Valangaiman Town Panchayat, with population of about 12 thousand is Valangaiman sub district's only town panchayat located in Valangaiman sub district of Thiruvarur district in the state Tamil Nadu in India. Total geographical area of Valangaiman town panchayat is 5 km2. Population density of the city is 2153 persons per km2. There are 15 wards in the city, among them Valangaiman Ward No 04 is the most populous ward with population of 1017 and Valangaiman Ward No 02 is the least populous ward with population of 502.

Nearest railway station is Kumbakonam which is 10 km far from here. Valangaiman is the sub district head quarter of the city. District head quarter of the city is Thiruvarur which is 40 km away. Chennai is the state head quarter of the city and is 285 km far from here. Yearly average rainfall of the city is 1325.8 mm. Maximum temperature here reaches up to 38.8°C and minimum temperature goes down to 20.5°C.

Demographics

The city is home to about 12 thousand people, among them 5815 (49%) are male and 5939 (51%) are female. 82% of the whole population are from general caste, 18% are from schedule caste and 0% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Valangaiman town panchayat is 9%, among them 52% are boys and 48% are girls. There are 2948 households in the city and an average 4 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Valangaiman

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 11,754 9,630 2,123 1 1,067
Male 5,815 4,788 1,027 0 558
Female 5,939 4,842 1,096 1 509

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 88% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the city followed by Muslims which contribute 9% of the total population and Christians are the third largest religious community here with 3% population.. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Hindus are 1007 in Muslims are 1173 and in Christians are 1044.

Religion wise population 2011 - Valangaiman

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 11,754 10,396 1,019 323 6 1 0 2 7
Male 5,815 5,180 469 158 2 1 0 1 4
Female 5,939 5,216 550 165 4 0 0 1 3

Growth of population

Population of the city has increased by 4.2% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 11 thousand. Female population growth rate of the city is 3.7% which is -1% lower than male population growth rate of 4.7%. General caste population has increased by 3%; Schedule caste population has increased by 12.8%; Schedule Tribe population has decreased by -97.9% and child population has decreased by -13.8% in the city since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Valangaiman

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 4.2% 3% 12.8% -97.9% -13.8%
Male 4.7% 3.6% 13.2% -100% -11.8%
Female 3.7% 2.4% 12.4% -95.5% -15.9%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 1021 females per 1000 male in the city. Sex ratio in general caste is 1011, in schedule caste is 1067. There are 912 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 10 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 44 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Valangaiman

Total General SC ST Child
Change -10 -12 -8 -880 -44
2011 1021 1011 1067 0 912
2001 1031 1023 1075 880 956

Literacy

Total 9270 people in the city are literate, among them 4802 are male and 4468 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Valangaiman is 87%. 91% of male and 82% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the city has increased by 6%. Male literacy has gone up by 3% and female literacy rate has gone up by 8%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Valangaiman

Total Male Female
Change 5.8% 2.8% 8.8%
2011 86.7% 91.3% 82.3%
2001 80.9% 88.5% 73.5%

Workers profile

Valangaiman has 38% (4458) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 60% male and 17% female population are working population. 53% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 7% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 10% of total female population are main and 7% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Valangaiman

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 37.9% 31.3% 6.6% 62.1%
Male 59.7% 53.1% 6.6% 40.3%
Female 16.6% 10% 6.7% 83.4%