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

Karur district of Tamil Nadu has total population of 1,064,493 as per the Census 2011. Out of which 528,184 are males while 536,309 are females. In 2011 there were total 287,095 families residing in Karur district. The Average Sex Ratio of Karur district is 1,015.

Karur district, Tamil Nadu

As per Census 2011 out of total population, 40.8% people lives in Urban areas while 59.2% lives in the Rural areas. The average literacy rate in urban areas is 84.7% while that in the rural areas is 69.3%. Also the Sex Ratio of Urban areas in Karur district is 1,016 while that of Rural areas is 1,015.

The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Karur district is 102731 which is 10% of the total population. There are 52969 male children and 49762 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Karur is 939 which is less than Average Sex Ratio (1,015) of Karur district.

The total literacy rate of Karur district is 75.6%. The male literacy rate is 76.06% and the female literacy rate is 60.66% in Karur district.

Population
1,064,493
Literacy
75.6%
Sex Ratio
1,015

To facilitate the administration, Karur 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.

Karur Data as per Census 2011

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

Total Male Female
Children (Age 0-6) 102,731 52,969 49,762
Literacy 75.6% 76.06% 60.66%
Scheduled Caste 221,385 108,809 112,576
Scheduled Tribe 575 297 278
Illiterate 337,449 126,458 210,991

Caste-wise Population - Karur district

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 20.8% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 0.1% of total population in Karur district of Tamil Nadu.

Total Male Female
Schedule Caste 221,385 108,809 112,576
Schedule Tribe 575 297 278

Religion-wise Population - Karur district

Religion Total Male Female
Hindu 993,666 (93.35%) 493,227 500,439
Muslim 53,292 (5.01%) 26,332 26,960
Christian 16,483 (1.55%) 8,115 8,368
Sikh 115 (0.01%) 63 52
Buddhist 29 (0%) 15 14
Jain 7 (0%) 3 4
Other Religion 79 (0.01%) 36 43
No Religion Specified 822 (0.08%) 393 429

Literacy Rate - Karur district

The total literacy rate of Karur district was 75.6% in 2011 which is less than average literacy rate 80.09% of Tamil Nadu. Population-wise, out of total 727,044 literates, males were 401,726 while females were 325,318. Also the male literacy rate was 84.54% and the female literacy rate was 66.86% in Karur district.

  Karur district Tamil Nadu
Female 66.86% 73.44%
Male 84.54% 86.77%
Total 75.6% 80.09%

Sex Ratio - Karur district

The Sex Ratio of Karur district is 1,015 . Thus for every 1000 men there were 1,015 females in Karur district. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 939 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 1,015 ) of Karur district.


Population Density - Karur district

The total area of Karur district is 2,904 km2. Thus the density of Karur district is 367 people per square kilometer. As per the initial provisional data of Census 2011, around 284 sq. km. area is under urban region while 2,621 sq. km. is under rural region.


Urban/Rural Population - Karur district

As per the Census 2011 out of total population of Karur, 40.82% people lived in urban regions while 59.18% in rural areas. The total figure of population of urban population was 434,517 out of which 215,556 were males while remaining 218,961 were females. In rural areas of Karur, male population was 312,628 while female population was 317,348.

The average sex ratio in urban regions of Karur was 1,016 females per 1000 males. Also the Child (0-6 age) sex ration of urban areas in Karur was 926 girls per 1000 boys. Thus the total children (0-6 age) living in urban areas of Karur were 41,467 which is 9.54% of total urban population. Similarly the average sex ratio in rural areas of Karur was 1,015 females per 1000 males. The Child sex ratio of rural areas in Karur was 948 girls per 1000 boys.

The average literacy rate in Karur for urban regions was 84.7 percent in which males were 91.38% literate while female literacy stood at 78.19%. The total literate population of Karur was 727,044. Similarly in rural areas of Karur, the average literacy rate was 69.3 percent. Out of which literacy rate of males and females stood at 79.82% and 59.02% respectively. Total literates in rural areas of Karur were 394,134.

Rural Urban
Population % 59.18% 40.82%
Total population 629,976 434,517
Male population 312,628 215,556
Female population 317,348 218,961
Sex ratio 1,015 1,016
Child sex ratio (0-6 age) 948 926
Child population 61,264 41,467
Literates 394,134 332,910
Average literacy 69.3% 84.7%
Male literacy 79.82% 91.38%
Female literacy 59.02% 78.19%

Child Population - Karur district

According to Census 2011, there were 102,731 children between age 0 to 6 years in Karur district. Out of which 52,969 were male while 49,762 were female.


Working Population - Karur district

In Karur district out of total population, 543,298 were engaged in work activities. 93.6% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 6.4% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 543,298 workers engaged in Main Work, 83,800 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 182,639 were Agricultural labourer.

Total Male Female
Main Workers 508,507 313,811 194,696
Cultivators 83,800 51,777 32,023
Agriculture Labourer 182,639 86,199 96,440
Household Industries 10,162 5,155 5,007
Other Workers 231,906 170,680 61,226
Marginal Workers 34,791 15,223 19,568
Non Working 521,195 199,150 322,045

Karur district Map


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