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

Vellore district of Tamil Nadu has total population of 3,936,331 as per the Census 2011. Out of which 1,961,688 are males while 1,974,643 are females. In 2011 there were total 929,281 families residing in Vellore district. The Average Sex Ratio of Vellore district is 1,007.

Vellore district, Tamil Nadu

As per Census 2011 out of total population, 43.2% people lives in Urban areas while 56.8% lives in the Rural areas. The average literacy rate in urban areas is 85% while that in the rural areas is 74.7%. Also the Sex Ratio of Urban areas in Vellore district is 1,015 while that of Rural areas is 1,000.

The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Vellore district is 432550 which is 11% of the total population. There are 222460 male children and 210090 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Vellore is 944 which is less than Average Sex Ratio (1,007) of Vellore district.

The total literacy rate of Vellore district is 79.17%. The male literacy rate is 76.69% and the female literacy rate is 64.29% in Vellore district.

Population
3,936,331
Literacy
79.17%
Sex Ratio
1,007

To facilitate the administration, Vellore district is further divided into 9 Talukas (Taluka/Tehsil/Tahsil) which are administrative divisions denoting sub-districts. Talukas consists of multiple villages and a few towns.

Vellore Data as per Census 2011

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

Total Male Female
Children (Age 0-6) 432,550 222,460 210,090
Literacy 79.17% 76.69% 64.29%
Scheduled Caste 860,212 424,668 435,544
Scheduled Tribe 72,955 36,663 36,292
Illiterate 1,162,403 457,333 705,070

Caste-wise Population - Vellore district

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 21.9% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 1.9% of total population in Vellore district of Tamil Nadu.

Total Male Female
Schedule Caste 860,212 424,668 435,544
Schedule Tribe 72,955 36,663 36,292

Religion-wise Population - Vellore district

Religion Total Male Female
Hindu 3,397,857 (86.32%) 1,696,684 1,701,173
Muslim 414,760 (10.54%) 205,947 208,813
Christian 111,390 (2.83%) 53,044 58,346
Sikh 676 (0.02%) 407 269
Buddhist 438 (0.01%) 251 187
Jain 3,514 (0.09%) 1,780 1,734
Other Religion 251 (0.01%) 131 120
No Religion Specified 7,445 (0.19%) 3,444 4,001

Literacy Rate - Vellore district

The total literacy rate of Vellore district was 79.17% in 2011 which is less than average literacy rate 80.09% of Tamil Nadu. Population-wise, out of total 2,773,928 literates, males were 1,504,355 while females were 1,269,573. Also the male literacy rate was 86.5% and the female literacy rate was 71.95% in Vellore district.

  Vellore district Tamil Nadu
Female 71.95% 73.44%
Male 86.5% 86.77%
Total 79.17% 80.09%

Sex Ratio - Vellore district

The Sex Ratio of Vellore district is 1,007 . Thus for every 1000 men there were 1,007 females in Vellore district. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 944 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 1,007 ) of Vellore district.


Population Density - Vellore district

The total area of Vellore district is 6,075 km2. Thus the density of Vellore district is 648 people per square kilometer. As per the initial provisional data of Census 2011, around 544 sq. km. area is under urban region while 5,531 sq. km. is under rural region.


Urban/Rural Population - Vellore district

As per the Census 2011 out of total population of Vellore, 43.24% people lived in urban regions while 56.76% in rural areas. The total figure of population of urban population was 1,701,987 out of which 844,587 were males while remaining 857,400 were females. In rural areas of Vellore, male population was 1,117,101 while female population was 1,117,243.

The average sex ratio in urban regions of Vellore was 1,015 females per 1000 males. Also the Child (0-6 age) sex ration of urban areas in Vellore was 953 girls per 1000 boys. Thus the total children (0-6 age) living in urban areas of Vellore were 183,404 which is 10.78% of total urban population. Similarly the average sex ratio in rural areas of Vellore was 1,000 females per 1000 males. The Child sex ratio of rural areas in Vellore was 938 girls per 1000 boys.

The average literacy rate in Vellore for urban regions was 85.01 percent in which males were 90.59% literate while female literacy stood at 79.56%. The total literate population of Vellore was 2,773,928. Similarly in rural areas of Vellore, the average literacy rate was 74.7 percent. Out of which literacy rate of males and females stood at 83.39% and 66.08% respectively. Total literates in rural areas of Vellore were 1,482,931.

Rural Urban
Population % 56.76% 43.24%
Total population 2,234,344 1,701,987
Male population 1,117,101 844,587
Female population 1,117,243 857,400
Sex ratio 1,000 1,015
Child sex ratio (0-6 age) 938 953
Child population 249,146 183,404
Literates 1,482,931 1,290,997
Average literacy 74.7% 85.01%
Male literacy 83.39% 90.59%
Female literacy 66.08% 79.56%

Child Population - Vellore district

According to Census 2011, there were 432,550 children between age 0 to 6 years in Vellore district. Out of which 222,460 were male while 210,090 were female.


Working Population - Vellore district

In Vellore district out of total population, 1,689,330 were engaged in work activities. 80.5% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 19.5% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 1,689,330 workers engaged in Main Work, 153,211 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 254,999 were Agricultural labourer.

Total Male Female
Main Workers 1,360,185 959,108 401,077
Cultivators 153,211 107,994 45,217
Agriculture Labourer 254,999 140,187 114,812
Household Industries 106,906 48,625 58,281
Other Workers 845,069 662,302 182,767
Marginal Workers 329,145 164,766 164,379
Non Working 2,247,001 837,814 1,409,187

Vellore district Map


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