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

Thiruvarur district of Tamil Nadu has total population of 1,264,277 as per the Census 2011. Out of which 626,693 are males while 637,584 are females. In 2011 there were total 327,219 families residing in Thiruvarur district. The Average Sex Ratio of Thiruvarur district is 1,017.

Thiruvarur district, Tamil Nadu

As per Census 2011 out of total population, 20.4% people lives in Urban areas while 79.6% lives in the Rural areas. The average literacy rate in urban areas is 89.7% while that in the rural areas is 81.1%. Also the Sex Ratio of Urban areas in Thiruvarur district is 1,034 while that of Rural areas is 1,013.

The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Thiruvarur district is 121973 which is 10% of the total population. There are 62280 male children and 59693 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Thiruvarur is 958 which is less than Average Sex Ratio (1,017) of Thiruvarur district.

The total literacy rate of Thiruvarur district is 82.86%. The male literacy rate is 80.28% and the female literacy rate is 69.54% in Thiruvarur district.

Population
1,264,277
Literacy
82.86%
Sex Ratio
1,017

To facilitate the administration, Thiruvarur 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.

Thiruvarur Data as per Census 2011

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

Total Male Female
Children (Age 0-6) 121,973 62,280 59,693
Literacy 82.86% 80.28% 69.54%
Scheduled Caste 430,927 214,717 216,210
Scheduled Tribe 3,034 1,466 1,568
Illiterate 317,806 123,608 194,198

Caste-wise Population - Thiruvarur district

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 34.1% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 0.2% of total population in Thiruvarur district of Tamil Nadu.

Total Male Female
Schedule Caste 430,927 214,717 216,210
Schedule Tribe 3,034 1,466 1,568

Religion-wise Population - Thiruvarur district

Religion Total Male Female
Hindu 1,132,785 (89.6%) 563,648 569,137
Muslim 96,092 (7.6%) 45,508 50,584
Christian 33,192 (2.63%) 16,448 16,744
Sikh 258 (0.02%) 140 118
Buddhist 151 (0.01%) 80 71
Jain 279 (0.02%) 149 130
Other Religion 64 (0.01%) 30 34
No Religion Specified 1,456 (0.12%) 690 766

Literacy Rate - Thiruvarur district

The total literacy rate of Thiruvarur district was 82.86% in 2011 which is greater than average literacy rate 80.09% of Tamil Nadu. Population-wise, out of total 946,471 literates, males were 503,085 while females were 443,386. Also the male literacy rate was 89.13% and the female literacy rate was 76.72% in Thiruvarur district.

  Thiruvarur district Tamil Nadu
Female 76.72% 73.44%
Male 89.13% 86.77%
Total 82.86% 80.09%

Sex Ratio - Thiruvarur district

The Sex Ratio of Thiruvarur district is 1,017 . Thus for every 1000 men there were 1,017 females in Thiruvarur district. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 958 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 1,017 ) of Thiruvarur district.


Population Density - Thiruvarur district

The total area of Thiruvarur district is 2,274 km2. Thus the density of Thiruvarur district is 556 people per square kilometer. As per the initial provisional data of Census 2011, around 103 sq. km. area is under urban region while 2,171 sq. km. is under rural region.


Urban/Rural Population - Thiruvarur district

As per the Census 2011 out of total population of Thiruvarur, 20.39% people lived in urban regions while 79.61% in rural areas. The total figure of population of urban population was 257,795 out of which 126,739 were males while remaining 131,056 were females. In rural areas of Thiruvarur, male population was 499,954 while female population was 506,528.

The average sex ratio in urban regions of Thiruvarur was 1,034 females per 1000 males. Also the Child (0-6 age) sex ration of urban areas in Thiruvarur was 967 girls per 1000 boys. Thus the total children (0-6 age) living in urban areas of Thiruvarur were 25,286 which is 9.81% of total urban population. Similarly the average sex ratio in rural areas of Thiruvarur was 1,013 females per 1000 males. The Child sex ratio of rural areas in Thiruvarur was 956 girls per 1000 boys.

The average literacy rate in Thiruvarur for urban regions was 89.71 percent in which males were 93.79% literate while female literacy stood at 85.79%. The total literate population of Thiruvarur was 946,471. Similarly in rural areas of Thiruvarur, the average literacy rate was 81.1 percent. Out of which literacy rate of males and females stood at 87.96% and 74.38% respectively. Total literates in rural areas of Thiruvarur were 737,887.

Rural Urban
Population % 79.61% 20.39%
Total population 1,006,482 257,795
Male population 499,954 126,739
Female population 506,528 131,056
Sex ratio 1,013 1,034
Child sex ratio (0-6 age) 956 967
Child population 96,687 25,286
Literates 737,887 208,584
Average literacy 81.1% 89.71%
Male literacy 87.96% 93.79%
Female literacy 74.38% 85.79%

Child Population - Thiruvarur district

According to Census 2011, there were 121,973 children between age 0 to 6 years in Thiruvarur district. Out of which 62,280 were male while 59,693 were female.


Working Population - Thiruvarur district

In Thiruvarur district out of total population, 540,168 were engaged in work activities. 76.4% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 23.6% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 540,168 workers engaged in Main Work, 60,508 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 200,126 were Agricultural labourer.

Total Male Female
Main Workers 412,425 301,528 110,897
Cultivators 60,508 51,146 9,362
Agriculture Labourer 200,126 124,308 75,818
Household Industries 7,264 4,517 2,747
Other Workers 144,527 121,557 22,970
Marginal Workers 127,743 68,325 59,418
Non Working 724,109 256,840 467,269

Thiruvarur district Map


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