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

Ramanathapuram district of Tamil Nadu has total population of 1,353,445 as per the Census 2011. Out of which 682,658 are males while 670,787 are females. In 2011 there were total 323,905 families residing in Ramanathapuram district. The Average Sex Ratio of Ramanathapuram district is 983.

Ramanathapuram district, Tamil Nadu

As per Census 2011 out of total population, 30.3% people lives in Urban areas while 69.7% lives in the Rural areas. The average literacy rate in urban areas is 89.2% while that in the rural areas is 77%. Also the Sex Ratio of Urban areas in Ramanathapuram district is 973 while that of Rural areas is 987.

The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Ramanathapuram district is 140644 which is 10% of the total population. There are 71705 male children and 68939 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Ramanathapuram is 961 which is less than Average Sex Ratio (983) of Ramanathapuram district.

The total literacy rate of Ramanathapuram district is 80.72%. The male literacy rate is 78.59% and the female literacy rate is 65.96% in Ramanathapuram district.

Population
1,353,445
Literacy
80.72%
Sex Ratio
983

To facilitate the administration, Ramanathapuram district is further divided into 7 Talukas (Taluka/Tehsil/Tahsil) which are administrative divisions denoting sub-districts. Talukas consists of multiple villages and a few towns.

Ramanathapuram Data as per Census 2011

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

Total Male Female
Children (Age 0-6) 140,644 71,705 68,939
Literacy 80.72% 78.59% 65.96%
Scheduled Caste 249,008 125,015 123,993
Scheduled Tribe 1,105 559 546
Illiterate 374,499 146,171 228,328

Caste-wise Population - Ramanathapuram district

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 18.4% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 0.1% of total population in Ramanathapuram district of Tamil Nadu.

Total Male Female
Schedule Caste 249,008 125,015 123,993
Schedule Tribe 1,105 559 546

Religion-wise Population - Ramanathapuram district

Religion Total Male Female
Hindu 1,047,411 (77.39%) 529,279 518,132
Muslim 208,038 (15.37%) 104,243 103,795
Christian 91,139 (6.73%) 45,773 45,366
Sikh 154 (0.01%) 91 63
Buddhist 86 (0.01%) 37 49
Jain 29 (0%) 10 19
Other Religion 36 (0%) 20 16
No Religion Specified 6,552 (0.48%) 3,205 3,347

Literacy Rate - Ramanathapuram district

The total literacy rate of Ramanathapuram district was 80.72% in 2011 which is greater than average literacy rate 80.09% of Tamil Nadu. Population-wise, out of total 978,946 literates, males were 536,487 while females were 442,459. Also the male literacy rate was 87.81% and the female literacy rate was 73.52% in Ramanathapuram district.

  Ramanathapuram district Tamil Nadu
Female 73.52% 73.44%
Male 87.81% 86.77%
Total 80.72% 80.09%

Sex Ratio - Ramanathapuram district

The Sex Ratio of Ramanathapuram district is 983 . Thus for every 1000 men there were 983 females in Ramanathapuram district. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 961 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 983 ) of Ramanathapuram district.


Population Density - Ramanathapuram district

The total area of Ramanathapuram district is 4,104 km2. Thus the density of Ramanathapuram district is 330 people per square kilometer. As per the initial provisional data of Census 2011, around 191 sq. km. area is under urban region while 3,913 sq. km. is under rural region.


Urban/Rural Population - Ramanathapuram district

As per the Census 2011 out of total population of Ramanathapuram, 30.34% people lived in urban regions while 69.66% in rural areas. The total figure of population of urban population was 410,699 out of which 208,150 were males while remaining 202,549 were females. In rural areas of Ramanathapuram, male population was 474,508 while female population was 468,238.

The average sex ratio in urban regions of Ramanathapuram was 973 females per 1000 males. Also the Child (0-6 age) sex ration of urban areas in Ramanathapuram was 963 girls per 1000 boys. Thus the total children (0-6 age) living in urban areas of Ramanathapuram were 44,224 which is 10.77% of total urban population. Similarly the average sex ratio in rural areas of Ramanathapuram was 987 females per 1000 males. The Child sex ratio of rural areas in Ramanathapuram was 961 girls per 1000 boys.

The average literacy rate in Ramanathapuram for urban regions was 89.24 percent in which males were 93.58% literate while female literacy stood at 84.77%. The total literate population of Ramanathapuram was 978,946. Similarly in rural areas of Ramanathapuram, the average literacy rate was 77.03 percent. Out of which literacy rate of males and females stood at 85.29% and 68.68% respectively. Total literates in rural areas of Ramanathapuram were 651,919.

Rural Urban
Population % 69.66% 30.34%
Total population 942,746 410,699
Male population 474,508 208,150
Female population 468,238 202,549
Sex ratio 987 973
Child sex ratio (0-6 age) 961 963
Child population 96,420 44,224
Literates 651,919 327,027
Average literacy 77.03% 89.24%
Male literacy 85.29% 93.58%
Female literacy 68.68% 84.77%

Child Population - Ramanathapuram district

According to Census 2011, there were 140,644 children between age 0 to 6 years in Ramanathapuram district. Out of which 71,705 were male while 68,939 were female.


Working Population - Ramanathapuram district

In Ramanathapuram district out of total population, 602,977 were engaged in work activities. 80.6% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 19.4% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 602,977 workers engaged in Main Work, 149,959 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 103,592 were Agricultural labourer.

Total Male Female
Main Workers 486,150 333,342 152,808
Cultivators 149,959 90,038 59,921
Agriculture Labourer 103,592 56,539 47,053
Household Industries 18,546 9,528 9,018
Other Workers 214,053 177,237 36,816
Marginal Workers 116,827 59,409 57,418
Non Working 750,468 289,907 460,561

Ramanathapuram district Map


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