Thoothukkudi Taluka Population, Caste, Religion Data - Thoothukkudi district, Tamil Nadu

Thoothukkudi Taluka of Thoothukkudi district has total population of 478,328 as per the Census 2011. Out of which 239,342 are males while 238,986 are females. In 2011 there were total 122,574 families residing in Thoothukkudi Taluka. The Average Sex Ratio of Thoothukkudi Taluka is 999.

As per Census 2011 out of total population, 86.1% people lives in Urban areas while 13.9% lives in the Rural areas. The average literacy rate in urban areas is 91.6% while that in the rural areas is 87.2%. Also the Sex Ratio of Urban areas in Thoothukkudi Taluka is 999 while that of Rural areas is 998.

The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Thoothukkudi Taluka is 53393 which is 11% of the total population. There are 27156 male children and 26237 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Thoothukkudi Taluka is 966 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 999 ) of Thoothukkudi Taluka.

The total literacy rate of Thoothukkudi Taluka is 90.96%. The male literacy rate is 83.37% and the female literacy rate is 78.25% in Thoothukkudi Taluka.

Population
478,328
Literacy
90.96%
Sex Ratio
999

To facilitate the administration, Thoothukkudi Taluka is further divided into 7 towns and 25 villages.

Thoothukkudi Taluka Data

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

Total Male Female
Children (Age 0-6) 53,393 27,156 26,237
Literacy 90.96% 83.37% 78.25%
Scheduled Caste 70,573 35,576 34,997
Scheduled Tribe 999 515 484
Illiterate 91,787 39,805 51,982

Caste-wise Population - Thoothukkudi Taluka

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 14.8% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 0.2% of total population in Thoothukkudi Taluka of .

Total Male Female
Schedule Caste 70,573 35,576 34,997
Schedule Tribe 999 515 484

Religion-wise Population - Thoothukkudi Taluka

Religion Total Male Female
Hindu 342,962 (71.7%) 172,198 170,764
Muslim 16,472 (3.44%) 8,284 8,188
Christian 117,817 (24.63%) 58,319 59,498
Sikh 32 (0.01%) 24 8
Buddhist 133 (0.03%) 77 56
Jain 20 (0%) 11 9
Other Religion 92 (0.02%) 76 16
No Religion Specified 800 (0.17%) 353 447

Literacy Rate - Thoothukkudi Taluka

Average literacy rate of Thoothukkudi Taluka in 2011 were 90.96% in which, male and female literacy were 94.04% and 87.9% respectively. Total literate in Thoothukkudi Taluka were 386,541 of which male and female were 199,537 and 187,004 respectively.


Sex Ratio - Thoothukkudi Taluka

The Sex Ratio of Thoothukkudi Taluka is 999 . Thus for every 1000 men there were 999 females in Thoothukkudi Taluka. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 966 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 999 ) of Thoothukkudi Taluka.


Child Population - Thoothukkudi Taluka

According to Census 2011, there were 53,393 children between age 0 to 6 years in Thoothukkudi Taluka. Out of which 53,393 were male while 53,393 were female.

Urban/Rural Population - Thoothukkudi Taluka

As per Census 2011, there are total 105,077 families under Thoothukkudi Taluka living in urban areas while 105,077 families are living within Rural areas. Thus around 86.1% of total population of Thoothukkudi Taluka lives in Urban areas while 13.9% lives under Rural areas. Population of children (0 - 6 years) in urban region is 45,569 while that in rural region is 7,824.

Total Urban Rural
Population 478,328 411,628 66,700
Children (0 - 6 years) 53,393 45,569 7,824
Schedule Caste 70,573 52,950 17,623
Schedule Tribe 999 950 49
Literacy 90.96% 91.57% 87.2%
Sex Ratio 999 999 998

Working Population - Thoothukkudi Taluka

In Thoothukkudi Taluka out of total population, 175,902 were engaged in work activities. 91.1% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 8.9% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 175,902 workers engaged in Main Work, 1,959 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 5,350 were Agricultural labourer.

Total Male Female
Main Workers 160,261 127,987 32,274
Cultivators 1,959 1,403 556
Agriculture Labourer 5,350 3,205 2,145
Household Industries 2,946 1,472 1,474
Other Workers 150,006 121,907 28,099
Marginal Workers 15,641 9,379 6,262
Non Working 302,426 101,976 200,450

Thoothukkudi Taluka Map


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