Virajpet Taluka Population, Caste, Religion Data - Kodagu district, Karnataka

Virajpet Taluka of Kodagu district has total population of 201,431 as per the Census 2011. Out of which 99,754 are males while 101,677 are females. In 2011 there were total 52,913 families residing in Virajpet Taluka. The Average Sex Ratio of Virajpet Taluka is 1,019.

As per Census 2011 out of total population, 12.7% people lives in Urban areas while 87.3% lives in the Rural areas. The average literacy rate in urban areas is 90.9% while that in the rural areas is 78%. Also the Sex Ratio of Urban areas in Virajpet Taluka is 978 while that of Rural areas is 1,025.

The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Virajpet Taluka is 20393 which is 10% of the total population. There are 10219 male children and 10174 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Virajpet Taluka is 996 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 1,019 ) of Virajpet Taluka.

The total literacy rate of Virajpet Taluka is 79.62%. The male literacy rate is 75.03% and the female literacy rate is 68.15% in Virajpet Taluka.

Population
201,431
Literacy
79.62%
Sex Ratio
1,019

To facilitate the administration, Virajpet Taluka is further divided into 2 towns and 94 villages.

Virajpet Taluka Data

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

Total Male Female
Children (Age 0-6) 20,393 10,219 10,174
Literacy 79.62% 75.03% 68.15%
Scheduled Caste 22,755 11,002 11,753
Scheduled Tribe 39,493 19,348 20,145
Illiterate 57,295 24,907 32,388

Caste-wise Population - Virajpet Taluka

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 11.3% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 19.6% of total population in Virajpet Taluka of .

Total Male Female
Schedule Caste 22,755 11,002 11,753
Schedule Tribe 39,493 19,348 20,145

Religion-wise Population - Virajpet Taluka

Religion Total Male Female
Hindu 163,659 (81.25%) 80,657 83,002
Muslim 30,148 (14.97%) 15,326 14,822
Christian 7,227 (3.59%) 3,560 3,667
Sikh 34 (0.02%) 18 16
Buddhist 33 (0.02%) 22 11
Jain 104 (0.05%) 58 46
Other Religion 74 (0.04%) 36 38
No Religion Specified 152 (0.08%) 77 75

Literacy Rate - Virajpet Taluka

Average literacy rate of Virajpet Taluka in 2011 were 79.62% in which, male and female literacy were 83.6% and 75.72% respectively. Total literate in Virajpet Taluka were 144,136 of which male and female were 74,847 and 69,289 respectively.


Sex Ratio - Virajpet Taluka

The Sex Ratio of Virajpet Taluka is 1,019 . Thus for every 1000 men there were 1,019 females in Virajpet Taluka. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 996 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 1,019 ) of Virajpet Taluka.


Child Population - Virajpet Taluka

According to Census 2011, there were 20,393 children between age 0 to 6 years in Virajpet Taluka. Out of which 20,393 were male while 20,393 were female.

Urban/Rural Population - Virajpet Taluka

As per Census 2011, there are total 6,465 families under Virajpet Taluka living in urban areas while 6,465 families are living within Rural areas. Thus around 12.7% of total population of Virajpet Taluka lives in Urban areas while 87.3% lives under Rural areas. Population of children (0 - 6 years) in urban region is 2,539 while that in rural region is 17,854.

Total Urban Rural
Population 201,431 25,552 175,879
Children (0 - 6 years) 20,393 2,539 17,854
Schedule Caste 22,755 2,597 20,158
Schedule Tribe 39,493 597 38,896
Literacy 79.62% 90.93% 77.97%
Sex Ratio 1,019 978 1,025

Working Population - Virajpet Taluka

In Virajpet Taluka out of total population, 103,166 were engaged in work activities. 94.6% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 5.4% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 103,166 workers engaged in Main Work, 2,978 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 2,866 were Agricultural labourer.

Total Male Female
Main Workers 97,566 60,809 36,757
Cultivators 2,978 1,996 982
Agriculture Labourer 2,866 1,505 1,361
Household Industries 384 265 119
Other Workers 91,338 57,043 34,295
Marginal Workers 5,600 2,403 3,197
Non Working 98,265 36,542 61,723

Virajpet Taluka Map


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