Avanashi Town Panchayat, with population of about 29 thousand is Avanashi sub district's the 3rd least populous town panchayat located in Avanashi sub district of Tiruppur district in the state Tamil Nadu in India. Total geographical area of Avanashi town panchayat is 12 km2 and it is the 3rd smallest city by area in the sub district. Population density of the city is 2478 persons per km2. There are 18 wards in the city, among them Avanashi Ward No 04 is the most populous ward with population of 3786 and Avanashi Ward No 14 is the least populous ward with population of 634.

Nearest railway station is Tiruppur which is 12 km far from here. Avanashi is the sub district head quarter of the city. District head quarter of the city is Tiruppur which is 12 km away. Chennai is the state head quarter of the city and is 455 km far from here. Yearly average rainfall of the city is 827.5 mm. Maximum temperature here reaches up to 36.6°C and minimum temperature goes down to 18.4°C.

Demographics

The city is home to about 29 thousand people, among them about 13 thousand (46%) are male and about 16 thousand (54%) are female. 85% of the whole population are from general caste, 15% are from schedule caste and 0% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Avanashi town panchayat is 9%, among them 50% are boys and 50% are girls. There are 7443 households in the city and an average 4 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Avanashi

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 28,868 24,396 4,457 15 2,601
Male 13,266 11,343 1,921 2 1,305
Female 15,602 13,053 2,536 13 1,296

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 92% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the city followed by Muslims which contribute 4% of the total population and Christians are the third largest religious community here with 4% population.. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Hindus are 1182 in Muslims are 933 and in Christians are 1310.

Religion wise population 2011 - Avanashi

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 28,868 26,587 1,146 1,088 0 3 0 0 44
Male 13,266 12,183 593 471 0 2 0 0 17
Female 15,602 14,404 553 617 0 1 0 0 27

Growth of population

Population of the city has increased by 29.2% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 22 thousand. Female population growth rate of the city is 40.9% which is 23.1% higher than male population growth rate of 17.8%. General caste population has increased by 28.7%; Schedule caste population has increased by 32%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 87.5% and child population has increased by 11% in the city since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Avanashi

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 29.2% 28.7% 32% 87.5% 11%
Male 17.8% 18.4% 14.1% -33.3% 8.8%
Female 40.9% 39.3% 49.7% 160% 13.3%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 1176 females per 1000 male in the city. Sex ratio in general caste is 1151, in schedule caste is 1320 and in schedule tribe is 6500. There are 993 girls under 6 years of age per 1000 boys of the same age in the city. Overall sex ratio in the city has increased by 193 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 39 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Avanashi

Total General SC ST Child
Change 193 173 313 4833 39
2011 1176 1151 1320 6500 993
2001 983 978 1007 1667 954

Literacy

Total about 23 thousand people in the city are literate, among them about 11 thousand are male and about 12 thousand are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Avanashi is 87%. 91% of male and 83% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the city has increased by 8%. Male literacy has gone up by 4% and female literacy rate has gone up by 12%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Avanashi

Total Male Female
Change 7.6% 4.0% 12.0%
2011 86.8% 91.2% 83.1%
2001 79.2% 87.2% 71.1%

Workers profile

Avanashi has 47% (about 14 thousand) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 62% male and 34% female population are working population. 60% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 2% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 31% of total female population are main and 3% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Avanashi

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 46.9% 44.2% 2.7% 53.1%
Male 62.4% 60% 2.4% 37.6%
Female 33.8% 30.8% 3% 66.2%