Tenkanidyoor Census Town, with population of 6188 is Udupi sub district's the 6th least populous census town located in Udupi sub district of Udupi district in the state Karnataka in India. Total geographical area of Tenkanidyoor census town is 3 km2 and it is the smallest census town by area in the sub district. Population density of the census town is 1842 persons per km2. There is only one ward in this census town which is Tenkanidyoor Ward No 01 and the population of Tenkanidyoor Ward No 01 is 6188.

Nearest railway station is Udupi which is 35 km far from here. Udupi is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the census town is 35 km. District head quarter of the census town is Udupi which is 35 km away. Bangalore is the state head quarter of the census town and is 410 km far from here. Yearly average rainfall of the census town is 3620.5 mm. Maximum temperature here reaches up to 38°C and minimum temperature goes down to 17°C.

Demographics

The census town is home to 6188 people, among them 2966 (48%) are male and 3222 (52%) are female. 96% of the whole population are from general caste, 3% are from schedule caste and 0% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Tenkanidyoor census town is 8%, among them 48% are boys and 52% are girls. There are 1476 households in the census town and an average 4 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Tenkanidyoor

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 6,188 5,963 205 20 478
Male 2,966 2,850 104 12 229
Female 3,222 3,113 101 8 249

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 85% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the census town followed by Christians which contribute 9% of the total population and Muslims are the third largest religious community here with 6% population.. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Hindus are 1067 in Christians are 1312 and in Muslims are 1047.

Religion wise population 2011 - Tenkanidyoor

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 6,188 5,266 348 571 0 0 0 2 1
Male 2,966 2,548 170 247 0 0 0 0 1
Female 3,222 2,718 178 324 0 0 0 2 0

Growth of population

Population of the census town has increased by 16.1% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 5332. Female population growth rate of the census town is 14.7% which is -2.8% lower than male population growth rate of 17.5%. General caste population has increased by 16%; Schedule caste population has increased by 8.5%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 400% and child population has decreased by -1.8% in the census town since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Tenkanidyoor

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 16.1% 16% 8.5% 400% -1.8%
Male 17.5% 17.8% 2% 500% -9.1%
Female 14.7% 14.5% 16.1% 300% 6%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 1086 females per 1000 male in the census town. Sex ratio in general caste is 1092, in schedule caste is 971 and in schedule tribe is 667. There are 1087 girls under 6 years of age per 1000 boys of the same age in the census town. Overall sex ratio in the census town has decreased by 27 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 154 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Tenkanidyoor

Total General SC ST Child
Change -27 -32 118 -333 154
2011 1086 1092 971 667 1087
2001 1113 1124 853 1000 933

Literacy

Total 5356 people in the census town are literate, among them 2638 are male and 2718 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Tenkanidyoor is 94%. 96% of male and 91% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the census town has increased by 2%. Male literacy has gone down by 0% and female literacy rate has gone up by 3%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Tenkanidyoor

Total Male Female
Change 1.8% 0.1% 3.1%
2011 93.8% 96.4% 91.4%
2001 92% 96.3% 88.3%

Workers profile

Tenkanidyoor has 42% (2595) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 62% male and 23% female population are working population. 60% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 3% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 22% of total female population are main and 1% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Tenkanidyoor

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 41.9% 40.1% 1.8% 58.1%
Male 62.2% 59.6% 2.5% 37.8%
Female 23.3% 22.2% 1.1% 76.7%