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

Erode district of Tamil Nadu has total population of 2,251,744 as per the Census 2011. Out of which 1,129,868 are males while 1,121,876 are females. In 2011 there were total 658,071 families residing in Erode district. The Average Sex Ratio of Erode district is 993.

Erode district, Tamil Nadu

As per Census 2011 out of total population, 51.4% people lives in Urban areas while 48.6% lives in the Rural areas. The average literacy rate in urban areas is 79.4% while that in the rural areas is 65.4%. Also the Sex Ratio of Urban areas in Erode district is 1,005 while that of Rural areas is 980.

The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Erode district is 195213 which is 9% of the total population. There are 99943 male children and 95270 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Erode is 953 which is less than Average Sex Ratio (993) of Erode district.

The total literacy rate of Erode district is 72.58%. The male literacy rate is 73.31% and the female literacy rate is 59.22% in Erode district.

Population
2,251,744
Literacy
72.58%
Sex Ratio
993

To facilitate the administration, Erode 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.

Erode Data as per Census 2011

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

Total Male Female
Children (Age 0-6) 195,213 99,943 95,270
Literacy 72.58% 73.31% 59.22%
Scheduled Caste 369,483 184,408 185,075
Scheduled Tribe 21,880 11,024 10,856
Illiterate 759,082 301,568 457,514

Caste-wise Population - Erode district

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 16.4% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 1% of total population in Erode district of Tamil Nadu.

Total Male Female
Schedule Caste 369,483 184,408 185,075
Schedule Tribe 21,880 11,024 10,856

Religion-wise Population - Erode district

Religion Total Male Female
Hindu 2,115,455 (93.95%) 1,062,604 1,052,851
Muslim 76,098 (3.38%) 37,833 38,265
Christian 55,899 (2.48%) 27,294 28,605
Sikh 435 (0.02%) 242 193
Buddhist 148 (0.01%) 73 75
Jain 639 (0.03%) 324 315
Other Religion 157 (0.01%) 72 85
No Religion Specified 2,913 (0.13%) 1,426 1,487

Literacy Rate - Erode district

The total literacy rate of Erode district was 72.58% in 2011 which is less than average literacy rate 80.09% of Tamil Nadu. Population-wise, out of total 1,492,662 literates, males were 828,300 while females were 664,362. Also the male literacy rate was 80.42% and the female literacy rate was 64.71% in Erode district.

  Erode district Tamil Nadu
Female 64.71% 73.44%
Male 80.42% 86.77%
Total 72.58% 80.09%

Sex Ratio - Erode district

The Sex Ratio of Erode district is 993 . Thus for every 1000 men there were 993 females in Erode district. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 953 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 993 ) of Erode district.


Population Density - Erode district

The total area of Erode district is 5,760 km2. Thus the density of Erode district is 391 people per square kilometer. As per the initial provisional data of Census 2011, around 768 sq. km. area is under urban region while 4,992 sq. km. is under rural region.


Urban/Rural Population - Erode district

As per the Census 2011 out of total population of Erode, 51.43% people lived in urban regions while 48.57% in rural areas. The total figure of population of urban population was 1,157,976 out of which 577,475 were males while remaining 580,501 were females. In rural areas of Erode, male population was 552,393 while female population was 541,375.

The average sex ratio in urban regions of Erode was 1,005 females per 1000 males. Also the Child (0-6 age) sex ration of urban areas in Erode was 959 girls per 1000 boys. Thus the total children (0-6 age) living in urban areas of Erode were 102,959 which is 8.89% of total urban population. Similarly the average sex ratio in rural areas of Erode was 980 females per 1000 males. The Child sex ratio of rural areas in Erode was 947 girls per 1000 boys.

The average literacy rate in Erode for urban regions was 79.39 percent in which males were 86.17% literate while female literacy stood at 72.68%. The total literate population of Erode was 1,492,662. Similarly in rural areas of Erode, the average literacy rate was 65.41 percent. Out of which literacy rate of males and females stood at 74.45% and 56.21% respectively. Total literates in rural areas of Erode were 655,046.

Rural Urban
Population % 48.57% 51.43%
Total population 1,093,768 1,157,976
Male population 552,393 577,475
Female population 541,375 580,501
Sex ratio 980 1,005
Child sex ratio (0-6 age) 947 959
Child population 92,254 102,959
Literates 655,046 837,616
Average literacy 65.41% 79.39%
Male literacy 74.45% 86.17%
Female literacy 56.21% 72.68%

Child Population - Erode district

According to Census 2011, there were 195,213 children between age 0 to 6 years in Erode district. Out of which 99,943 were male while 95,270 were female.


Working Population - Erode district

In Erode district out of total population, 1,195,773 were engaged in work activities. 92.9% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 7.1% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 1,195,773 workers engaged in Main Work, 173,376 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 331,414 were Agricultural labourer.

Total Male Female
Main Workers 1,111,051 693,728 417,323
Cultivators 173,376 103,260 70,116
Agriculture Labourer 331,414 163,364 168,050
Household Industries 48,960 23,636 25,324
Other Workers 557,301 403,468 153,833
Marginal Workers 84,722 38,355 46,367
Non Working 1,055,971 397,785 658,186

Erode district Map


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