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

Palakkad Taluka of Palakkad district has total population of 612,116 as per the Census 2011. Out of which 298,861 are males while 313,255 are females. In 2011 there were total 144,585 families residing in Palakkad Taluka. The Average Sex Ratio of Palakkad Taluka is 1,048.

As per Census 2011 out of total population, 48% people lives in Urban areas while 52% lives in the Rural areas. The average literacy rate in urban areas is 92% while that in the rural areas is 87.2%. Also the Sex Ratio of Urban areas in Palakkad Taluka is 1,043 while that of Rural areas is 1,053.

The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Palakkad Taluka is 58446 which is 10% of the total population. There are 29767 male children and 28679 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Palakkad Taluka is 963 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 1,048 ) of Palakkad Taluka.

The total literacy rate of Palakkad Taluka is 89.52%. The male literacy rate is 84.36% and the female literacy rate is 77.75% in Palakkad Taluka.

Population
612,116
Literacy
89.52%
Sex Ratio
1,048

To facilitate the administration, Palakkad Taluka is further divided into 7 towns and 20 villages.

Palakkad Taluka Data

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

Total Male Female
Children (Age 0-6) 58,446 29,767 28,679
Literacy 89.52% 84.36% 77.75%
Scheduled Caste 85,326 41,919 43,407
Scheduled Tribe 3,829 1,965 1,864
Illiterate 116,447 46,753 69,694

Caste-wise Population - Palakkad Taluka

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 13.9% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 0.6% of total population in Palakkad Taluka of .

Total Male Female
Schedule Caste 85,326 41,919 43,407
Schedule Tribe 3,829 1,965 1,864

Religion-wise Population - Palakkad Taluka

Religion Total Male Female
Hindu 473,804 (77.4%) 231,482 242,322
Muslim 112,289 (18.34%) 54,748 57,541
Christian 25,011 (4.09%) 12,113 12,898
Sikh 46 (0.01%) 27 19
Buddhist 23 (0%) 13 10
Jain 10 (0%) 6 4
Other Religion 107 (0.02%) 55 52
No Religion Specified 826 (0.13%) 417 409

Literacy Rate - Palakkad Taluka

Average literacy rate of Palakkad Taluka in 2011 were 89.52% in which, male and female literacy were 93.69% and 85.59% respectively. Total literate in Palakkad Taluka were 495,669 of which male and female were 252,108 and 243,561 respectively.


Sex Ratio - Palakkad Taluka

The Sex Ratio of Palakkad Taluka is 1,048 . Thus for every 1000 men there were 1,048 females in Palakkad Taluka. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 963 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 1,048 ) of Palakkad Taluka.


Child Population - Palakkad Taluka

According to Census 2011, there were 58,446 children between age 0 to 6 years in Palakkad Taluka. Out of which 58,446 were male while 58,446 were female.

Urban/Rural Population - Palakkad Taluka

As per Census 2011, there are total 69,637 families under Palakkad Taluka living in urban areas while 69,637 families are living within Rural areas. Thus around 48% of total population of Palakkad Taluka lives in Urban areas while 52% lives under Rural areas. Population of children (0 - 6 years) in urban region is 28,132 while that in rural region is 30,314.

Total Urban Rural
Population 612,116 293,533 318,583
Children (0 - 6 years) 58,446 28,132 30,314
Schedule Caste 85,326 28,442 56,884
Schedule Tribe 3,829 1,241 2,588
Literacy 89.52% 92.05% 87.2%
Sex Ratio 1,048 1,043 1,053

Working Population - Palakkad Taluka

In Palakkad Taluka out of total population, 242,388 were engaged in work activities. 84.6% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 15.4% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 242,388 workers engaged in Main Work, 8,905 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 32,539 were Agricultural labourer.

Total Male Female
Main Workers 205,113 151,509 53,604
Cultivators 8,905 6,850 2,055
Agriculture Labourer 32,539 15,517 17,022
Household Industries 4,948 3,621 1,327
Other Workers 158,721 125,521 33,200
Marginal Workers 37,275 18,898 18,377
Non Working 369,728 128,454 241,274

Palakkad Taluka Map


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