Manimutharu Town Panchayat, with population of about 11 thousand is Ambasamudram sub district's the 4th least populous town panchayat located in Ambasamudram sub district of Tirunelveli district in the state Tamil Nadu in India. Total geographical area of Manimutharu town panchayat is 109 km2 and it is the biggest city by area in the sub district. Population density of the city is 104 persons per km2. There are 15 wards in the city, among them Manimutharu Ward No 10 is the most populous ward with population of 1421 and Manimutharu Ward No 02 is the least populous ward with population of 207.

Nearest railway station is Kallidaikulam which is 5 km far from here. Ambasamudram is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the city is 7 km. District head quarter of the city is Tirunelveli which is 40 km away. Chennai is the state head quarter of the city and is 650 km far from here. Yearly average rainfall of the city is 901.1 mm. Maximum temperature here reaches up to 35.6°C and minimum temperature goes down to 21.7°C.

Demographics

The city is home to about 11 thousand people, among them 5629 (50%) are male and 5694 (50%) are female. 72% of the whole population are from general caste, 28% are from schedule caste and 0% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Manimutharu town panchayat is 10%, among them 50% are boys and 50% are girls. There are 3085 households in the city and an average 4 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Manimutharu

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 11,323 8,135 3,143 45 1,161
Male 5,629 4,020 1,582 27 583
Female 5,694 4,115 1,561 18 578

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 82% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the city followed by Christians which contribute 16% of the total population and Muslims are the third largest religious community here with 1% population.. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Hindus are 1010 in Christians are 1013 and in Muslims are 1083.

Religion wise population 2011 - Manimutharu

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 11,323 9,288 150 1,862 2 1 0 0 20
Male 5,629 4,622 72 925 1 0 0 0 9
Female 5,694 4,666 78 937 1 1 0 0 11

Growth of population

Population of the city has decreased by -10.2% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 13 thousand. Female population growth rate of the city is -10.8% which is -1.2% lower than male population growth rate of -9.6%. General caste population has decreased by -8.1%; Schedule caste population has decreased by -16.5% and child population has decreased by -20.5% in the city since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Manimutharu

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total -10.2% -8.1% -16.5% 0% -20.5%
Male -9.6% -7.7% -15.5% 0% -20.8%
Female -10.8% -8.4% -17.5% 0% -20.3%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 1012 females per 1000 male in the city. Sex ratio in general caste is 1024, in schedule caste is 987 and in schedule tribe is 667. There are 991 girls under 6 years of age per 1000 boys of the same age in the city. Overall sex ratio in the city has decreased by 13 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 6 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Manimutharu

Total General SC ST Child
Change -13 -8 -23 667 6
2011 1012 1024 987 667 991
2001 1025 1032 1010 0 985

Literacy

Total 8952 people in the city are literate, among them 4729 are male and 4223 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Manimutharu is 88%. 94% of male and 83% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the city has increased by 4%. Male literacy has gone up by 3% and female literacy rate has gone up by 6%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Manimutharu

Total Male Female
Change 4.3% 3.0% 5.4%
2011 88.1% 93.7% 82.5%
2001 83.8% 90.7% 77.1%

Workers profile

Manimutharu has 51% (5805) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 60% male and 43% female population are working population. 55% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 5% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 40% of total female population are main and 3% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Manimutharu

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 51.3% 47.4% 3.9% 48.7%
Male 59.8% 55.1% 4.7% 40.2%
Female 42.9% 39.8% 3% 57.1%