Attur Taluka Population, Caste, Religion Data - Salem district, Tamil Nadu

Attur Taluka of Salem district has total population of 430,949 as per the Census 2011. Out of which 217,058 are males while 213,891 are females. In 2011 there were total 112,668 families residing in Attur Taluka. The Average Sex Ratio of Attur Taluka is 985.

As per Census 2011 out of total population, 28.7% people lives in Urban areas while 71.3% lives in the Rural areas. The average literacy rate in urban areas is 81.1% while that in the rural areas is 69.1%. Also the Sex Ratio of Urban areas in Attur Taluka is 1,009 while that of Rural areas is 976.

The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Attur Taluka is 43652 which is 10% of the total population. There are 22992 male children and 20660 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Attur Taluka is 899 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 985 ) of Attur Taluka.

The total literacy rate of Attur Taluka is 72.54%. The male literacy rate is 72.15% and the female literacy rate is 58.13% in Attur Taluka.

Population
430,949
Literacy
72.54%
Sex Ratio
985

To facilitate the administration, Attur Taluka is further divided into 5 towns and 101 villages.

Attur Taluka Data

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

Total Male Female
Children (Age 0-6) 43,652 22,992 20,660
Literacy 72.54% 72.15% 58.13%
Scheduled Caste 102,755 51,474 51,281
Scheduled Tribe 41,444 20,956 20,488
Illiterate 150,011 60,449 89,562

Caste-wise Population - Attur Taluka

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 23.8% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 9.6% of total population in Attur Taluka of .

Total Male Female
Schedule Caste 102,755 51,474 51,281
Schedule Tribe 41,444 20,956 20,488

Religion-wise Population - Attur Taluka

Religion Total Male Female
Hindu 418,398 (97.09%) 210,857 207,541
Muslim 8,998 (2.09%) 4,504 4,494
Christian 3,021 (0.7%) 1,442 1,579
Sikh 56 (0.01%) 37 19
Buddhist 7 (0%) 4 3
Jain 28 (0.01%) 15 13
Other Religion 16 (0%) 8 8
No Religion Specified 425 (0.1%) 191 234

Literacy Rate - Attur Taluka

Average literacy rate of Attur Taluka in 2011 were 72.54% in which, male and female literacy were 80.7% and 64.34% respectively. Total literate in Attur Taluka were 280,938 of which male and female were 156,609 and 124,329 respectively.


Sex Ratio - Attur Taluka

The Sex Ratio of Attur Taluka is 985 . Thus for every 1000 men there were 985 females in Attur Taluka. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 899 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 985 ) of Attur Taluka.


Child Population - Attur Taluka

According to Census 2011, there were 43,652 children between age 0 to 6 years in Attur Taluka. Out of which 43,652 were male while 43,652 were female.

Urban/Rural Population - Attur Taluka

As per Census 2011, there are total 32,662 families under Attur Taluka living in urban areas while 32,662 families are living within Rural areas. Thus around 28.7% of total population of Attur Taluka lives in Urban areas while 71.3% lives under Rural areas. Population of children (0 - 6 years) in urban region is 12,142 while that in rural region is 31,510.

Total Urban Rural
Population 430,949 123,731 307,218
Children (0 - 6 years) 43,652 12,142 31,510
Schedule Caste 102,755 28,736 74,019
Schedule Tribe 41,444 2,012 39,432
Literacy 72.54% 81.06% 69.09%
Sex Ratio 985 1,009 976

Working Population - Attur Taluka

In Attur Taluka out of total population, 232,179 were engaged in work activities. 90.9% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 9.1% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 232,179 workers engaged in Main Work, 71,098 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 82,982 were Agricultural labourer.

Total Male Female
Main Workers 211,158 121,550 89,608
Cultivators 71,098 39,651 31,447
Agriculture Labourer 82,982 37,782 45,200
Household Industries 2,965 1,542 1,423
Other Workers 54,113 42,575 11,538
Marginal Workers 21,021 9,444 11,577
Non Working 198,770 86,064 112,706

Attur Taluka Map


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