Karaikkudi Taluka of Sivaganga district has total population of 300,527 as per the Census 2011. Out of which 149,443 are males while 151,084 are females. In 2011 there were total 76,868 families residing in Karaikkudi Taluka. The Average Sex Ratio of Karaikkudi Taluka is 1,011.
As per Census 2011 out of total population, 60.5% people lives in Urban areas while 39.5% lives in the Rural areas. The average literacy rate in urban areas is 89.5% while that in the rural areas is 77%. Also the Sex Ratio of Urban areas in Karaikkudi Taluka is 1,003 while that of Rural areas is 1,024.
The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Karaikkudi Taluka is 30304 which is 10% of the total population. There are 15463 male children and 14841 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Karaikkudi Taluka is 960 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 1,011 ) of Karaikkudi Taluka.
The total literacy rate of Karaikkudi Taluka is 84.59%. The male literacy rate is 81.24% and the female literacy rate is 70.95% in Karaikkudi Taluka.
To facilitate the administration, Karaikkudi Taluka is further divided into 7 towns and 63 villages.
As per the Population Census 2011 data, following are some quick facts about Karaikkudi Taluka.
|Children (Age 0-6)||30,304||15,463||14,841|
Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 12% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 0.1% of total population in Karaikkudi Taluka of .
|No Religion Specified||785||(0.26%)||379||406|
Average literacy rate of Karaikkudi Taluka in 2011 were 84.59% in which, male and female literacy were 90.62% and 78.67% respectively. Total literate in Karaikkudi Taluka were 228,593 of which male and female were 121,406 and 107,187 respectively.
The Sex Ratio of Karaikkudi Taluka is 1,011 . Thus for every 1000 men there were 1,011 females in Karaikkudi Taluka. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 960 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 1,011 ) of Karaikkudi Taluka.
According to Census 2011, there were 30,304 children between age 0 to 6 years in Karaikkudi Taluka. Out of which 30,304 were male while 30,304 were female.
As per Census 2011, there are total 46,573 families under Karaikkudi Taluka living in urban areas while 46,573 families are living within Rural areas. Thus around 60.5% of total population of Karaikkudi Taluka lives in Urban areas while 39.5% lives under Rural areas. Population of children (0 - 6 years) in urban region is 18,100 while that in rural region is 12,204.
|Children (0 - 6 years)||30,304||18,100||12,204|
In Karaikkudi Taluka out of total population, 122,153 were engaged in work activities. 75.7% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 24.3% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 122,153 workers engaged in Main Work, 11,537 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 7,707 were Agricultural labourer.