Vadakara Taluka Population, Caste, Religion Data - Kozhikode district, Kerala

Vadakara Taluka of Kozhikode district has total population of 687,265 as per the Census 2011. Out of which 322,063 are males while 365,202 are females. In 2011 there were total 152,553 families residing in Vadakara Taluka. The Average Sex Ratio of Vadakara Taluka is 1,134.

As per Census 2011 out of total population, 65.1% people lives in Urban areas while 34.9% lives in the Rural areas. The average literacy rate in urban areas is 93.9% while that in the rural areas is 93%. Also the Sex Ratio of Urban areas in Vadakara Taluka is 1,147 while that of Rural areas is 1,109.

The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Vadakara Taluka is 77629 which is 11% of the total population. There are 39161 male children and 38468 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Vadakara Taluka is 982 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 1,134 ) of Vadakara Taluka.

The total literacy rate of Vadakara Taluka is 93.6%. The male literacy rate is 85.06% and the female literacy rate is 81.24% in Vadakara Taluka.

Population
687,265
Literacy
93.6%
Sex Ratio
1,134

To facilitate the administration, Vadakara Taluka is further divided into 15 towns and 12 villages.

Vadakara Taluka Data

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

Total Male Female
Children (Age 0-6) 77,629 39,161 38,468
Literacy 93.6% 85.06% 81.24%
Scheduled Caste 15,493 7,593 7,900
Scheduled Tribe 3,487 1,694 1,793
Illiterate 116,617 48,115 68,502

Caste-wise Population - Vadakara Taluka

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 2.3% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 0.5% of total population in Vadakara Taluka of .

Total Male Female
Schedule Caste 15,493 7,593 7,900
Schedule Tribe 3,487 1,694 1,793

Religion-wise Population - Vadakara Taluka

Religion Total Male Female
Hindu 422,523 (61.48%) 202,841 219,682
Muslim 250,621 (36.47%) 112,179 138,442
Christian 11,964 (1.74%) 5,983 5,981
Sikh 72 (0.01%) 41 31
Buddhist 50 (0.01%) 25 25
Jain 52 (0.01%) 25 27
Other Religion 67 (0.01%) 34 33
No Religion Specified 1,916 (0.28%) 935 981

Literacy Rate - Vadakara Taluka

Average literacy rate of Vadakara Taluka in 2011 were 93.6% in which, male and female literacy were 96.83% and 90.81% respectively. Total literate in Vadakara Taluka were 570,648 of which male and female were 273,948 and 296,700 respectively.


Sex Ratio - Vadakara Taluka

The Sex Ratio of Vadakara Taluka is 1,134 . Thus for every 1000 men there were 1,134 females in Vadakara Taluka. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 982 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 1,134 ) of Vadakara Taluka.


Child Population - Vadakara Taluka

According to Census 2011, there were 77,629 children between age 0 to 6 years in Vadakara Taluka. Out of which 77,629 were male while 77,629 were female.

Urban/Rural Population - Vadakara Taluka

As per Census 2011, there are total 97,578 families under Vadakara Taluka living in urban areas while 97,578 families are living within Rural areas. Thus around 65.1% of total population of Vadakara Taluka lives in Urban areas while 34.9% lives under Rural areas. Population of children (0 - 6 years) in urban region is 50,536 while that in rural region is 27,093.

Total Urban Rural
Population 687,265 447,221 240,044
Children (0 - 6 years) 77,629 50,536 27,093
Schedule Caste 15,493 10,060 5,433
Schedule Tribe 3,487 1,318 2,169
Literacy 93.6% 93.92% 93.02%
Sex Ratio 1,134 1,147 1,109

Working Population - Vadakara Taluka

In Vadakara Taluka out of total population, 190,588 were engaged in work activities. 77.8% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 22.2% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 190,588 workers engaged in Main Work, 3,338 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 10,081 were Agricultural labourer.

Total Male Female
Main Workers 148,359 127,485 20,874
Cultivators 3,338 2,943 395
Agriculture Labourer 10,081 8,182 1,899
Household Industries 1,975 1,634 341
Other Workers 132,965 114,726 18,239
Marginal Workers 42,229 27,281 14,948
Non Working 496,677 167,297 329,380

Vadakara Taluka Map


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