Alangayam is a Town Panchayat city situated in Vaniyambadi taluka of Vellore district. The Alangayam city is divided into 15 wards for which elections are held every 5 years. As per the Population Census 2011, there are total 4,183 families residing in the Alangayam city. The total population of Alangayam is 18,327 out of which 9,059 are males and 9,268 are females thus the Average Sex Ratio of Alangayam is 1,023.
The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Alangayam city is 2042 which is 11% of the total population. There are 1040 male children and 1002 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Alangayam is 963 which is less than Average Sex Ratio (1,023).
As per the Census 2011, the literacy rate of Alangayam is 77.6%. Thus Alangayam has lower literacy rate compared to 79.2% of Vellore district. The male literacy rate is 84.82% and the female literacy rate is 70.63% in Alangayam.
Alangayam Town Panchayat has total administration over 4,183 houses to which it supplies basic amenities such as water and sewerage. It is also authorize to build roads within Town Panchayat limits and impose taxes on properties coming under its jurisdiction.
As per the Population Census 2011 data, following are some quick facts about Alangayam Town Panchayat.
Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 32.9% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 2.2% of total population in Alangayam.
As per the Census 2011, the total Hindu population in Alangayam is 16,035 which is 87.49% of the total population. Also the total Muslim population in Alangayam is 2,045 which is 11.16% of the total population. Below is religion-wise population of Alangayam as per Census 2011.
|No Religion Specified||91||(0.5%)||52||39|
The total literacy rate of Alangayam was 77.62% in 2011 which is less than average literacy rate 80.09% of Tamil Nadu. Population-wise, out of total 12,640 literates, males were 6,802 while females were 5,838. Also the male literacy rate was 84.82% and the female literacy rate was 70.63% in Alangayam.
The Sex Ratio of Alangayam is 1,023. Thus per every 1000 men there were 1,023 females in Alangayam. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 963 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 1,023 ) of Alangayam.
According to Census 2011, there were 2,042 children between age 0 to 6 years in Alangayam. Out of which 1,040 were male while 1,002 were female.
In Alangayam Town Panchayat out of total population, 7,434 were engaged in work activities. 79.6% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 20.4% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 7,434 workers engaged in Main Work, 578 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 1,339 were Agricultural labourer.
A ward is a local authority area, typically used for electoral purposes. Alangayam is further divided into 15 wards where elections are held every 5 years.
|1||Ward No - 1||796||61.8%||1,062|
|2||Ward No - 2||868||71.3%||1,038|
|3||Ward No - 3||1,209||60%||1,067|
|4||Ward No - 4||1,098||72.1%||1,068|
|5||Ward No - 5||760||65%||974|
|6||Ward No - 6||1,271||70.7%||1,024|
|7||Ward No - 7||1,039||66.3%||972|
|8||Ward No - 8||1,580||67.3%||1,039|
|9||Ward No - 9||1,528||73.9%||1,076|
|10||Ward No - 10||1,780||63%||993|
|11||Ward No - 11||1,168||75.9%||1,017|
|12||Ward No - 12||774||84.2%||980|
|13||Ward No - 13||1,759||74.7%||1,026|
|14||Ward No - 14||710||79.2%||1,119|
|15||Ward No - 15||1,987||60.5%||960|