Chengam is a Town Panchayat city in district of Tiruvannamalai, Tamil Nadu. The Chengam city is divided into 18 wards for which elections are held every 5 years. The Chengam Town Panchayat has population of 26,980 of which 13,549 are males while 13,431 are females as per report released by Census India 2011.
Population of Children with age of 0-6 is 3121 which is 11.57 % of total population of Chengam (TP). In Chengam Town Panchayat, Female Sex Ratio is of 991 against state average of 996. Moreover Child Sex Ratio in Chengam is around 907 compared to Tamil Nadu state average of 943. Literacy rate of Chengam city is 80.82 % higher than state average of 80.09 %. In Chengam, Male literacy is around 87.05 % while female literacy rate is 74.60 %.
Chengam Town Panchayat has total administration over 6,160 houses to which it supplies basic amenities like water and sewerage. It is also authorize to build roads within Town Panchayat limits and impose taxes on properties coming under its jurisdiction.
Chengam Caste Factor
Chengam (TP) of Tiruvannamalai has substantial population of Schedule Caste.
Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 29.07 % while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 0.35 % of total population in Chengam (TP).
Chengam Work Profile
Out of total population, 10,309 were engaged in work or business activity. Of this 7,532 were males while 2,777 were females. In census survey, worker is defined as person who does business, job, service, and cultivator and labour activity.
Of total 10309 working population, 83.74 % were engaged in Main Work while 16.26 % of total workers were engaged in Marginal Work.
Chengam 2020 Population
The next census for Chengam Population will be held in 2021. Right now all figures for 2020 are estimates only.