Salem City Census 2011 data


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

As per provisional reports of Census India, population of Salem in 2011 is 829,267; of which male and female are 417,317 and 411,950 respectively. Although Salem city has population of 829,267; its urban / metropolitan population is 917,414 of which 462,278 are males and 455,136 are females.

Salem Literacy Rate 2011

In education section, total literates in Salem city are 633,314 of which 336,422 are males while 296,892 are females. Average literacy rate of Salem city is 84.42 percent of which male and female literacy was 89.30 and 79.50 percent.

Salem Sex Ratio 2011

The sex ratio of Salem city is 987 per 1000 males. Child sex ratio of girls is 949 per 1000 boys.

Salem Child Population 2011

Total children (0-6) in Salem city are 79,067 as per figure from Census India report on 2011. There were 40,570 boys while 38,497 are girls. The child forms 9.53 % of total population of Salem City.

Salem Slums 2011

Total no. of Slums in Salem city numbers 46,672 in which population of 180,936 resides. This is around 21.82% of total population of Salem city.

Salem Population 2015

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

Salem City Population 2011

Description
City Salem
Government Municipal Corporation
Urban Agglomeration Salem Metropolitan
State Tamil Nadu
Salem City Total Male Female
City Population 829,267 417,317 411,950
Literates 633,314 336,422 296,892
Children (0-6) 79,067 40,570 38,497
Average Literacy (%) 84.42 % 89.30 % 79.50 %
Sexratio 987
Child Sexratio 949

Salem Religion 2011

Hinduism is majority religion in Salem city with 89.79 % followers. Islam is second most popular religion in city of Salem with approximately 7.48 % following it. In Salem city, Christinity is followed by 2.36 %, Jainism by 0.11 %, Sikhism by 0.02 % and Buddhism by 0.02 %. Around 0.02 % stated 'Other Religion', approximately 0.20 % stated 'No Particular Religion'.

Description Total Percentage
Hindu 744,630 89.79 %
Muslims 62,033 7.48 %
Christian 19,608 2.36 %
Sikh 176 0.02 %
Buddhist 73 0.01 %
Jain 915 0.11 %
Others 141 0.02 %
Not Stated 1,691 0.20 %

Salem Metropolitan Region

Salem city comes under Salem Metropolitan area.
Salem Metropolitan Total Male Female
Population 917,414 462,278 455,136
Literates 691,057 368,720 322,337
Children (0-6) 88,457 45,387 43,070
Average Literacy (%) 83.36 % 88.45 % 78.22 %
Sexratio 985
Child Sexratio 949
Salem Metropolitan Areas
Dalavaipatti, Erumapalayam, Kannankurichi, Kondalampatti, Mallamooppampatti, Neykkarappatti, Salem, and Sanniyasigundu
# 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 Gujarat 5
4 Tamil Nadu 5
5 Madhya Pradesh 5
* Min 5 Lakh Population