Thirumalpur Census Town, with population of 4803 is Arakonam sub district's the least populous census town located in Arakonam sub district of Vellore district in the state Tamil Nadu in India. Total geographical area of Thirumalpur census town is 6 km2 and it is the 2nd smallest census town by area in the sub district. Population density of the census town is 775 persons per km2. There is only one ward in this census town which is Thirumalpur Ward No 01 and the population of Thirumalpur Ward No 01 is 4803.

Nearest railway station is Kancheepuram which is 20 km far from here. Arakonam is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the census town is 22 km. District head quarter of the census town is Vellore which is 55 km away. Chennai is the state head quarter of the census town and is 103 km far from here. Yearly average rainfall of the census town is 814.8 mm. Maximum temperature here reaches up to 40.2°C and minimum temperature goes down to 14.6°C.

Demographics

The census town is home to 4803 people, among them 2429 (51%) are male and 2374 (49%) are female. 77% of the whole population are from general caste, 22% are from schedule caste and 1% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Thirumalpur census town is 10%, among them 53% are boys and 47% are girls. There are 1159 households in the census town and an average 4 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Thirumalpur

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 4,803 3,677 1,070 56 483
Male 2,429 1,867 534 28 254
Female 2,374 1,810 536 28 229

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 99% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the census town.. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Hindus are 973.

Religion wise population 2011 - Thirumalpur

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 4,803 4,771 3 29 0 0 0 0 0
Male 2,429 2,418 2 9 0 0 0 0 0
Female 2,374 2,353 1 20 0 0 0 0 0

Growth of population

Population of the census town has increased by 0.1% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 4799. Female population growth rate of the census town is -2% which is -4.2% lower than male population growth rate of 2.2%. General caste population has decreased by -9.7%; Schedule caste population has increased by 46.8% and child population has decreased by -22.2% in the census town since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Thirumalpur

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 0.1% -9.7% 46.8% 0% -22.2%
Male 2.2% -7.4% 48.3% 0% -22.8%
Female -2% -11.9% 45.3% 0% -21.6%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 977 females per 1000 male in the census town. Sex ratio in general caste is 969, in schedule caste is 1004 and in schedule tribe is 1000. There are 902 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 decreased by 43 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 14 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Thirumalpur

Total General SC ST Child
Change -43 -50 -21 1000 14
2011 977 969 1004 1000 902
2001 1020 1019 1025 0 888

Literacy

Total 3377 people in the census town are literate, among them 1907 are male and 1470 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Thirumalpur is 78%. 88% of male and 69% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the census town has decreased by 1%. Male literacy has gone down by -2% and female literacy rate has gone up by 4%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Thirumalpur

Total Male Female
Change 1.0% -2.0% 3.4%
2011 78.2% 87.7% 68.5%
2001 77.2% 89.7% 65.1%

Workers profile

Thirumalpur has 40% (1932) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 59% male and 21% female population are working population. 50% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 8% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 14% of total female population are main and 7% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Thirumalpur

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 40.2% 32.6% 7.6% 59.8%
Male 58.8% 50.4% 8.4% 41.2%
Female 21.2% 14.4% 6.7% 78.8%