Madukkur Town Panchayat, with population of about 16 thousand is Pattukkottai sub district's the least populous town panchayat located in Pattukkottai sub district of Thanjavur district in the state Tamil Nadu in India. Total geographical area of Madukkur town panchayat is 6 km2 and it is the smallest city by area in the sub district. Population density of the city is 2829 persons per km2. There are 15 wards in the city, among them Madukkur Ward No 03 is the most populous ward with population of 2679 and Madukkur Ward No 10 is the least populous ward with population of 382.

Nearest railway station is Pattukottai which is 12 km far from here. Pattukkottai is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the city is 12 km. District head quarter of the city is Thanjavur which is 45 km away. Chennai is the state head quarter of the city and is 365 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 16 thousand people, among them 7678 (47%) are male and 8588 (53%) are female. 92% of the whole population are from general caste, 7% are from schedule caste and 0% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Madukkur town panchayat is 11%, among them 50% are boys and 50% are girls. There are 4007 households in the city and an average 4 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Madukkur

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 16,266 15,036 1,154 76 1,777
Male 7,678 7,059 579 40 880
Female 8,588 7,977 575 36 897

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 57% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the city followed by Muslims which contribute 41% of the total population and Christians are the third largest religious community here with 1% population.. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Hindus are 1057 in Muslims are 1216 and in Christians are 961.

Religion wise population 2011 - Madukkur

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 16,266 9,347 6,670 202 2 7 12 0 26
Male 7,678 4,543 3,010 103 0 3 6 0 13
Female 8,588 4,804 3,660 99 2 4 6 0 13

Growth of population

Population of the city has increased by 5.4% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 15 thousand. Female population growth rate of the city is 5.6% which is 0.3% higher than male population growth rate of 5.3%. General caste population has increased by 4.8%; Schedule caste population has increased by 13.7%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 10.1% and child population has decreased by -7.3% in the city since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Madukkur

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 5.4% 4.8% 13.7% 10.1% -7.3%
Male 5.3% 4.8% 11.3% 8.1% -7.9%
Female 5.6% 4.9% 16.2% 12.5% -6.6%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 1119 females per 1000 male in the city. Sex ratio in general caste is 1130, in schedule caste is 993 and in schedule tribe is 900. There are 1019 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 4 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 15 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Madukkur

Total General SC ST Child
Change 4 1 41 35 15
2011 1119 1130 993 900 1019
2001 1115 1129 952 865 1004

Literacy

Total about 12 thousand people in the city are literate, among them 6276 are male and 6221 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Madukkur is 86%. 92% of male and 81% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the city has increased by 5%. Male literacy has gone up by 3% and female literacy rate has gone up by 6%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Madukkur

Total Male Female
Change 4.8% 3.1% 6.3%
2011 86.3% 92.3% 80.9%
2001 81.5% 89.2% 74.6%

Workers profile

Madukkur has 31% (5024) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 52% male and 12% female population are working population. 46% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 5% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 10% of total female population are main and 3% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Madukkur

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 30.9% 27.1% 3.8% 69.1%
Male 51.6% 46.5% 5.2% 48.4%
Female 12.3% 9.8% 2.5% 87.7%