Ellakkudy Census Town, with population of about 16 thousand is Thiruverumbur sub district's the 4th least populous census town located in Thiruverumbur sub district of Tiruchirappalli district in the state Tamil Nadu in India. Total geographical area of Ellakkudy census town is 2 km2 and it is the smallest census town by area in the sub district. Population density of the census town is 9282 persons per km2. There is only one ward in this census town which is Ellakkudy Ward No 01 and the population of Ellakkudy Ward No 01 is about 16 thousand.

Nearest railway station is Tiruchirappalli which is 5 km far from here. Thiruverumbur is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the census town is 5 km. District head quarter of the census town is Tiruchirappalli which is 5 km away. Chennai is the state head quarter of the census town and is 338 km far from here. Yearly average rainfall of the census town is 757.3 mm. Maximum temperature here reaches up to 38.9°C and minimum temperature goes down to 18.6°C.

Demographics

The census town is home to about 16 thousand people, among them 8154 (50%) are male and 8090 (50%) are female. 83% of the whole population are from general caste, 16% are from schedule caste and 1% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Ellakkudy census town is 8%, among them 50% are boys and 50% are girls. There are 4079 households in the census town and an average 4 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Ellakkudy

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 16,244 13,470 2,664 110 1,316
Male 8,154 6,775 1,324 55 658
Female 8,090 6,695 1,340 55 658

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 16% of the total population and Muslims are the third largest religious community here with 4% population.. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Hindus are 984 in Christians are 1011 and in Muslims are 1050.

Religion wise population 2011 - Ellakkudy

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 16,244 12,929 693 2,552 4 2 4 0 60
Male 8,154 6,518 338 1,269 3 1 2 0 23
Female 8,090 6,411 355 1,283 1 1 2 0 37

Growth of population

Population of the census town has increased by 293.8% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 4125. Female population growth rate of the census town is 298.1% which is 8.5% higher than male population growth rate of 289.6%. General caste population has increased by 298.2%; Schedule caste population has increased by 271.5%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 340% and child population has increased by 328.7% in the census town since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Ellakkudy

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 293.8% 298.2% 271.5% 340% 328.7%
Male 289.6% 292.8% 271.9% 358.3% 284.8%
Female 298.1% 303.8% 271.2% 323.1% 383.8%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 992 females per 1000 male in the census town. Sex ratio in general caste is 988, in schedule caste is 1012 and in schedule tribe is 1000. There are 1000 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 21 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 205 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Ellakkudy

Total General SC ST Child
Change 21 27 -2 -83 205
2011 992 988 1012 1000 1000
2001 971 961 1014 1083 795

Literacy

Total about 14 thousand people in the census town are literate, among them 7380 are male and 6986 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Ellakkudy is 96%. 98% of male and 94% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the census town has increased by 2%. Male literacy has gone down by 0% and female literacy rate has gone up by 3%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Ellakkudy

Total Male Female
Change 1.9% 0.7% 3.1%
2011 96.2% 98.5% 94%
2001 94.3% 97.8% 90.9%

Workers profile

Ellakkudy has 37% (5974) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 56% male and 18% female population are working population. 49% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 6% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 13% of total female population are main and 5% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Ellakkudy

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 36.8% 30.8% 5.9% 63.2%
Male 55.5% 49% 6.5% 44.5%
Female 17.9% 12.5% 5.4% 82.1%