Walajapet Population, Religion, Caste, Working Data Vellore, Tamil Nadu - Census 2011

Walajapet is a Municipality + Outgrowth city situated in Wallajah taluka of Vellore district. The Walajapet city is divided into 25 wards for which elections are held every 5 years. As per the Population Census 2011, there are total 11,289 families residing in the Walajapet city. The total population of Walajapet is 47,498 out of which 23,422 are males and 24,076 are females thus the Average Sex Ratio of Walajapet is 1,028.

The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Walajapet city is 4940 which is 10% of the total population. There are 2578 male children and 2362 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Walajapet is 916 which is less than Average Sex Ratio (1,028).

As per the Census 2011, the literacy rate of Walajapet is 84.6%. Thus Walajapet has higher literacy rate compared to 79.2% of Vellore district. The male literacy rate is 90.59% and the female literacy rate is 78.79% in Walajapet.

Population
47,498
Literacy
84.6%
Sex Ratio
1,028

Walajapet Municipality + Outgrowth has total administration over 11,289 houses to which it supplies basic amenities such as water and sewerage. It is also authorize to build roads within Municipality + Outgrowth limits and impose taxes on properties coming under its jurisdiction.

Walajapet Municipality + Outgrowth

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

Total Male Female
Children 4,940 2,578 2,362
Literacy 84.6% 80.6% 71.1%
Scheduled Caste 7,027 3,392 3,635
Scheduled Tribe 102 45 57
Illiterate 11,507 4,540 6,967

Caste-wise Population - Walajapet

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 14.8% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 0.2% of total population in Walajapet.

Total Male Female
Schedule Caste 7,027 3,392 3,635
Schedule Tribe 102 45 57

Religion-wise Population - Walajapet

As per the Census 2011, the total Hindu population in Walajapet is 40,943 which is 86.2% of the total population. Also the total Muslim population in Walajapet is 5,825 which is 12.26% of the total population. Below is religion-wise population of Walajapet as per Census 2011.

Religion Total Male Female
Hindu 40,943 (86.2%) 20,214 20,729
Muslim 5,825 (12.26%) 2,856 2,969
Christian 573 (1.21%) 280 293
Sikh 14 (0.03%) 11 3
Buddhist 11 (0.02%) 6 5
Jain 53 (0.11%) 23 30
Other Religion 11 (0.02%) 4 7
No Religion Specified 68 (0.14%) 28 40

Literacy Rate - Walajapet

The total literacy rate of Walajapet was 84.57% in 2011 which is greater than average literacy rate 80.09% of Tamil Nadu. Population-wise, out of total 35,991 literates, males were 18,882 while females were 17,109. Also the male literacy rate was 90.59% and the female literacy rate was 78.79% in Walajapet.

  Walajapet Tamil Nadu
Female 78.79% 73.44%
Male 90.59% 86.77%
Total 84.57% 80.09%

Sex Ratio - Walajapet

The Sex Ratio of Walajapet is 1,028. Thus per every 1000 men there were 1,028 females in Walajapet. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 916 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 1,028 ) of Walajapet.


Child Population - Walajapet

According to Census 2011, there were 4,940 children between age 0 to 6 years in Walajapet. Out of which 2,578 were male while 2,362 were female.


Working Population - Walajapet

In Walajapet Municipality + Outgrowth out of total population, 18,308 were engaged in work activities. 93.3% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 6.7% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 18,308 workers engaged in Main Work, 108 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 174 were Agricultural labourer.

Total Male Female
Main Workers 17,089 13,026 4,063
Cultivators 108 90 18
Agriculture Labourer 174 112 62
Household Industries 1,498 958 540
Other Workers 15,309 11,866 3,443
Marginal Workers 1,219 636 583
Non Working 29,190 9,760 19,430

Walajapet Wards

A ward is a local authority area, typically used for electoral purposes. Walajapet is further divided into 25 wards where elections are held every 5 years.

# Ward Population Literacy Sex Ratio
1 Ward No - 1 1,918 74.2% 1,065
2 Ward No - 2 1,322 71% 976
3 Ward No - 3 819 85.1% 1,073
4 Ward No - 4 358 85.5% 946
5 Ward No - 5 882 79.6% 1,042
6 Ward No - 6 1,441 73.4% 996
7 Ward No - 7 1,088 81.7% 1,068
8 Ward No - 8 1,507 82.5% 978
9 Ward No - 9 1,597 87% 989
10 Ward No - 10 942 89.2% 1,415
11 Ward No - 11 1,344 78.9% 1,018
12 Ward No - 12 1,344 68.8% 1,046
13 Ward No - 13 1,515 62% 1,020
14 Ward No - 14 1,175 71.1% 952
15 Ward No - 15 1,953 76.7% 955
16 Ward No - 16 1,884 73.9% 1,032
17 Ward No - 17 2,027 77.8% 1,075
18 Ward No - 18 1,023 84.6% 979
19 Ward No - 19 686 88.6% 1,073
20 Ward No - 20 1,129 81.1% 1,114
21 Ward No - 21 1,583 81.2% 1,017
22 Ward No - 22 1,412 81.1% 1,080
23 Ward No - 23 1,965 73.3% 987
24 Ward No - 24 1,483 71.1% 1,043
25 Ward No - 25 15,101 72.6% 1,021

Map of Walajapet, Vellore, Tamil Nadu


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