, there were 1,679 children between age 0 to 6 years in Vazhapadi. Out of which 886 were male while 793 were female.


Working Population - Vazhapadi

In Vazhapadi Town Panchayat out of total population, 7,674 were engaged in work activities. 86.1% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 13.9% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 7,674 workers engaged in Main Work, 1,153 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 1,305 were Agricultural labourer.

Total Male Female
Main Workers 6,605 4,537 2,068
Cultivators 1,153 701 452
Agriculture Labourer 1,305 681 624
Household Industries 104 41 63
Other Workers 4,043 3,114 929
Marginal Workers 1,069 548 521
Non Working 9,885 3,758 6,127

Vazhapadi Wards

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

# Ward Population Literacy Sex Ratio
1 Ward No - 1 517 71% 1,035
2 Ward No - 2 1,368 68.7% 935
3 Ward No - 3 1,277 68.2% 1,011
4 Ward No - 4 1,136 65.8% 979
5 Ward No - 5 824 85.2% 925
6 Ward No - 6 1,087 81% 1,017
7 Ward No - 7 505 80.8% 1,087
8 Ward No - 8 1,063 80.5% 991
9 Ward No - 9 909 79.9% 1,038
10 Ward No - 10 1,302 78.6% 1,015
11 Ward No - 11 1,858 77% 952
12 Ward No - 12 2,897 79.5% 980
13 Ward No - 13 884 66.7% 1,018
14 Ward No - 14 876 59.2% 1,009
15 Ward No - 15 1,056 66.8% 923

Map of Vazhapadi, Salem, Tamil Nadu


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