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

Dharmapuri district of Tamil Nadu has total population of 1,506,843 as per the Census 2011. Out of which 774,303 are males while 732,540 are females. In 2011 there were total 375,873 families residing in Dharmapuri district. The Average Sex Ratio of Dharmapuri district is 946.

Dharmapuri district, Tamil Nadu

As per Census 2011 out of total population, 17.3% people lives in Urban areas while 82.7% lives in the Rural areas. The average literacy rate in urban areas is 81.2% while that in the rural areas is 65.9%. Also the Sex Ratio of Urban areas in Dharmapuri district is 990 while that of Rural areas is 937.

The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Dharmapuri district is 167940 which is 11% of the total population. There are 87777 male children and 80163 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Dharmapuri is 913 which is less than Average Sex Ratio (946) of Dharmapuri district.

The total literacy rate of Dharmapuri district is 68.54%. The male literacy rate is 68.14% and the female literacy rate is 53.25% in Dharmapuri district.

Population
1,506,843
Literacy
68.54%
Sex Ratio
946

To facilitate the administration, Dharmapuri district is further divided into 5 Talukas (Taluka/Tehsil/Tahsil) which are administrative divisions denoting sub-districts. Talukas consists of multiple villages and a few towns.

Dharmapuri Data as per Census 2011

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

Total Male Female
Children (Age 0-6) 167,940 87,777 80,163
Literacy 68.54% 68.14% 53.25%
Scheduled Caste 245,392 124,706 120,686
Scheduled Tribe 63,044 32,130 30,914
Illiterate 589,134 246,704 342,430

Caste-wise Population - Dharmapuri district

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 16.3% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 4.2% of total population in Dharmapuri district of Tamil Nadu.

Total Male Female
Schedule Caste 245,392 124,706 120,686
Schedule Tribe 63,044 32,130 30,914

Religion-wise Population - Dharmapuri district

Religion Total Male Female
Hindu 1,452,956 (96.42%) 747,236 705,720
Muslim 38,304 (2.54%) 19,316 18,988
Christian 14,089 (0.94%) 6,984 7,105
Sikh 164 (0.01%) 90 74
Buddhist 39 (0%) 16 23
Jain 37 (0%) 17 20
Other Religion 87 (0.01%) 50 37
No Religion Specified 1,167 (0.08%) 594 573

Literacy Rate - Dharmapuri district

The total literacy rate of Dharmapuri district was 68.54% in 2011 which is less than average literacy rate 80.09% of Tamil Nadu. Population-wise, out of total 917,709 literates, males were 527,599 while females were 390,110. Also the male literacy rate was 76.85% and the female literacy rate was 59.8% in Dharmapuri district.

  Dharmapuri district Tamil Nadu
Female 59.8% 73.44%
Male 76.85% 86.77%
Total 68.54% 80.09%

Sex Ratio - Dharmapuri district

The Sex Ratio of Dharmapuri district is 946 . Thus for every 1000 men there were 946 females in Dharmapuri district. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 913 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 946 ) of Dharmapuri district.


Population Density - Dharmapuri district

The total area of Dharmapuri district is 4,497 km2. Thus the density of Dharmapuri district is 335 people per square kilometer. As per the initial provisional data of Census 2011, around 90 sq. km. area is under urban region while 4,407 sq. km. is under rural region.


Urban/Rural Population - Dharmapuri district

As per the Census 2011 out of total population of Dharmapuri, 17.32% people lived in urban regions while 82.68% in rural areas. The total figure of population of urban population was 260,912 out of which 131,088 were males while remaining 129,824 were females. In rural areas of Dharmapuri, male population was 643,215 while female population was 602,716.

The average sex ratio in urban regions of Dharmapuri was 990 females per 1000 males. Also the Child (0-6 age) sex ration of urban areas in Dharmapuri was 939 girls per 1000 boys. Thus the total children (0-6 age) living in urban areas of Dharmapuri were 27,037 which is 10.36% of total urban population. Similarly the average sex ratio in rural areas of Dharmapuri was 937 females per 1000 males. The Child sex ratio of rural areas in Dharmapuri was 908 girls per 1000 boys.

The average literacy rate in Dharmapuri for urban regions was 81.21 percent in which males were 87.33% literate while female literacy stood at 75.07%. The total literate population of Dharmapuri was 917,709. Similarly in rural areas of Dharmapuri, the average literacy rate was 65.86 percent. Out of which literacy rate of males and females stood at 74.69% and 56.47% respectively. Total literates in rural areas of Dharmapuri were 727,785.

Rural Urban
Population % 82.68% 17.32%
Total population 1,245,931 260,912
Male population 643,215 131,088
Female population 602,716 129,824
Sex ratio 937 990
Child sex ratio (0-6 age) 908 939
Child population 140,903 27,037
Literates 727,785 189,924
Average literacy 65.86% 81.21%
Male literacy 74.69% 87.33%
Female literacy 56.47% 75.07%

Child Population - Dharmapuri district

According to Census 2011, there were 167,940 children between age 0 to 6 years in Dharmapuri district. Out of which 87,777 were male while 80,163 were female.


Working Population - Dharmapuri district

In Dharmapuri district out of total population, 751,170 were engaged in work activities. 86.9% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 13.1% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 751,170 workers engaged in Main Work, 191,080 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 217,062 were Agricultural labourer.

Total Male Female
Main Workers 652,996 400,551 252,445
Cultivators 191,080 110,977 80,103
Agriculture Labourer 217,062 103,784 113,278
Household Industries 11,308 5,373 5,935
Other Workers 233,546 180,417 53,129
Marginal Workers 98,174 45,506 52,668
Non Working 755,673 328,246 427,427

Dharmapuri district Map


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