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

Nagapattinam district of Tamil Nadu has total population of 1,616,450 as per the Census 2011. Out of which 798,127 are males while 818,323 are females. In 2011 there were total 413,837 families residing in Nagapattinam district. The Average Sex Ratio of Nagapattinam district is 1,025.

Nagapattinam district, Tamil Nadu

As per Census 2011 out of total population, 22.6% people lives in Urban areas while 77.4% lives in the Rural areas. The average literacy rate in urban areas is 89% while that in the rural areas is 82%. Also the Sex Ratio of Urban areas in Nagapattinam district is 1,040 while that of Rural areas is 1,021.

The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Nagapattinam district is 165245 which is 10% of the total population. There are 84335 male children and 80910 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Nagapattinam is 959 which is less than Average Sex Ratio (1,025) of Nagapattinam district.

The total literacy rate of Nagapattinam district is 83.59%. The male literacy rate is 80.3% and the female literacy rate is 69.91% in Nagapattinam district.

Population
1,616,450
Literacy
83.59%
Sex Ratio
1,025

To facilitate the administration, Nagapattinam district is further divided into 8 Talukas (Taluka/Tehsil/Tahsil) which are administrative divisions denoting sub-districts. Talukas consists of multiple villages and a few towns.

Nagapattinam Data as per Census 2011

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

Total Male Female
Children (Age 0-6) 165,245 84,335 80,910
Literacy 83.59% 80.3% 69.91%
Scheduled Caste 509,767 252,332 257,435
Scheduled Tribe 3,756 1,847 1,909
Illiterate 403,442 157,211 246,231

Caste-wise Population - Nagapattinam district

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 31.5% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 0.2% of total population in Nagapattinam district of Tamil Nadu.

Total Male Female
Schedule Caste 509,767 252,332 257,435
Schedule Tribe 3,756 1,847 1,909

Religion-wise Population - Nagapattinam district

Religion Total Male Female
Hindu 1,435,072 (88.78%) 711,990 723,082
Muslim 128,617 (7.96%) 60,418 68,199
Christian 47,579 (2.94%) 23,082 24,497
Sikh 184 (0.01%) 103 81
Buddhist 450 (0.03%) 250 200
Jain 963 (0.06%) 522 441
Other Religion 110 (0.01%) 57 53
No Religion Specified 3,475 (0.21%) 1,705 1,770

Literacy Rate - Nagapattinam district

The total literacy rate of Nagapattinam district was 83.59% in 2011 which is greater than average literacy rate 80.09% of Tamil Nadu. Population-wise, out of total 1,213,008 literates, males were 640,916 while females were 572,092. Also the male literacy rate was 89.79% and the female literacy rate was 77.58% in Nagapattinam district.

  Nagapattinam district Tamil Nadu
Female 77.58% 73.44%
Male 89.79% 86.77%
Total 83.59% 80.09%

Sex Ratio - Nagapattinam district

The Sex Ratio of Nagapattinam district is 1,025 . Thus for every 1000 men there were 1,025 females in Nagapattinam district. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 959 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 1,025 ) of Nagapattinam district.


Population Density - Nagapattinam district

The total area of Nagapattinam district is 2,569 km2. Thus the density of Nagapattinam district is 629 people per square kilometer. As per the initial provisional data of Census 2011, around 188 sq. km. area is under urban region while 2,381 sq. km. is under rural region.


Urban/Rural Population - Nagapattinam district

As per the Census 2011 out of total population of Nagapattinam, 22.56% people lived in urban regions while 77.44% in rural areas. The total figure of population of urban population was 364,624 out of which 178,758 were males while remaining 185,866 were females. In rural areas of Nagapattinam, male population was 619,369 while female population was 632,457.

The average sex ratio in urban regions of Nagapattinam was 1,040 females per 1000 males. Also the Child (0-6 age) sex ration of urban areas in Nagapattinam was 962 girls per 1000 boys. Thus the total children (0-6 age) living in urban areas of Nagapattinam were 37,507 which is 10.29% of total urban population. Similarly the average sex ratio in rural areas of Nagapattinam was 1,021 females per 1000 males. The Child sex ratio of rural areas in Nagapattinam was 958 girls per 1000 boys.

The average literacy rate in Nagapattinam for urban regions was 89.03 percent in which males were 93.74% literate while female literacy stood at 84.54%. The total literate population of Nagapattinam was 1,213,008. Similarly in rural areas of Nagapattinam, the average literacy rate was 82 percent. Out of which literacy rate of males and females stood at 88.65% and 75.54% respectively. Total literates in rural areas of Nagapattinam were 921,786.

Rural Urban
Population % 77.44% 22.56%
Total population 1,251,826 364,624
Male population 619,369 178,758
Female population 632,457 185,866
Sex ratio 1,021 1,040
Child sex ratio (0-6 age) 958 962
Child population 127,738 37,507
Literates 921,786 291,222
Average literacy 82% 89.03%
Male literacy 88.65% 93.74%
Female literacy 75.54% 84.54%

Child Population - Nagapattinam district

According to Census 2011, there were 165,245 children between age 0 to 6 years in Nagapattinam district. Out of which 84,335 were male while 80,910 were female.


Working Population - Nagapattinam district

In Nagapattinam district out of total population, 671,994 were engaged in work activities. 72.4% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 27.6% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 671,994 workers engaged in Main Work, 54,329 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 216,353 were Agricultural labourer.

Total Male Female
Main Workers 486,328 357,531 128,797
Cultivators 54,329 46,216 8,113
Agriculture Labourer 216,353 132,538 83,815
Household Industries 7,925 4,918 3,007
Other Workers 207,721 173,859 33,862
Marginal Workers 185,666 103,643 82,023
Non Working 944,456 336,953 607,503

Nagapattinam district Map


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