Kozhikode (Calicut) District : Census 2011 data

An official Census 2011 detail of Kozhikode (Calicut), 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 Kozhikode District of Kerala.

In 2011, Kozhikode had population of 3,086,293 of which male and female were 1,470,942 and 1,615,351 respectively. In 2001 census, Kozhikode had a population of 2,879,131 of which males were 1,399,358 and remaining 1,479,773 were females. Kozhikode District population constituted 9.24 percent of total Maharashtra population. In 2001 census, this figure for Kozhikode District was at 9.04 percent of Maharashtra population.

There was change of 7.20 percent in the population compared to population as per 2001. In the previous census of India 2001, Kozhikode District recorded increase of 9.89 percent to its population compared to 1991.

Kozhikode Table Data

Description 2011 2001
Actual Population 3,086,293 2,879,131
Male 1,470,942 1,399,358
Female 1,615,351 1,479,773
Population Growth 7.20% 9.89%
Area Sq. Km 2,345 2,345
Density/km2 1,316 1,228
Proportion to Kerala Population 9.24% 9.04%
Sex Ratio (Per 1000) 1098 1057
Child Sex Ratio (0-6 Age) 969 959
Average Literacy 95.08 92.24
Male Literacy 97.42 96.11
Female Literacy 92.99 88.62
Total Child Population (0-6 Age) 335,645 347,146
Male Population (0-6 Age) 170,429 177,208
Female Population (0-6 Age) 165,216 169,938
Literates 2,615,443 2,335,442
Male Literates 1,266,939 1,174,611
Female Literates 1,348,504 1,160,831
Child Proportion (0-6 Age) 10.88% 12.06%
Boys Proportion (0-6 Age) 11.59% 12.66%
Girls Proportion (0-6 Age) 10.23% 11.48%

Kozhikode District Density 2011

The initial provisional data released by census India 2011, shows that density of Kozhikode district for 2011 is 1,316 people per sq. km. In 2001, Kozhikode district density was at 1,228 people per sq. km. Kozhikode district administers 2,345 square kilometers of areas.

Kozhikode Literacy Rate 2011

Average literacy rate of Kozhikode in 2011 were 95.08 compared to 92.24 of 2001. If things are looked out at gender wise, male and female literacy were 97.42 and 92.99 respectively. For 2001 census, same figures stood at 96.11 and 88.62 in Kozhikode District. Total literate in Kozhikode District were 2,615,443 of which male and female were 1,266,939 and 1,348,504 respectively. In 2001, Kozhikode District had 2,335,442 in its district.

Kozhikode Sex Ratio 2011

With regards to Sex Ratio in Kozhikode, it stood at 1098 per 1000 male compared to 2001 census figure of 1057. The average national sex ratio in India is 940 as per latest reports of Census 2011 Directorate. In 2011 census, child sex ratio is 969 girls per 1000 boys compared to figure of 959 girls per 1000 boys of 2001 census data.

Kozhikode Child Population 2011

In census enumeration, data regarding child under 0-6 age were also collected for all districts including Kozhikode. There were total 335,645 children under age of 0-6 against 347,146 of 2001 census. Of total 335,645 male and female were 170,429 and 165,216 respectively. Child Sex Ratio as per census 2011 was 969 compared to 959 of census 2001. In 2011, Children under 0-6 formed 10.88 percent of Kozhikode District compared to 12.06 percent of 2001. There was net change of -1.18 percent in this compared to previous census of India.

Kozhikode Houseless Census

In 2011, total 622 families live on footpath or without any roof cover in Kozhikode district of Kerala. Total Population of all who lived without roof at the time of Census 2011 numbers to 1,027. This approx 0.03% of total population of Kozhikode district.

Kozhikode Religion-wise Data 2011

Description Total Percentage
Hindu 1,734,958 56.21 %
Muslims 1,211,131 39.24 %
Christian 131,516 4.26 %
Sikh 297 0.01 %
Buddhist 235 0.01 %
Jain 601 0.02 %
Others 588 0.02 %
Not Stated 6,967 0.23 %

Kozhikode Population 2015

What is the population of Kozhikode in 2015? The fact is, last census for Kozhikode district was done only in 2011 and next such census would only be in 2021. There is no actual figure for population of Kozhikode district situated in Kerala. As per 2011, Kozhikode population is 3,086,293

Kozhikode District Urban/Rural 2011

Out of the total Kozhikode population for 2011 census, 67.15 percent lives in urban regions of district. In total 2,072,572 people lives in urban areas of which males are 986,158 and females are 1,086,414. Sex Ratio in urban region of Kozhikode district is 1102 as per 2011 census data. Similarly child sex ratio in Kozhikode district was 971 in 2011 census. Child population (0-6) in urban region was 221,043 of which males and females were 112,175 and 108,868. This child population figure of Kozhikode district is 11.37 % of total urban population. Average literacy rate in Kozhikode district as per census 2011 is 95.38 % of which males and females are 97.55 % and 93.45 % literates respectively. In actual number 1,766,065 people are literate in urban region of which males and females are 852,543 and 913,522 respectively.

As per 2011 census, 32.85 % population of Kozhikode districts lives in rural areas of villages. The total Kozhikode district population living in rural areas is 1,013,721 of which males and females are 484,784 and 528,937 respectively. In rural areas of Kozhikode district, sex ratio is 1091 females per 1000 males. If child sex ratio data of Kozhikode district is considered, figure is 967 girls per 1000 boys. Child population in the age 0-6 is 114,602 in rural areas of which males were 58,254 and females were 56,348. The child population comprises 12.02 % of total rural population of Kozhikode district. Literacy rate in rural areas of Kozhikode district is 94.47 % as per census data 2011. Gender wise, male and female literacy stood at 97.16 and 92.04 percent respectively. In total, 849,378 people were literate of which males and females were 414,396 and 434,982 respectively.

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Description Rural Urban
Population (%) 32.85 % 67.15 %
Total Population 1,013,721 2,072,572
Male Population 484,784 986,158
Female Population 528,937 1,086,414
Sex Ratio 1091 1102
Child Sex Ratio (0-6) 967 971
Child Population (0-6) 114,602 221,043
Male Child(0-6) 58,254 112,175
Female Child(0-6) 56,348 108,868
Child Percentage (0-6) 11.31 % 10.67 %
Male Child Percentage 12.02 % 11.37 %
Female Child Percentage 10.65 % 10.02 %
Literates 849,378 1,766,065
Male Literates 414,396 852,543
Female Literates 434,982 913,522
Average Literacy 94.47 % 95.38 %
Male Literacy 97.16 % 97.55 %
Female Literacy 92.04 % 93.45 %

City/Metros in Kozhikode District

Urban Agglomerations inside District Population Male Female
Kozhikode (Urban Agglomeration) 2,028,399 964,960 1,063,439
Cities inside Kozhikode District Population Male Female
Kozhikode (Municipal Corporation) 431,560 206,157 225,403

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