Cherthala Taluka Population, Caste, Religion Data - Alappuzha district, Kerala

Cherthala Taluka of Alappuzha district has total population of 542,657 as per the Census 2011. Out of which 265,583 are males while 277,074 are females. In 2011 there were total 132,772 families residing in Cherthala Taluka. The Average Sex Ratio of Cherthala Taluka is 1,043.

As per Census 2011 out of total population, 64.3% people lives in Urban areas while 35.7% lives in the Rural areas. The average literacy rate in urban areas is 95.6% while that in the rural areas is 95.3%. Also the Sex Ratio of Urban areas in Cherthala Taluka is 1,046 while that of Rural areas is 1,038.

The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Cherthala Taluka is 48358 which is 9% of the total population. There are 24915 male children and 23443 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Cherthala Taluka is 941 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 1,043 ) of Cherthala Taluka.

The total literacy rate of Cherthala Taluka is 95.46%. The male literacy rate is 88.4% and the female literacy rate is 85.56% in Cherthala Taluka.

Population
542,657
Literacy
95.46%
Sex Ratio
1,043

To facilitate the administration, Cherthala Taluka is further divided into 13 towns and 8 villages.

Cherthala Taluka Data

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

Total Male Female
Children (Age 0-6) 48,358 24,915 23,443
Literacy 95.46% 88.4% 85.56%
Scheduled Caste 46,023 22,377 23,646
Scheduled Tribe 2,357 1,127 1,230
Illiterate 70,812 30,812 40,000

Caste-wise Population - Cherthala Taluka

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 8.5% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 0.4% of total population in Cherthala Taluka of .

Total Male Female
Schedule Caste 46,023 22,377 23,646
Schedule Tribe 2,357 1,127 1,230

Religion-wise Population - Cherthala Taluka

Religion Total Male Female
Hindu 392,947 (72.41%) 191,571 201,376
Muslim 33,712 (6.21%) 16,566 17,146
Christian 114,230 (21.05%) 56,613 57,617
Sikh 48 (0.01%) 23 25
Buddhist 38 (0.01%) 22 16
Jain 8 (0%) 5 3
Other Religion 59 (0.01%) 33 26
No Religion Specified 1,615 (0.3%) 750 865

Literacy Rate - Cherthala Taluka

Average literacy rate of Cherthala Taluka in 2011 were 95.46% in which, male and female literacy were 97.55% and 93.47% respectively. Total literate in Cherthala Taluka were 471,845 of which male and female were 234,771 and 237,074 respectively.


Sex Ratio - Cherthala Taluka

The Sex Ratio of Cherthala Taluka is 1,043 . Thus for every 1000 men there were 1,043 females in Cherthala Taluka. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 941 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 1,043 ) of Cherthala Taluka.


Child Population - Cherthala Taluka

According to Census 2011, there were 48,358 children between age 0 to 6 years in Cherthala Taluka. Out of which 48,358 were male while 48,358 were female.

Urban/Rural Population - Cherthala Taluka

As per Census 2011, there are total 85,576 families under Cherthala Taluka living in urban areas while 85,576 families are living within Rural areas. Thus around 64.3% of total population of Cherthala Taluka lives in Urban areas while 35.7% lives under Rural areas. Population of children (0 - 6 years) in urban region is 30,892 while that in rural region is 17,466.

Total Urban Rural
Population 542,657 349,012 193,645
Children (0 - 6 years) 48,358 30,892 17,466
Schedule Caste 46,023 30,719 15,304
Schedule Tribe 2,357 1,390 967
Literacy 95.46% 95.56% 95.27%
Sex Ratio 1,043 1,046 1,038

Working Population - Cherthala Taluka

In Cherthala Taluka out of total population, 248,050 were engaged in work activities. 78% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 22% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 248,050 workers engaged in Main Work, 2,422 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 4,045 were Agricultural labourer.

Total Male Female
Main Workers 193,399 131,514 61,885
Cultivators 2,422 1,869 553
Agriculture Labourer 4,045 2,817 1,228
Household Industries 11,920 5,095 6,825
Other Workers 175,012 121,733 53,279
Marginal Workers 54,651 23,118 31,533
Non Working 294,607 110,951 183,656

Cherthala Taluka Map


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