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

Pudukkottai district of Tamil Nadu has total population of 1,618,345 as per the Census 2011. Out of which 803,188 are males while 815,157 are females. In 2011 there were total 387,679 families residing in Pudukkottai district. The Average Sex Ratio of Pudukkottai district is 1,015.

Pudukkottai district, Tamil Nadu

As per Census 2011 out of total population, 19.5% people lives in Urban areas while 80.5% lives in the Rural areas. The average literacy rate in urban areas is 88.7% while that in the rural areas is 74.4%. Also the Sex Ratio of Urban areas in Pudukkottai district is 1,006 while that of Rural areas is 1,017.

The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Pudukkottai district is 179688 which is 11% of the total population. There are 91696 male children and 87992 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Pudukkottai is 960 which is less than Average Sex Ratio (1,015) of Pudukkottai district.

The total literacy rate of Pudukkottai district is 77.19%. The male literacy rate is 75.79% and the female literacy rate is 61.55% in Pudukkottai district.

Population
1,618,345
Literacy
77.19%
Sex Ratio
1,015

To facilitate the administration, Pudukkottai district is further divided into 11 Talukas (Taluka/Tehsil/Tahsil) which are administrative divisions denoting sub-districts. Talukas consists of multiple villages and a few towns.

Pudukkottai Data as per Census 2011

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

Total Male Female
Children (Age 0-6) 179,688 91,696 87,992
Literacy 77.19% 75.79% 61.55%
Scheduled Caste 284,804 141,428 143,376
Scheduled Tribe 1,283 647 636
Illiterate 507,800 194,412 313,388

Caste-wise Population - Pudukkottai district

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 17.6% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 0.1% of total population in Pudukkottai district of Tamil Nadu.

Total Male Female
Schedule Caste 284,804 141,428 143,376
Schedule Tribe 1,283 647 636

Religion-wise Population - Pudukkottai district

Religion Total Male Female
Hindu 1,428,784 (88.29%) 709,977 718,807
Muslim 114,194 (7.06%) 55,943 58,251
Christian 72,850 (4.5%) 36,049 36,801
Sikh 119 (0.01%) 62 57
Buddhist 81 (0.01%) 48 33
Jain 32 (0%) 16 16
Other Religion 293 (0.02%) 133 160
No Religion Specified 1,992 (0.12%) 960 1,032

Literacy Rate - Pudukkottai district

The total literacy rate of Pudukkottai district was 77.19% in 2011 which is less than average literacy rate 80.09% of Tamil Nadu. Population-wise, out of total 1,110,545 literates, males were 608,776 while females were 501,769. Also the male literacy rate was 85.56% and the female literacy rate was 69% in Pudukkottai district.

  Pudukkottai district Tamil Nadu
Female 69% 73.44%
Male 85.56% 86.77%
Total 77.19% 80.09%

Sex Ratio - Pudukkottai district

The Sex Ratio of Pudukkottai district is 1,015 . Thus for every 1000 men there were 1,015 females in Pudukkottai district. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 960 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 1,015 ) of Pudukkottai district.


Population Density - Pudukkottai district

The total area of Pudukkottai district is 4,644 km2. Thus the density of Pudukkottai district is 348 people per square kilometer. As per the initial provisional data of Census 2011, around 169 sq. km. area is under urban region while 4,475 sq. km. is under rural region.


Urban/Rural Population - Pudukkottai district

As per the Census 2011 out of total population of Pudukkottai, 19.55% people lived in urban regions while 80.45% in rural areas. The total figure of population of urban population was 316,354 out of which 157,683 were males while remaining 158,671 were females. In rural areas of Pudukkottai, male population was 645,505 while female population was 656,486.

The average sex ratio in urban regions of Pudukkottai was 1,006 females per 1000 males. Also the Child (0-6 age) sex ration of urban areas in Pudukkottai was 943 girls per 1000 boys. Thus the total children (0-6 age) living in urban areas of Pudukkottai were 33,657 which is 10.64% of total urban population. Similarly the average sex ratio in rural areas of Pudukkottai was 1,017 females per 1000 males. The Child sex ratio of rural areas in Pudukkottai was 963 girls per 1000 boys.

The average literacy rate in Pudukkottai for urban regions was 88.74 percent in which males were 93.84% literate while female literacy stood at 83.71%. The total literate population of Pudukkottai was 1,110,545. Similarly in rural areas of Pudukkottai, the average literacy rate was 74.37 percent. Out of which literacy rate of males and females stood at 83.53% and 65.42% respectively. Total literates in rural areas of Pudukkottai were 859,683.

Rural Urban
Population % 80.45% 19.55%
Total population 1,301,991 316,354
Male population 645,505 157,683
Female population 656,486 158,671
Sex ratio 1,017 1,006
Child sex ratio (0-6 age) 963 943
Child population 146,031 33,657
Literates 859,683 250,862
Average literacy 74.37% 88.74%
Male literacy 83.53% 93.84%
Female literacy 65.42% 83.71%

Child Population - Pudukkottai district

According to Census 2011, there were 179,688 children between age 0 to 6 years in Pudukkottai district. Out of which 91,696 were male while 87,992 were female.


Working Population - Pudukkottai district

In Pudukkottai district out of total population, 761,693 were engaged in work activities. 84.1% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 15.9% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 761,693 workers engaged in Main Work, 192,462 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 234,344 were Agricultural labourer.

Total Male Female
Main Workers 640,248 416,281 223,967
Cultivators 192,462 125,267 67,195
Agriculture Labourer 234,344 121,750 112,594
Household Industries 10,170 6,026 4,144
Other Workers 203,272 163,238 40,034
Marginal Workers 121,445 54,818 66,627
Non Working 856,652 332,089 524,563

Pudukkottai district Map


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