Orathanadu (Mukthambalpuram) Town Panchayat, with population of about 10 thousand is Orathanadu sub district's only town panchayat located in Orathanadu sub district of Thanjavur district in the state Tamil Nadu in India. Total geographical area of Orathanadu (Mukthambalpuram) town panchayat is 7 km2. Population density of the city is 1411 persons per km2. There are 15 wards in the city, among them Orathanadu (mukthambalpuram) Ward No 15 is the most populous ward with population of 1729 and Orathanadu (mukthambalpuram) Ward No 05 is the least populous ward with population of 344.

Nearest railway station is Thanjavur which is 24 km far from here. Orathanadu is the sub district head quarter of the city. District head quarter of the city is Thanjavur which is 24 km away. Chennai is the state head quarter of the city and is 345 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 about 10 thousand people, among them 4887 (48%) are male and 5360 (52%) are female. 94% of the whole population are from general caste, 6% are from schedule caste and 0% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Orathanadu (Mukthambalpuram) town panchayat is 11%, among them 47% are boys and 53% are girls. There are 2633 households in the city and an average 4 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Orathanadu (Mukthambalpuram)

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 10,247 9,657 584 6 1,078
Male 4,887 4,588 296 3 511
Female 5,360 5,069 288 3 567

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 82% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the city followed by Muslims which contribute 14% of the total population and Christians are the third largest religious community here with 4% population.. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Hindus are 1093 in Muslims are 1106 and in Christians are 1154.

Religion wise population 2011 - Orathanadu (Mukthambalpuram)

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 10,247 8,381 1,472 392 2 0 0 0 0
Male 4,887 4,004 699 182 2 0 0 0 0
Female 5,360 4,377 773 210 0 0 0 0 0

Growth of population

Population of the city has increased by 0.7% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 10 thousand. Female population growth rate of the city is 3.5% which is 5.6% higher than male population growth rate of -2.1%. General caste population has decreased by -0.9%; Schedule caste population has increased by 45.3%; Schedule Tribe population has decreased by -72.7% and child population has decreased by -0.7% in the city since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Orathanadu (Mukthambalpuram)

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 0.7% -0.9% 45.3% -72.7% -0.7%
Male -2.1% -3.8% 39% -66.7% -8.1%
Female 3.5% 1.8% 52.4% -76.9% 7%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 1097 females per 1000 male in the city. Sex ratio in general caste is 1105, in schedule caste is 973 and in schedule tribe is 1000. There are 1110 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 60 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 157 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Orathanadu (Mukthambalpuram)

Total General SC ST Child
Change 60 62 86 -444 157
2011 1097 1105 973 1000 1110
2001 1037 1043 887 1444 953

Literacy

Total 7773 people in the city are literate, among them 3934 are male and 3839 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Orathanadu (Mukthambalpuram) is 85%. 90% of male and 80% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the city has increased by 3%. Male literacy has gone down by 1% and female literacy rate has gone up by 5%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Orathanadu (Mukthambalpuram)

Total Male Female
Change 2.7% 0.5% 5.1%
2011 84.8% 89.9% 80.1%
2001 82.1% 89.4% 75%

Workers profile

Orathanadu (Mukthambalpuram) has 35% (3583) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 56% male and 16% female population are working population. 54% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 2% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 14% of total female population are main and 2% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Orathanadu (Mukthambalpuram)

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 35% 33.1% 1.9% 65%
Male 55.5% 53.9% 1.6% 44.5%
Female 16.2% 14.1% 2.1% 83.8%