Kollam District : Census 2011 data

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

In 2011, Kollam had population of 2,635,375 of which male and female were 1,246,968 and 1,388,407 respectively. In 2001 census, Kollam had a population of 2,585,208 of which males were 1,249,621 and remaining 1,335,587 were females. Kollam District population constituted 7.89 percent of total Maharashtra population. In 2001 census, this figure for Kollam District was at 8.12 percent of Maharashtra population.

There was change of 1.94 percent in the population compared to population as per 2001. In the previous census of India 2001, Kollam District recorded increase of 7.38 percent to its population compared to 1991.

Kollam Table Data

Description 2011 2001
Actual Population 2,635,375 2,585,208
Male 1,246,968 1,249,621
Female 1,388,407 1,335,587
Population Growth 1.94% 7.38%
Area Sq. Km 2,483 2,483
Density/km2 1,061 1,038
Proportion to Kerala Population 7.89% 8.12%
Sex Ratio (Per 1000) 1113 1069
Child Sex Ratio (0-6 Age) 973 960
Average Literacy 94.09 91.18
Male Literacy 96.09 94.43
Female Literacy 92.31 88.18
Total Child Population (0-6 Age) 254,260 292,599
Male Population (0-6 Age) 128,899 149,255
Female Population (0-6 Age) 125,361 143,344
Literates 2,240,273 2,090,444
Male Literates 1,074,345 1,039,111
Female Literates 1,165,928 1,051,333
Child Proportion (0-6 Age) 9.65% 11.32%
Boys Proportion (0-6 Age) 10.34% 11.94%
Girls Proportion (0-6 Age) 9.03% 10.73%

Kollam District Density 2011

The initial provisional data released by census India 2011, shows that density of Kollam district for 2011 is 1,061 people per sq. km. In 2001, Kollam district density was at 1,038 people per sq. km. Kollam district administers 2,483 square kilometers of areas.

Kollam Literacy Rate 2011

Average literacy rate of Kollam in 2011 were 94.09 compared to 91.18 of 2001. If things are looked out at gender wise, male and female literacy were 96.09 and 92.31 respectively. For 2001 census, same figures stood at 94.43 and 88.18 in Kollam District. Total literate in Kollam District were 2,240,273 of which male and female were 1,074,345 and 1,165,928 respectively. In 2001, Kollam District had 2,090,444 in its district.

Kollam Sex Ratio 2011

With regards to Sex Ratio in Kollam, it stood at 1113 per 1000 male compared to 2001 census figure of 1069. The average national sex ratio in India is 940 as per latest reports of Census 2011 Directorate. In 2011 census, child sex ratio is 973 girls per 1000 boys compared to figure of 960 girls per 1000 boys of 2001 census data.

Kollam Child Population 2011

In census enumeration, data regarding child under 0-6 age were also collected for all districts including Kollam. There were total 254,260 children under age of 0-6 against 292,599 of 2001 census. Of total 254,260 male and female were 128,899 and 125,361 respectively. Child Sex Ratio as per census 2011 was 973 compared to 960 of census 2001. In 2011, Children under 0-6 formed 9.65 percent of Kollam District compared to 11.32 percent of 2001. There was net change of -1.67 percent in this compared to previous census of India.

Kollam Houseless Census

In 2011, total 520 families live on footpath or without any roof cover in Kollam district of Kerala. Total Population of all who lived without roof at the time of Census 2011 numbers to 873. This approx 0.03% of total population of Kollam district.

Kollam Religion-wise Data 2011

Description Total Percentage
Hindu 1,697,635 64.42 %
Muslims 508,500 19.30 %
Christian 421,598 16.00 %
Sikh 208 0.01 %
Buddhist 272 0.01 %
Jain 63 0.00 %
Others 619 0.02 %
Not Stated 6,480 0.25 %

Kollam Population 2015

What is the population of Kollam in 2015? The fact is, last census for Kollam district was done only in 2011 and next such census would only be in 2021. There is no actual figure for population of Kollam district situated in Kerala. As per 2011, Kollam population is 2,635,375

Kollam District Urban/Rural 2011

Out of the total Kollam population for 2011 census, 45.05 percent lives in urban regions of district. In total 1,187,158 people lives in urban areas of which males are 566,281 and females are 620,877. Sex Ratio in urban region of Kollam district is 1096 as per 2011 census data. Similarly child sex ratio in Kollam district was 972 in 2011 census. Child population (0-6) in urban region was 116,701 of which males and females were 59,194 and 57,507. This child population figure of Kollam district is 10.45 % of total urban population. Average literacy rate in Kollam district as per census 2011 is 94.06 % of which males and females are 96.03 % and 92.29 % literates respectively. In actual number 1,006,911 people are literate in urban region of which males and females are 486,958 and 519,953 respectively.

As per 2011 census, 54.95 % population of Kollam districts lives in rural areas of villages. The total Kollam district population living in rural areas is 1,448,217 of which males and females are 680,687 and 767,530 respectively. In rural areas of Kollam district, sex ratio is 1128 females per 1000 males. If child sex ratio data of Kollam district is considered, figure is 973 girls per 1000 boys. Child population in the age 0-6 is 137,559 in rural areas of which males were 69,705 and females were 67,854. The child population comprises 10.24 % of total rural population of Kollam district. Literacy rate in rural areas of Kollam district is 94.10 % as per census data 2011. Gender wise, male and female literacy stood at 96.14 and 92.32 percent respectively. In total, 1,233,362 people were literate of which males and females were 587,387 and 645,975 respectively.

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Description Rural Urban
Population (%) 54.95 % 45.05 %
Total Population 1,448,217 1,187,158
Male Population 680,687 566,281
Female Population 767,530 620,877
Sex Ratio 1128 1096
Child Sex Ratio (0-6) 973 972
Child Population (0-6) 137,559 116,701
Male Child(0-6) 69,705 59,194
Female Child(0-6) 67,854 57,507
Child Percentage (0-6) 9.50 % 9.83 %
Male Child Percentage 10.24 % 10.45 %
Female Child Percentage 8.84 % 9.26 %
Literates 1,233,362 1,006,911
Male Literates 587,387 486,958
Female Literates 645,975 519,953
Average Literacy 94.10 % 94.06 %
Male Literacy 96.14 % 96.03 %
Female Literacy 92.32 % 92.29 %

City/Metros in Kollam District

Urban Agglomerations inside District Population Male Female
Kollam (Urban Agglomeration) 1,110,668 530,167 580,501
Cities inside Kollam District Population Male Female
Kollam (Municipal Corporation) 348,657 168,006 180,651

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