Arumbavur Town Panchayat, with population of about 12 thousand is Veppanthattai sub district's the most populous town panchayat located in Veppanthattai sub district of Perambalur district in the state Tamil Nadu in India. Total geographical area of Arumbavur town panchayat is 23 km2 and it is the biggest city by area in the sub district. Population density of the city is 552 persons per km2. There are 15 wards in the city, among them Arumbavur Ward No 14 is the most populous ward with population of 1126 and Arumbavur Ward No 11 is the least populous ward with population of 568.

Nearest railway station is Athur which is 35 km far from here. Veppanthattai is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the city is 15 km. District head quarter of the city is Perambalur which is 28 km away. Chennai is the state head quarter of the city and is 215 km far from here. Yearly average rainfall of the city is 760.2 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 12 thousand people, among them 6191 (50%) are male and 6276 (50%) are female. 71% of the whole population are from general caste, 29% are from schedule caste and 0% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Arumbavur town panchayat is 10%, among them 54% are boys and 46% are girls. There are 3452 households in the city and an average 4 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Arumbavur

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 12,467 8,841 3,601 25 1,211
Male 6,191 4,373 1,800 18 648
Female 6,276 4,468 1,801 7 563

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 93% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the city followed by Muslims which contribute 7% of the total population.. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Hindus are 1006 in Muslims are 1127.

Religion wise population 2011 - Arumbavur

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 12,467 11,568 872 19 1 0 2 2 3
Male 6,191 5,768 410 11 1 0 0 1 0
Female 6,276 5,800 462 8 0 0 2 1 3

Growth of population

Population of the city has increased by 6.6% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 12 thousand. Female population growth rate of the city is 5.1% which is -3% lower than male population growth rate of 8.1%. General caste population has increased by 8.9%; Schedule caste population has increased by 0.9%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 257.1% and child population has decreased by -4% in the city since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Arumbavur

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 6.6% 8.9% 0.9% 257.1% -4%
Male 8.1% 9.3% 4.5% 500% 1.4%
Female 5.1% 8.5% -2.5% 75% -9.6%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 1014 females per 1000 male in the city. Sex ratio in general caste is 1022, in schedule caste is 1001 and in schedule tribe is 389. There are 869 girls under 6 years of age per 1000 boys of the same age in the city. Overall sex ratio in the city has decreased by 28 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 106 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Arumbavur

Total General SC ST Child
Change -28 -8 -71 -944 -106
2011 1014 1022 1001 389 869
2001 1042 1030 1072 1333 975

Literacy

Total 8546 people in the city are literate, among them 4648 are male and 3898 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Arumbavur is 76%. 84% of male and 68% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the city has increased by 6%. Male literacy has gone up by 5% and female literacy rate has gone up by 7%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Arumbavur

Total Male Female
Change 5.9% 4.4% 7.3%
2011 75.9% 83.9% 68.2%
2001 70% 79.5% 60.9%

Workers profile

Arumbavur has 53% (6592) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 61% male and 45% female population are working population. 59% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 2% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 42% of total female population are main and 3% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Arumbavur

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 52.9% 50.3% 2.6% 47.1%
Male 61% 58.7% 2.4% 39%
Female 44.8% 42% 2.9% 55.2%