Ottappalam Taluka Population, Caste, Religion Data - Palakkad district, Kerala

Ottappalam Taluka of Palakkad district has total population of 930,692 as per the Census 2011. Out of which 442,731 are males while 487,961 are females. In 2011 there were total 201,045 families residing in Ottappalam Taluka. The Average Sex Ratio of Ottappalam Taluka is 1,102.

As per Census 2011 out of total population, 27% people lives in Urban areas while 73% lives in the Rural areas. The average literacy rate in urban areas is 94.1% while that in the rural areas is 93.1%. Also the Sex Ratio of Urban areas in Ottappalam Taluka is 1,089 while that of Rural areas is 1,107.

The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Ottappalam Taluka is 109741 which is 12% of the total population. There are 55732 male children and 54009 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Ottappalam Taluka is 969 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 1,102 ) of Ottappalam Taluka.

The total literacy rate of Ottappalam Taluka is 93.37%. The male literacy rate is 83.49% and the female literacy rate is 81.34% in Ottappalam Taluka.

Population
930,692
Literacy
93.37%
Sex Ratio
1,102

To facilitate the administration, Ottappalam Taluka is further divided into 9 towns and 30 villages.

Ottappalam Taluka Data

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

Total Male Female
Children (Age 0-6) 109,741 55,732 54,009
Literacy 93.37% 83.49% 81.34%
Scheduled Caste 135,511 65,822 69,689
Scheduled Tribe 1,727 843 884
Illiterate 164,145 73,106 91,039

Caste-wise Population - Ottappalam Taluka

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 14.6% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 0.2% of total population in Ottappalam Taluka of .

Total Male Female
Schedule Caste 135,511 65,822 69,689
Schedule Tribe 1,727 843 884

Religion-wise Population - Ottappalam Taluka

Religion Total Male Female
Hindu 533,841 (57.36%) 255,612 278,229
Muslim 382,444 (41.09%) 180,114 202,330
Christian 11,991 (1.29%) 5,841 6,150
Sikh 61 (0.01%) 34 27
Buddhist 46 (0%) 22 24
Jain 36 (0%) 20 16
Other Religion 107 (0.01%) 54 53
No Religion Specified 2,166 (0.23%) 1,034 1,132

Literacy Rate - Ottappalam Taluka

Average literacy rate of Ottappalam Taluka in 2011 were 93.37% in which, male and female literacy were 95.51% and 91.47% respectively. Total literate in Ottappalam Taluka were 766,547 of which male and female were 369,625 and 396,922 respectively.


Sex Ratio - Ottappalam Taluka

The Sex Ratio of Ottappalam Taluka is 1,102 . Thus for every 1000 men there were 1,102 females in Ottappalam Taluka. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 969 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 1,102 ) of Ottappalam Taluka.


Child Population - Ottappalam Taluka

According to Census 2011, there were 109,741 children between age 0 to 6 years in Ottappalam Taluka. Out of which 109,741 were male while 109,741 were female.

Urban/Rural Population - Ottappalam Taluka

As per Census 2011, there are total 55,186 families under Ottappalam Taluka living in urban areas while 55,186 families are living within Rural areas. Thus around 27% of total population of Ottappalam Taluka lives in Urban areas while 73% lives under Rural areas. Population of children (0 - 6 years) in urban region is 28,158 while that in rural region is 81,583.

Total Urban Rural
Population 930,692 250,825 679,867
Children (0 - 6 years) 109,741 28,158 81,583
Schedule Caste 135,511 35,995 99,516
Schedule Tribe 1,727 321 1,406
Literacy 93.37% 94.05% 93.12%
Sex Ratio 1,102 1,089 1,107

Working Population - Ottappalam Taluka

In Ottappalam Taluka out of total population, 285,458 were engaged in work activities. 83.6% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 16.4% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 285,458 workers engaged in Main Work, 13,662 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 34,812 were Agricultural labourer.

Total Male Female
Main Workers 238,556 193,033 45,523
Cultivators 13,662 12,149 1,513
Agriculture Labourer 34,812 23,452 11,360
Household Industries 5,011 4,043 968
Other Workers 185,071 153,389 31,682
Marginal Workers 46,902 30,149 16,753
Non Working 645,234 219,549 425,685

Ottappalam Taluka Map


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