Ponneri Taluka Population, Caste, Religion Data - Thiruvallur district, Tamil Nadu

Ponneri Taluka of Thiruvallur district has total population of 389,862 as per the Census 2011. Out of which 195,181 are males while 194,681 are females. In 2011 there were total 100,866 families residing in Ponneri Taluka. The Average Sex Ratio of Ponneri Taluka is 997.

As per Census 2011 out of total population, 37.5% people lives in Urban areas while 62.5% lives in the Rural areas. The average literacy rate in urban areas is 86.3% while that in the rural areas is 75.3%. Also the Sex Ratio of Urban areas in Ponneri Taluka is 992 while that of Rural areas is 1,001.

The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Ponneri Taluka is 42836 which is 11% of the total population. There are 21900 male children and 20936 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Ponneri Taluka is 956 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 997 ) of Ponneri Taluka.

The total literacy rate of Ponneri Taluka is 79.46%. The male literacy rate is 76.41% and the female literacy rate is 65.03% in Ponneri Taluka.

Population
389,862
Literacy
79.46%
Sex Ratio
997

To facilitate the administration, Ponneri Taluka is further divided into 8 towns and 139 villages.

Ponneri Taluka Data

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

Total Male Female
Children (Age 0-6) 42,836 21,900 20,936
Literacy 79.46% 76.41% 65.03%
Scheduled Caste 124,094 61,814 62,280
Scheduled Tribe 7,942 3,946 3,996
Illiterate 114,126 46,040 68,086

Caste-wise Population - Ponneri Taluka

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 31.8% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 2% of total population in Ponneri Taluka of .

Total Male Female
Schedule Caste 124,094 61,814 62,280
Schedule Tribe 7,942 3,946 3,996

Religion-wise Population - Ponneri Taluka

Religion Total Male Female
Hindu 356,811 (91.52%) 178,633 178,178
Muslim 16,494 (4.23%) 8,349 8,145
Christian 14,592 (3.74%) 7,259 7,333
Sikh 77 (0.02%) 39 38
Buddhist 51 (0.01%) 32 19
Jain 209 (0.05%) 101 108
Other Religion 20 (0.01%) 12 8
No Religion Specified 1,608 (0.41%) 756 852

Literacy Rate - Ponneri Taluka

Average literacy rate of Ponneri Taluka in 2011 were 79.46% in which, male and female literacy were 86.07% and 72.86% respectively. Total literate in Ponneri Taluka were 275,736 of which male and female were 149,141 and 126,595 respectively.


Sex Ratio - Ponneri Taluka

The Sex Ratio of Ponneri Taluka is 997 . Thus for every 1000 men there were 997 females in Ponneri Taluka. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 956 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 997 ) of Ponneri Taluka.


Child Population - Ponneri Taluka

According to Census 2011, there were 42,836 children between age 0 to 6 years in Ponneri Taluka. Out of which 42,836 were male while 42,836 were female.

Urban/Rural Population - Ponneri Taluka

As per Census 2011, there are total 36,815 families under Ponneri Taluka living in urban areas while 36,815 families are living within Rural areas. Thus around 37.5% of total population of Ponneri Taluka lives in Urban areas while 62.5% lives under Rural areas. Population of children (0 - 6 years) in urban region is 15,791 while that in rural region is 27,045.

Total Urban Rural
Population 389,862 146,186 243,676
Children (0 - 6 years) 42,836 15,791 27,045
Schedule Caste 124,094 31,758 92,336
Schedule Tribe 7,942 1,506 6,436
Literacy 79.46% 86.31% 75.33%
Sex Ratio 997 992 1,001

Working Population - Ponneri Taluka

In Ponneri Taluka out of total population, 164,036 were engaged in work activities. 77.4% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 22.6% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 164,036 workers engaged in Main Work, 7,638 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 25,875 were Agricultural labourer.

Total Male Female
Main Workers 126,951 98,237 28,714
Cultivators 7,638 6,129 1,509
Agriculture Labourer 25,875 16,306 9,569
Household Industries 3,104 1,926 1,178
Other Workers 90,334 73,876 16,458
Marginal Workers 37,085 19,706 17,379
Non Working 225,826 77,238 148,588

Ponneri Taluka Map


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