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

Viluppuram district of Tamil Nadu has total population of 3,458,873 as per the Census 2011. Out of which 1,740,819 are males while 1,718,054 are females. In 2011 there were total 800,368 families residing in Viluppuram district. The Average Sex Ratio of Viluppuram district is 987.

Viluppuram district, Tamil Nadu

As per Census 2011 out of total population, 15% people lives in Urban areas while 85% lives in the Rural areas. The average literacy rate in urban areas is 84.7% while that in the rural areas is 69.6%. Also the Sex Ratio of Urban areas in Viluppuram district is 1,002 while that of Rural areas is 984.

The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Viluppuram district is 404106 which is 12% of the total population. There are 208246 male children and 195860 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Viluppuram is 941 which is less than Average Sex Ratio (987) of Viluppuram district.

The total literacy rate of Viluppuram district is 71.88%. The male literacy rate is 70.91% and the female literacy rate is 55.95% in Viluppuram district.

Population
3,458,873
Literacy
71.88%
Sex Ratio
987

To facilitate the administration, Viluppuram 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.

Viluppuram Data as per Census 2011

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

Total Male Female
Children (Age 0-6) 404,106 208,246 195,860
Literacy 71.88% 70.91% 55.95%
Scheduled Caste 1,015,716 510,869 504,847
Scheduled Tribe 74,859 37,570 37,289
Illiterate 1,263,097 506,340 756,757

Caste-wise Population - Viluppuram district

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 29.4% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 2.2% of total population in Viluppuram district of Tamil Nadu.

Total Male Female
Schedule Caste 1,015,716 510,869 504,847
Schedule Tribe 74,859 37,570 37,289

Religion-wise Population - Viluppuram district

Religion Total Male Female
Hindu 3,174,941 (91.79%) 1,599,867 1,575,074
Muslim 133,896 (3.87%) 66,343 67,553
Christian 138,279 (4%) 68,929 69,350
Sikh 325 (0.01%) 165 160
Buddhist 238 (0.01%) 119 119
Jain 4,032 (0.12%) 2,003 2,029
Other Religion 278 (0.01%) 144 134
No Religion Specified 6,884 (0.2%) 3,249 3,635

Literacy Rate - Viluppuram district

The total literacy rate of Viluppuram district was 71.88% in 2011 which is less than average literacy rate 80.09% of Tamil Nadu. Population-wise, out of total 2,195,776 literates, males were 1,234,479 while females were 961,297. Also the male literacy rate was 80.55% and the female literacy rate was 63.15% in Viluppuram district.

  Viluppuram district Tamil Nadu
Female 63.15% 73.44%
Male 80.55% 86.77%
Total 71.88% 80.09%

Sex Ratio - Viluppuram district

The Sex Ratio of Viluppuram district is 987 . Thus for every 1000 men there were 987 females in Viluppuram district. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 941 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 987 ) of Viluppuram district.


Population Density - Viluppuram district

The total area of Viluppuram district is 7,194 km2. Thus the density of Viluppuram district is 481 people per square kilometer. As per the initial provisional data of Census 2011, around 201 sq. km. area is under urban region while 6,993 sq. km. is under rural region.


Urban/Rural Population - Viluppuram district

As per the Census 2011 out of total population of Viluppuram, 15.01% people lived in urban regions while 84.99% in rural areas. The total figure of population of urban population was 519,088 out of which 259,344 were males while remaining 259,744 were females. In rural areas of Viluppuram, male population was 1,481,475 while female population was 1,458,310.

The average sex ratio in urban regions of Viluppuram was 1,002 females per 1000 males. Also the Child (0-6 age) sex ration of urban areas in Viluppuram was 949 girls per 1000 boys. Thus the total children (0-6 age) living in urban areas of Viluppuram were 56,710 which is 10.92% of total urban population. Similarly the average sex ratio in rural areas of Viluppuram was 984 females per 1000 males. The Child sex ratio of rural areas in Viluppuram was 939 girls per 1000 boys.

The average literacy rate in Viluppuram for urban regions was 84.74 percent in which males were 90.71% literate while female literacy stood at 78.82%. The total literate population of Viluppuram was 2,195,776. Similarly in rural areas of Viluppuram, the average literacy rate was 69.59 percent. Out of which literacy rate of males and females stood at 78.75% and 60.33% respectively. Total literates in rural areas of Viluppuram were 1,803,943.

Rural Urban
Population % 84.99% 15.01%
Total population 2,939,785 519,088
Male population 1,481,475 259,344
Female population 1,458,310 259,744
Sex ratio 984 1,002
Child sex ratio (0-6 age) 939 949
Child population 347,396 56,710
Literates 1,803,943 391,833
Average literacy 69.59% 84.74%
Male literacy 78.75% 90.71%
Female literacy 60.33% 78.82%

Child Population - Viluppuram district

According to Census 2011, there were 404,106 children between age 0 to 6 years in Viluppuram district. Out of which 208,246 were male while 195,860 were female.


Working Population - Viluppuram district

In Viluppuram district out of total population, 1,703,249 were engaged in work activities. 74% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 26% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 1,703,249 workers engaged in Main Work, 322,900 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 537,581 were Agricultural labourer.

Total Male Female
Main Workers 1,260,802 806,396 454,406
Cultivators 322,900 217,338 105,562
Agriculture Labourer 537,581 278,731 258,850
Household Industries 23,961 13,609 10,352
Other Workers 376,360 296,718 79,642
Marginal Workers 442,447 210,987 231,460
Non Working 1,755,624 723,436 1,032,188

Viluppuram district Map


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