Viluppuram Taluka, with population of about 7 lakh is Viluppuram district's the most populous sub district, located in Viluppuram district of the state Tamil Nadu in India. There are 228 villages in the sub district, among them Panampattu is the most populous village with population of 8912 and Kadayam R.F. is the least populous village with population of 2. Asur is the biggest village in the sub district with an area of 13 km2 and Salai (Vikravandi) R.F. is the smallest with 0 km2.

There are 4 cities in the sub district which comes under the sub district administration, those are - Viluppuram Municipality; Salamedu Census Town; Valavanur and Vikravandi Town Panchayats.

Demographics

The sub district is home to about 7 lakh people, among them about 3.5 lakh (50%) are male and about 3.5 lakh (50%) are female. 72% of the whole population are from general caste, 27% are from schedule caste and 1% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Viluppuram taluka is 11%, among them 51% are boys and 49% are girls. There are about 1.6 lakh households in the sub district and an average 4 persons live in every family.

The majority of the population, nearly 79% (about 5.5 lakh) live in Viluppuram Sub District rural part and 21% (about 1.5 lakh) population live in the Viluppuram Sub District urban part.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Viluppuram

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 697,569 502,719 189,653 5,197 79,030
Male 349,406 252,476 94,321 2,609 40,550
Female 348,163 250,243 95,332 2,588 38,480

Most populated Villages and Cities in Viluppuram

Villages Cities
Name Population Name Population
Panampattu 8912 Viluppuram 96253
Valudureddi 8715 Salamedu 20854
Salayampalayam (East) 7776 Valavanur 16745
Koliyanur 7258 Vikravandi 12022
Chinnababusamudram 6334
Asur 6159
Vengatadriagaram 6022
Ayyur Agaram 5893
Kedar 5862
Tirumangalam 5786

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 93% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the sub district followed by Christians which contribute 4% of the total population and Muslims are the third largest religious community here with 4% population.. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Hindus are 995 in Christians are 1027 and in Muslims are 999.

Religion wise population 2011 - Viluppuram

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 697,569 645,767 24,480 25,934 59 28 466 37 798
Male 349,406 323,691 12,245 12,795 28 13 218 22 394
Female 348,163 322,076 12,235 13,139 31 15 248 15 404

Growth of population

Population of the sub district has increased by 13.9% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 6.1 lakh. Female population growth rate of the sub district is 14.8% which is 1.8% higher than male population growth rate of 13%. General caste population has increased by 10.7%; Schedule caste population has increased by 23.2%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 23.4% and child population has increased by 6.8% in the sub district since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Viluppuram

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 13.9% 10.7% 23.2% 23.4% 6.8%
Male 13% 9.7% 22.5% 23.2% 7.3%
Female 14.8% 11.7% 23.8% 23.7% 6.2%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 996 females per 1000 male in the sub district. Sex ratio in general caste is 991, in schedule caste is 1011 and in schedule tribe is 992. There are 949 girls under 6 years of age per 1000 boys of the same age in the sub district. Overall sex ratio in the sub district has increased by 16 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 10 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Viluppuram

Total General SC ST Child
Change 16 17 11 3 -10
2011 996 991 1011 992 949
2001 980 974 1000 989 959

Villages and Cities with highest sex ratio in Viluppuram

Villages Cities
Name Sex Ratio Name Sex Ratio
Peddureddikuppam 1186 Viluppuram 1019
Sattipattu 1121 Valavanur 1003
Salaiagaram 1116 Vikravandi 991
Kakuppam (I) 1112 Salamedu 977
Kottammangalam 1111
Vailamur 1101
S. Kolapakkam 1100
Veliyandal 1097
Venkatesapuram 1087
Madirimangalam 1087

Literacy

Total about 4.8 lakh people in the sub district are literate, among them about 2.6 lakh are male and about 2.2 lakh are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Viluppuram is 77%. 85% of male and 69% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the sub district has increased by 6%. Male literacy has gone up by 4% and female literacy rate has gone up by 8%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Viluppuram

Total Male Female
Change 6.5% 4.2% 9.0%
2011 77.3% 85.2% 69.5%
2001 70.8% 81% 60.5%

Villages and Cities with highest literacy rate in Viluppuram

Villages Cities
Name Literacy Rate % Name Literacy Rate %
Mangkkuppam 94 Salamedu 91
Kaliingamalai 91 Viluppuram 90
Narasinganur 89 Valavanur 86
Valudureddi 88 Vikravandi 85
Sengadu 88
Idappalaiyam 87
Maharajapuram 87
Vaduganathankuppam 87
Nangathur 86
V.Pudur 86

Workers profile

Viluppuram has 46% (about 3.2 lakh) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 58% male and 34% female population are working population. 46% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 12% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 22% of total female population are main and 12% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Viluppuram

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 46.3% 34% 12.3% 53.7%
Male 58.1% 45.8% 12.3% 41.9%
Female 34.4% 22.1% 12.3% 65.6%

Biggest Villages and Cities in Viluppuram

Villages Cities
Name Area (Km2) Name Area (Km2)
Asur 13.4 Salamedu 8.4
Salayampalayam (East) 10.2 Viluppuram 8.4
Tenpair 10 Vikravandi 6.8
Panamalai 10 Valavanur 5.6
Ariyalur (Thirukkai) 9.4
Vakkur 8.9
Panampattu 8.6
Muttatur 8.5
Periyababusamudram 8.4
Sattanur 8.3