Velampalayam Population, Religion, Caste, Working Data Tiruppur, Tamil Nadu - Census 2011

Velampalayam is a Municipality city situated in Tiruppur taluka of Tiruppur district. The Velampalayam city is divided into 21 wards for which elections are held every 5 years. As per the Population Census 2011, there are total 24,381 families residing in the Velampalayam city. The total population of Velampalayam is 87,427 out of which 44,353 are males and 43,074 are females thus the Average Sex Ratio of Velampalayam is 971.

The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Velampalayam city is 10272 which is 12% of the total population. There are 5259 male children and 5013 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Velampalayam is 953 which is less than Average Sex Ratio (971).

As per the Census 2011, the literacy rate of Velampalayam is 88.4%. Thus Velampalayam has higher literacy rate compared to 78.7% of Tiruppur district. The male literacy rate is 92.71% and the female literacy rate is 83.98% in Velampalayam.

Population
87,427
Literacy
88.4%
Sex Ratio
971

Velampalayam Municipality has total administration over 24,381 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.

Velampalayam Municipality

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

Total Male Female
Children 10,272 5,259 5,013
Literacy 88.4% 81.7% 74.2%
Scheduled Caste 5,257 2,609 2,648
Scheduled Tribe 139 53 86
Illiterate 19,219 8,107 11,112

Caste-wise Population - Velampalayam

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 6% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 0.2% of total population in Velampalayam.

Total Male Female
Schedule Caste 5,257 2,609 2,648
Schedule Tribe 139 53 86

Religion-wise Population - Velampalayam

As per the Census 2011, the total Hindu population in Velampalayam is 80,748 which is 92.36% of the total population. Also the total Muslim population in Velampalayam is 2,860 which is 3.27% of the total population. Below is religion-wise population of Velampalayam as per Census 2011.

Religion Total Male Female
Hindu 80,748 (92.36%) 41,041 39,707
Muslim 2,860 (3.27%) 1,406 1,454
Christian 3,681 (4.21%) 1,835 1,846
Sikh 17 (0.02%) 12 5
Buddhist 12 (0.01%) 4 8
Jain 4 (0%) 2 2
Other Religion 2 (0%) 0 2
No Religion Specified 103 (0.12%) 53 50

Literacy Rate - Velampalayam

The total literacy rate of Velampalayam was 88.4% in 2011 which is greater than average literacy rate 80.09% of Tamil Nadu. Population-wise, out of total 68,208 literates, males were 36,246 while females were 31,962. Also the male literacy rate was 92.71% and the female literacy rate was 83.98% in Velampalayam.

  Velampalayam Tamil Nadu
Female 83.98% 73.44%
Male 92.71% 86.77%
Total 88.4% 80.09%

Sex Ratio - Velampalayam

The Sex Ratio of Velampalayam is 971. Thus per every 1000 men there were 971 females in Velampalayam. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 953 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 971 ) of Velampalayam.


Child Population - Velampalayam

According to Census 2011, there were 10,272 children between age 0 to 6 years in Velampalayam. Out of which 5,259 were male while 5,013 were female.


Working Population - Velampalayam

In Velampalayam Municipality out of total population, 40,043 were engaged in work activities. 95.9% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 4.1% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 40,043 workers engaged in Main Work, 156 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 290 were Agricultural labourer.

Total Male Female
Main Workers 38,419 27,944 10,475
Cultivators 156 121 35
Agriculture Labourer 290 203 87
Household Industries 712 425 287
Other Workers 37,261 27,195 10,066
Marginal Workers 1,624 707 917
Non Working 47,384 15,702 31,682

Velampalayam Wards

A ward is a local authority area, typically used for electoral purposes. Velampalayam is further divided into 21 wards where elections are held every 5 years.

# Ward Population Literacy Sex Ratio
1 Ward No - 1 5,089 79.3% 989
2 Ward No - 2 4,168 81.1% 1,326
3 Ward No - 3 5,511 78.7% 930
4 Ward No - 4 1,865 81.1% 984
5 Ward No - 5 3,007 81% 982
6 Ward No - 6 3,997 74.6% 937
7 Ward No - 7 2,014 77.1% 967
8 Ward No - 8 2,022 84% 1,022
9 Ward No - 9 3,477 80.5% 1,006
10 Ward No - 10 3,655 77.5% 947
11 Ward No - 11 4,203 77.3% 949
12 Ward No - 12 5,920 77.7% 958
13 Ward No - 13 5,123 76.3% 953
14 Ward No - 14 7,242 76.2% 928
15 Ward No - 15 4,391 77.1% 930
16 Ward No - 16 1,084 76.7% 946
17 Ward No - 17 4,206 73.5% 976
18 Ward No - 18 5,374 81.8% 966
19 Ward No - 19 6,384 79.2% 970
20 Ward No - 20 4,785 74% 938
21 Ward No - 21 3,910 78.3% 927

Map of Velampalayam, Tiruppur, Tamil Nadu


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