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

Sivaganga district of Tamil Nadu has total population of 1,339,101 as per the Census 2011. Out of which 668,672 are males while 670,429 are females. In 2011 there were total 338,938 families residing in Sivaganga district. The Average Sex Ratio of Sivaganga district is 1,003.

Sivaganga district, Tamil Nadu

As per Census 2011 out of total population, 30.8% people lives in Urban areas while 69.2% lives in the Rural areas. The average literacy rate in urban areas is 89.1% while that in the rural areas is 75.7%. Also the Sex Ratio of Urban areas in Sivaganga district is 1,000 while that of Rural areas is 1,004.

The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Sivaganga district is 137235 which is 10% of the total population. There are 70022 male children and 67213 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Sivaganga is 960 which is less than Average Sex Ratio (1,003) of Sivaganga district.

The total literacy rate of Sivaganga district is 79.85%. The male literacy rate is 78.71% and the female literacy rate is 64.65% in Sivaganga district.

Population
1,339,101
Literacy
79.85%
Sex Ratio
1,003

To facilitate the administration, Sivaganga district is further divided into 6 Talukas (Taluka/Tehsil/Tahsil) which are administrative divisions denoting sub-districts. Talukas consists of multiple villages and a few towns.

Sivaganga Data as per Census 2011

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

Total Male Female
Children (Age 0-6) 137,235 70,022 67,213
Literacy 79.85% 78.71% 64.65%
Scheduled Caste 227,746 113,599 114,147
Scheduled Tribe 790 394 396
Illiterate 379,357 142,368 236,989

Caste-wise Population - Sivaganga district

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 17% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 0.1% of total population in Sivaganga district of Tamil Nadu.

Total Male Female
Schedule Caste 227,746 113,599 114,147
Schedule Tribe 790 394 396

Religion-wise Population - Sivaganga district

Religion Total Male Female
Hindu 1,186,078 (88.57%) 592,770 593,308
Muslim 74,310 (5.55%) 37,200 37,110
Christian 75,481 (5.64%) 37,160 38,321
Sikh 150 (0.01%) 78 72
Buddhist 80 (0.01%) 36 44
Jain 109 (0.01%) 52 57
Other Religion 24 (0%) 13 11
No Religion Specified 2,869 (0.21%) 1,363 1,506

Literacy Rate - Sivaganga district

The total literacy rate of Sivaganga district was 79.85% in 2011 which is less than average literacy rate 80.09% of Tamil Nadu. Population-wise, out of total 959,744 literates, males were 526,304 while females were 433,440. Also the male literacy rate was 87.92% and the female literacy rate was 71.85% in Sivaganga district.

  Sivaganga district Tamil Nadu
Female 71.85% 73.44%
Male 87.92% 86.77%
Total 79.85% 80.09%

Sex Ratio - Sivaganga district

The Sex Ratio of Sivaganga district is 1,003 . Thus for every 1000 men there were 1,003 females in Sivaganga district. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 960 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 1,003 ) of Sivaganga district.


Population Density - Sivaganga district

The total area of Sivaganga district is 4,233 km2. Thus the density of Sivaganga district is 316 people per square kilometer. As per the initial provisional data of Census 2011, around 177 sq. km. area is under urban region while 4,056 sq. km. is under rural region.


Urban/Rural Population - Sivaganga district

As per the Census 2011 out of total population of Sivaganga, 30.83% people lived in urban regions while 69.17% in rural areas. The total figure of population of urban population was 412,845 out of which 206,462 were males while remaining 206,383 were females. In rural areas of Sivaganga, male population was 462,210 while female population was 464,046.

The average sex ratio in urban regions of Sivaganga was 1,000 females per 1000 males. Also the Child (0-6 age) sex ration of urban areas in Sivaganga was 956 girls per 1000 boys. Thus the total children (0-6 age) living in urban areas of Sivaganga were 41,672 which is 10.09% of total urban population. Similarly the average sex ratio in rural areas of Sivaganga was 1,004 females per 1000 males. The Child sex ratio of rural areas in Sivaganga was 962 girls per 1000 boys.

The average literacy rate in Sivaganga for urban regions was 89.1 percent in which males were 93.65% literate while female literacy stood at 84.56%. The total literate population of Sivaganga was 959,744. Similarly in rural areas of Sivaganga, the average literacy rate was 75.73 percent. Out of which literacy rate of males and females stood at 85.35% and 66.19% respectively. Total literates in rural areas of Sivaganga were 629,045.

Rural Urban
Population % 69.17% 30.83%
Total population 926,256 412,845
Male population 462,210 206,462
Female population 464,046 206,383
Sex ratio 1,004 1,000
Child sex ratio (0-6 age) 962 956
Child population 95,563 41,672
Literates 629,045 330,699
Average literacy 75.73% 89.1%
Male literacy 85.35% 93.65%
Female literacy 66.19% 84.56%

Child Population - Sivaganga district

According to Census 2011, there were 137,235 children between age 0 to 6 years in Sivaganga district. Out of which 70,022 were male while 67,213 were female.


Working Population - Sivaganga district

In Sivaganga district out of total population, 620,171 were engaged in work activities. 74.4% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 25.6% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 620,171 workers engaged in Main Work, 117,030 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 122,166 were Agricultural labourer.

Total Male Female
Main Workers 461,102 312,099 149,003
Cultivators 117,030 74,854 42,176
Agriculture Labourer 122,166 65,134 57,032
Household Industries 9,864 5,507 4,357
Other Workers 212,042 166,604 45,438
Marginal Workers 159,069 79,206 79,863
Non Working 718,930 277,367 441,563

Sivaganga district Map


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