Sivakasi Population Census 2011
Sivakasi is a Municipality city in district of Virudhunagar, Tamil Nadu. The Sivakasi city is divided into 33 wards for which elections are held every 5 years. The Sivakasi Municipality has population of 71,040 of which 35,356 are males while 35,684 are females as per report released by Census India 2011.
Population of Children with age of 0-6 is 6963 which is 9.80 % of total population of Sivakasi (M). In Sivakasi Municipality, Female Sex Ratio is of 1009 against state average of 996. Moreover Child Sex Ratio in Sivakasi is around 1004 compared to Tamil Nadu state average of 943. Literacy rate of Sivakasi city is 88.28 % higher than state average of 80.09 %. In Sivakasi, Male literacy is around 92.76 % while female literacy rate is 83.84 %.
Sivakasi Municipality has total administration over 18,952 houses to which it supplies basic amenities like water and sewerage. It is also authorize to build roads within Municipality limits and impose taxes on properties coming under its jurisdiction.
Out of total population, 29,342 were engaged in work or business activity. Of this 21,629 were males while 7,713 were females. In census survey, worker is defined as person who does business, job, service, and cultivator and labour activity. Of total 29342 working population, 98.06 % were engaged in Main Work while 1.94 % of total workers were engaged in Marginal Work.
Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes : 8.35 % while Schedule Tribe (ST) : 0.25 % of total population in Sivakasi (M).