Swamimalai Town Panchayat, with population of 7289 is Kumbakonam sub district's the 2nd least populous town panchayat located in Kumbakonam sub district of Thanjavur district in the state Tamil Nadu in India. Total geographical area of Swamimalai town panchayat is 2 km2 and it is the 2nd smallest city by area in the sub district. Population density of the city is 3438 persons per km2. There are 15 wards in the city, among them Swamimalai Ward No 07 is the most populous ward with population of 757 and Swamimalai Ward No 11 is the least populous ward with population of 352.

Nearest railway station is Kumbakonam which is 7 km far from here. Kumbakonam is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the city is 7 km. District head quarter of the city is Thanjavur 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 1217 mm. Maximum temperature here reaches up to 36°C and minimum temperature goes down to 22.8°C.

Demographics

The city is home to 7289 people, among them 3523 (48%) are male and 3766 (52%) are female. 91% of the whole population are from general caste, 9% are from schedule caste and 0% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Swamimalai town panchayat is 11%, among them 50% are boys and 50% are girls. There are 1878 households in the city and an average 4 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Swamimalai

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 7,289 6,631 641 17 778
Male 3,523 3,193 323 7 392
Female 3,766 3,438 318 10 386

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 76% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the city followed by Muslims which contribute 23% of the total population.. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Hindus are 1035 in Muslims are 1171.

Religion wise population 2011 - Swamimalai

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 7,289 5,536 1,663 82 1 0 0 0 7
Male 3,523 2,720 766 33 1 0 0 0 3
Female 3,766 2,816 897 49 0 0 0 0 4

Growth of population

Population of the city has increased by 4.4% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 6982. Female population growth rate of the city is 5.7% which is 2.7% higher than male population growth rate of 3%. General caste population has increased by 4%; Schedule caste population has increased by 9.8%; Schedule Tribe population has decreased by -19% and child population has decreased by -5.2% in the city since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Swamimalai

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 4.4% 4% 9.8% -19% -5.2%
Male 3% 2.5% 9.5% -30% -4.2%
Female 5.7% 5.4% 10% -9.1% -6.3%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 1069 females per 1000 male in the city. Sex ratio in general caste is 1077, in schedule caste is 985 and in schedule tribe is 1429. There are 985 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 27 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 22 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Swamimalai

Total General SC ST Child
Change 27 29 5 329 -22
2011 1069 1077 985 1429 985
2001 1042 1048 980 1100 1007

Literacy

Total 5854 people in the city are literate, among them 2939 are male and 2915 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Swamimalai is 90%. 94% of male and 86% 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 - Swamimalai

Total Male Female
Change 5.6% 3.3% 7.9%
2011 89.9% 93.9% 86.2%
2001 84.3% 90.6% 78.3%

Workers profile

Swamimalai has 34% (2513) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 59% male and 12% female population are working population. 55% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 3% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 11% of total female population are main and 1% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Swamimalai

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 34.5% 32.5% 2% 65.5%
Male 58.5% 55.4% 3.2% 41.5%
Female 12% 11.1% 0.9% 88%