Ariyalur District Population, Caste, Religion Data (Tamil Nadu) - Census 2011

Ariyalur district of Tamil Nadu has total population of 754,894 as per the Census 2011. Out of which 374,703 are males while 380,191 are females. In 2011 there were total 197,090 families residing in Ariyalur district. The Average Sex Ratio of Ariyalur district is 1,015.

Ariyalur district, Tamil Nadu

As per Census 2011 out of total population, 11.1% people lives in Urban areas while 88.9% lives in the Rural areas. The average literacy rate in urban areas is 81.4% while that in the rural areas is 70.1%. Also the Sex Ratio of Urban areas in Ariyalur district is 1,022 while that of Rural areas is 1,014.

The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Ariyalur district is 81187 which is 11% of the total population. There are 42808 male children and 38379 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Ariyalur is 897 which is less than Average Sex Ratio (1,015) of Ariyalur district.

The total literacy rate of Ariyalur district is 71.34%. The male literacy rate is 71.95% and the female literacy rate is 55.5% in Ariyalur district.

Population
754,894
Literacy
71.34%
Sex Ratio
1,015

To facilitate the administration, Ariyalur district is further divided into 3 Talukas (Taluka/Tehsil/Tahsil) which are administrative divisions denoting sub-districts. Talukas consists of multiple villages and a few towns.

Ariyalur Data as per Census 2011

As per the Population Census 2011 data, following are some quick facts about Ariyalur district.

Total Male Female
Children (Age 0-6) 81,187 42,808 38,379
Literacy 71.34% 71.95% 55.5%
Scheduled Caste 176,230 88,076 88,154
Scheduled Tribe 10,722 5,274 5,448
Illiterate 274,290 105,121 169,169

Caste-wise Population - Ariyalur district

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 23.3% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 1.4% of total population in Ariyalur district of Tamil Nadu.

Total Male Female
Schedule Caste 176,230 88,076 88,154
Schedule Tribe 10,722 5,274 5,448

Religion-wise Population - Ariyalur district

Religion Total Male Female
Hindu 708,397 (93.84%) 352,022 356,375
Muslim 7,942 (1.05%) 3,821 4,121
Christian 37,403 (4.95%) 18,313 19,090
Sikh 104 (0.01%) 52 52
Buddhist 88 (0.01%) 52 36
Jain 65 (0.01%) 22 43
Other Religion 42 (0.01%) 20 22
No Religion Specified 853 (0.11%) 401 452

Literacy Rate - Ariyalur district

The total literacy rate of Ariyalur district was 71.34% in 2011 which is less than average literacy rate 80.09% of Tamil Nadu. Population-wise, out of total 480,604 literates, males were 269,582 while females were 211,022. Also the male literacy rate was 81.23% and the female literacy rate was 61.74% in Ariyalur district.

  Ariyalur district Tamil Nadu
Female 61.74% 73.44%
Male 81.23% 86.77%
Total 71.34% 80.09%

Sex Ratio - Ariyalur district

The Sex Ratio of Ariyalur district is 1,015 . Thus for every 1000 men there were 1,015 females in Ariyalur district. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 897 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 1,015 ) of Ariyalur district.


Population Density - Ariyalur district

The total area of Ariyalur district is 1,940 km2. Thus the density of Ariyalur district is 389 people per square kilometer. As per the initial provisional data of Census 2011, around 53 sq. km. area is under urban region while 1,887 sq. km. is under rural region.


Urban/Rural Population - Ariyalur district

As per the Census 2011 out of total population of Ariyalur, 11.1% people lived in urban regions while 88.9% in rural areas. The total figure of population of urban population was 83,794 out of which 41,450 were males while remaining 42,344 were females. In rural areas of Ariyalur, male population was 333,253 while female population was 337,847.

The average sex ratio in urban regions of Ariyalur was 1,022 females per 1000 males. Also the Child (0-6 age) sex ration of urban areas in Ariyalur was 913 girls per 1000 boys. Thus the total children (0-6 age) living in urban areas of Ariyalur were 8,612 which is 10.28% of total urban population. Similarly the average sex ratio in rural areas of Ariyalur was 1,014 females per 1000 males. The Child sex ratio of rural areas in Ariyalur was 895 girls per 1000 boys.

The average literacy rate in Ariyalur for urban regions was 81.39 percent in which males were 87.99% literate while female literacy stood at 75.01%. The total literate population of Ariyalur was 480,604. Similarly in rural areas of Ariyalur, the average literacy rate was 70.07 percent. Out of which literacy rate of males and females stood at 80.38% and 60.06% respectively. Total literates in rural areas of Ariyalur were 419,413.

Rural Urban
Population % 88.9% 11.1%
Total population 671,100 83,794
Male population 333,253 41,450
Female population 337,847 42,344
Sex ratio 1,014 1,022
Child sex ratio (0-6 age) 895 913
Child population 72,575 8,612
Literates 419,413 61,191
Average literacy 70.07% 81.39%
Male literacy 80.38% 87.99%
Female literacy 60.06% 75.01%

Child Population - Ariyalur district

According to Census 2011, there were 81,187 children between age 0 to 6 years in Ariyalur district. Out of which 42,808 were male while 38,379 were female.


Working Population - Ariyalur district

In Ariyalur district out of total population, 359,851 were engaged in work activities. 75.7% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 24.3% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 359,851 workers engaged in Main Work, 94,912 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 106,252 were Agricultural labourer.

Total Male Female
Main Workers 272,241 173,193 99,048
Cultivators 94,912 63,868 31,044
Agriculture Labourer 106,252 56,334 49,918
Household Industries 10,756 6,437 4,319
Other Workers 60,321 46,554 13,767
Marginal Workers 87,610 39,354 48,256
Non Working 395,043 162,156 232,887

Ariyalur district Map


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