Alangayam Population, Religion, Caste, Working Data Vellore, Tamil Nadu - Census 2011

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.

Population
18,327
Literacy
77.6%
Sex Ratio
1,023

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.

Alangayam Town Panchayat

As per the Population Census 2011 data, following are some quick facts about Alangayam Town Panchayat.

Total Male Female
Children 2,042 1,040 1,002
Literacy 77.6% 75.1% 63%
Scheduled Caste 6,028 3,038 2,990
Scheduled Tribe 397 199 198
Illiterate 5,687 2,257 3,430

Caste-wise Population - Alangayam

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 32.9% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 2.2% of total population in Alangayam.

Total Male Female
Schedule Caste 6,028 3,038 2,990
Schedule Tribe 397 199 198

Religion-wise Population - 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.

Religion Total Male Female
Hindu 16,035 (87.49%) 7,946 8,089
Muslim 2,045 (11.16%) 995 1,050
Christian 155 (0.85%) 66 89
Sikh 1 (0.01%) 0 1
Buddhist 0 (0%) 0 0
Jain 0 (0%) 0 0
Other Religion 0 (0%) 0 0
No Religion Specified 91 (0.5%) 52 39

Literacy Rate - Alangayam

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.

  Alangayam Tamil Nadu
Female 70.63% 73.44%
Male 84.82% 86.77%
Total 77.62% 80.09%

Sex Ratio - 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.


Child Population - 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.


Working Population - Alangayam

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.

Total Male Female
Main Workers 5,917 4,336 1,581
Cultivators 578 484 94
Agriculture Labourer 1,339 787 552
Household Industries 163 67 96
Other Workers 3,837 2,998 839
Marginal Workers 1,517 821 696
Non Working 10,893 3,902 6,991

Alangayam Wards

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.

# Ward Population Literacy Sex Ratio
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

Map of Alangayam, Vellore, Tamil Nadu


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