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

Yercaud Taluka of Salem district has total population of 41,869 as per the Census 2011. Out of which 21,070 are males while 20,799 are females. In 2011 there were total 10,772 families residing in Yercaud Taluka. The Average Sex Ratio of Yercaud Taluka is 987.

As per Census 2011 out of total population, 27.7% people lives in Urban areas while 72.3% lives in the Rural areas. The average literacy rate in urban areas is 83.2% while that in the rural areas is 53%. Also the Sex Ratio of Urban areas in Yercaud Taluka is 974 while that of Rural areas is 992.

The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Yercaud Taluka is 4650 which is 11% of the total population. There are 2419 male children and 2231 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Yercaud Taluka is 922 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 987 ) of Yercaud Taluka.

The total literacy rate of Yercaud Taluka is 61.48%. The male literacy rate is 62.47% and the female literacy rate is 46.73% in Yercaud Taluka.

Population
41,869
Literacy
61.48%
Sex Ratio
987

To facilitate the administration, Yercaud Taluka is further divided into 1 town and 86 villages.

Yercaud Taluka Data

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

Total Male Female
Children (Age 0-6) 4,650 2,419 2,231
Literacy 61.48% 62.47% 46.73%
Scheduled Caste 5,492 2,669 2,823
Scheduled Tribe 28,118 14,159 13,959
Illiterate 18,987 7,908 11,079

Caste-wise Population - Yercaud Taluka

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 13.1% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 67.2% of total population in Yercaud Taluka of .

Total Male Female
Schedule Caste 5,492 2,669 2,823
Schedule Tribe 28,118 14,159 13,959

Religion-wise Population - Yercaud Taluka

Religion Total Male Female
Hindu 37,634 (89.89%) 18,982 18,652
Muslim 380 (0.91%) 194 186
Christian 3,804 (9.09%) 1,867 1,937
Sikh 2 (0%) 1 1
Buddhist 21 (0.05%) 11 10
Jain 1 (0%) 1 0
Other Religion 1 (0%) 0 1
No Religion Specified 26 (0.06%) 14 12

Literacy Rate - Yercaud Taluka

Average literacy rate of Yercaud Taluka in 2011 were 61.48% in which, male and female literacy were 70.57% and 52.35% respectively. Total literate in Yercaud Taluka were 22,882 of which male and female were 13,162 and 9,720 respectively.


Sex Ratio - Yercaud Taluka

The Sex Ratio of Yercaud Taluka is 987 . Thus for every 1000 men there were 987 females in Yercaud Taluka. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 922 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 987 ) of Yercaud Taluka.


Child Population - Yercaud Taluka

According to Census 2011, there were 4,650 children between age 0 to 6 years in Yercaud Taluka. Out of which 4,650 were male while 4,650 were female.

Urban/Rural Population - Yercaud Taluka

As per Census 2011, there are total 2,652 families under Yercaud Taluka living in urban areas while 2,652 families are living within Rural areas. Thus around 27.7% of total population of Yercaud Taluka lives in Urban areas while 72.3% lives under Rural areas. Population of children (0 - 6 years) in urban region is 1,106 while that in rural region is 3,544.

Total Urban Rural
Population 41,869 11,582 30,287
Children (0 - 6 years) 4,650 1,106 3,544
Schedule Caste 5,492 3,860 1,632
Schedule Tribe 28,118 1,795 26,323
Literacy 61.48% 83.17% 52.98%
Sex Ratio 987 974 992

Working Population - Yercaud Taluka

In Yercaud Taluka out of total population, 22,068 were engaged in work activities. 94.3% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 5.7% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 22,068 workers engaged in Main Work, 1,930 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 2,950 were Agricultural labourer.

Total Male Female
Main Workers 20,802 11,805 8,997
Cultivators 1,930 1,069 861
Agriculture Labourer 2,950 1,531 1,419
Household Industries 97 47 50
Other Workers 15,825 9,158 6,667
Marginal Workers 1,266 514 752
Non Working 19,801 8,751 11,050

Yercaud Taluka Map


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