Chennai City Census 2011 data


Chennai city is governed by Municipal Corporation which comes under Chennai Metropolitan Region. The Chennai city is located in Tamil Nadu state of India.

As per provisional reports of Census India, population of Chennai in 2011 is 4,646,732; of which male and female are 2,335,844 and 2,310,888 respectively. Although Chennai city has population of 4,646,732; its urban / metropolitan population is 8,653,521 of which 4,358,612 are males and 4,294,909 are females.

Chennai Literacy Rate 2011

In education section, total literates in Chennai city are 3,776,276 of which 1,968,079 are males while 1,808,197 are females. Average literacy rate of Chennai city is 90.18 percent of which male and female literacy was 93.70 and 86.64 percent.

Chennai Sex Ratio 2011

The sex ratio of Chennai city is 989 per 1000 males. Child sex ratio of girls is 950 per 1000 boys.

Chennai Child Population 2011

Total children (0-6) in Chennai city are 459,324 as per figure from Census India report on 2011. There were 235,519 boys while 223,805 are girls. The child forms 9.88 % of total population of Chennai City.

Chennai Slums 2011

Total no. of Slums in Chennai city numbers 329,827 in which population of 1,342,337 resides. This is around 28.89% of total population of Chennai city.

Chennai Population 2015

Indian Govt only conduct census once a decade. Since last census of Chennai city was done in 2011, next census will only be in 2021. While many are asking for Chennai Population 2015 figures, there is none.

Chennai City Population 2011

Description
City Chennai
Government Municipal Corporation
Urban Agglomeration Chennai Metropolitan
State Tamil Nadu
Chennai City Total Male Female
City Population 4,646,732 2,335,844 2,310,888
Literates 3,776,276 1,968,079 1,808,197
Children (0-6) 459,324 235,519 223,805
Average Literacy (%) 90.18 % 93.70 % 86.64 %
Sexratio 989
Child Sexratio 950

Chennai Religion 2011

Hinduism is majority religion in Chennai city with 80.73 % followers. Islam is second most popular religion in city of Chennai with approximately 9.45 % following it. In Chennai city, Christinity is followed by 7.72 %, Jainism by 1.11 %, Sikhism by 0.06 % and Buddhism by 0.06 %. Around 0.04 % stated 'Other Religion', approximately 0.83 % stated 'No Particular Religion'.

Description Total Percentage
Hindu 3,751,322 80.73 %
Muslims 439,270 9.45 %
Christian 358,662 7.72 %
Sikh 2,851 0.06 %
Buddhist 2,804 0.06 %
Jain 51,708 1.11 %
Others 1,759 0.04 %
Not Stated 38,356 0.83 %

Chennai Metropolitan Region

Chennai city comes under Chennai Metropolitan area.
Chennai Metropolitan Total Male Female
Population 8,653,521 4,358,612 4,294,909
Literates 7,000,270 3,660,527 3,339,743
Children (0-6) 895,024 458,657 436,367
Average Literacy (%) 90.23 % 93.86 % 86.55 %
Sexratio 985
Child Sexratio 951
Chennai Metropolitan Areas
Adayalampattu, Alamathi, Alandur, Ambattur, Anakaputhur, Avadi, Ayappakkam, Ayyappanthangal, Chennai, Chinnasekkadu, Chitlapakkam, Cowl Bazaar, Edayanchavadi, Gerugambakkam, Injambakkam, Irandankattalai, Jalladiampet, Kadhirvedu, Kannapalayam, Karambakkam, Karapakkam, Kattivakkam, Kattupakkam, Koilambakkam, Kolapakkam, Kottivakkam, Kovur, Kundrathur, Madambakkam, Madambakkam, Madavaram, Madippakkam, Maduravoyal, Manali, Manapakkam, Mangadu, Maraimalainagar, Mathur, Medavakkam, Meenambakkam, Moovarasampettai, Mowlivakkam, Mugalivakkam, Nadukuthagai, Nallur, Nandambakkam, Nandivaram - Guduvancheri, Nanmangalam, Naravarikuppam, Nazarathpettai, Nedungundram, Neelankarai, Nemilicheri, Nerkundram, Nolambur, Oggiyamduraipakkam, Padianallur, Palavakkam, Pallavaram, Pallavaram, Pallikaranai, Pammal, Paraniputhur, Peerkankaranai, Periyapanaicheri, Perungalathur, Perungudi, Polichalur, Poonamallee, Porur, Puthagaram, Puzhal, Puzhithivakkam (Ullagaram), Ramapuram, Sembakkam, Senneerkuppam, Sholinganallur, Sikkarayapuram, Singaperumalkoil, Sirukalathur, Soorapattu, St.Thomas Mount and Pallavaram, Tambaram, Thandalam, Tharapakkam, Theerthagiriyampattu, Thirumazhisai, Thiruneermalai, Thirunindravur, Thiruvancheri, Tirusulam, Tiruverkadu, Tiruvottiyur, Urapakkam, Valasaravakkam, Vanagaram, Vandalur, Varadarajapuram, and Vengavasal
# City Literacy
1 Nagpur 91.92
2 Chennai 90.18
3 Mumbai 89.73
4 Pune 89.56
5 Bangalore 88.71
# City Count
1 Maharashtra 18
2 Uttar Pradesh 16
3 Rajasthan 5
4 Andhra Pradesh 5
5 Gujarat 5
* Min 5 Lakh Population