Nangavaram Town Panchayat, with population of about 18 thousand is Kulithalai sub district's the most populous town panchayat located in Kulithalai sub district of Karur district in the state Tamil Nadu in India. Total geographical area of Nangavaram town panchayat is 39 km2 and it is the biggest city by area in the sub district. Population density of the city is 452 persons per km2. There are 18 wards in the city, among them Nangavaram Ward No 06 is the most populous ward with population of 1458 and Nangavaram Ward No 05 is the least populous ward with population of 501.

Nearest railway station is Perugamani which is 3 km far from here. Kulithalai is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the city is 15 km. District head quarter of the city is Karur which is 60 km away. Chennai is the state head quarter of the city and is 375 km far from here. Yearly average rainfall of the city is 637.1 mm. Maximum temperature here reaches up to 38.9°C and minimum temperature goes down to 18.6°C.

Demographics

The city is home to about 18 thousand people, among them 8614 (49%) are male and 9015 (51%) are female. 73% of the whole population are from general caste, 27% are from schedule caste. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Nangavaram town panchayat is 10%, among them 50% are boys and 50% are girls. There are 4477 households in the city and an average 4 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Nangavaram

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 17,629 12,796 4,833 0 1,805
Male 8,614 6,299 2,315 0 910
Female 9,015 6,497 2,518 0 895

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 99% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the city.. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Hindus are 1047.

Religion wise population 2011 - Nangavaram

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 17,629 17,434 133 59 0 0 0 0 3
Male 8,614 8,516 69 27 0 0 0 0 2
Female 9,015 8,918 64 32 0 0 0 0 1

Growth of population

Population of the city has increased by 7.4% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 16 thousand. Female population growth rate of the city is 8.3% which is 1.7% higher than male population growth rate of 6.6%. General caste population has increased by 5.2%; Schedule caste population has increased by 13.8% and child population has decreased by -11.1% in the city since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Nangavaram

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 7.4% 5.2% 13.8% 0% -11.1%
Male 6.6% 4.6% 12.5% 0% -11.8%
Female 8.3% 5.8% 15% 0% -10.3%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 1047 females per 1000 male in the city. Sex ratio in general caste is 1031, in schedule caste is 1088. There are 984 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 17 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 17 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Nangavaram

Total General SC ST Child
Change 17 12 24 0 17
2011 1047 1031 1088 0 984
2001 1030 1019 1064 0 967

Literacy

Total about 11 thousand people in the city are literate, among them 6301 are male and 5170 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Nangavaram is 72%. 82% of male and 64% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the city has increased by 4%. Male literacy has gone up by 3% and female literacy rate has gone up by 7%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Nangavaram

Total Male Female
Change 4.5% 2.4% 6.7%
2011 72.5% 81.8% 63.7%
2001 68% 79.4% 57%

Workers profile

Nangavaram has 50% (8756) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 61% male and 39% female population are working population. 59% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 2% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 37% of total female population are main and 2% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Nangavaram

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 49.7% 47.7% 2% 50.3%
Male 60.6% 59% 1.6% 39.4%
Female 39.2% 36.9% 2.3% 60.8%