Vazhapadi Taluka Population, Caste, Religion Data - Salem district, Tamil Nadu

Vazhapadi Taluka of Salem district has total population of 195,412 as per the Census 2011. Out of which 98,681 are males while 96,731 are females. In 2011 there were total 50,954 families residing in Vazhapadi Taluka. The Average Sex Ratio of Vazhapadi Taluka is 980.

As per Census 2011 out of total population, 24% people lives in Urban areas while 76% lives in the Rural areas. The average literacy rate in urban areas is 80.1% while that in the rural areas is 70.9%. Also the Sex Ratio of Urban areas in Vazhapadi Taluka is 985 while that of Rural areas is 979.

The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Vazhapadi Taluka is 20093 which is 10% of the total population. There are 10388 male children and 9705 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Vazhapadi Taluka is 934 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 980 ) of Vazhapadi Taluka.

The total literacy rate of Vazhapadi Taluka is 73.09%. The male literacy rate is 72.5% and the female literacy rate is 58.51% in Vazhapadi Taluka.

Population
195,412
Literacy
73.09%
Sex Ratio
980

To facilitate the administration, Vazhapadi Taluka is further divided into 4 towns and 66 villages.

Vazhapadi Taluka Data

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

Total Male Female
Children (Age 0-6) 20,093 10,388 9,705
Literacy 73.09% 72.5% 58.51%
Scheduled Caste 52,370 26,311 26,059
Scheduled Tribe 10,655 5,443 5,212
Illiterate 67,273 27,138 40,135

Caste-wise Population - Vazhapadi Taluka

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 26.8% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 5.5% of total population in Vazhapadi Taluka of .

Total Male Female
Schedule Caste 52,370 26,311 26,059
Schedule Tribe 10,655 5,443 5,212

Religion-wise Population - Vazhapadi Taluka

Religion Total Male Female
Hindu 190,032 (97.25%) 96,044 93,988
Muslim 2,033 (1.04%) 1,011 1,022
Christian 3,206 (1.64%) 1,561 1,645
Sikh 16 (0.01%) 10 6
Buddhist 13 (0.01%) 4 9
Jain 1 (0%) 1 0
Other Religion 4 (0%) 1 3
No Religion Specified 107 (0.05%) 49 58

Literacy Rate - Vazhapadi Taluka

Average literacy rate of Vazhapadi Taluka in 2011 were 73.09% in which, male and female literacy were 81.03% and 65.03% respectively. Total literate in Vazhapadi Taluka were 128,139 of which male and female were 71,543 and 56,596 respectively.


Sex Ratio - Vazhapadi Taluka

The Sex Ratio of Vazhapadi Taluka is 980 . Thus for every 1000 men there were 980 females in Vazhapadi Taluka. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 934 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 980 ) of Vazhapadi Taluka.


Child Population - Vazhapadi Taluka

According to Census 2011, there were 20,093 children between age 0 to 6 years in Vazhapadi Taluka. Out of which 20,093 were male while 20,093 were female.

Urban/Rural Population - Vazhapadi Taluka

As per Census 2011, there are total 12,170 families under Vazhapadi Taluka living in urban areas while 12,170 families are living within Rural areas. Thus around 24% of total population of Vazhapadi Taluka lives in Urban areas while 76% lives under Rural areas. Population of children (0 - 6 years) in urban region is 4,466 while that in rural region is 15,627.

Total Urban Rural
Population 195,412 46,910 148,502
Children (0 - 6 years) 20,093 4,466 15,627
Schedule Caste 52,370 10,181 42,189
Schedule Tribe 10,655 190 10,465
Literacy 73.09% 80.08% 70.86%
Sex Ratio 980 985 979

Working Population - Vazhapadi Taluka

In Vazhapadi Taluka out of total population, 100,483 were engaged in work activities. 90.1% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 9.9% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 100,483 workers engaged in Main Work, 25,085 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 32,169 were Agricultural labourer.

Total Male Female
Main Workers 90,487 56,026 34,461
Cultivators 25,085 14,280 10,805
Agriculture Labourer 32,169 16,018 16,151
Household Industries 1,667 927 740
Other Workers 31,566 24,801 6,765
Marginal Workers 9,996 4,230 5,766
Non Working 94,929 38,425 56,504

Vazhapadi Taluka Map


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