Palakkad District : Census 2011 data

An official Census 2011 detail of Palakkad, 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 Palakkad District of Kerala.

In 2011, Palakkad had population of 2,809,934 of which male and female were 1,359,478 and 1,450,456 respectively. In 2001 census, Palakkad had a population of 2,617,482 of which males were 1,266,985 and remaining 1,350,497 were females. Palakkad District population constituted 8.41 percent of total Maharashtra population. In 2001 census, this figure for Palakkad District was at 8.22 percent of Maharashtra population.

There was change of 7.35 percent in the population compared to population as per 2001. In the previous census of India 2001, Palakkad District recorded increase of 9.88 percent to its population compared to 1991.

Palakkad Table Data

Description 2011 2001
Actual Population 2,809,934 2,617,482
Male 1,359,478 1,266,985
Female 1,450,456 1,350,497
Population Growth 7.35% 9.88%
Area Sq. Km 4,482 4,482
Density/km2 627 584
Proportion to Kerala Population 8.41% 8.22%
Sex Ratio (Per 1000) 1067 1066
Child Sex Ratio (0-6 Age) 967 963
Average Literacy 89.31 84.35
Male Literacy 93.10 89.52
Female Literacy 85.79 79.56
Total Child Population (0-6 Age) 302,297 318,884
Male Population (0-6 Age) 153,696 162,406
Female Population (0-6 Age) 148,601 156,478
Literates 2,239,492 1,938,818
Male Literates 1,122,600 988,859
Female Literates 1,116,892 949,959
Child Proportion (0-6 Age) 10.76% 12.18%
Boys Proportion (0-6 Age) 11.31% 12.82%
Girls Proportion (0-6 Age) 10.25% 11.59%

Palakkad District Density 2011

The initial provisional data released by census India 2011, shows that density of Palakkad district for 2011 is 627 people per sq. km. In 2001, Palakkad district density was at 584 people per sq. km. Palakkad district administers 4,482 square kilometers of areas.

Palakkad Literacy Rate 2011

Average literacy rate of Palakkad in 2011 were 89.31 compared to 84.35 of 2001. If things are looked out at gender wise, male and female literacy were 93.10 and 85.79 respectively. For 2001 census, same figures stood at 89.52 and 79.56 in Palakkad District. Total literate in Palakkad District were 2,239,492 of which male and female were 1,122,600 and 1,116,892 respectively. In 2001, Palakkad District had 1,938,818 in its district.

Palakkad Sex Ratio 2011

With regards to Sex Ratio in Palakkad, it stood at 1067 per 1000 male compared to 2001 census figure of 1066. The average national sex ratio in India is 940 as per latest reports of Census 2011 Directorate. In 2011 census, child sex ratio is 967 girls per 1000 boys compared to figure of 963 girls per 1000 boys of 2001 census data.

Palakkad Child Population 2011

In census enumeration, data regarding child under 0-6 age were also collected for all districts including Palakkad. There were total 302,297 children under age of 0-6 against 318,884 of 2001 census. Of total 302,297 male and female were 153,696 and 148,601 respectively. Child Sex Ratio as per census 2011 was 967 compared to 963 of census 2001. In 2011, Children under 0-6 formed 10.76 percent of Palakkad District compared to 12.18 percent of 2001. There was net change of -1.42 percent in this compared to previous census of India.

Palakkad Houseless Census

In 2011, total 412 families live on footpath or without any roof cover in Palakkad district of Kerala. Total Population of all who lived without roof at the time of Census 2011 numbers to 872. This approx 0.03% of total population of Palakkad district.

Palakkad Religion-wise Data 2011

Description Total Percentage
Hindu 1,875,980 66.76 %
Muslims 812,936 28.93 %
Christian 114,397 4.07 %
Sikh 220 0.01 %
Buddhist 238 0.01 %
Jain 78 0.00 %
Others 400 0.01 %
Not Stated 5,685 0.20 %

Palakkad Population 2015

What is the population of Palakkad in 2015? The fact is, last census for Palakkad district was done only in 2011 and next such census would only be in 2021. There is no actual figure for population of Palakkad district situated in Kerala. As per 2011, Palakkad population is 2,809,934

Palakkad District Urban/Rural 2011

Out of the total Palakkad population for 2011 census, 24.09 percent lives in urban regions of district. In total 676,810 people lives in urban areas of which males are 328,012 and females are 348,798. Sex Ratio in urban region of Palakkad district is 1063 as per 2011 census data. Similarly child sex ratio in Palakkad district was 959 in 2011 census. Child population (0-6) in urban region was 70,405 of which males and females were 35,933 and 34,472. This child population figure of Palakkad district is 10.95 % of total urban population. Average literacy rate in Palakkad district as per census 2011 is 92.45 % of which males and females are 95.43 % and 89.67 % literates respectively. In actual number 560,597 people are literate in urban region of which males and females are 278,745 and 281,852 respectively.

As per 2011 census, 75.91 % population of Palakkad districts lives in rural areas of villages. The total Palakkad district population living in rural areas is 2,133,124 of which males and females are 1,031,466 and 1,101,658 respectively. In rural areas of Palakkad district, sex ratio is 1068 females per 1000 males. If child sex ratio data of Palakkad district is considered, figure is 969 girls per 1000 boys. Child population in the age 0-6 is 231,892 in rural areas of which males were 117,763 and females were 114,129. The child population comprises 11.42 % of total rural population of Palakkad district. Literacy rate in rural areas of Palakkad district is 88.31 % as per census data 2011. Gender wise, male and female literacy stood at 92.36 and 84.56 percent respectively. In total, 1,678,895 people were literate of which males and females were 843,855 and 835,040 respectively.

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Description Rural Urban
Population (%) 75.91 % 24.09 %
Total Population 2,133,124 676,810
Male Population 1,031,466 328,012
Female Population 1,101,658 348,798
Sex Ratio 1068 1063
Child Sex Ratio (0-6) 969 959
Child Population (0-6) 231,892 70,405
Male Child(0-6) 117,763 35,933
Female Child(0-6) 114,129 34,472
Child Percentage (0-6) 10.87 % 10.40 %
Male Child Percentage 11.42 % 10.95 %
Female Child Percentage 10.36 % 9.88 %
Literates 1,678,895 560,597
Male Literates 843,855 278,745
Female Literates 835,040 281,852
Average Literacy 88.31 % 92.45 %
Male Literacy 92.36 % 95.43 %
Female Literacy 84.56 % 89.67 %

City/Metros in Palakkad District

Urban Agglomerations inside District Population Male Female
Palakkad (Urban Agglomeration) 293,533 143,676 149,857
Ottappalam (Urban Agglomeration) 237,970 114,079 123,891
Cities inside Palakkad District Population Male Female
Palakkad (Municipality) 130,955 63,833 67,122

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