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

Edappadi Taluka of Salem district has total population of 223,756 as per the Census 2011. Out of which 116,729 are males while 107,027 are females. In 2011 there were total 60,916 families residing in Edappadi Taluka. The Average Sex Ratio of Edappadi Taluka is 917.

As per Census 2011 out of total population, 32.9% people lives in Urban areas while 67.1% lives in the Rural areas. The average literacy rate in urban areas is 71.2% while that in the rural areas is 59%. Also the Sex Ratio of Urban areas in Edappadi Taluka is 954 while that of Rural areas is 899.

The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Edappadi Taluka is 22173 which is 10% of the total population. There are 11679 male children and 10494 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Edappadi Taluka is 899 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 917 ) of Edappadi Taluka.

The total literacy rate of Edappadi Taluka is 63.04%. The male literacy rate is 65.2% and the female literacy rate is 47.63% in Edappadi Taluka.

Population
223,756
Literacy
63.04%
Sex Ratio
917

To facilitate the administration, Edappadi Taluka is further divided into 3 towns and 20 villages.

Edappadi Taluka Data

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

Total Male Female
Children (Age 0-6) 22,173 11,679 10,494
Literacy 63.04% 65.2% 47.63%
Scheduled Caste 22,758 11,657 11,101
Scheduled Tribe 287 109 178
Illiterate 96,678 40,627 56,051

Caste-wise Population - Edappadi Taluka

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 10.2% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 0.1% of total population in Edappadi Taluka of .

Total Male Female
Schedule Caste 22,758 11,657 11,101
Schedule Tribe 287 109 178

Religion-wise Population - Edappadi Taluka

Religion Total Male Female
Hindu 220,077 (98.36%) 114,905 105,172
Muslim 2,145 (0.96%) 1,072 1,073
Christian 1,274 (0.57%) 623 651
Sikh 14 (0.01%) 9 5
Buddhist 5 (0%) 3 2
Jain 4 (0%) 2 2
Other Religion 5 (0%) 3 2
No Religion Specified 232 (0.1%) 112 120

Literacy Rate - Edappadi Taluka

Average literacy rate of Edappadi Taluka in 2011 were 63.04% in which, male and female literacy were 72.44% and 52.81% respectively. Total literate in Edappadi Taluka were 127,078 of which male and female were 76,102 and 50,976 respectively.


Sex Ratio - Edappadi Taluka

The Sex Ratio of Edappadi Taluka is 917 . Thus for every 1000 men there were 917 females in Edappadi Taluka. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 899 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 917 ) of Edappadi Taluka.


Child Population - Edappadi Taluka

According to Census 2011, there were 22,173 children between age 0 to 6 years in Edappadi Taluka. Out of which 22,173 were male while 22,173 were female.

Urban/Rural Population - Edappadi Taluka

As per Census 2011, there are total 19,872 families under Edappadi Taluka living in urban areas while 19,872 families are living within Rural areas. Thus around 32.9% of total population of Edappadi Taluka lives in Urban areas while 67.1% lives under Rural areas. Population of children (0 - 6 years) in urban region is 7,138 while that in rural region is 15,035.

Total Urban Rural
Population 223,756 73,586 150,170
Children (0 - 6 years) 22,173 7,138 15,035
Schedule Caste 22,758 9,381 13,377
Schedule Tribe 287 220 67
Literacy 63.04% 71.21% 59.02%
Sex Ratio 917 954 899

Working Population - Edappadi Taluka

In Edappadi Taluka out of total population, 125,254 were engaged in work activities. 93.6% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 6.4% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 125,254 workers engaged in Main Work, 17,825 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 43,612 were Agricultural labourer.

Total Male Female
Main Workers 117,247 70,501 46,746
Cultivators 17,825 9,977 7,848
Agriculture Labourer 43,612 20,711 22,901
Household Industries 8,600 4,860 3,740
Other Workers 47,210 34,953 12,257
Marginal Workers 8,007 3,098 4,909
Non Working 98,502 43,130 55,372

Edappadi Taluka Map


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