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

Chittur Taluka of Palakkad district has total population of 437,738 as per the Census 2011. Out of which 215,309 are males while 222,429 are females. In 2011 there were total 104,996 families residing in Chittur Taluka. The Average Sex Ratio of Chittur Taluka is 1,033.

As per Census 2011 out of total population, 16.2% people lives in Urban areas while 83.8% lives in the Rural areas. The average literacy rate in urban areas is 89.4% while that in the rural areas is 82%. Also the Sex Ratio of Urban areas in Chittur Taluka is 1,038 while that of Rural areas is 1,032.

The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Chittur Taluka is 40994 which is 9% of the total population. There are 20851 male children and 20143 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Chittur Taluka is 966 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 1,033 ) of Chittur Taluka.

The total literacy rate of Chittur Taluka is 83.19%. The male literacy rate is 80.54% and the female literacy rate is 70.43% in Chittur Taluka.

Population
437,738
Literacy
83.19%
Sex Ratio
1,033

To facilitate the administration, Chittur Taluka is further divided into 3 towns and 28 villages.

Chittur Taluka Data

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

Total Male Female
Children (Age 0-6) 40,994 20,851 20,143
Literacy 83.19% 80.54% 70.43%
Scheduled Caste 71,878 35,245 36,633
Scheduled Tribe 11,632 5,782 5,850
Illiterate 107,689 41,908 65,781

Caste-wise Population - Chittur Taluka

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 16.4% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 2.7% of total population in Chittur Taluka of .

Total Male Female
Schedule Caste 71,878 35,245 36,633
Schedule Tribe 11,632 5,782 5,850

Religion-wise Population - Chittur Taluka

Religion Total Male Female
Hindu 352,594 (80.55%) 173,514 179,080
Muslim 60,547 (13.83%) 29,666 30,881
Christian 23,180 (5.3%) 11,444 11,736
Sikh 39 (0.01%) 28 11
Buddhist 34 (0.01%) 18 16
Jain 17 (0%) 10 7
Other Religion 63 (0.01%) 28 35
No Religion Specified 1,264 (0.29%) 601 663

Literacy Rate - Chittur Taluka

Average literacy rate of Chittur Taluka in 2011 were 83.19% in which, male and female literacy were 89.17% and 77.44% respectively. Total literate in Chittur Taluka were 330,049 of which male and female were 173,401 and 156,648 respectively.


Sex Ratio - Chittur Taluka

The Sex Ratio of Chittur Taluka is 1,033 . Thus for every 1000 men there were 1,033 females in Chittur Taluka. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 966 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 1,033 ) of Chittur Taluka.


Child Population - Chittur Taluka

According to Census 2011, there were 40,994 children between age 0 to 6 years in Chittur Taluka. Out of which 40,994 were male while 40,994 were female.

Urban/Rural Population - Chittur Taluka

As per Census 2011, there are total 16,645 families under Chittur Taluka living in urban areas while 16,645 families are living within Rural areas. Thus around 16.2% of total population of Chittur Taluka lives in Urban areas while 83.8% lives under Rural areas. Population of children (0 - 6 years) in urban region is 6,907 while that in rural region is 34,087.

Total Urban Rural
Population 437,738 70,893 366,845
Children (0 - 6 years) 40,994 6,907 34,087
Schedule Caste 71,878 10,253 61,625
Schedule Tribe 11,632 66 11,566
Literacy 83.19% 89.37% 82%
Sex Ratio 1,033 1,038 1,032

Working Population - Chittur Taluka

In Chittur Taluka out of total population, 199,353 were engaged in work activities. 86% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 14% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 199,353 workers engaged in Main Work, 14,030 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 60,482 were Agricultural labourer.

Total Male Female
Main Workers 171,422 116,531 54,891
Cultivators 14,030 10,747 3,283
Agriculture Labourer 60,482 29,158 31,324
Household Industries 4,330 3,098 1,232
Other Workers 92,580 73,528 19,052
Marginal Workers 27,931 13,823 14,108
Non Working 238,385 84,955 153,430

Chittur Taluka Map


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