Tenkasi is a Municipality city in district of Tirunelveli, Tamil Nadu. The Tenkasi city is divided into 33 wards for which elections are held every 5 years. The Tenkasi Municipality has population of 70,545 of which 34,920 are males while 35,625 are females as per report released by Census India 2011.
Population of Children with age of 0-6 is 7413 which is 10.51 % of total population of Tenkasi (M). In Tenkasi Municipality, Female Sex Ratio is of 1020 against state average of 996. Moreover Child Sex Ratio in Tenkasi is around 964 compared to Tamil Nadu state average of 943. Literacy rate of Tenkasi city is 87.71 % higher than state average of 80.09 %. In Tenkasi, Male literacy is around 93.04 % while female literacy rate is 82.52 %.
Tenkasi Municipality has total administration over 17,887 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.
Tenkasi Caste Factor
Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 14.16 % while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 0.47 % of total population in Tenkasi (M).
Tenkasi Work Profile
Out of total population, 27,885 were engaged in work or business activity. Of this 19,908 were males while 7,977 were females. In census survey, worker is defined as person who does business, job, service, and cultivator and labour activity.
Of total 27885 working population, 91.52 % were engaged in Main Work while 8.48 % of total workers were engaged in Marginal Work.
Tenkasi 2021 Population
The next census for Tenkasi Population will be held in 2021. Right now all figures for 2021 are estimates only.