Puzhal Population, Religion, Caste, Working Data Thiruvallur, Tamil Nadu - Census 2011

Puzhal is a Town Panchayat city situated in Mathavaram taluka of Thiruvallur district. The Puzhal city is divided into 18 wards for which elections are held every 5 years. As per the Population Census 2011, there are total 7,477 families residing in the Puzhal city. The total population of Puzhal is 31,665 out of which 16,810 are males and 14,855 are females thus the Average Sex Ratio of Puzhal is 884.

The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Puzhal city is 3363 which is 11% of the total population. There are 1761 male children and 1602 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Puzhal is 910 which is greater than Average Sex Ratio (884).

As per the Census 2011, the literacy rate of Puzhal is 88.9%. Thus Puzhal has higher literacy rate compared to 84% of Thiruvallur district. The male literacy rate is 91.24% and the female literacy rate is 86.24% in Puzhal.

Population
31,665
Literacy
88.9%
Sex Ratio
884

Puzhal Town Panchayat has total administration over 7,477 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.

Puzhal Town Panchayat

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

Total Male Female
Children 3,363 1,761 1,602
Literacy 88.9% 81.7% 76.9%
Scheduled Caste 10,679 5,445 5,234
Scheduled Tribe 54 28 26
Illiterate 6,504 3,079 3,425

Caste-wise Population - Puzhal

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 33.7% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 0.2% of total population in Puzhal.

Total Male Female
Schedule Caste 10,679 5,445 5,234
Schedule Tribe 54 28 26

Religion-wise Population - Puzhal

As per the Census 2011, the total Hindu population in Puzhal is 25,299 which is 79.9% of the total population. Also the total Muslim population in Puzhal is 2,238 which is 7.07% of the total population. Below is religion-wise population of Puzhal as per Census 2011.

Religion Total Male Female
Hindu 25,299 (79.9%) 13,571 11,728
Muslim 2,238 (7.07%) 1,217 1,021
Christian 3,213 (10.15%) 1,602 1,611
Sikh 29 (0.09%) 15 14
Buddhist 6 (0.02%) 3 3
Jain 330 (1.04%) 164 166
Other Religion 8 (0.03%) 3 5
No Religion Specified 542 (1.71%) 235 307

Literacy Rate - Puzhal

The total literacy rate of Puzhal was 88.9% in 2011 which is greater than average literacy rate 80.09% of Tamil Nadu. Population-wise, out of total 25,161 literates, males were 13,731 while females were 11,430. Also the male literacy rate was 91.24% and the female literacy rate was 86.24% in Puzhal.

  Puzhal Tamil Nadu
Female 86.24% 73.44%
Male 91.24% 86.77%
Total 88.9% 80.09%

Sex Ratio - Puzhal

The Sex Ratio of Puzhal is 884. Thus per every 1000 men there were 884 females in Puzhal. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 910 which is greater than Average Sex Ratio ( 884 ) of Puzhal.


Child Population - Puzhal

According to Census 2011, there were 3,363 children between age 0 to 6 years in Puzhal. Out of which 1,761 were male while 1,602 were female.


Working Population - Puzhal

In Puzhal Town Panchayat out of total population, 12,899 were engaged in work activities. 79.2% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 20.8% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 12,899 workers engaged in Main Work, 81 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 174 were Agricultural labourer.

Total Male Female
Main Workers 10,219 8,244 1,975
Cultivators 81 44 37
Agriculture Labourer 174 112 62
Household Industries 200 124 76
Other Workers 9,764 7,964 1,800
Marginal Workers 2,680 1,566 1,114
Non Working 18,766 7,000 11,766

Puzhal Wards

A ward is a local authority area, typically used for electoral purposes. Puzhal is further divided into 18 wards where elections are held every 5 years.

# Ward Population Literacy Sex Ratio
1 Ward No - 1 2,722 77.9% 1,019
2 Ward No - 2 2,260 76.8% 1,007
3 Ward No - 3 1,314 78.3% 997
4 Ward No - 4 1,471 71% 959
5 Ward No - 5 3,900 79.3% 982
6 Ward No - 6 2,204 81.6% 949
7 Ward No - 7 1,706 84.5% 979
8 Ward No - 8 3,371 76.3% 289
9 Ward No - 9 1,755 82% 1,043
10 Ward No - 10 1,319 79.2% 1,017
11 Ward No - 11 1,493 80.8% 1,020
12 Ward No - 12 1,444 83.2% 984
13 Ward No - 13 1,952 77.5% 1,006
14 Ward No - 14 538 82.9% 1,161
15 Ward No - 15 963 80.2% 986
16 Ward No - 16 727 85.3% 976
17 Ward No - 17 564 88.1% 1,036
18 Ward No - 18 1,962 81% 927

Map of Puzhal, Thiruvallur, Tamil Nadu


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