Erode District : Census 2011 data

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

In 2011, Erode had population of 2,251,744 of which male and female were 1,129,868 and 1,121,876 respectively. In 2001 census, Erode had a population of 2,016,582 of which males were 1,024,732 and remaining 991,850 were females. Erode District population constituted 3.12 percent of total Maharashtra population. In 2001 census, this figure for Erode District was at 3.23 percent of Maharashtra population.

There was change of 11.66 percent in the population compared to population as per 2001. In the previous census of India 2001, Erode District recorded increase of 11.85 percent to its population compared to 1991.

Erode Table Data

Description 2011 2001
Actual Population 2,251,744 2,016,582
Male 1,129,868 1,024,732
Female 1,121,876 991,850
Population Growth 11.66% 11.85%
Area Sq. Km 5,760 5,760
Density/km2 391 354
Proportion to Tamil Nadu Population 3.12% 3.23%
Sex Ratio (Per 1000) 993 968
Child Sex Ratio (0-6 Age) 953 939
Average Literacy 72.58 65.44
Male Literacy 80.42 75.04
Female Literacy 64.71 55.56
Total Child Population (0-6 Age) 195,213 200,853
Male Population (0-6 Age) 99,943 103,569
Female Population (0-6 Age) 95,270 97,284
Literates 1,492,662 1,188,228
Male Literates 828,300 691,246
Female Literates 664,362 496,982
Child Proportion (0-6 Age) 8.67% 9.96%
Boys Proportion (0-6 Age) 8.85% 10.11%
Girls Proportion (0-6 Age) 8.49% 9.81%

Erode District Density 2011

The initial provisional data released by census India 2011, shows that density of Erode district for 2011 is 391 people per sq. km. In 2001, Erode district density was at 354 people per sq. km. Erode district administers 5,760 square kilometers of areas.

Erode Literacy Rate 2011

Average literacy rate of Erode in 2011 were 72.58 compared to 65.44 of 2001. If things are looked out at gender wise, male and female literacy were 80.42 and 64.71 respectively. For 2001 census, same figures stood at 75.04 and 55.56 in Erode District. Total literate in Erode District were 1,492,662 of which male and female were 828,300 and 664,362 respectively. In 2001, Erode District had 1,188,228 in its district.

Erode Sex Ratio 2011

With regards to Sex Ratio in Erode, it stood at 993 per 1000 male compared to 2001 census figure of 968. The average national sex ratio in India is 940 as per latest reports of Census 2011 Directorate. In 2011 census, child sex ratio is 953 girls per 1000 boys compared to figure of 939 girls per 1000 boys of 2001 census data.

Erode Child Population 2011

In census enumeration, data regarding child under 0-6 age were also collected for all districts including Erode. There were total 195,213 children under age of 0-6 against 200,853 of 2001 census. Of total 195,213 male and female were 99,943 and 95,270 respectively. Child Sex Ratio as per census 2011 was 953 compared to 939 of census 2001. In 2011, Children under 0-6 formed 8.67 percent of Erode District compared to 9.96 percent of 2001. There was net change of -1.29 percent in this compared to previous census of India.

Erode Houseless Census

In 2011, total 501 families live on footpath or without any roof cover in Erode district of Tamil Nadu. Total Population of all who lived without roof at the time of Census 2011 numbers to 1,173. This approx 0.05% of total population of Erode district.

Erode Religion-wise Data 2011

Description Total Percentage
Hindu 2,115,455 93.95 %
Muslims 76,098 3.38 %
Christian 55,899 2.48 %
Sikh 435 0.02 %
Buddhist 148 0.01 %
Jain 639 0.03 %
Others 157 0.01 %
Not Stated 2,913 0.13 %

Erode Population 2015

What is the population of Erode in 2015? The fact is, last census for Erode district was done only in 2011 and next such census would only be in 2021. There is no actual figure for population of Erode district situated in Tamil Nadu. As per 2011, Erode population is 2,251,744

Erode District Urban/Rural 2011

Out of the total Erode population for 2011 census, 51.43 percent lives in urban regions of district. In total 1,157,976 people lives in urban areas of which males are 577,475 and females are 580,501. Sex Ratio in urban region of Erode district is 1005 as per 2011 census data. Similarly child sex ratio in Erode district was 959 in 2011 census. Child population (0-6) in urban region was 102,959 of which males and females were 52,553 and 50,406. This child population figure of Erode district is 9.10 % of total urban population. Average literacy rate in Erode district as per census 2011 is 79.39 % of which males and females are 86.17 % and 72.68 % literates respectively. In actual number 837,616 people are literate in urban region of which males and females are 452,326 and 385,290 respectively.

As per 2011 census, 48.57 % population of Erode districts lives in rural areas of villages. The total Erode district population living in rural areas is 1,093,768 of which males and females are 552,393 and 541,375 respectively. In rural areas of Erode district, sex ratio is 980 females per 1000 males. If child sex ratio data of Erode district is considered, figure is 947 girls per 1000 boys. Child population in the age 0-6 is 92,254 in rural areas of which males were 47,390 and females were 44,864. The child population comprises 8.58 % of total rural population of Erode district. Literacy rate in rural areas of Erode district is 65.41 % as per census data 2011. Gender wise, male and female literacy stood at 74.45 and 56.21 percent respectively. In total, 655,046 people were literate of which males and females were 375,974 and 279,072 respectively.

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Description Rural Urban
Population (%) 48.57 % 51.43 %
Total Population 1,093,768 1,157,976
Male Population 552,393 577,475
Female Population 541,375 580,501
Sex Ratio 980 1005
Child Sex Ratio (0-6) 947 959
Child Population (0-6) 92,254 102,959
Male Child(0-6) 47,390 52,553
Female Child(0-6) 44,864 50,406
Child Percentage (0-6) 8.43 % 8.89 %
Male Child Percentage 8.58 % 9.10 %
Female Child Percentage 8.29 % 8.68 %
Literates 655,046 837,616
Male Literates 375,974 452,326
Female Literates 279,072 385,290
Average Literacy 65.41 % 79.39 %
Male Literacy 74.45 % 86.17 %
Female Literacy 56.21 % 72.68 %

City/Metros in Erode District

Urban Agglomerations inside District Population Male Female
Dindigul (Urban Agglomeration) 292,512 145,703 146,809
Cities inside Erode District Population Male Female
Erode (Municipal Corporation) 157,101 78,222 78,879

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