Kannur (Cannanore) District : Census 2011 data

An official Census 2011 detail of Kannur (Cannanore), a district of Kerala has been released by Directorate of Census Operations in Kerala. Enumeration of key persons was also done by census officials in Kannur District of Kerala.

In 2011, Kannur had population of 2,523,003 of which male and female were 1,181,446 and 1,341,557 respectively. In 2001 census, Kannur had a population of 2,408,956 of which males were 1,152,817 and remaining 1,256,139 were females. Kannur District population constituted 7.55 percent of total Maharashtra population. In 2001 census, this figure for Kannur District was at 7.57 percent of Maharashtra population.

There was change of 4.73 percent in the population compared to population as per 2001. In the previous census of India 2001, Kannur District recorded increase of 6.98 percent to its population compared to 1991.

Kannur Table Data

Description 2011 2001
Actual Population 2,523,003 2,408,956
Male 1,181,446 1,152,817
Female 1,341,557 1,256,139
Population Growth 4.73% 6.98%
Area Sq. Km 2,961 2,961
Density/km2 852 812
Proportion to Kerala Population 7.55% 7.57%
Sex Ratio (Per 1000) 1136 1090
Child Sex Ratio (0-6 Age) 971 962
Average Literacy 95.10 92.59
Male Literacy 97.19 96.13
Female Literacy 93.29 89.40
Total Child Population (0-6 Age) 274,318 279,803
Male Population (0-6 Age) 139,159 142,625
Female Population (0-6 Age) 135,159 137,178
Literates 2,138,434 1,971,403
Male Literates 1,012,956 971,065
Female Literates 1,125,478 1,000,338
Child Proportion (0-6 Age) 10.87% 11.62%
Boys Proportion (0-6 Age) 11.78% 12.37%
Girls Proportion (0-6 Age) 10.07% 10.92%

Kannur District Density 2011

The initial provisional data released by census India 2011, shows that density of Kannur district for 2011 is 852 people per sq. km. In 2001, Kannur district density was at 812 people per sq. km. Kannur district administers 2,961 square kilometers of areas.

Kannur Literacy Rate 2011

Average literacy rate of Kannur in 2011 were 95.10 compared to 92.59 of 2001. If things are looked out at gender wise, male and female literacy were 97.19 and 93.29 respectively. For 2001 census, same figures stood at 96.13 and 89.40 in Kannur District. Total literate in Kannur District were 2,138,434 of which male and female were 1,012,956 and 1,125,478 respectively. In 2001, Kannur District had 1,971,403 in its district.

Kannur Sex Ratio 2011

With regards to Sex Ratio in Kannur, it stood at 1136 per 1000 male compared to 2001 census figure of 1090. The average national sex ratio in India is 940 as per latest reports of Census 2011 Directorate. In 2011 census, child sex ratio is 971 girls per 1000 boys compared to figure of 962 girls per 1000 boys of 2001 census data.

Kannur Child Population 2011

In census enumeration, data regarding child under 0-6 age were also collected for all districts including Kannur. There were total 274,318 children under age of 0-6 against 279,803 of 2001 census. Of total 274,318 male and female were 139,159 and 135,159 respectively. Child Sex Ratio as per census 2011 was 971 compared to 962 of census 2001. In 2011, Children under 0-6 formed 10.87 percent of Kannur District compared to 11.62 percent of 2001. There was net change of -0.75 percent in this compared to previous census of India.

Kannur Houseless Census

In 2011, total 472 families live on footpath or without any roof cover in Kannur district of Kerala. Total Population of all who lived without roof at the time of Census 2011 numbers to 1,240. This approx 0.05% of total population of Kannur district.

Kannur Religion-wise Data 2011

Description Total Percentage
Hindu 1,509,592 59.83 %
Muslims 742,483 29.43 %
Christian 262,526 10.41 %
Sikh 424 0.02 %
Buddhist 1,118 0.04 %
Jain 193 0.01 %
Others 722 0.03 %
Not Stated 5,945 0.24 %

Kannur Population 2015

What is the population of Kannur in 2015? The fact is, last census for Kannur district was done only in 2011 and next such census would only be in 2021. There is no actual figure for population of Kannur district situated in Kerala. As per 2011, Kannur population is 2,523,003

Kannur District Urban/Rural 2011

Out of the total Kannur population for 2011 census, 65.04 percent lives in urban regions of district. In total 1,640,986 people lives in urban areas of which males are 755,764 and females are 885,222. Sex Ratio in urban region of Kannur district is 1171 as per 2011 census data. Similarly child sex ratio in Kannur district was 974 in 2011 census. Child population (0-6) in urban region was 179,095 of which males and females were 90,731 and 88,364. This child population figure of Kannur district is 12.01 % of total urban population. Average literacy rate in Kannur district as per census 2011 is 95.87 % of which males and females are 97.73 % and 94.31 % literates respectively. In actual number 1,401,467 people are literate in urban region of which males and females are 649,926 and 751,541 respectively.

As per 2011 census, 34.96 % population of Kannur districts lives in rural areas of villages. The total Kannur district population living in rural areas is 882,017 of which males and females are 425,682 and 456,335 respectively. In rural areas of Kannur district, sex ratio is 1072 females per 1000 males. If child sex ratio data of Kannur district is considered, figure is 966 girls per 1000 boys. Child population in the age 0-6 is 95,223 in rural areas of which males were 48,428 and females were 46,795. The child population comprises 11.38 % of total rural population of Kannur district. Literacy rate in rural areas of Kannur district is 93.67 % as per census data 2011. Gender wise, male and female literacy stood at 96.23 and 91.31 percent respectively. In total, 736,967 people were literate of which males and females were 363,030 and 373,937 respectively.

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Description Rural Urban
Population (%) 34.96 % 65.04 %
Total Population 882,017 1,640,986
Male Population 425,682 755,764
Female Population 456,335 885,222
Sex Ratio 1072 1171
Child Sex Ratio (0-6) 966 974
Child Population (0-6) 95,223 179,095
Male Child(0-6) 48,428 90,731
Female Child(0-6) 46,795 88,364
Child Percentage (0-6) 10.80 % 10.91 %
Male Child Percentage 11.38 % 12.01 %
Female Child Percentage 10.25 % 9.98 %
Literates 736,967 1,401,467
Male Literates 363,030 649,926
Female Literates 373,937 751,541
Average Literacy 93.67 % 95.87 %
Male Literacy 96.23 % 97.73 %
Female Literacy 91.31 % 94.31 %

City/Metros in Kannur District

Urban Agglomerations inside District Population Male Female
Kannur (Urban Agglomeration) 1,640,986 755,764 885,222
Cities inside Kannur District Population Male Female
There is no Urban Agglomeration inside Kannur District

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