Vaikom Taluka Population, Caste, Religion Data - Kottayam district, Kerala

Vaikom Taluka of Kottayam district has total population of 310,414 as per the Census 2011. Out of which 152,570 are males while 157,844 are females. In 2011 there were total 76,876 families residing in Vaikom Taluka. The Average Sex Ratio of Vaikom Taluka is 1,035.

As per Census 2011 out of total population, 7.5% people lives in Urban areas while 92.5% lives in the Rural areas. The average literacy rate in urban areas is 96.8% while that in the rural areas is 96%. Also the Sex Ratio of Urban areas in Vaikom Taluka is 1,055 while that of Rural areas is 1,033.

The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Vaikom Taluka is 27143 which is 9% of the total population. There are 13962 male children and 13181 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Vaikom Taluka is 944 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 1,035 ) of Vaikom Taluka.

The total literacy rate of Vaikom Taluka is 96.06%. The male literacy rate is 88.65% and the female literacy rate is 86.7% in Vaikom Taluka.

Population
310,414
Literacy
96.06%
Sex Ratio
1,035

To facilitate the administration, Vaikom Taluka is further divided into 1 town and 16 villages.

Vaikom Taluka Data

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

Total Male Female
Children (Age 0-6) 27,143 13,962 13,181
Literacy 96.06% 88.65% 86.7%
Scheduled Caste 35,356 17,295 18,061
Scheduled Tribe 975 489 486
Illiterate 38,310 17,315 20,995

Caste-wise Population - Vaikom Taluka

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 11.4% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 0.3% of total population in Vaikom Taluka of .

Total Male Female
Schedule Caste 35,356 17,295 18,061
Schedule Tribe 975 489 486

Religion-wise Population - Vaikom Taluka

Religion Total Male Female
Hindu 209,892 (67.62%) 102,843 107,049
Muslim 10,580 (3.41%) 5,323 5,257
Christian 89,163 (28.72%) 44,020 45,143
Sikh 39 (0.01%) 27 12
Buddhist 50 (0.02%) 30 20
Jain 12 (0%) 5 7
Other Religion 85 (0.03%) 47 38
No Religion Specified 593 (0.19%) 275 318

Literacy Rate - Vaikom Taluka

Average literacy rate of Vaikom Taluka in 2011 were 96.06% in which, male and female literacy were 97.58% and 94.6% respectively. Total literate in Vaikom Taluka were 272,104 of which male and female were 135,255 and 136,849 respectively.


Sex Ratio - Vaikom Taluka

The Sex Ratio of Vaikom Taluka is 1,035 . Thus for every 1000 men there were 1,035 females in Vaikom Taluka. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 944 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 1,035 ) of Vaikom Taluka.


Child Population - Vaikom Taluka

According to Census 2011, there were 27,143 children between age 0 to 6 years in Vaikom Taluka. Out of which 27,143 were male while 27,143 were female.

Urban/Rural Population - Vaikom Taluka

As per Census 2011, there are total 6,068 families under Vaikom Taluka living in urban areas while 6,068 families are living within Rural areas. Thus around 7.5% of total population of Vaikom Taluka lives in Urban areas while 92.5% lives under Rural areas. Population of children (0 - 6 years) in urban region is 1,807 while that in rural region is 25,336.

Total Urban Rural
Population 310,414 23,234 287,180
Children (0 - 6 years) 27,143 1,807 25,336
Schedule Caste 35,356 1,820 33,536
Schedule Tribe 975 109 866
Literacy 96.06% 96.84% 95.99%
Sex Ratio 1,035 1,055 1,033

Working Population - Vaikom Taluka

In Vaikom Taluka out of total population, 127,698 were engaged in work activities. 76% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 24% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 127,698 workers engaged in Main Work, 6,399 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 7,764 were Agricultural labourer.

Total Male Female
Main Workers 97,033 71,043 25,990
Cultivators 6,399 5,729 670
Agriculture Labourer 7,764 5,750 2,014
Household Industries 2,940 1,551 1,389
Other Workers 79,930 58,013 21,917
Marginal Workers 30,665 14,028 16,637
Non Working 182,716 67,499 115,217

Vaikom Taluka Map


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