Ayothiapattinam Town Panchayat, with population of about 12 thousand is Vazhapadi sub district's the 2nd least populous town panchayat located in Vazhapadi sub district of Salem district in the state Tamil Nadu in India. Total geographical area of Ayothiapattinam town panchayat is 10 km2 and it is the biggest city by area in the sub district. Population density of the city is 1200 persons per km2. There are 15 wards in the city, among them Ayothiapattinam Ward No 12 is the most populous ward with population of 1365 and Ayothiapattinam Ward No 14 is the least populous ward with population of 354.

Nearest railway station is Ayothiapattinam which is within the city. Vazhapadi is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the city is 20 km. District head quarter of the city is Salem which is 10 km away. Chennai is the state head quarter of the city and is 324 km far from here. Yearly average rainfall of the city is 860.2 mm. Maximum temperature here reaches up to 39.1°C and minimum temperature goes down to 19.7°C.

Demographics

The city is home to about 12 thousand people, among them 5726 (50%) are male and 5791 (50%) are female. 87% of the whole population are from general caste, 13% are from schedule caste and 1% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Ayothiapattinam town panchayat is 9%, among them 51% are boys and 49% are girls. There are 2982 households in the city and an average 4 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Ayothiapattinam

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 11,517 9,964 1,473 80 1,009
Male 5,726 4,975 713 38 513
Female 5,791 4,989 760 42 496

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 98% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the city followed by Christians which contribute 1% of the total population.. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Hindus are 1013 in Christians are 780.

Religion wise population 2011 - Ayothiapattinam

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 11,517 11,339 64 105 3 0 0 0 6
Male 5,726 5,633 30 59 1 0 0 0 3
Female 5,791 5,706 34 46 2 0 0 0 3

Growth of population

Population of the city has increased by 15.9% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 9941. Female population growth rate of the city is 17.1% which is 2.5% higher than male population growth rate of 14.6%. General caste population has increased by 15.7%; Schedule caste population has increased by 13%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 185.7% and child population has decreased by -15.6% in the city since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Ayothiapattinam

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 15.9% 15.7% 13% 185.7% -15.6%
Male 14.6% 14.9% 9.4% 137.5% -14.1%
Female 17.1% 16.5% 16.7% 250% -17.2%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 1011 females per 1000 male in the city. Sex ratio in general caste is 1003, in schedule caste is 1066 and in schedule tribe is 1105. There are 967 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 22 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 36 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Ayothiapattinam

Total General SC ST Child
Change 22 14 68 355 -36
2011 1011 1003 1066 1105 967
2001 989 989 998 750 1003

Literacy

Total 8298 people in the city are literate, among them 4462 are male and 3836 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Ayothiapattinam is 79%. 86% of male and 72% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the city has increased by 5%. Male literacy has gone up by 3% and female literacy rate has gone up by 7%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Ayothiapattinam

Total Male Female
Change 4.9% 2.4% 7.5%
2011 79% 85.6% 72.4%
2001 74.1% 83.2% 64.9%

Workers profile

Ayothiapattinam has 45% (5211) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 61% male and 30% female population are working population. 59% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 2% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 26% of total female population are main and 4% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Ayothiapattinam

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 45.2% 42.5% 2.8% 54.8%
Male 61.1% 59.1% 2.1% 38.9%
Female 29.5% 26% 3.5% 70.5%