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

Theni district of Tamil Nadu has total population of 1,245,899 as per the Census 2011. Out of which 625,683 are males while 620,216 are females. In 2011 there were total 338,112 families residing in Theni district. The Average Sex Ratio of Theni district is 991.

Theni district, Tamil Nadu

As per Census 2011 out of total population, 53.8% people lives in Urban areas while 46.2% lives in the Rural areas. The average literacy rate in urban areas is 81.2% while that in the rural areas is 72.6%. Also the Sex Ratio of Urban areas in Theni district is 1,003 while that of Rural areas is 978.

The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Theni district is 119661 which is 10% of the total population. There are 61873 male children and 57788 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Theni is 934 which is less than Average Sex Ratio (991) of Theni district.

The total literacy rate of Theni district is 77.26%. The male literacy rate is 76.62% and the female literacy rate is 62.99% in Theni district.

Population
1,245,899
Literacy
77.26%
Sex Ratio
991

To facilitate the administration, Theni district is further divided into 5 Talukas (Taluka/Tehsil/Tahsil) which are administrative divisions denoting sub-districts. Talukas consists of multiple villages and a few towns.

Theni Data as per Census 2011

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

Total Male Female
Children (Age 0-6) 119,661 61,873 57,788
Literacy 77.26% 76.62% 62.99%
Scheduled Caste 258,200 129,900 128,300
Scheduled Tribe 1,835 954 881
Illiterate 375,819 146,280 229,539

Caste-wise Population - Theni district

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 20.7% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 0.1% of total population in Theni district of Tamil Nadu.

Total Male Female
Schedule Caste 258,200 129,900 128,300
Schedule Tribe 1,835 954 881

Religion-wise Population - Theni district

Religion Total Male Female
Hindu 1,148,990 (92.22%) 577,839 571,151
Muslim 56,751 (4.56%) 28,189 28,562
Christian 37,574 (3.02%) 18,404 19,170
Sikh 152 (0.01%) 83 69
Buddhist 79 (0.01%) 43 36
Jain 28 (0%) 14 14
Other Religion 74 (0.01%) 41 33
No Religion Specified 2,251 (0.18%) 1,070 1,181

Literacy Rate - Theni district

The total literacy rate of Theni district was 77.26% in 2011 which is less than average literacy rate 80.09% of Tamil Nadu. Population-wise, out of total 870,080 literates, males were 479,403 while females were 390,677. Also the male literacy rate was 85.03% and the female literacy rate was 69.46% in Theni district.

  Theni district Tamil Nadu
Female 69.46% 73.44%
Male 85.03% 86.77%
Total 77.26% 80.09%

Sex Ratio - Theni district

The Sex Ratio of Theni district is 991 . Thus for every 1000 men there were 991 females in Theni district. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 934 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 991 ) of Theni district.


Population Density - Theni district

The total area of Theni district is 2,868 km2. Thus the density of Theni district is 434 people per square kilometer. As per the initial provisional data of Census 2011, around 297 sq. km. area is under urban region while 2,571 sq. km. is under rural region.


Urban/Rural Population - Theni district

As per the Census 2011 out of total population of Theni, 53.82% people lived in urban regions while 46.18% in rural areas. The total figure of population of urban population was 670,481 out of which 334,803 were males while remaining 335,678 were females. In rural areas of Theni, male population was 290,880 while female population was 284,538.

The average sex ratio in urban regions of Theni was 1,003 females per 1000 males. Also the Child (0-6 age) sex ration of urban areas in Theni was 938 girls per 1000 boys. Thus the total children (0-6 age) living in urban areas of Theni were 63,164 which is 9.42% of total urban population. Similarly the average sex ratio in rural areas of Theni was 978 females per 1000 males. The Child sex ratio of rural areas in Theni was 930 girls per 1000 boys.

The average literacy rate in Theni for urban regions was 81.25 percent in which males were 87.96% literate while female literacy stood at 74.59%. The total literate population of Theni was 870,080. Similarly in rural areas of Theni, the average literacy rate was 72.58 percent. Out of which literacy rate of males and females stood at 81.64% and 63.38% respectively. Total literates in rural areas of Theni were 376,650.

Rural Urban
Population % 46.18% 53.82%
Total population 575,418 670,481
Male population 290,880 334,803
Female population 284,538 335,678
Sex ratio 978 1,003
Child sex ratio (0-6 age) 930 938
Child population 56,497 63,164
Literates 376,650 493,430
Average literacy 72.58% 81.25%
Male literacy 81.64% 87.96%
Female literacy 63.38% 74.59%

Child Population - Theni district

According to Census 2011, there were 119,661 children between age 0 to 6 years in Theni district. Out of which 61,873 were male while 57,788 were female.


Working Population - Theni district

In Theni district out of total population, 591,642 were engaged in work activities. 89.7% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 10.3% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 591,642 workers engaged in Main Work, 36,371 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 275,585 were Agricultural labourer.

Total Male Female
Main Workers 530,591 338,041 192,550
Cultivators 36,371 25,309 11,062
Agriculture Labourer 275,585 147,593 127,992
Household Industries 12,714 6,751 5,963
Other Workers 205,921 158,388 47,533
Marginal Workers 61,051 30,859 30,192
Non Working 654,257 256,783 397,474

Theni district Map


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