Puducherry City Census 2011 data


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

As per provisional reports of Census India, population of Puducherry in 2011 is 244,377; of which male and female are 119,430 and 124,947 respectively. Although Puducherry city has population of 244,377; its urban / metropolitan population is 657,209 of which 323,489 are males and 333,720 are females.

Puducherry Literacy Rate 2011

In education section, total literates in Puducherry city are 196,951 of which 101,074 are males while 95,877 are females. Average literacy rate of Puducherry city is 89.22 percent of which male and female literacy was 93.95 and 84.72 percent.

Puducherry Sex Ratio 2011

The sex ratio of Puducherry city is 1046 per 1000 males. Child sex ratio of girls is 995 per 1000 boys.

Puducherry Child Population 2011

Total children (0-6) in Puducherry city are 23,626 as per figure from Census India report on 2011. There were 11,844 boys while 11,782 are girls. The child forms 9.67 % of total population of Puducherry City.

Puducherry Slums 2011

Total no. of Slums in Puducherry city numbers 10,207 in which population of 42,591 resides. This is around 17.43% of total population of Puducherry city.

Puducherry Population 2015

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

Puducherry City Population 2011

Description
City Puducherry
Government Municipality
Urban Agglomeration Puducherry Metropolitan
State Puducherry
Puducherry City Total Male Female
City Population 244,377 119,430 124,947
Literates 196,951 101,074 95,877
Children (0-6) 23,626 11,844 11,782
Average Literacy (%) 89.22 % 93.95 % 84.72 %
Sexratio 1046
Child Sexratio 995

Puducherry Religion 2011

Hinduism is majority religion in Puducherry city with 83.39 % followers. Christianity is second most popular religion in Puducherry city with 10.88 % following it. In Puducherry city, Islam is followed by 4.97 %, Jainism by 0.16 %, Sikhism by 0.03 % and Buddhism by 0.03 %. Around 0.02 % stated 'Other Religion', approximately 0.47 % stated 'No Particular Religion'.

Description Total Percentage
Hindu 203,786 83.39 %
Muslims 12,134 4.97 %
Christian 26,587 10.88 %
Sikh 65 0.03 %
Buddhist 211 0.09 %
Jain 380 0.16 %
Others 57 0.02 %
Not Stated 1,157 0.47 %

Puducherry Metropolitan Region

Puducherry city comes under Puducherry Metropolitan area.
Puducherry Metropolitan Total Male Female
Population 657,209 323,489 333,720
Literates 522,868 270,672 252,196
Children (0-6) 66,835 33,792 33,043
Average Literacy (%) 88.57 % 93.43 % 83.88 %
Sexratio 1032
Child Sexratio 978
Puducherry Metropolitan Areas
Ariankuppam, Kurumbapet (GP), Manavely, Odiampet, Ozhukarai, Puducherry, and Villianur
# 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