Dharmapuri District : Census 2011 data

An official Census 2011 detail of Dharmapuri, a district of Tamil Nadu has been released by Directorate of Census Operations in Tamil Nadu. Enumeration of key persons was also done by census officials in Dharmapuri District of Tamil Nadu.

In 2011, Dharmapuri had population of 1,506,843 of which male and female were 774,303 and 732,540 respectively. In 2001 census, Dharmapuri had a population of 1,295,182 of which males were 670,520 and remaining 624,662 were females. Dharmapuri District population constituted 2.09 percent of total Maharashtra population. In 2001 census, this figure for Dharmapuri District was at 2.08 percent of Maharashtra population.

There was change of 16.34 percent in the population compared to population as per 2001. In the previous census of India 2001, Dharmapuri District recorded increase of 15.27 percent to its population compared to 1991.

Dharmapuri Table Data

Description 2011 2001
Actual Population 1,506,843 1,295,182
Male 774,303 670,520
Female 732,540 624,662
Population Growth 16.34% 15.27%
Area Sq. Km 4,497 4,497
Density/km2 335 286
Proportion to Tamil Nadu Population 2.09% 2.08%
Sex Ratio (Per 1000) 946 932
Child Sex Ratio (0-6 Age) 913 869
Average Literacy 68.54 60.31
Male Literacy 76.85 70.52
Female Literacy 59.80 49.47
Total Child Population (0-6 Age) 167,940 171,621
Male Population (0-6 Age) 87,777 91,822
Female Population (0-6 Age) 80,163 79,799
Literates 917,709 677,674
Male Literates 527,599 408,111
Female Literates 390,110 269,563
Child Proportion (0-6 Age) 11.15% 13.25%
Boys Proportion (0-6 Age) 11.34% 13.69%
Girls Proportion (0-6 Age) 10.94% 12.77%

Dharmapuri District Density 2011

The initial provisional data released by census India 2011, shows that density of Dharmapuri district for 2011 is 335 people per sq. km. In 2001, Dharmapuri district density was at 286 people per sq. km. Dharmapuri district administers 4,497 square kilometers of areas.

Dharmapuri Literacy Rate 2011

Average literacy rate of Dharmapuri in 2011 were 68.54 compared to 60.31 of 2001. If things are looked out at gender wise, male and female literacy were 76.85 and 59.80 respectively. For 2001 census, same figures stood at 70.52 and 49.47 in Dharmapuri District. Total literate in Dharmapuri District were 917,709 of which male and female were 527,599 and 390,110 respectively. In 2001, Dharmapuri District had 677,674 in its district.

Dharmapuri Sex Ratio 2011

With regards to Sex Ratio in Dharmapuri, it stood at 946 per 1000 male compared to 2001 census figure of 932. The average national sex ratio in India is 940 as per latest reports of Census 2011 Directorate. In 2011 census, child sex ratio is 913 girls per 1000 boys compared to figure of 869 girls per 1000 boys of 2001 census data.

Dharmapuri Child Population 2011

In census enumeration, data regarding child under 0-6 age were also collected for all districts including Dharmapuri. There were total 167,940 children under age of 0-6 against 171,621 of 2001 census. Of total 167,940 male and female were 87,777 and 80,163 respectively. Child Sex Ratio as per census 2011 was 913 compared to 869 of census 2001. In 2011, Children under 0-6 formed 11.15 percent of Dharmapuri District compared to 13.25 percent of 2001. There was net change of -2.1 percent in this compared to previous census of India.

Dharmapuri Houseless Census

In 2011, total 170 families live on footpath or without any roof cover in Dharmapuri district of Tamil Nadu. Total Population of all who lived without roof at the time of Census 2011 numbers to 565. This approx 0.04% of total population of Dharmapuri district.

Dharmapuri Religion-wise Data 2011

Description Total Percentage
Hindu 1,452,956 96.42 %
Muslims 38,304 2.54 %
Christian 14,089 0.94 %
Sikh 164 0.01 %
Buddhist 39 0.00 %
Jain 37 0.00 %
Others 87 0.01 %
Not Stated 1,167 0.08 %

Dharmapuri Population 2015

What is the population of Dharmapuri in 2015? The fact is, last census for Dharmapuri district was done only in 2011 and next such census would only be in 2021. There is no actual figure for population of Dharmapuri district situated in Tamil Nadu. As per 2011, Dharmapuri population is 1,506,843

Dharmapuri District Urban/Rural 2011

Out of the total Dharmapuri population for 2011 census, 17.32 percent lives in urban regions of district. In total 260,912 people lives in urban areas of which males are 131,088 and females are 129,824. Sex Ratio in urban region of Dharmapuri district is 990 as per 2011 census data. Similarly child sex ratio in Dharmapuri district was 939 in 2011 census. Child population (0-6) in urban region was 27,037 of which males and females were 13,943 and 13,094. This child population figure of Dharmapuri district is 10.64 % of total urban population. Average literacy rate in Dharmapuri district as per census 2011 is 81.21 % of which males and females are 87.33 % and 75.07 % literates respectively. In actual number 189,924 people are literate in urban region of which males and females are 102,300 and 87,624 respectively.

As per 2011 census, 82.68 % population of Dharmapuri districts lives in rural areas of villages. The total Dharmapuri district population living in rural areas is 1,245,931 of which males and females are 643,215 and 602,716 respectively. In rural areas of Dharmapuri district, sex ratio is 937 females per 1000 males. If child sex ratio data of Dharmapuri district is considered, figure is 908 girls per 1000 boys. Child population in the age 0-6 is 140,903 in rural areas of which males were 73,834 and females were 67,069. The child population comprises 11.48 % of total rural population of Dharmapuri district. Literacy rate in rural areas of Dharmapuri district is 65.86 % as per census data 2011. Gender wise, male and female literacy stood at 74.69 and 56.47 percent respectively. In total, 727,785 people were literate of which males and females were 425,299 and 302,486 respectively.

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Description Rural Urban
Population (%) 82.68 % 17.32 %
Total Population 1,245,931 260,912
Male Population 643,215 131,088
Female Population 602,716 129,824
Sex Ratio 937 990
Child Sex Ratio (0-6) 908 939
Child Population (0-6) 140,903 27,037
Male Child(0-6) 73,834 13,943
Female Child(0-6) 67,069 13,094
Child Percentage (0-6) 11.31 % 10.36 %
Male Child Percentage 11.48 % 10.64 %
Female Child Percentage 11.13 % 10.09 %
Literates 727,785 189,924
Male Literates 425,299 102,300
Female Literates 302,486 87,624
Average Literacy 65.86 % 81.21 %
Male Literacy 74.69 % 87.33 %
Female Literacy 56.47 % 75.07 %

City/Metros in Dharmapuri District

Urban Agglomerations inside District Population Male Female
There is no Urban Agglomeration inside Dharmapuri District
Cities inside Dharmapuri District Population Male Female
There is no Urban Agglomeration inside Dharmapuri District

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