The Nilgiris (Nilgiris) District : Census 2011 data

An official Census 2011 detail of The Nilgiris (Nilgiris), 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 The Nilgiris District of Tamil Nadu.

In 2011, The Nilgiris had population of 735,394 of which male and female were 360,143 and 375,251 respectively. In 2001 census, The Nilgiris had a population of 762,141 of which males were 378,351 and remaining 383,790 were females. The Nilgiris District population constituted 1.02 percent of total Maharashtra population. In 2001 census, this figure for The Nilgiris District was at 1.22 percent of Maharashtra population.

There was change of -3.51 percent in the population compared to population as per 2001. In the previous census of India 2001, The Nilgiris District recorded increase of 7.31 percent to its population compared to 1991.

The Nilgiris Table Data

Description 2011 2001
Actual Population 735,394 762,141
Male 360,143 378,351
Female 375,251 383,790
Population Growth -3.51% 7.31%
Area Sq. Km 2,565 2,565
Density/km2 287 299
Proportion to Tamil Nadu Population 1.02% 1.22%
Sex Ratio (Per 1000) 1042 1014
Child Sex Ratio (0-6 Age) 985 979
Average Literacy 85.20 80.01
Male Literacy 91.72 88.54
Female Literacy 78.98 71.64
Total Child Population (0-6 Age) 66,799 85,860
Male Population (0-6 Age) 33,648 43,383
Female Population (0-6 Age) 33,151 42,477
Literates 569,647 541,099
Male Literates 299,447 296,573
Female Literates 270,200 244,526
Child Proportion (0-6 Age) 9.08% 11.27%
Boys Proportion (0-6 Age) 9.34% 11.47%
Girls Proportion (0-6 Age) 8.83% 11.07%

The Nilgiris District Density 2011

The initial provisional data released by census India 2011, shows that density of The Nilgiris district for 2011 is 287 people per sq. km. In 2001, The Nilgiris district density was at 299 people per sq. km. The Nilgiris district administers 2,565 square kilometers of areas.

The Nilgiris Literacy Rate 2011

Average literacy rate of The Nilgiris in 2011 were 85.20 compared to 80.01 of 2001. If things are looked out at gender wise, male and female literacy were 91.72 and 78.98 respectively. For 2001 census, same figures stood at 88.54 and 71.64 in The Nilgiris District. Total literate in The Nilgiris District were 569,647 of which male and female were 299,447 and 270,200 respectively. In 2001, The Nilgiris District had 541,099 in its district.

The Nilgiris Sex Ratio 2011

With regards to Sex Ratio in The Nilgiris, it stood at 1042 per 1000 male compared to 2001 census figure of 1014. The average national sex ratio in India is 940 as per latest reports of Census 2011 Directorate. In 2011 census, child sex ratio is 985 girls per 1000 boys compared to figure of 979 girls per 1000 boys of 2001 census data.

The Nilgiris Child Population 2011

In census enumeration, data regarding child under 0-6 age were also collected for all districts including The Nilgiris. There were total 66,799 children under age of 0-6 against 85,860 of 2001 census. Of total 66,799 male and female were 33,648 and 33,151 respectively. Child Sex Ratio as per census 2011 was 985 compared to 979 of census 2001. In 2011, Children under 0-6 formed 9.08 percent of The Nilgiris District compared to 11.27 percent of 2001. There was net change of -2.19 percent in this compared to previous census of India.

The Nilgiris Houseless Census

In 2011, total 135 families live on footpath or without any roof cover in The Nilgiris district of Tamil Nadu. Total Population of all who lived without roof at the time of Census 2011 numbers to 329. This approx 0.04% of total population of The Nilgiris district.

The Nilgiris Religion-wise Data 2011

Description Total Percentage
Hindu 569,477 77.44 %
Muslims 78,452 10.67 %
Christian 84,610 11.51 %
Sikh 338 0.05 %
Buddhist 382 0.05 %
Jain 910 0.12 %
Others 87 0.01 %
Not Stated 1,138 0.15 %

The Nilgiris Population 2015

What is the population of The Nilgiris in 2015? The fact is, last census for The Nilgiris district was done only in 2011 and next such census would only be in 2021. There is no actual figure for population of The Nilgiris district situated in Tamil Nadu. As per 2011, The Nilgiris population is 735,394

The Nilgiris District Urban/Rural 2011

Out of the total The Nilgiris population for 2011 census, 59.24 percent lives in urban regions of district. In total 435,655 people lives in urban areas of which males are 214,234 and females are 221,421. Sex Ratio in urban region of The Nilgiris district is 1034 as per 2011 census data. Similarly child sex ratio in The Nilgiris district was 982 in 2011 census. Child population (0-6) in urban region was 40,507 of which males and females were 20,436 and 20,071. This child population figure of The Nilgiris district is 9.54 % of total urban population. Average literacy rate in The Nilgiris district as per census 2011 is 87.99 % of which males and females are 93.39 % and 82.80 % literates respectively. In actual number 347,692 people are literate in urban region of which males and females are 180,984 and 166,708 respectively.

As per 2011 census, 40.76 % population of The Nilgiris districts lives in rural areas of villages. The total The Nilgiris district population living in rural areas is 299,739 of which males and females are 145,909 and 153,830 respectively. In rural areas of The Nilgiris district, sex ratio is 1054 females per 1000 males. If child sex ratio data of The Nilgiris district is considered, figure is 990 girls per 1000 boys. Child population in the age 0-6 is 26,292 in rural areas of which males were 13,212 and females were 13,080. The child population comprises 9.05 % of total rural population of The Nilgiris district. Literacy rate in rural areas of The Nilgiris district is 81.17 % as per census data 2011. Gender wise, male and female literacy stood at 89.27 and 73.53 percent respectively. In total, 221,955 people were literate of which males and females were 118,463 and 103,492 respectively.

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Description Rural Urban
Population (%) 40.76 % 59.24 %
Total Population 299,739 435,655
Male Population 145,909 214,234
Female Population 153,830 221,421
Sex Ratio 1054 1034
Child Sex Ratio (0-6) 990 982
Child Population (0-6) 26,292 40,507
Male Child(0-6) 13,212 20,436
Female Child(0-6) 13,080 20,071
Child Percentage (0-6) 8.77 % 9.30 %
Male Child Percentage 9.05 % 9.54 %
Female Child Percentage 8.50 % 9.06 %
Literates 221,955 347,692
Male Literates 118,463 180,984
Female Literates 103,492 166,708
Average Literacy 81.17 % 87.99 %
Male Literacy 89.27 % 93.39 %
Female Literacy 73.53 % 82.80 %

City/Metros in The Nilgiris District

Urban Agglomerations inside District Population Male Female
Karur (Urban Agglomeration) 234,191 116,737 117,454
Cities inside The Nilgiris District Population Male Female
There is no Urban Agglomeration inside The Nilgiris District

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