Cherangode Population - The Nilgiris, Tamil Nadu

Cherangode is a large village located in Panthalur Taluka of The Nilgiris district, Tamil Nadu with total 8552 families residing. The Cherangode village has population of 33506 of which 16475 are males while 17031 are females as per Population Census 2011.

In Cherangode village population of children with age 0-6 is 3156 which makes up 9.42 % of total population of village. Average Sex Ratio of Cherangode village is 1034 which is higher than Tamil Nadu state average of 996. Child Sex Ratio for the Cherangode as per census is 1000, higher than Tamil Nadu average of 943.

Cherangode village has higher literacy rate compared to Tamil Nadu. In 2011, literacy rate of Cherangode village was 86.82 % compared to 80.09 % of Tamil Nadu. In Cherangode Male literacy stands at 92.90 % while female literacy rate was 80.96 %.

As per constitution of India and Panchyati Raaj Act, Cherangode village is administrated by Sarpanch (Head of Village) who is elected representative of village. Our website, don't have information about schools and hospital in Cherangode village.

Cherangode Data

Particulars Total Male Female
Total No. of Houses 8,552 - -
Population 33,506 16,475 17,031
Child (0-6) 3,156 1,578 1,578
Schedule Caste 15,115 7,511 7,604
Schedule Tribe 2,200 1,076 1,124
Literacy 86.82 % 92.90 % 80.96 %
Total Workers 15,314 9,026 6,288
Main Worker 12,440 - -
Marginal Worker 2,874 1,565 1,309

Caste Factor

In Cherangode village, most of the villagers are from Schedule Caste (SC). Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 45.11 % while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 6.57 % of total population in Cherangode village.

Work Profile

In Cherangode village out of total population, 15314 were engaged in work activities. 81.23 % of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 18.77 % were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 15314 workers engaged in Main Work, 761 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 2090 were Agricultural labourer.

# State Density / Km2
1 Delhi 11,320
2 Chandigarh 9,258
3 Puducherry 2,547
4 Daman and Diu 2,191
5 Lakshadweep 2,149