Rajapalayam Taluka Population, Caste, Religion Data - Virudhunagar district, Tamil Nadu

Rajapalayam Taluka of Virudhunagar district has total population of 347,668 as per the Census 2011. Out of which 173,529 are males while 174,139 are females. In 2011 there were total 100,543 families residing in Rajapalayam Taluka. The Average Sex Ratio of Rajapalayam Taluka is 1,004.

As per Census 2011 out of total population, 55.4% people lives in Urban areas while 44.6% lives in the Rural areas. The average literacy rate in urban areas is 83.8% while that in the rural areas is 77.9%. Also the Sex Ratio of Urban areas in Rajapalayam Taluka is 1,010 while that of Rural areas is 996.

The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Rajapalayam Taluka is 33499 which is 10% of the total population. There are 17281 male children and 16218 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Rajapalayam Taluka is 938 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 1,004 ) of Rajapalayam Taluka.

The total literacy rate of Rajapalayam Taluka is 81.19%. The male literacy rate is 79.63% and the female literacy rate is 67.12% in Rajapalayam Taluka.

Population
347,668
Literacy
81.19%
Sex Ratio
1,004

To facilitate the administration, Rajapalayam Taluka is further divided into 6 towns and 38 villages.

Rajapalayam Taluka Data

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

Total Male Female
Children (Age 0-6) 33,499 17,281 16,218
Literacy 81.19% 79.63% 67.12%
Scheduled Caste 76,569 38,009 38,560
Scheduled Tribe 545 277 268
Illiterate 92,600 35,340 57,260

Caste-wise Population - Rajapalayam Taluka

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 22% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 0.2% of total population in Rajapalayam Taluka of .

Total Male Female
Schedule Caste 76,569 38,009 38,560
Schedule Tribe 545 277 268

Religion-wise Population - Rajapalayam Taluka

Religion Total Male Female
Hindu 330,760 (95.14%) 165,212 165,548
Muslim 6,186 (1.78%) 3,052 3,134
Christian 9,949 (2.86%) 4,892 5,057
Sikh 48 (0.01%) 32 16
Buddhist 7 (0%) 5 2
Jain 7 (0%) 2 5
Other Religion 14 (0%) 6 8
No Religion Specified 697 (0.2%) 328 369

Literacy Rate - Rajapalayam Taluka

Average literacy rate of Rajapalayam Taluka in 2011 were 81.19% in which, male and female literacy were 88.44% and 74.01% respectively. Total literate in Rajapalayam Taluka were 255,068 of which male and female were 138,189 and 116,879 respectively.


Sex Ratio - Rajapalayam Taluka

The Sex Ratio of Rajapalayam Taluka is 1,004 . Thus for every 1000 men there were 1,004 females in Rajapalayam Taluka. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 938 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 1,004 ) of Rajapalayam Taluka.


Child Population - Rajapalayam Taluka

According to Census 2011, there were 33,499 children between age 0 to 6 years in Rajapalayam Taluka. Out of which 33,499 were male while 33,499 were female.

Urban/Rural Population - Rajapalayam Taluka

As per Census 2011, there are total 55,869 families under Rajapalayam Taluka living in urban areas while 55,869 families are living within Rural areas. Thus around 55.4% of total population of Rajapalayam Taluka lives in Urban areas while 44.6% lives under Rural areas. Population of children (0 - 6 years) in urban region is 17,859 while that in rural region is 15,640.

Total Urban Rural
Population 347,668 192,770 154,898
Children (0 - 6 years) 33,499 17,859 15,640
Schedule Caste 76,569 27,813 48,756
Schedule Tribe 545 134 411
Literacy 81.19% 83.78% 77.94%
Sex Ratio 1,004 1,010 996

Working Population - Rajapalayam Taluka

In Rajapalayam Taluka out of total population, 164,038 were engaged in work activities. 90.8% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 9.2% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 164,038 workers engaged in Main Work, 5,187 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 29,795 were Agricultural labourer.

Total Male Female
Main Workers 148,935 97,677 51,258
Cultivators 5,187 3,555 1,632
Agriculture Labourer 29,795 14,719 15,076
Household Industries 5,604 2,030 3,574
Other Workers 108,349 77,373 30,976
Marginal Workers 15,103 7,278 7,825
Non Working 183,630 68,574 115,056

Rajapalayam Taluka Map


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