Namakkal District : Census 2011 data

An official Census 2011 detail of Namakkal, 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 Namakkal District of Tamil Nadu.

In 2011, Namakkal had population of 1,726,601 of which male and female were 869,280 and 857,321 respectively. In 2001 census, Namakkal had a population of 1,493,462 of which males were 759,551 and remaining 733,911 were females. Namakkal District population constituted 2.39 percent of total Maharashtra population. In 2001 census, this figure for Namakkal District was at 2.39 percent of Maharashtra population.

There was change of 15.61 percent in the population compared to population as per 2001. In the previous census of India 2001, Namakkal District recorded increase of 12.91 percent to its population compared to 1991.

Namakkal Table Data

Description 2011 2001
Actual Population 1,726,601 1,493,462
Male 869,280 759,551
Female 857,321 733,911
Population Growth 15.61% 12.91%
Area Sq. Km 3,420 3,420
Density/km2 505 439
Proportion to Tamil Nadu Population 2.39% 2.39%
Sex Ratio (Per 1000) 986 966
Child Sex Ratio (0-6 Age) 914 889
Average Literacy 74.63 67.41
Male Literacy 82.64 77.56
Female Literacy 66.57 57.00
Total Child Population (0-6 Age) 150,699 152,685
Male Population (0-6 Age) 78,754 80,809
Female Population (0-6 Age) 71,945 71,876
Literates 1,176,131 903,802
Male Literates 653,312 526,412
Female Literates 522,819 377,390
Child Proportion (0-6 Age) 8.73% 10.22%
Boys Proportion (0-6 Age) 9.06% 10.64%
Girls Proportion (0-6 Age) 8.39% 9.79%

Namakkal District Density 2011

The initial provisional data released by census India 2011, shows that density of Namakkal district for 2011 is 505 people per sq. km. In 2001, Namakkal district density was at 439 people per sq. km. Namakkal district administers 3,420 square kilometers of areas.

Namakkal Literacy Rate 2011

Average literacy rate of Namakkal in 2011 were 74.63 compared to 67.41 of 2001. If things are looked out at gender wise, male and female literacy were 82.64 and 66.57 respectively. For 2001 census, same figures stood at 77.56 and 57.00 in Namakkal District. Total literate in Namakkal District were 1,176,131 of which male and female were 653,312 and 522,819 respectively. In 2001, Namakkal District had 903,802 in its district.

Namakkal Sex Ratio 2011

With regards to Sex Ratio in Namakkal, it stood at 986 per 1000 male compared to 2001 census figure of 966. The average national sex ratio in India is 940 as per latest reports of Census 2011 Directorate. In 2011 census, child sex ratio is 914 girls per 1000 boys compared to figure of 889 girls per 1000 boys of 2001 census data.

Namakkal Child Population 2011

In census enumeration, data regarding child under 0-6 age were also collected for all districts including Namakkal. There were total 150,699 children under age of 0-6 against 152,685 of 2001 census. Of total 150,699 male and female were 78,754 and 71,945 respectively. Child Sex Ratio as per census 2011 was 914 compared to 889 of census 2001. In 2011, Children under 0-6 formed 8.73 percent of Namakkal District compared to 10.22 percent of 2001. There was net change of -1.49 percent in this compared to previous census of India.

Namakkal Houseless Census

In 2011, total 210 families live on footpath or without any roof cover in Namakkal district of Tamil Nadu. Total Population of all who lived without roof at the time of Census 2011 numbers to 695. This approx 0.04% of total population of Namakkal district.

Namakkal Religion-wise Data 2011

Description Total Percentage
Hindu 1,673,652 96.93 %
Muslims 32,483 1.88 %
Christian 16,909 0.98 %
Sikh 183 0.01 %
Buddhist 108 0.01 %
Jain 84 0.00 %
Others 199 0.01 %
Not Stated 2,983 0.17 %

Namakkal Population 2015

What is the population of Namakkal in 2015? The fact is, last census for Namakkal district was done only in 2011 and next such census would only be in 2021. There is no actual figure for population of Namakkal district situated in Tamil Nadu. As per 2011, Namakkal population is 1,726,601

Namakkal District Urban/Rural 2011

Out of the total Namakkal population for 2011 census, 40.32 percent lives in urban regions of district. In total 696,125 people lives in urban areas of which males are 348,596 and females are 347,529. Sex Ratio in urban region of Namakkal district is 997 as per 2011 census data. Similarly child sex ratio in Namakkal district was 938 in 2011 census. Child population (0-6) in urban region was 61,841 of which males and females were 31,909 and 29,932. This child population figure of Namakkal district is 9.15 % of total urban population. Average literacy rate in Namakkal district as per census 2011 is 79.51 % of which males and females are 86.28 % and 72.77 % literates respectively. In actual number 504,338 people are literate in urban region of which males and females are 273,237 and 231,101 respectively.

As per 2011 census, 59.68 % population of Namakkal districts lives in rural areas of villages. The total Namakkal district population living in rural areas is 1,030,476 of which males and females are 520,684 and 509,792 respectively. In rural areas of Namakkal district, sex ratio is 979 females per 1000 males. If child sex ratio data of Namakkal district is considered, figure is 897 girls per 1000 boys. Child population in the age 0-6 is 88,858 in rural areas of which males were 46,845 and females were 42,013. The child population comprises 9.00 % of total rural population of Namakkal district. Literacy rate in rural areas of Namakkal district is 71.34 % as per census data 2011. Gender wise, male and female literacy stood at 80.21 and 62.36 percent respectively. In total, 671,793 people were literate of which males and females were 380,075 and 291,718 respectively.

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Description Rural Urban
Population (%) 59.68 % 40.32 %
Total Population 1,030,476 696,125
Male Population 520,684 348,596
Female Population 509,792 347,529
Sex Ratio 979 997
Child Sex Ratio (0-6) 897 938
Child Population (0-6) 88,858 61,841
Male Child(0-6) 46,845 31,909
Female Child(0-6) 42,013 29,932
Child Percentage (0-6) 8.62 % 8.88 %
Male Child Percentage 9.00 % 9.15 %
Female Child Percentage 8.24 % 8.61 %
Literates 671,793 504,338
Male Literates 380,075 273,237
Female Literates 291,718 231,101
Average Literacy 71.34 % 79.51 %
Male Literacy 80.21 % 86.28 %
Female Literacy 62.36 % 72.77 %

City/Metros in Namakkal District

Urban Agglomerations inside District Population Male Female
Udhagamandalam (Urban Agglomeration) 233,426 115,218 118,208
Cities inside Namakkal District Population Male Female
There is no Urban Agglomeration inside Namakkal District

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