* = Total area - (forest + barren & uncultivable area+ non agricultural use)
Note: The human population of Dharapuram taluk in 1881 was 11.8% of the Coimbatore district. Based on this figure, the population before 1881 was derived from the population of Coimbatore district. Statistics for area occupied in 1861 was used to estimate the area occupied per person. Area occupied prior to 1861 was estimated by multiplying the area occupied per person (1861) and the human population of the respective years. Figures in parentheses indicate the percent of above.