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.
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.
As per the Population Census 2011 data, following are some quick facts about Rameswaram Municipality.
Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 6.8% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 0% of total population in 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.
|No Religion Specified||30||(0.07%)||18||12|
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
|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|