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

Tiruvannamalai district of Tamil Nadu has total population of 2,464,875 as per the Census 2011. Out of which 1,235,889 are males while 1,228,986 are females. In 2011 there were total 588,836 families residing in Tiruvannamalai district. The Average Sex Ratio of Tiruvannamalai district is 994.

Tiruvannamalai district, Tamil Nadu

As per Census 2011 out of total population, 20.1% people lives in Urban areas while 79.9% lives in the Rural areas. The average literacy rate in urban areas is 84.4% while that in the rural areas is 71.6%. Also the Sex Ratio of Urban areas in Tiruvannamalai district is 1,011 while that of Rural areas is 990.

The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Tiruvannamalai district is 272569 which is 11% of the total population. There are 141205 male children and 131364 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Tiruvannamalai is 930 which is less than Average Sex Ratio (994) of Tiruvannamalai district.

The total literacy rate of Tiruvannamalai district is 74.21%. The male literacy rate is 73.62% and the female literacy rate is 58.34% in Tiruvannamalai district.

Population
2,464,875
Literacy
74.21%
Sex Ratio
994

To facilitate the administration, Tiruvannamalai 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.

Tiruvannamalai Data as per Census 2011

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

Total Male Female
Children (Age 0-6) 272,569 141,205 131,364
Literacy 74.21% 73.62% 58.34%
Scheduled Caste 565,329 282,615 282,714
Scheduled Tribe 90,954 45,956 44,998
Illiterate 838,062 326,086 511,976

Caste-wise Population - Tiruvannamalai district

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 22.9% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 3.7% of total population in Tiruvannamalai district of Tamil Nadu.

Total Male Female
Schedule Caste 565,329 282,615 282,714
Schedule Tribe 90,954 45,956 44,998

Religion-wise Population - Tiruvannamalai district

Religion Total Male Female
Hindu 2,294,369 (93.08%) 1,151,551 1,142,818
Muslim 91,636 (3.72%) 45,583 46,053
Christian 66,987 (2.72%) 32,917 34,070
Sikh 232 (0.01%) 122 110
Buddhist 157 (0.01%) 83 74
Jain 7,898 (0.32%) 3,951 3,947
Other Religion 110 (0%) 54 56
No Religion Specified 3,486 (0.14%) 1,628 1,858

Literacy Rate - Tiruvannamalai district

The total literacy rate of Tiruvannamalai district was 74.21% in 2011 which is less than average literacy rate 80.09% of Tamil Nadu. Population-wise, out of total 1,626,813 literates, males were 909,803 while females were 717,010. Also the male literacy rate was 83.11% and the female literacy rate was 65.32% in Tiruvannamalai district.

  Tiruvannamalai district Tamil Nadu
Female 65.32% 73.44%
Male 83.11% 86.77%
Total 74.21% 80.09%

Sex Ratio - Tiruvannamalai district

The Sex Ratio of Tiruvannamalai district is 994 . Thus for every 1000 men there were 994 females in Tiruvannamalai district. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 930 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 994 ) of Tiruvannamalai district.


Population Density - Tiruvannamalai district

The total area of Tiruvannamalai district is 6,188 km2. Thus the density of Tiruvannamalai district is 398 people per square kilometer. As per the initial provisional data of Census 2011, around 174 sq. km. area is under urban region while 6,014 sq. km. is under rural region.


Urban/Rural Population - Tiruvannamalai district

As per the Census 2011 out of total population of Tiruvannamalai, 20.08% people lived in urban regions while 79.92% in rural areas. The total figure of population of urban population was 494,945 out of which 246,163 were males while remaining 248,782 were females. In rural areas of Tiruvannamalai, male population was 989,726 while female population was 980,204.

The average sex ratio in urban regions of Tiruvannamalai was 1,011 females per 1000 males. Also the Child (0-6 age) sex ration of urban areas in Tiruvannamalai was 943 girls per 1000 boys. Thus the total children (0-6 age) living in urban areas of Tiruvannamalai were 52,185 which is 10.54% of total urban population. Similarly the average sex ratio in rural areas of Tiruvannamalai was 990 females per 1000 males. The Child sex ratio of rural areas in Tiruvannamalai was 927 girls per 1000 boys.

The average literacy rate in Tiruvannamalai for urban regions was 84.41 percent in which males were 90.8% literate while female literacy stood at 78.13%. The total literate population of Tiruvannamalai was 1,626,813. Similarly in rural areas of Tiruvannamalai, the average literacy rate was 71.62 percent. Out of which literacy rate of males and females stood at 81.18% and 62.05% respectively. Total literates in rural areas of Tiruvannamalai were 1,253,098.

Rural Urban
Population % 79.92% 20.08%
Total population 1,969,930 494,945
Male population 989,726 246,163
Female population 980,204 248,782
Sex ratio 990 1,011
Child sex ratio (0-6 age) 927 943
Child population 220,384 52,185
Literates 1,253,098 373,715
Average literacy 71.62% 84.41%
Male literacy 81.18% 90.8%
Female literacy 62.05% 78.13%

Child Population - Tiruvannamalai district

According to Census 2011, there were 272,569 children between age 0 to 6 years in Tiruvannamalai district. Out of which 141,205 were male while 131,364 were female.


Working Population - Tiruvannamalai district

In Tiruvannamalai district out of total population, 1,238,177 were engaged in work activities. 78.3% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 21.7% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 1,238,177 workers engaged in Main Work, 265,183 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 351,310 were Agricultural labourer.

Total Male Female
Main Workers 970,072 619,210 350,862
Cultivators 265,183 177,826 87,357
Agriculture Labourer 351,310 165,315 185,995
Household Industries 37,020 24,020 13,000
Other Workers 316,559 252,049 64,510
Marginal Workers 268,105 119,785 148,320
Non Working 1,226,698 496,894 729,804

Tiruvannamalai district Map


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