Alathur Taluka Population, Caste, Religion Data - Palakkad district, Kerala

Alathur Taluka of Palakkad district has total population of 444,995 as per the Census 2011. Out of which 216,248 are males while 228,747 are females. In 2011 there were total 103,356 families residing in Alathur Taluka. The Average Sex Ratio of Alathur Taluka is 1,058.

As per Census 2011 out of total population, 6% people lives in Urban areas while 94% lives in the Rural areas. The average literacy rate in urban areas is 90% while that in the rural areas is 87%. Also the Sex Ratio of Urban areas in Alathur Taluka is 1,086 while that of Rural areas is 1,056.

The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Alathur Taluka is 45660 which is 10% of the total population. There are 23180 male children and 22480 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Alathur Taluka is 970 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 1,058 ) of Alathur Taluka.

The total literacy rate of Alathur Taluka is 87.16%. The male literacy rate is 82.58% and the female literacy rate is 74.09% in Alathur Taluka.

Population
444,995
Literacy
87.16%
Sex Ratio
1,058

To facilitate the administration, Alathur Taluka is further divided into 1 town and 29 villages.

Alathur Taluka Data

As per the Population Census 2011 data, following are some quick facts about Alathur Taluka.

Total Male Female
Children (Age 0-6) 45,660 23,180 22,480
Literacy 87.16% 82.58% 74.09%
Scheduled Caste 76,240 37,431 38,809
Scheduled Tribe 1,452 711 741
Illiterate 96,938 37,674 59,264

Caste-wise Population - Alathur Taluka

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 17.1% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 0.3% of total population in Alathur Taluka of .

Total Male Female
Schedule Caste 76,240 37,431 38,809
Schedule Tribe 1,452 711 741

Religion-wise Population - Alathur Taluka

Religion Total Male Female
Hindu 337,335 (75.81%) 164,150 173,185
Muslim 84,016 (18.88%) 40,384 43,632
Christian 22,781 (5.12%) 11,295 11,486
Sikh 41 (0.01%) 19 22
Buddhist 18 (0%) 5 13
Jain 3 (0%) 2 1
Other Religion 51 (0.01%) 23 28
No Religion Specified 750 (0.17%) 370 380

Literacy Rate - Alathur Taluka

Average literacy rate of Alathur Taluka in 2011 were 87.16% in which, male and female literacy were 92.49% and 82.17% respectively. Total literate in Alathur Taluka were 348,057 of which male and female were 178,574 and 169,483 respectively.


Sex Ratio - Alathur Taluka

The Sex Ratio of Alathur Taluka is 1,058 . Thus for every 1000 men there were 1,058 females in Alathur Taluka. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 970 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 1,058 ) of Alathur Taluka.


Child Population - Alathur Taluka

According to Census 2011, there were 45,660 children between age 0 to 6 years in Alathur Taluka. Out of which 45,660 were male while 45,660 were female.

Urban/Rural Population - Alathur Taluka

As per Census 2011, there are total 6,096 families under Alathur Taluka living in urban areas while 6,096 families are living within Rural areas. Thus around 6% of total population of Alathur Taluka lives in Urban areas while 94% lives under Rural areas. Population of children (0 - 6 years) in urban region is 2,940 while that in rural region is 42,720.

Total Urban Rural
Population 444,995 26,720 418,275
Children (0 - 6 years) 45,660 2,940 42,720
Schedule Caste 76,240 3,045 73,195
Schedule Tribe 1,452 23 1,429
Literacy 87.16% 89.95% 86.98%
Sex Ratio 1,058 1,086 1,056

Working Population - Alathur Taluka

In Alathur Taluka out of total population, 183,392 were engaged in work activities. 85.3% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 14.7% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 183,392 workers engaged in Main Work, 12,129 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 46,004 were Agricultural labourer.

Total Male Female
Main Workers 156,392 110,826 45,566
Cultivators 12,129 9,440 2,689
Agriculture Labourer 46,004 21,193 24,811
Household Industries 3,665 2,709 956
Other Workers 94,594 77,484 17,110
Marginal Workers 27,000 14,181 12,819
Non Working 261,603 91,241 170,362

Alathur Taluka Map


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