Karaikal District Population, Caste, Religion Data (Puducherry) - Census 2011

Karaikal district of Puducherry has total population of 200,222 as per the Census 2011. Out of which 97,809 are males while 102,413 are females. In 2011 there were total 49,705 families residing in Karaikal district. The Average Sex Ratio of Karaikal district is 1,047.

Karaikal district, Puducherry

As per Census 2011 out of total population, 49% people lives in Urban areas while 51% lives in the Rural areas. The average literacy rate in urban areas is 89.1% while that in the rural areas is 85.1%. Also the Sex Ratio of Urban areas in Karaikal district is 1,058 while that of Rural areas is 1,037.

The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Karaikal district is 22263 which is 11% of the total population. There are 11307 male children and 10956 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Karaikal is 969 which is less than Average Sex Ratio (1,047) of Karaikal district.

The total literacy rate of Karaikal district is 87.05%. The male literacy rate is 81.69% and the female literacy rate is 73.25% in Karaikal district.

Population
200,222
Literacy
87.05%
Sex Ratio
1,047

To facilitate the administration, Karaikal district is further divided into 2 Commune Panchayats (Taluka/Tehsil/Tahsil) which are administrative divisions denoting sub-districts. Commune Panchayats consists of multiple villages and a few towns.

Karaikal Data as per Census 2011

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

Total Male Female
Children (Age 0-6) 22,263 11,307 10,956
Literacy 87.05% 81.69% 73.25%
Scheduled Caste 35,348 17,206 18,142
Scheduled Tribe 0 0 0
Illiterate 45,306 17,906 27,400

Caste-wise Population - Karaikal district

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 17.7% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 0% of total population in Karaikal district of Puducherry.

Total Male Female
Schedule Caste 35,348 17,206 18,142
Schedule Tribe 0 0 0

Religion-wise Population - Karaikal district

Religion Total Male Female
Hindu 152,638 (76.23%) 75,003 77,635
Muslim 28,835 (14.4%) 13,854 14,981
Christian 18,391 (9.19%) 8,773 9,618
Sikh 46 (0.02%) 22 24
Buddhist 63 (0.03%) 46 17
Jain 54 (0.03%) 21 33
Other Religion 14 (0.01%) 5 9
No Religion Specified 181 (0.09%) 85 96

Literacy Rate - Karaikal district

The total literacy rate of Karaikal district was 87.05% in 2011 which is greater than average literacy rate 85.85% of Puducherry. Population-wise, out of total 154,916 literates, males were 79,903 while females were 75,013. Also the male literacy rate was 92.37% and the female literacy rate was 82.02% in Karaikal district.

  Karaikal district Puducherry
Female 82.02% 80.67%
Male 92.37% 91.26%
Total 87.05% 85.85%

Sex Ratio - Karaikal district

The Sex Ratio of Karaikal district is 1,047 . Thus for every 1000 men there were 1,047 females in Karaikal district. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 969 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 1,047 ) of Karaikal district.


Population Density - Karaikal district

The total area of Karaikal district is 157 km2. Thus the density of Karaikal district is 1,275 people per square kilometer. As per the initial provisional data of Census 2011, around 38 sq. km. area is under urban region while 119 sq. km. is under rural region.


Urban/Rural Population - Karaikal district

As per the Census 2011 out of total population of Karaikal, 49% people lived in urban regions while 51% in rural areas. The total figure of population of urban population was 98,102 out of which 47,671 were males while remaining 50,431 were females. In rural areas of Karaikal, male population was 50,138 while female population was 51,982.

The average sex ratio in urban regions of Karaikal was 1,058 females per 1000 males. Also the Child (0-6 age) sex ration of urban areas in Karaikal was 989 girls per 1000 boys. Thus the total children (0-6 age) living in urban areas of Karaikal were 10,752 which is 10.96% of total urban population. Similarly the average sex ratio in rural areas of Karaikal was 1,037 females per 1000 males. The Child sex ratio of rural areas in Karaikal was 950 girls per 1000 boys.

The average literacy rate in Karaikal for urban regions was 89.08 percent in which males were 93.9% literate while female literacy stood at 84.57%. The total literate population of Karaikal was 154,916. Similarly in rural areas of Karaikal, the average literacy rate was 85.09 percent. Out of which literacy rate of males and females stood at 90.91% and 79.54% respectively. Total literates in rural areas of Karaikal were 77,101.

Rural Urban
Population % 51% 49%
Total population 102,120 98,102
Male population 50,138 47,671
Female population 51,982 50,431
Sex ratio 1,037 1,058
Child sex ratio (0-6 age) 950 989
Child population 11,511 10,752
Literates 77,101 77,815
Average literacy 85.09% 89.08%
Male literacy 90.91% 93.9%
Female literacy 79.54% 84.57%

Child Population - Karaikal district

According to Census 2011, there were 22,263 children between age 0 to 6 years in Karaikal district. Out of which 11,307 were male while 10,956 were female.


Working Population - Karaikal district

In Karaikal district out of total population, 68,301 were engaged in work activities. 85.4% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 14.6% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 68,301 workers engaged in Main Work, 2,052 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 8,740 were Agricultural labourer.

Total Male Female
Main Workers 58,342 46,928 11,414
Cultivators 2,052 1,757 295
Agriculture Labourer 8,740 6,485 2,255
Household Industries 992 450 542
Other Workers 46,558 38,236 8,322
Marginal Workers 9,959 6,211 3,748
Non Working 131,921 44,670 87,251

Karaikal district Map


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