Singaperumalkoil Census Town, with population of about 14 thousand is Chengalpattu sub district's the 5th least populous census town located in Chengalpattu sub district of Kancheepuram district in the state Tamil Nadu in India. Total geographical area of Singaperumalkoil census town is 4 km2 and it is the smallest census town by area in the sub district. Population density of the census town is 3222 persons per km2. There is only one ward in this census town which is Singaperumalkoil Ward No 01 and the population of Singaperumalkoil Ward No 01 is about 14 thousand.

Nearest railway station is Singaperumalkovil which is within the census town. Chengalpattu is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the census town is 10 km. District head quarter of the census town is Kancheepuram which is 45 km away. Chennai is the state head quarter of the census town and is 56 km far from here. Yearly average rainfall of the census town is 1156.8 mm. Maximum temperature here reaches up to 39.2°C and minimum temperature goes down to 21°C.

Demographics

The census town is home to about 14 thousand people, among them 6779 (50%) are male and 6787 (50%) are female. 96% of the whole population are from general caste, 3% are from schedule caste and 1% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Singaperumalkoil census town is 12%, among them 49% are boys and 51% are girls. There are 3520 households in the census town and an average 4 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Singaperumalkoil

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 13,566 13,014 444 108 1,668
Male 6,779 6,501 225 53 818
Female 6,787 6,513 219 55 850

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 88% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the census town followed by Muslims which contribute 9% of the total population and Christians are the third largest religious community here with 2% population.. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Hindus are 1000 in Muslims are 1017 and in Christians are 900.

Religion wise population 2011 - Singaperumalkoil

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 13,566 11,986 1,170 247 14 3 57 0 89
Male 6,779 5,992 580 130 9 2 29 0 37
Female 6,787 5,994 590 117 5 1 28 0 52

Growth of population

Population of the census town has increased by 67.8% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 8083. Female population growth rate of the census town is 71.5% which is 7.2% higher than male population growth rate of 64.3%. General caste population has increased by 63.1%; Schedule caste population has increased by 357.7%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 1700% and child population has increased by 81.9% in the census town since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Singaperumalkoil

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 67.8% 63.1% 357.7% 1700% 81.9%
Male 64.3% 59.8% 324.5% 1666.7% 86.8%
Female 71.5% 66.5% 397.7% 1733.3% 77.5%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 1001 females per 1000 male in the census town. Sex ratio in general caste is 1002, in schedule caste is 973 and in schedule tribe is 1038. There are 1039 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 41 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 55 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Singaperumalkoil

Total General SC ST Child
Change 41 41 143 38 -55
2011 1001 1002 973 1038 1039
2001 960 961 830 1000 1094

Literacy

Total about 10 thousand people in the census town are literate, among them 5558 are male and 4789 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Singaperumalkoil is 87%. 93% of male and 81% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the census town has increased by 6%. Male literacy has gone up by 4% and female literacy rate has gone up by 7%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Singaperumalkoil

Total Male Female
Change 5.6% 4.5% 7.0%
2011 87% 93.2% 80.7%
2001 81.4% 88.7% 73.7%

Workers profile

Singaperumalkoil has 39% (5295) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 60% male and 18% female population are working population. 55% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 5% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 15% of total female population are main and 3% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Singaperumalkoil

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 39% 34.8% 4.2% 61%
Male 59.6% 54.6% 5% 40.4%
Female 18.4% 15% 3.4% 81.6%