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

Vilathikulam Taluka of Thoothukkudi district has total population of 139,581 as per the Census 2011. Out of which 69,556 are males while 70,025 are females. In 2011 there were total 38,335 families residing in Vilathikulam Taluka. The Average Sex Ratio of Vilathikulam Taluka is 1,007.

As per Census 2011 out of total population, 17.3% people lives in Urban areas while 82.7% lives in the Rural areas. The average literacy rate in urban areas is 85.7% while that in the rural areas is 78.4%. Also the Sex Ratio of Urban areas in Vilathikulam Taluka is 1,003 while that of Rural areas is 1,007.

The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Vilathikulam Taluka is 14139 which is 10% of the total population. There are 7228 male children and 6911 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Vilathikulam Taluka is 956 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 1,007 ) of Vilathikulam Taluka.

The total literacy rate of Vilathikulam Taluka is 79.62%. The male literacy rate is 78.58% and the female literacy rate is 64.58% in Vilathikulam Taluka.

Population
139,581
Literacy
79.62%
Sex Ratio
1,007

To facilitate the administration, Vilathikulam Taluka is further divided into 2 towns and 86 villages.

Vilathikulam Taluka Data

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

Total Male Female
Children (Age 0-6) 14,139 7,228 6,911
Literacy 79.62% 78.58% 64.58%
Scheduled Caste 31,703 15,795 15,908
Scheduled Tribe 49 21 28
Illiterate 39,702 14,897 24,805

Caste-wise Population - Vilathikulam Taluka

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 22.7% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 0% of total population in Vilathikulam Taluka of .

Total Male Female
Schedule Caste 31,703 15,795 15,908
Schedule Tribe 49 21 28

Religion-wise Population - Vilathikulam Taluka

Religion Total Male Female
Hindu 126,652 (90.74%) 63,129 63,523
Muslim 1,329 (0.95%) 627 702
Christian 11,414 (8.18%) 5,706 5,708
Sikh 3 (0%) 1 2
Buddhist 9 (0.01%) 5 4
Jain 2 (0%) 1 1
Other Religion 1 (0%) 1 0
No Religion Specified 171 (0.12%) 86 85

Literacy Rate - Vilathikulam Taluka

Average literacy rate of Vilathikulam Taluka in 2011 were 79.62% in which, male and female literacy were 87.7% and 71.65% respectively. Total literate in Vilathikulam Taluka were 99,879 of which male and female were 54,659 and 45,220 respectively.


Sex Ratio - Vilathikulam Taluka

The Sex Ratio of Vilathikulam Taluka is 1,007 . Thus for every 1000 men there were 1,007 females in Vilathikulam Taluka. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 956 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 1,007 ) of Vilathikulam Taluka.


Child Population - Vilathikulam Taluka

According to Census 2011, there were 14,139 children between age 0 to 6 years in Vilathikulam Taluka. Out of which 14,139 were male while 14,139 were female.

Urban/Rural Population - Vilathikulam Taluka

As per Census 2011, there are total 6,411 families under Vilathikulam Taluka living in urban areas while 6,411 families are living within Rural areas. Thus around 17.3% of total population of Vilathikulam Taluka lives in Urban areas while 82.7% lives under Rural areas. Population of children (0 - 6 years) in urban region is 2,553 while that in rural region is 11,586.

Total Urban Rural
Population 139,581 24,168 115,413
Children (0 - 6 years) 14,139 2,553 11,586
Schedule Caste 31,703 4,425 27,278
Schedule Tribe 49 20 29
Literacy 79.62% 85.71% 78.35%
Sex Ratio 1,007 1,003 1,007

Working Population - Vilathikulam Taluka

In Vilathikulam Taluka out of total population, 75,594 were engaged in work activities. 83% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 17% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 75,594 workers engaged in Main Work, 8,386 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 28,334 were Agricultural labourer.

Total Male Female
Main Workers 62,776 37,915 24,861
Cultivators 8,386 5,472 2,914
Agriculture Labourer 28,334 13,371 14,963
Household Industries 800 404 396
Other Workers 25,256 18,668 6,588
Marginal Workers 12,818 5,175 7,643
Non Working 63,987 26,466 37,521

Vilathikulam Taluka Map


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