Salem is a Municipal Corporation city in district of Salem, Tamil Nadu. The Salem city is divided into 60 wards for which elections are held every 5 years. The Salem Municipal Corporation has population of 829,267 of which 417,317 are males while 411,950 are females as per report released by Census India 2011.
Population of Children with age of 0-6 is 79067 which is 9.53 % of total population of Salem (M Corp). In Salem Municipal Corporation, Female Sex Ratio is of 987 against state average of 996. Moreover Child Sex Ratio in Salem is around 949 compared to Tamil Nadu state average of 943. Literacy rate of Salem city is 84.42 % higher than state average of 80.09 %. In Salem, Male literacy is around 89.30 % while female literacy rate is 79.50 %.
Salem Municipal Corporation has total administration over 215,747 houses to which it supplies basic amenities like water and sewerage. It is also authorize to build roads within Municipal Corporation limits and impose taxes on properties coming under its jurisdiction.
Salem Caste Factor
Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 12.82 % while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 0.15 % of total population in Salem (M Corp).
Salem Work Profile
Out of total population, 332,147 were engaged in work or business activity. Of this 250,106 were males while 82,041 were females. In census survey, worker is defined as person who does business, job, service, and cultivator and labour activity.
Of total 332147 working population, 95.18 % were engaged in Main Work while 4.82 % of total workers were engaged in Marginal Work.
Salem 2020 Population
The next census for Salem Population will be held in 2021. Right now all figures for 2020 are estimates only.