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

Perambalur district of Tamil Nadu has total population of 565,223 as per the Census 2011. Out of which 282,157 are males while 283,066 are females. In 2011 there were total 149,243 families residing in Perambalur district. The Average Sex Ratio of Perambalur district is 1,003.

Perambalur district, Tamil Nadu

As per Census 2011 out of total population, 17.2% people lives in Urban areas while 82.8% lives in the Rural areas. The average literacy rate in urban areas is 85.2% while that in the rural areas is 72.1%. Also the Sex Ratio of Urban areas in Perambalur district is 1,015 while that of Rural areas is 1,001.

The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Perambalur district is 59567 which is 11% of the total population. There are 31135 male children and 28432 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Perambalur is 913 which is less than Average Sex Ratio (1,003) of Perambalur district.

The total literacy rate of Perambalur district is 74.32%. The male literacy rate is 73.72% and the female literacy rate is 59.28% in Perambalur district.

Population
565,223
Literacy
74.32%
Sex Ratio
1,003

To facilitate the administration, Perambalur district is further divided into 3 Talukas (Taluka/Tehsil/Tahsil) which are administrative divisions denoting sub-districts. Talukas consists of multiple villages and a few towns.

Perambalur Data as per Census 2011

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

Total Male Female
Children (Age 0-6) 59,567 31,135 28,432
Literacy 74.32% 73.72% 59.28%
Scheduled Caste 175,289 87,444 87,845
Scheduled Tribe 2,584 1,292 1,292
Illiterate 189,400 74,146 115,254

Caste-wise Population - Perambalur district

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 31% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 0.5% of total population in Perambalur district of Tamil Nadu.

Total Male Female
Schedule Caste 175,289 87,444 87,845
Schedule Tribe 2,584 1,292 1,292

Religion-wise Population - Perambalur district

Religion Total Male Female
Hindu 521,658 (92.29%) 260,853 260,805
Muslim 32,702 (5.79%) 15,893 16,809
Christian 10,301 (1.82%) 5,145 5,156
Sikh 83 (0.01%) 33 50
Buddhist 39 (0.01%) 21 18
Jain 38 (0.01%) 15 23
Other Religion 26 (0%) 11 15
No Religion Specified 376 (0.07%) 186 190

Literacy Rate - Perambalur district

The total literacy rate of Perambalur district was 74.32% in 2011 which is less than average literacy rate 80.09% of Tamil Nadu. Population-wise, out of total 375,823 literates, males were 208,011 while females were 167,812. Also the male literacy rate was 82.87% and the female literacy rate was 65.9% in Perambalur district.

  Perambalur district Tamil Nadu
Female 65.9% 73.44%
Male 82.87% 86.77%
Total 74.32% 80.09%

Sex Ratio - Perambalur district

The Sex Ratio of Perambalur district is 1,003 . Thus for every 1000 men there were 1,003 females in Perambalur district. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 913 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 1,003 ) of Perambalur district.


Population Density - Perambalur district

The total area of Perambalur district is 1,756 km2. Thus the density of Perambalur district is 322 people per square kilometer. As per the initial provisional data of Census 2011, around 84 sq. km. area is under urban region while 1,672 sq. km. is under rural region.


Urban/Rural Population - Perambalur district

As per the Census 2011 out of total population of Perambalur, 17.19% people lived in urban regions while 82.81% in rural areas. The total figure of population of urban population was 97,163 out of which 48,231 were males while remaining 48,932 were females. In rural areas of Perambalur, male population was 233,926 while female population was 234,134.

The average sex ratio in urban regions of Perambalur was 1,015 females per 1000 males. Also the Child (0-6 age) sex ration of urban areas in Perambalur was 941 girls per 1000 boys. Thus the total children (0-6 age) living in urban areas of Perambalur were 10,199 which is 10.5% of total urban population. Similarly the average sex ratio in rural areas of Perambalur was 1,001 females per 1000 males. The Child sex ratio of rural areas in Perambalur was 908 girls per 1000 boys.

The average literacy rate in Perambalur for urban regions was 85.22 percent in which males were 90.53% literate while female literacy stood at 80.03%. The total literate population of Perambalur was 375,823. Similarly in rural areas of Perambalur, the average literacy rate was 72.06 percent. Out of which literacy rate of males and females stood at 81.28% and 62.95% respectively. Total literates in rural areas of Perambalur were 301,716.

Rural Urban
Population % 82.81% 17.19%
Total population 468,060 97,163
Male population 233,926 48,231
Female population 234,134 48,932
Sex ratio 1,001 1,015
Child sex ratio (0-6 age) 908 941
Child population 49,368 10,199
Literates 301,716 74,107
Average literacy 72.06% 85.22%
Male literacy 81.28% 90.53%
Female literacy 62.95% 80.03%

Child Population - Perambalur district

According to Census 2011, there were 59,567 children between age 0 to 6 years in Perambalur district. Out of which 31,135 were male while 28,432 were female.


Working Population - Perambalur district

In Perambalur district out of total population, 299,726 were engaged in work activities. 85.1% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 14.9% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 299,726 workers engaged in Main Work, 107,542 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 91,135 were Agricultural labourer.

Total Male Female
Main Workers 255,097 142,768 112,329
Cultivators 107,542 59,907 47,635
Agriculture Labourer 91,135 40,873 50,262
Household Industries 4,365 2,587 1,778
Other Workers 52,055 39,401 12,654
Marginal Workers 44,629 19,871 24,758
Non Working 265,497 119,518 145,979

Perambalur district Map


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