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

Thanjavur district of Tamil Nadu has total population of 2,405,890 as per the Census 2011. Out of which 1,182,416 are males while 1,223,474 are females. In 2011 there were total 605,363 families residing in Thanjavur district. The Average Sex Ratio of Thanjavur district is 1,035.

Thanjavur district, Tamil Nadu

As per Census 2011 out of total population, 35.4% people lives in Urban areas while 64.6% lives in the Rural areas. The average literacy rate in urban areas is 89.2% while that in the rural areas is 79%. Also the Sex Ratio of Urban areas in Thanjavur district is 1,040 while that of Rural areas is 1,032.

The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Thanjavur district is 238598 which is 10% of the total population. There are 121949 male children and 116649 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Thanjavur is 957 which is less than Average Sex Ratio (1,035) of Thanjavur district.

The total literacy rate of Thanjavur district is 82.64%. The male literacy rate is 79.86% and the female literacy rate is 69.21% in Thanjavur district.

Population
2,405,890
Literacy
82.64%
Sex Ratio
1,035

To facilitate the administration, Thanjavur 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.

Thanjavur Data as per Census 2011

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

Total Male Female
Children (Age 0-6) 238,598 121,949 116,649
Literacy 82.64% 79.86% 69.21%
Scheduled Caste 455,062 225,859 229,203
Scheduled Tribe 3,561 1,739 1,822
Illiterate 614,892 238,152 376,740

Caste-wise Population - Thanjavur district

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 18.9% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 0.1% of total population in Thanjavur district of Tamil Nadu.

Total Male Female
Schedule Caste 455,062 225,859 229,203
Schedule Tribe 3,561 1,739 1,822

Religion-wise Population - Thanjavur district

Religion Total Male Female
Hindu 2,075,870 (86.28%) 1,024,883 1,050,987
Muslim 190,814 (7.93%) 89,681 101,133
Christian 133,971 (5.57%) 65,273 68,698
Sikh 231 (0.01%) 118 113
Buddhist 795 (0.03%) 402 393
Jain 1,256 (0.05%) 629 627
Other Religion 148 (0.01%) 66 82
No Religion Specified 2,805 (0.12%) 1,364 1,441

Literacy Rate - Thanjavur district

The total literacy rate of Thanjavur district was 82.64% in 2011 which is greater than average literacy rate 80.09% of Tamil Nadu. Population-wise, out of total 1,790,998 literates, males were 944,264 while females were 846,734. Also the male literacy rate was 89.04% and the female literacy rate was 76.5% in Thanjavur district.

  Thanjavur district Tamil Nadu
Female 76.5% 73.44%
Male 89.04% 86.77%
Total 82.64% 80.09%

Sex Ratio - Thanjavur district

The Sex Ratio of Thanjavur district is 1,035 . Thus for every 1000 men there were 1,035 females in Thanjavur district. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 957 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 1,035 ) of Thanjavur district.


Population Density - Thanjavur district

The total area of Thanjavur district is 3,411 km2. Thus the density of Thanjavur district is 705 people per square kilometer. As per the initial provisional data of Census 2011, around 366 sq. km. area is under urban region while 3,045 sq. km. is under rural region.


Urban/Rural Population - Thanjavur district

As per the Census 2011 out of total population of Thanjavur, 35.39% people lived in urban regions while 64.61% in rural areas. The total figure of population of urban population was 851,359 out of which 417,239 were males while remaining 434,120 were females. In rural areas of Thanjavur, male population was 765,177 while female population was 789,354.

The average sex ratio in urban regions of Thanjavur was 1,040 females per 1000 males. Also the Child (0-6 age) sex ration of urban areas in Thanjavur was 959 girls per 1000 boys. Thus the total children (0-6 age) living in urban areas of Thanjavur were 82,141 which is 9.65% of total urban population. Similarly the average sex ratio in rural areas of Thanjavur was 1,032 females per 1000 males. The Child sex ratio of rural areas in Thanjavur was 955 girls per 1000 boys.

The average literacy rate in Thanjavur for urban regions was 89.18 percent in which males were 93.55% literate while female literacy stood at 85.02%. The total literate population of Thanjavur was 1,790,998. Similarly in rural areas of Thanjavur, the average literacy rate was 79.04 percent. Out of which literacy rate of males and females stood at 86.57% and 71.79% respectively. Total literates in rural areas of Thanjavur were 1,104,986.

Rural Urban
Population % 64.61% 35.39%
Total population 1,554,531 851,359
Male population 765,177 417,239
Female population 789,354 434,120
Sex ratio 1,032 1,040
Child sex ratio (0-6 age) 955 959
Child population 156,457 82,141
Literates 1,104,986 686,012
Average literacy 79.04% 89.18%
Male literacy 86.57% 93.55%
Female literacy 71.79% 85.02%

Child Population - Thanjavur district

According to Census 2011, there were 238,598 children between age 0 to 6 years in Thanjavur district. Out of which 121,949 were male while 116,649 were female.


Working Population - Thanjavur district

In Thanjavur district out of total population, 974,079 were engaged in work activities. 85.7% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 14.3% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 974,079 workers engaged in Main Work, 117,321 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 327,673 were Agricultural labourer.

Total Male Female
Main Workers 834,484 604,754 229,730
Cultivators 117,321 94,502 22,819
Agriculture Labourer 327,673 197,630 130,043
Household Industries 26,430 16,413 10,017
Other Workers 363,060 296,209 66,851
Marginal Workers 139,595 75,729 63,866
Non Working 1,431,811 501,933 929,878

Thanjavur district Map


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