Vedaranyam Population, Religion, Caste, Working Data Nagapattinam, Tamil Nadu - Census 2011

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.

Population
34,266
Literacy
86%
Sex Ratio
1,068

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.

Vedaranyam Municipality

As per the Population Census 2011 data, following are some quick facts about Vedaranyam Municipality.

Total Male Female
Children 3,261 1,711 1,550
Literacy 86% 83% 73.1%
Scheduled Caste 5,108 2,317 2,791
Scheduled Tribe 69 27 42
Illiterate 7,586 2,825 4,761

Caste-wise Population - Vedaranyam

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 14.9% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 0.2% of total population in Vedaranyam.

Total Male Female
Schedule Caste 5,108 2,317 2,791
Schedule Tribe 69 27 42

Religion-wise Population - 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.

Religion Total Male Female
Hindu 30,898 (90.17%) 14,916 15,982
Muslim 3,059 (8.93%) 1,509 1,550
Christian 254 (0.74%) 115 139
Sikh 1 (0%) 1 0
Buddhist 0 (0%) 0 0
Jain 30 (0.09%) 17 13
Other Religion 0 (0%) 0 0
No Religion Specified 24 (0.07%) 15 9

Literacy Rate - Vedaranyam

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.

  Vedaranyam Tamil Nadu
Female 80.11% 73.44%
Male 92.5% 86.77%
Total 86.05% 80.09%

Sex Ratio - 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.


Child Population - 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.


Working Population - Vedaranyam

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.

Total Male Female
Main Workers 5,285 4,207 1,078
Cultivators 835 772 63
Agriculture Labourer 912 590 322
Household Industries 98 34 64
Other Workers 3,440 2,811 629
Marginal Workers 7,409 5,396 2,013
Non Working 21,572 6,970 14,602

Vedaranyam Wards

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.

# Ward Population Literacy Sex Ratio
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

Map of Vedaranyam, Nagapattinam, Tamil Nadu


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