Ottapidaram Taluka, with population of about 1.2 lakh is Thoothukkudi district's the 3rd least populous sub district, located in Thoothukkudi district of the state Tamil Nadu in India. There are 63 villages in the sub district, among them Ottappidaram is the most populous village with population of 7963 and Muthuramalingapuram is the least populous village with population of 196. Ottappidaram is the biggest village in the sub district with an area of 37 km2 and Pudiyamputhur is the smallest with 1 km2.
There are 1 census towns in the sub district, those are - Pudiyamputhur Census Town.
The sub district is home to about 1.2 lakh people, among them about 62 thousand (50%) are male and about 62 thousand (50%) are female. 58% of the whole population are from general caste, 42% are from schedule caste and 0% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Ottapidaram taluka is 10%, among them 51% are boys and 49% are girls. There are about 33 thousand households in the sub district and an average 4 persons live in every family.
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Religion wise distribution of population
Hindus contribute 89% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the sub district followed by Christians which contribute 11% of the total population.. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Hindus are 999 in Christians are 1003.
Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male
As of 2011 census there are 999 females per 1000 male in the sub district. Sex ratio in general caste is 1005, in schedule caste is 991 and in schedule tribe is 1189. There are 953 girls under 6 years of age per 1000 boys of the same age in the sub district.
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Total about 89 thousand people in the sub district are literate, among them about 48 thousand are male and about 41 thousand are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Ottapidaram is 81%. 88% of male and 74% of female population are literate here.
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Ottapidaram has 50% (about 61 thousand) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 59% male and 41% female population are working population. 50% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 9% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 29% of total female population are main and 11% are marginal workers.
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