Hosur Taluka Population, Caste, Religion Data - Krishnagiri district, Tamil Nadu

Hosur Taluka of Krishnagiri district has total population of 539,663 as per the Census 2011. Out of which 277,136 are males while 262,527 are females. In 2011 there were total 129,512 families residing in Hosur Taluka. The Average Sex Ratio of Hosur Taluka is 947.

As per Census 2011 out of total population, 42.5% people lives in Urban areas while 57.5% lives in the Rural areas. The average literacy rate in urban areas is 87.5% while that in the rural areas is 67.1%. Also the Sex Ratio of Urban areas in Hosur Taluka is 945 while that of Rural areas is 949.

The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Hosur Taluka is 66010 which is 12% of the total population. There are 33830 male children and 32180 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Hosur Taluka is 951 which is greater than Average Sex Ratio ( 947 ) of Hosur Taluka.

The total literacy rate of Hosur Taluka is 75.74%. The male literacy rate is 71.55% and the female literacy rate is 61.12% in Hosur Taluka.

Population
539,663
Literacy
75.74%
Sex Ratio
947

To facilitate the administration, Hosur Taluka is further divided into 5 towns and 168 villages.

Hosur Taluka Data

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

Total Male Female
Children (Age 0-6) 66,010 33,830 32,180
Literacy 75.74% 71.55% 61.12%
Scheduled Caste 74,473 37,943 36,530
Scheduled Tribe 3,098 1,601 1,497
Illiterate 180,903 78,838 102,065

Caste-wise Population - Hosur Taluka

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 13.8% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 0.6% of total population in Hosur Taluka of .

Total Male Female
Schedule Caste 74,473 37,943 36,530
Schedule Tribe 3,098 1,601 1,497

Religion-wise Population - Hosur Taluka

Religion Total Male Female
Hindu 491,962 (91.16%) 252,968 238,994
Muslim 32,284 (5.98%) 16,515 15,769
Christian 14,032 (2.6%) 6,989 7,043
Sikh 196 (0.04%) 106 90
Buddhist 54 (0.01%) 28 26
Jain 233 (0.04%) 126 107
Other Religion 138 (0.03%) 63 75
No Religion Specified 764 (0.14%) 341 423

Literacy Rate - Hosur Taluka

Average literacy rate of Hosur Taluka in 2011 were 75.74% in which, male and female literacy were 81.5% and 69.66% respectively. Total literate in Hosur Taluka were 358,760 of which male and female were 198,298 and 160,462 respectively.


Sex Ratio - Hosur Taluka

The Sex Ratio of Hosur Taluka is 947 . Thus for every 1000 men there were 947 females in Hosur Taluka. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 951 which is greater than Average Sex Ratio ( 947 ) of Hosur Taluka.


Child Population - Hosur Taluka

According to Census 2011, there were 66,010 children between age 0 to 6 years in Hosur Taluka. Out of which 66,010 were male while 66,010 were female.

Urban/Rural Population - Hosur Taluka

As per Census 2011, there are total 58,712 families under Hosur Taluka living in urban areas while 58,712 families are living within Rural areas. Thus around 42.5% of total population of Hosur Taluka lives in Urban areas while 57.5% lives under Rural areas. Population of children (0 - 6 years) in urban region is 29,320 while that in rural region is 36,690.

Total Urban Rural
Population 539,663 229,528 310,135
Children (0 - 6 years) 66,010 29,320 36,690
Schedule Caste 74,473 22,851 51,622
Schedule Tribe 3,098 545 2,553
Literacy 75.74% 87.55% 67.1%
Sex Ratio 947 945 949

Working Population - Hosur Taluka

In Hosur Taluka out of total population, 231,448 were engaged in work activities. 89.3% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 10.7% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 231,448 workers engaged in Main Work, 43,991 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 38,239 were Agricultural labourer.

Total Male Female
Main Workers 206,611 149,035 57,576
Cultivators 43,991 30,559 13,432
Agriculture Labourer 38,239 20,872 17,367
Household Industries 3,808 1,904 1,904
Other Workers 120,573 95,700 24,873
Marginal Workers 24,837 14,191 10,646
Non Working 308,215 113,910 194,305

Hosur Taluka Map


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