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

Veerakkalpudur is a Town Panchayat city situated in Mettur taluka of Salem district. The Veerakkalpudur city is divided into 15 wards for which elections are held every 5 years. As per the Population Census 2011, there are total 4,614 families residing in the Veerakkalpudur city. The total population of Veerakkalpudur is 16,665 out of which 8,451 are males and 8,214 are females thus the Average Sex Ratio of Veerakkalpudur is 972.

The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Veerakkalpudur city is 1511 which is 9% of the total population. There are 803 male children and 708 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Veerakkalpudur is 882 which is less than Average Sex Ratio (972).

As per the Census 2011, the literacy rate of Veerakkalpudur is 87.2%. Thus Veerakkalpudur has higher literacy rate compared to 72.9% of Salem district. The male literacy rate is 92.77% and the female literacy rate is 81.55% in Veerakkalpudur.

Population
16,665
Literacy
87.2%
Sex Ratio
972

Veerakkalpudur Town Panchayat has total administration over 4,614 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.

Veerakkalpudur Town Panchayat

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

Total Male Female
Children 1,511 803 708
Literacy 87.2% 84% 74.5%
Scheduled Caste 1,113 553 560
Scheduled Tribe 32 14 18
Illiterate 3,449 1,356 2,093

Caste-wise Population - Veerakkalpudur

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 6.7% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 0.2% of total population in Veerakkalpudur.

Total Male Female
Schedule Caste 1,113 553 560
Schedule Tribe 32 14 18

Religion-wise Population - Veerakkalpudur

As per the Census 2011, the total Hindu population in Veerakkalpudur is 16,116 which is 96.71% of the total population. Also the total Muslim population in Veerakkalpudur is 246 which is 1.48% of the total population. Below is religion-wise population of Veerakkalpudur as per Census 2011.

Religion Total Male Female
Hindu 16,116 (96.71%) 8,175 7,941
Muslim 246 (1.48%) 124 122
Christian 294 (1.76%) 146 148
Sikh 5 (0.03%) 4 1
Buddhist 0 (0%) 0 0
Jain 0 (0%) 0 0
Other Religion 0 (0%) 0 0
No Religion Specified 4 (0.02%) 2 2

Literacy Rate - Veerakkalpudur

The total literacy rate of Veerakkalpudur was 87.21% in 2011 which is greater than average literacy rate 80.09% of Tamil Nadu. Population-wise, out of total 13,216 literates, males were 7,095 while females were 6,121. Also the male literacy rate was 92.77% and the female literacy rate was 81.55% in Veerakkalpudur.

  Veerakkalpudur Tamil Nadu
Female 81.55% 73.44%
Male 92.77% 86.77%
Total 87.21% 80.09%

Sex Ratio - Veerakkalpudur

The Sex Ratio of Veerakkalpudur is 972. Thus per every 1000 men there were 972 females in Veerakkalpudur. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 882 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 972 ) of Veerakkalpudur.


Child Population - Veerakkalpudur

According to Census 2011, there were 1,511 children between age 0 to 6 years in Veerakkalpudur. Out of which 803 were male while 708 were female.


Working Population - Veerakkalpudur

In Veerakkalpudur Town Panchayat out of total population, 6,169 were engaged in work activities. 93.4% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 6.6% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 6,169 workers engaged in Main Work, 133 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 210 were Agricultural labourer.

Total Male Female
Main Workers 5,763 4,573 1,190
Cultivators 133 79 54
Agriculture Labourer 210 95 115
Household Industries 188 79 109
Other Workers 5,232 4,320 912
Marginal Workers 406 229 177
Non Working 10,496 3,649 6,847

Veerakkalpudur Wards

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

# Ward Population Literacy Sex Ratio
1 Ward No - 1 1,456 66% 941
2 Ward No - 2 1,461 81.4% 974
3 Ward No - 3 1,303 71.4% 942
4 Ward No - 4 1,712 79.2% 909
5 Ward No - 5 1,382 78.2% 941
6 Ward No - 6 796 78.5% 990
7 Ward No - 7 986 87.1% 1,033
8 Ward No - 8 1,071 80.2% 937
9 Ward No - 9 1,762 78.5% 1,035
10 Ward No - 10 626 82.7% 1,101
11 Ward No - 11 1,158 84.2% 973
12 Ward No - 12 849 85.4% 1,071
13 Ward No - 13 883 84.9% 989
14 Ward No - 14 563 76.4% 915
15 Ward No - 15 657 87.5% 910

Map of Veerakkalpudur, Salem, Tamil Nadu


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