Aravankad (TS) Census Town, with population of 4438 is Coonoor sub district's the least populous census town located in Coonoor sub district of The Nilgiris district in the state Tamil Nadu in India. Total geographical area of Aravankad (TS) 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 1044 persons per km2. There is only one ward in this census town which is Aravankad (ts) Ward No 01 and the population of Aravankad (ts) Ward No 01 is 4438.

Nearest railway station is Aravankadu which is 1 km far from here. Coonoor is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the census town is 7 km. District head quarter of the census town is Udhagamandalam which is 12 km away. Chennai is the state head quarter of the census town and is 616 km far from here. Yearly average rainfall of the census town is 2368.6 mm. Maximum temperature here reaches up to 21.6°C and minimum temperature goes down to 4.2°C.

Demographics

The census town is home to 4438 people, among them 2285 (51%) are male and 2153 (49%) are female. 77% of the whole population are from general caste, 21% are from schedule caste and 2% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Aravankad (TS) census town is 9%, among them 50% are boys and 50% are girls. There are 1235 households in the census town and an average 4 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Aravankad (TS)

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 4,438 3,405 948 85 398
Male 2,285 1,769 468 48 198
Female 2,153 1,636 480 37 200

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 80% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the census town followed by Christians which contribute 17% of the total population and Muslims are the third largest religious community here with 3% population.. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Hindus are 941 in Christians are 1011 and in Muslims are 806.

Religion wise population 2011 - Aravankad (TS)

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 4,438 3,549 112 752 25 0 0 0 0
Male 2,285 1,828 62 374 21 0 0 0 0
Female 2,153 1,721 50 378 4 0 0 0 0

Growth of population

Population of the census town has decreased by -16.4% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 5309. Female population growth rate of the census town is -13.6% which is 5.3% higher than male population growth rate of -18.9%. General caste population has decreased by -17.2%; Schedule caste population has decreased by -15.1%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 4.9% and child population has increased by 2.1% in the census town since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Aravankad (TS)

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total -16.4% -17.2% -15.1% 4.9% 2.1%
Male -18.9% -20.3% -16.1% 23.1% 5.3%
Female -13.6% -13.5% -14.1% -11.9% -1%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 942 females per 1000 male in the census town. Sex ratio in general caste is 925, in schedule caste is 1026 and in schedule tribe is 771. There are 1010 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 57 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 64 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Aravankad (TS)

Total General SC ST Child
Change 57 73 24 -306 -64
2011 942 925 1026 771 1010
2001 885 852 1002 1077 1074

Literacy

Total 3897 people in the census town are literate, among them 2072 are male and 1825 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Aravankad (TS) is 96%. 99% of male and 93% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the census town has increased by 3%. Male literacy has gone up by 2% and female literacy rate has gone up by 4%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Aravankad (TS)

Total Male Female
Change 3.3% 2.0% 4.8%
2011 96.5% 99.3% 93.4%
2001 93.2% 97.3% 88.6%

Workers profile

Aravankad (TS) has 39% (1711) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 60% male and 15% female population are working population. 59% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 1% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 12% of total female population are main and 3% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Aravankad (TS)

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 38.6% 36.6% 1.9% 61.4%
Male 60.4% 59.4% 1.1% 39.6%
Female 15.3% 12.4% 2.9% 84.7%