Kovilpatti Taluka Population, Caste, Religion Data - Thoothukkudi district, Tamil Nadu

Kovilpatti Taluka of Thoothukkudi district has total population of 321,323 as per the Census 2011. Out of which 157,825 are males while 163,498 are females. In 2011 there were total 89,004 families residing in Kovilpatti Taluka. The Average Sex Ratio of Kovilpatti Taluka is 1,036.

As per Census 2011 out of total population, 59.4% people lives in Urban areas while 40.6% lives in the Rural areas. The average literacy rate in urban areas is 86.5% while that in the rural areas is 74.1%. Also the Sex Ratio of Urban areas in Kovilpatti Taluka is 1,044 while that of Rural areas is 1,024.

The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Kovilpatti Taluka is 30980 which is 10% of the total population. There are 15712 male children and 15268 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Kovilpatti Taluka is 972 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 1,036 ) of Kovilpatti Taluka.

The total literacy rate of Kovilpatti Taluka is 81.5%. The male literacy rate is 79.5% and the female literacy rate is 67.99% in Kovilpatti Taluka.

Population
321,323
Literacy
81.5%
Sex Ratio
1,036

To facilitate the administration, Kovilpatti Taluka is further divided into 9 towns and 73 villages.

Kovilpatti Taluka Data

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

Total Male Female
Children (Age 0-6) 30,980 15,712 15,268
Literacy 81.5% 79.5% 67.99%
Scheduled Caste 69,245 33,932 35,313
Scheduled Tribe 1,350 682 668
Illiterate 84,698 32,357 52,341

Caste-wise Population - Kovilpatti Taluka

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 21.5% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 0.4% of total population in Kovilpatti Taluka of .

Total Male Female
Schedule Caste 69,245 33,932 35,313
Schedule Tribe 1,350 682 668

Religion-wise Population - Kovilpatti Taluka

Religion Total Male Female
Hindu 293,128 (91.23%) 144,031 149,097
Muslim 6,285 (1.96%) 3,095 3,190
Christian 20,826 (6.48%) 10,219 10,607
Sikh 29 (0.01%) 16 13
Buddhist 27 (0.01%) 16 11
Jain 15 (0%) 11 4
Other Religion 3 (0%) 0 3
No Religion Specified 1,010 (0.31%) 437 573

Literacy Rate - Kovilpatti Taluka

Average literacy rate of Kovilpatti Taluka in 2011 were 81.5% in which, male and female literacy were 88.29% and 74.99% respectively. Total literate in Kovilpatti Taluka were 236,625 of which male and female were 125,468 and 111,157 respectively.


Sex Ratio - Kovilpatti Taluka

The Sex Ratio of Kovilpatti Taluka is 1,036 . Thus for every 1000 men there were 1,036 females in Kovilpatti Taluka. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 972 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 1,036 ) of Kovilpatti Taluka.


Child Population - Kovilpatti Taluka

According to Census 2011, there were 30,980 children between age 0 to 6 years in Kovilpatti Taluka. Out of which 30,980 were male while 30,980 were female.

Urban/Rural Population - Kovilpatti Taluka

As per Census 2011, there are total 51,920 families under Kovilpatti Taluka living in urban areas while 51,920 families are living within Rural areas. Thus around 59.4% of total population of Kovilpatti Taluka lives in Urban areas while 40.6% lives under Rural areas. Population of children (0 - 6 years) in urban region is 17,738 while that in rural region is 13,242.

Total Urban Rural
Population 321,323 190,852 130,471
Children (0 - 6 years) 30,980 17,738 13,242
Schedule Caste 69,245 30,390 38,855
Schedule Tribe 1,350 1,279 71
Literacy 81.5% 86.48% 74.14%
Sex Ratio 1,036 1,044 1,024

Working Population - Kovilpatti Taluka

In Kovilpatti Taluka out of total population, 155,577 were engaged in work activities. 89.2% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 10.8% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 155,577 workers engaged in Main Work, 8,656 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 38,243 were Agricultural labourer.

Total Male Female
Main Workers 138,793 87,103 51,690
Cultivators 8,656 5,387 3,269
Agriculture Labourer 38,243 18,986 19,257
Household Industries 2,836 1,118 1,718
Other Workers 89,058 61,612 27,446
Marginal Workers 16,784 7,597 9,187
Non Working 165,746 63,125 102,621

Kovilpatti Taluka Map


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