Meenachil Taluka Population, Caste, Religion Data - Kottayam district, Kerala

Meenachil Taluka of Kottayam district has total population of 406,471 as per the Census 2011. Out of which 201,743 are males while 204,728 are females. In 2011 there were total 97,873 families residing in Meenachil Taluka. The Average Sex Ratio of Meenachil Taluka is 1,015.

As per Census 2011 out of total population, 14% people lives in Urban areas while 86% lives in the Rural areas. The average literacy rate in urban areas is 96.3% while that in the rural areas is 97.5%. Also the Sex Ratio of Urban areas in Meenachil Taluka is 1,008 while that of Rural areas is 1,016.

The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Meenachil Taluka is 36489 which is 9% of the total population. There are 18627 male children and 17862 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Meenachil Taluka is 959 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 1,015 ) of Meenachil Taluka.

The total literacy rate of Meenachil Taluka is 97.33%. The male literacy rate is 88.89% and the female literacy rate is 88.3% in Meenachil Taluka.

Population
406,471
Literacy
97.33%
Sex Ratio
1,015

To facilitate the administration, Meenachil Taluka is further divided into 2 towns and 25 villages.

Meenachil Taluka Data

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

Total Male Female
Children (Age 0-6) 36,489 18,627 17,862
Literacy 97.33% 88.89% 88.3%
Scheduled Caste 19,749 9,783 9,966
Scheduled Tribe 9,213 4,668 4,545
Illiterate 46,371 22,415 23,956

Caste-wise Population - Meenachil Taluka

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 4.9% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 2.3% of total population in Meenachil Taluka of .

Total Male Female
Schedule Caste 19,749 9,783 9,966
Schedule Tribe 9,213 4,668 4,545

Religion-wise Population - Meenachil Taluka

Religion Total Male Female
Hindu 162,203 (39.91%) 80,437 81,766
Muslim 29,932 (7.36%) 15,346 14,586
Christian 213,555 (52.54%) 105,514 108,041
Sikh 40 (0.01%) 22 18
Buddhist 50 (0.01%) 26 24
Jain 24 (0.01%) 14 10
Other Religion 76 (0.02%) 56 20
No Religion Specified 591 (0.15%) 328 263

Literacy Rate - Meenachil Taluka

Average literacy rate of Meenachil Taluka in 2011 were 97.33% in which, male and female literacy were 97.93% and 96.74% respectively. Total literate in Meenachil Taluka were 360,100 of which male and female were 179,328 and 180,772 respectively.


Sex Ratio - Meenachil Taluka

The Sex Ratio of Meenachil Taluka is 1,015 . Thus for every 1000 men there were 1,015 females in Meenachil Taluka. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 959 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 1,015 ) of Meenachil Taluka.


Child Population - Meenachil Taluka

According to Census 2011, there were 36,489 children between age 0 to 6 years in Meenachil Taluka. Out of which 36,489 were male while 36,489 were female.

Urban/Rural Population - Meenachil Taluka

As per Census 2011, there are total 12,966 families under Meenachil Taluka living in urban areas while 12,966 families are living within Rural areas. Thus around 14% of total population of Meenachil Taluka lives in Urban areas while 86% lives under Rural areas. Population of children (0 - 6 years) in urban region is 6,151 while that in rural region is 30,338.

Total Urban Rural
Population 406,471 56,870 349,601
Children (0 - 6 years) 36,489 6,151 30,338
Schedule Caste 19,749 1,049 18,700
Schedule Tribe 9,213 281 8,932
Literacy 97.33% 96.33% 97.49%
Sex Ratio 1,015 1,008 1,016

Working Population - Meenachil Taluka

In Meenachil Taluka out of total population, 161,032 were engaged in work activities. 82.1% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 17.9% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 161,032 workers engaged in Main Work, 14,530 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 9,427 were Agricultural labourer.

Total Male Female
Main Workers 132,173 100,805 31,368
Cultivators 14,530 13,076 1,454
Agriculture Labourer 9,427 7,435 1,992
Household Industries 2,205 1,605 600
Other Workers 106,011 78,689 27,322
Marginal Workers 28,859 14,020 14,839
Non Working 245,439 86,918 158,521

Meenachil Taluka Map


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