Vedaranyam is a Municipality city situated in Vedaranyam taluka of Nagapattinam district. The Vedaranyam city is divided into 21 wards for which elections are held every 5 years. As per the Population Census 2011, there are total 8,665 families residing in the Vedaranyam city. The total population of Vedaranyam is 34,266 out of which 16,573 are males and 17,693 are females thus the Average Sex Ratio of Vedaranyam is 1,068.
The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Vedaranyam city is 3261 which is 10% of the total population. There are 1711 male children and 1550 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Vedaranyam is 906 which is less than Average Sex Ratio (1,068).
As per the Census 2011, the literacy rate of Vedaranyam is 86%. Thus Vedaranyam has higher literacy rate compared to 83.6% of Nagapattinam district. The male literacy rate is 92.5% and the female literacy rate is 80.11% in Vedaranyam.
Vedaranyam Municipality has total administration over 8,665 houses to which it supplies basic amenities such as water and sewerage. It is also authorize to build roads within Municipality limits and impose taxes on properties coming under its jurisdiction.
As per the Population Census 2011 data, following are some quick facts about Vedaranyam Municipality.
Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 14.9% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 0.2% of total population in Vedaranyam.
As per the Census 2011, the total Hindu population in Vedaranyam is 30,898 which is 90.17% of the total population. Also the total Muslim population in Vedaranyam is 3,059 which is 8.93% of the total population. Below is religion-wise population of Vedaranyam as per Census 2011.
|No Religion Specified||24||(0.07%)||15||9|
The total literacy rate of Vedaranyam was 86.05% in 2011 which is greater than average literacy rate 80.09% of Tamil Nadu. Population-wise, out of total 26,680 literates, males were 13,748 while females were 12,932. Also the male literacy rate was 92.5% and the female literacy rate was 80.11% in Vedaranyam.
The Sex Ratio of Vedaranyam is 1,068. Thus per every 1000 men there were 1,068 females in Vedaranyam. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 906 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 1,068 ) of Vedaranyam.
According to Census 2011, there were 3,261 children between age 0 to 6 years in Vedaranyam. Out of which 1,711 were male while 1,550 were female.
In Vedaranyam Municipality out of total population, 12,694 were engaged in work activities. 41.6% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 58.4% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 12,694 workers engaged in Main Work, 835 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 912 were Agricultural labourer.
A ward is a local authority area, typically used for electoral purposes. Vedaranyam is further divided into 21 wards where elections are held every 5 years.
|1||Ward No - 1||1,749||80%||1,024|
|2||Ward No - 2||3,350||76.7%||1,536|
|3||Ward No - 3||1,075||62.5%||1,108|
|4||Ward No - 4||1,382||79.7%||1,023|
|5||Ward No - 5||1,537||69.7%||1,083|
|6||Ward No - 6||1,154||85.9%||1,072|
|7||Ward No - 7||1,414||81.2%||1,029|
|8||Ward No - 8||1,650||87.5%||1,091|
|9||Ward No - 9||1,795||82.3%||1,061|
|10||Ward No - 10||1,543||76.9%||986|
|11||Ward No - 11||1,492||69.8%||867|
|12||Ward No - 12||1,522||79.8%||922|
|13||Ward No - 13||1,110||72.3%||910|
|14||Ward No - 14||1,616||76.1%||985|
|15||Ward No - 15||1,473||74.7%||964|
|16||Ward No - 16||1,410||86.7%||1,049|
|17||Ward No - 17||1,818||78.3%||1,107|
|18||Ward No - 18||1,651||74.6%||1,074|
|19||Ward No - 19||1,641||76.1%||1,112|
|20||Ward No - 20||2,160||78.6%||1,022|
|21||Ward No - 21||1,724||81.6%||1,057|