Rameswaram Population, Religion, Caste, Working Data Ramanathapuram, Tamil Nadu - Census 2011

Rameswaram is a Municipality city situated in Rameswaram taluka of Ramanathapuram district. The Rameswaram city is divided into 21 wards for which elections are held every 5 years. As per the Population Census 2011, there are total 10,579 families residing in the Rameswaram city. The total population of Rameswaram is 44,856 out of which 22,783 are males and 22,073 are females thus the Average Sex Ratio of Rameswaram is 969.

The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Rameswaram city is 5022 which is 11% of the total population. There are 2544 male children and 2478 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Rameswaram is 974 which is greater than Average Sex Ratio (969).

As per the Census 2011, the literacy rate of Rameswaram is 82.6%. Thus Rameswaram has higher literacy rate compared to 80.7% of Ramanathapuram district. The male literacy rate is 87.64% and the female literacy rate is 77.42% in Rameswaram.

Population
44,856
Literacy
82.6%
Sex Ratio
969

Rameswaram Municipality has total administration over 10,579 houses to which it supplies basic amenities such as water and sewerage. It is also authorize to build roads within Municipality limits and impose taxes on properties coming under its jurisdiction.

Rameswaram Municipality

As per the Population Census 2011 data, following are some quick facts about Rameswaram Municipality.

Total Male Female
Children 5,022 2,544 2,478
Literacy 82.6% 77.9% 68.7%
Scheduled Caste 3,050 1,530 1,520
Scheduled Tribe 14 7 7
Illiterate 11,948 5,046 6,902

Caste-wise Population - Rameswaram

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 6.8% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 0% of total population in Rameswaram.

Total Male Female
Schedule Caste 3,050 1,530 1,520
Schedule Tribe 14 7 7

Religion-wise Population - Rameswaram

As per the Census 2011, the total Hindu population in Rameswaram is 39,203 which is 87.4% of the total population. Also the total Muslim population in Rameswaram is 1,955 which is 4.36% of the total population. Below is religion-wise population of Rameswaram as per Census 2011.

Religion Total Male Female
Hindu 39,203 (87.4%) 19,948 19,255
Muslim 1,955 (4.36%) 994 961
Christian 3,647 (8.13%) 1,812 1,835
Sikh 15 (0.03%) 9 6
Buddhist 3 (0.01%) 0 3
Jain 2 (0%) 1 1
Other Religion 1 (0%) 1 0
No Religion Specified 30 (0.07%) 18 12

Literacy Rate - Rameswaram

The total literacy rate of Rameswaram was 82.61% in 2011 which is greater than average literacy rate 80.09% of Tamil Nadu. Population-wise, out of total 32,908 literates, males were 17,737 while females were 15,171. Also the male literacy rate was 87.64% and the female literacy rate was 77.42% in Rameswaram.

  Rameswaram Tamil Nadu
Female 77.42% 73.44%
Male 87.64% 86.77%
Total 82.61% 80.09%

Sex Ratio - Rameswaram

The Sex Ratio of Rameswaram is 969. Thus per every 1000 men there were 969 females in Rameswaram. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 974 which is greater than Average Sex Ratio ( 969 ) of Rameswaram.


Child Population - Rameswaram

According to Census 2011, there were 5,022 children between age 0 to 6 years in Rameswaram. Out of which 2,544 were male while 2,478 were female.


Working Population - Rameswaram

In Rameswaram Municipality out of total population, 16,645 were engaged in work activities. 92.3% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 7.7% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 16,645 workers engaged in Main Work, 69 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 20 were Agricultural labourer.

Total Male Female
Main Workers 15,367 12,876 2,491
Cultivators 69 55 14
Agriculture Labourer 20 12 8
Household Industries 148 56 92
Other Workers 15,130 12,753 2,377
Marginal Workers 1,278 637 641
Non Working 28,211 9,270 18,941

Rameswaram Wards

A ward is a local authority area, typically used for electoral purposes. Rameswaram is further divided into 21 wards where elections are held every 5 years.

# Ward Population Literacy Sex Ratio
1 Ward No - 1 493 79.5% 972
2 Ward No - 2 820 80.5% 1,005
3 Ward No - 3 734 80.5% 1,085
4 Ward No - 4 1,924 73% 1,004
5 Ward No - 5 773 71% 1,024
6 Ward No - 6 3,059 67.8% 990
7 Ward No - 7 3,001 66.3% 891
8 Ward No - 8 2,753 60% 985
9 Ward No - 9 1,700 63.8% 974
10 Ward No - 10 2,470 71.1% 948
11 Ward No - 11 1,477 75.6% 999
12 Ward No - 12 3,523 76.7% 957
13 Ward No - 13 3,434 75.9% 957
14 Ward No - 14 4,560 73% 947
15 Ward No - 15 2,855 79.1% 926
16 Ward No - 16 1,076 78.3% 1,015
17 Ward No - 17 1,060 82.7% 989
18 Ward No - 18 2,652 79.9% 1,018
19 Ward No - 19 2,412 70.3% 984
20 Ward No - 20 2,176 77.3% 1,007
21 Ward No - 21 1,904 80% 921

Map of Rameswaram, Ramanathapuram, Tamil Nadu


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