Udumalaipettai Taluka, with population of about 2.4 lakh is Tiruppur district's the 3rd least populous sub district, located in Tiruppur district of the state Tamil Nadu in India. There are 50 villages in the sub district, among them Kannamanaickanur is the most populous village with population of about 12 thousand and Manjampatti R.F. is the least populous village with population of 46. Anamalai R.F. is the biggest village in the sub district with an area of 293 km2 and Lingamavoor is the smallest with 1 km2.

There are 5 cities in the sub district which comes under the sub district administration, those are - Udumalaipettai Municipality; Periakottai, Kanakkampalayam and Poolankinar Census Towns and Dhali Town Panchayat.

Demographics

The sub district is home to about 2.4 lakh people, among them about 1.2 lakh (50%) are male and about 1.2 lakh (50%) are female. 79% of the whole population are from general caste, 20% are from schedule caste and 1% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Udumalaipettai taluka is 8%, among them 51% are boys and 49% are girls. There are about 68 thousand households in the sub district and an average 3 persons live in every family.

The majority of the population, nearly 56% (about 1.3 lakh) live in Udumalaipettai Sub District rural part and 44% (about 1.1 lakh) population live in the Udumalaipettai Sub District urban part.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Udumalaipettai

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 237,861 187,537 48,097 2,227 18,873
Male 118,141 93,302 23,724 1,115 9,664
Female 119,720 94,235 24,373 1,112 9,209

Most populated Villages and Cities in Udumalaipettai

Villages Cities
Name Population Name Population
Kannamanaickanur 12375 Udumalaipettai 61133
Andigoundanur 9232 Periakottai 17356
Bodipatti 8876 Kanakkampalayam 16459
Chinnaveerampatti 6542 Dhali 5874
Jallipatti 5622 Poolankinar 4849
Elayamuthur 5516
Pallapalayam 4787
Kodingiam 4680
Pungamuthur 4670
Devanurpudur 4527

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 92% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the sub district followed by Muslims which contribute 5% of the total population and Christians are the third largest religious community here with 2% population.. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Hindus are 1010 in Muslims are 1046 and in Christians are 1079.

Religion wise population 2011 - Udumalaipettai

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 237,861 219,425 13,055 4,871 41 33 12 7 417
Male 118,141 109,157 6,382 2,343 29 23 7 3 197
Female 119,720 110,268 6,673 2,528 12 10 5 4 220

Growth of population

Population of the sub district has decreased by -38.8% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 3.9 lakh. Female population growth rate of the sub district is -38.3% which is 1.1% higher than male population growth rate of -39.4%. General caste population has decreased by -39.4%; Schedule caste population has decreased by -37.7%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 1.5% and child population has decreased by -52.9% in the sub district since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Udumalaipettai

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total -38.8% -39.4% -37.7% 1.5% -52.9%
Male -39.4% -39.8% -38.6% -0.4% -52.8%
Female -38.3% -39% -36.8% 3.4% -53.1%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 1013 females per 1000 male in the sub district. Sex ratio in general caste is 1010, in schedule caste is 1027 and in schedule tribe is 997. There are 953 girls under 6 years of age per 1000 boys of the same age in the sub district. Overall sex ratio in the sub district has increased by 17 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 7 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Udumalaipettai

Total General SC ST Child
Change 17 14 29 36 -7
2011 1013 1010 1027 997 953
2001 996 996 998 961 960

Villages and Cities with highest sex ratio in Udumalaipettai

Villages Cities
Name Sex Ratio Name Sex Ratio
Sinnapappanuthu 1469 Poolankinar 1306
Kudiraiar & Kukkal R.F. 1233 Udumalaipettai 1041
Alampalayam 1087 Dhali 1012
Venkitapuram 1084 Kanakkampalayam 1009
Reddipalayam 1083 Periakottai 962
Anthiyur 1082
Lingamavoor 1078
Chinnakumarapalayam 1076
Erisinampatti 1070
Pallapalayam 1063

Literacy

Total about 1.7 lakh people in the sub district are literate, among them about 93 thousand are male and about 80 thousand are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Udumalaipettai is 79%. 85% of male and 73% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the sub district has increased by 9%. Male literacy has gone up by 6% and female literacy rate has gone up by 12%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Udumalaipettai

Total Male Female
Change 9.1% 6.4% 12.0%
2011 78.9% 85.4% 72.6%
2001 69.8% 79% 60.6%

Villages and Cities with highest literacy rate in Udumalaipettai

Villages Cities
Name Literacy Rate % Name Literacy Rate %
Sinnapappanuthu 83 Kanakkampalayam 92
Chinnaveerampatti 82 Udumalaipettai 91
Bodipatti 81 Periakottai 88
Ganapathipalayam 78 Poolankinar 87
Kuralkuttai 78 Dhali 73
Periapappanuthu 77
Deepalapatti 77
Arasur 76
Sarkarpudur 76
Anthiyur 75

Workers profile

Udumalaipettai has 49% (about 1.2 lakh) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 62% male and 36% female population are working population. 58% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 4% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 33% of total female population are main and 4% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Udumalaipettai

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 49.4% 45.3% 4.1% 50.6%
Male 62.5% 58.2% 4.3% 37.5%
Female 36.4% 32.5% 3.8% 63.6%

Biggest Villages and Cities in Udumalaipettai

Villages Cities
Name Area (Km2) Name Area (Km2)
Anamalai R.F. 293.2 Dhali 32
Amaravathi R.F. 135 Periakottai 7.6
Kudiraiar & Kukkal R.F. 85.1 Udumalaipettai 7.4
Kannamanaickanur 31.4 Kanakkampalayam 7.2
Elayamuthur 21.4 Poolankinar 4.9
Andigoundanur 19.1
Manupatti 17.4
Manjampatti R.F. 15.7
Kallapuram 13.7
Valayapalayam 13.6