Orumanayur Census Town, with population of about 14 thousand is Chavakkad sub district's the 9th most populous census town located in Chavakkad sub district of Thrissur district in the state Kerala in India. Total geographical area of Orumanayur census town is 6 km2 and it is the 10th smallest census town by area in the sub district. Population density of the census town is 2336 persons per km2. There is only one ward in this census town which is Orumanayur Ward No 01 and the population of Orumanayur Ward No 01 is about 14 thousand.

Nearest railway station is Guruvayoor which is 3 km far from here. Chavakkad is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the census town is 3 km. District head quarter of the census town is Thrissur which is 30 km away. Thiruvananthapuram is the state head quarter of the census town and is 330 km far from here. Yearly average rainfall of the census town is 2770 mm. Maximum temperature here reaches up to 35°C and minimum temperature goes down to 20°C.

Demographics

The census town is home to about 14 thousand people, among them 6243 (44%) are male and 7821 (56%) are female. 91% of the whole population are from general caste, 9% are from schedule caste and 0% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Orumanayur census town is 13%, among them 51% are boys and 49% are girls. There are 3035 households in the census town and an average 5 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Orumanayur

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 14,064 12,817 1,217 30 1,866
Male 6,243 5,661 570 12 947
Female 7,821 7,156 647 18 919

Religion wise distribution of population

Muslims contribute 65% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the census town followed by Hindus which contribute 31% of the total population and Christians are the third largest religious community here with 4% population.. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Muslims are 1358 in Hindus are 1073 and in Christians are 1127.

Religion wise population 2011 - Orumanayur

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 14,064 4,327 9,175 553 0 5 0 0 4
Male 6,243 2,087 3,891 260 0 3 0 0 2
Female 7,821 2,240 5,284 293 0 2 0 0 2

Growth of population

Population of the census town has decreased by -0.7% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 14 thousand. Female population growth rate of the census town is 0.2% which is 2.1% higher than male population growth rate of -1.9%. General caste population has increased by 15.6%; Schedule caste population has decreased by -60.4% and child population has increased by 6.5% in the census town since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Orumanayur

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total -0.7% 15.6% -60.4% 0% 6.5%
Male -1.9% 16.4% -61.9% 0% 6.8%
Female 0.2% 15% -59% 0% 6.2%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 1253 females per 1000 male in the census town. Sex ratio in general caste is 1264, in schedule caste is 1135 and in schedule tribe is 1500. There are 970 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 increased by 27 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 5 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Orumanayur

Total General SC ST Child
Change 27 -16 81 1500 -5
2011 1253 1264 1135 1500 970
2001 1226 1280 1054 0 975

Literacy

Total about 12 thousand people in the census town are literate, among them 5161 are male and 6501 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Orumanayur is 96%. 97% of male and 94% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the census town has increased by 4%. Male literacy has gone up by 2% and female literacy rate has gone up by 4%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Orumanayur

Total Male Female
Change 3.5% 2.2% 4.6%
2011 95.6% 97.5% 94.2%
2001 92.1% 95.3% 89.6%

Workers profile

Orumanayur has 24% (3374) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 41% male and 10% female population are working population. 37% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 5% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 8% of total female population are main and 3% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Orumanayur

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 24% 20.5% 3.5% 76%
Male 41.3% 36.6% 4.7% 58.7%
Female 10.2% 7.6% 2.5% 89.8%