Mayiladuthurai Taluka Population, Caste, Religion Data - Nagapattinam district, Tamil Nadu

Mayiladuthurai Taluka of Nagapattinam district has total population of 259,634 as per the Census 2011. Out of which 128,284 are males while 131,350 are females. In 2011 there were total 65,163 families residing in Mayiladuthurai Taluka. The Average Sex Ratio of Mayiladuthurai Taluka is 1,024.

As per Census 2011 out of total population, 36.5% people lives in Urban areas while 63.5% lives in the Rural areas. The average literacy rate in urban areas is 91% while that in the rural areas is 83.1%. Also the Sex Ratio of Urban areas in Mayiladuthurai Taluka is 1,039 while that of Rural areas is 1,016.

The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Mayiladuthurai Taluka is 24859 which is 10% of the total population. There are 12577 male children and 12282 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Mayiladuthurai Taluka is 977 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 1,024 ) of Mayiladuthurai Taluka.

The total literacy rate of Mayiladuthurai Taluka is 86.01%. The male literacy rate is 82.21% and the female literacy rate is 73.44% in Mayiladuthurai Taluka.

Population
259,634
Literacy
86.01%
Sex Ratio
1,024

To facilitate the administration, Mayiladuthurai Taluka is further divided into 2 towns and 59 villages.

Mayiladuthurai Taluka Data

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

Total Male Female
Children (Age 0-6) 24,859 12,577 12,282
Literacy 86.01% 82.21% 73.44%
Scheduled Caste 76,037 37,978 38,059
Scheduled Tribe 1,042 513 529
Illiterate 57,710 22,822 34,888

Caste-wise Population - Mayiladuthurai Taluka

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 29.3% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 0.4% of total population in Mayiladuthurai Taluka of .

Total Male Female
Schedule Caste 76,037 37,978 38,059
Schedule Tribe 1,042 513 529

Religion-wise Population - Mayiladuthurai Taluka

Religion Total Male Female
Hindu 236,930 (91.26%) 117,571 119,359
Muslim 15,196 (5.85%) 7,076 8,120
Christian 6,410 (2.47%) 3,077 3,333
Sikh 53 (0.02%) 33 20
Buddhist 45 (0.02%) 27 18
Jain 409 (0.16%) 200 209
Other Religion 35 (0.01%) 17 18
No Religion Specified 556 (0.21%) 283 273

Literacy Rate - Mayiladuthurai Taluka

Average literacy rate of Mayiladuthurai Taluka in 2011 were 86.01% in which, male and female literacy were 91.15% and 81.01% respectively. Total literate in Mayiladuthurai Taluka were 201,924 of which male and female were 105,462 and 96,462 respectively.


Sex Ratio - Mayiladuthurai Taluka

The Sex Ratio of Mayiladuthurai Taluka is 1,024 . Thus for every 1000 men there were 1,024 females in Mayiladuthurai Taluka. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 977 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 1,024 ) of Mayiladuthurai Taluka.


Child Population - Mayiladuthurai Taluka

According to Census 2011, there were 24,859 children between age 0 to 6 years in Mayiladuthurai Taluka. Out of which 24,859 were male while 24,859 were female.

Urban/Rural Population - Mayiladuthurai Taluka

As per Census 2011, there are total 24,258 families under Mayiladuthurai Taluka living in urban areas while 24,258 families are living within Rural areas. Thus around 36.5% of total population of Mayiladuthurai Taluka lives in Urban areas while 63.5% lives under Rural areas. Population of children (0 - 6 years) in urban region is 8,628 while that in rural region is 16,231.

Total Urban Rural
Population 259,634 94,649 164,985
Children (0 - 6 years) 24,859 8,628 16,231
Schedule Caste 76,037 8,422 67,615
Schedule Tribe 1,042 602 440
Literacy 86.01% 90.97% 83.14%
Sex Ratio 1,024 1,039 1,016

Working Population - Mayiladuthurai Taluka

In Mayiladuthurai Taluka out of total population, 103,089 were engaged in work activities. 73.9% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 26.1% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 103,089 workers engaged in Main Work, 6,120 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 27,222 were Agricultural labourer.

Total Male Female
Main Workers 76,229 57,604 18,625
Cultivators 6,120 5,301 819
Agriculture Labourer 27,222 17,352 9,870
Household Industries 1,695 1,007 688
Other Workers 41,192 33,944 7,248
Marginal Workers 26,860 15,988 10,872
Non Working 156,545 54,692 101,853

Mayiladuthurai Taluka Map


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