Dindigul District : Census 2011 data

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

In 2011, Dindigul had population of 2,159,775 of which male and female were 1,080,938 and 1,078,837 respectively. In 2001 census, Dindigul had a population of 1,923,014 of which males were 968,137 and remaining 954,877 were females. Dindigul District population constituted 2.99 percent of total Maharashtra population. In 2001 census, this figure for Dindigul District was at 3.08 percent of Maharashtra population.

There was change of 12.31 percent in the population compared to population as per 2001. In the previous census of India 2001, Dindigul District recorded increase of 9.22 percent to its population compared to 1991.

Dindigul Table Data

Description 2011 2001
Actual Population 2,159,775 1,923,014
Male 1,080,938 968,137
Female 1,078,837 954,877
Population Growth 12.31% 9.22%
Area Sq. Km 6,036 6,036
Density/km2 358 317
Proportion to Tamil Nadu Population 2.99% 3.08%
Sex Ratio (Per 1000) 998 986
Child Sex Ratio (0-6 Age) 934 930
Average Literacy 76.26 69.35
Male Literacy 84.23 79.76
Female Literacy 68.33 58.87
Total Child Population (0-6 Age) 216,576 218,918
Male Population (0-6 Age) 111,955 113,408
Female Population (0-6 Age) 104,621 105,510
Literates 1,481,834 1,181,746
Male Literates 816,180 681,698
Female Literates 665,654 500,048
Child Proportion (0-6 Age) 10.03% 11.38%
Boys Proportion (0-6 Age) 10.36% 11.71%
Girls Proportion (0-6 Age) 9.70% 11.05%

Dindigul District Density 2011

The initial provisional data released by census India 2011, shows that density of Dindigul district for 2011 is 358 people per sq. km. In 2001, Dindigul district density was at 317 people per sq. km. Dindigul district administers 6,036 square kilometers of areas.

Dindigul Literacy Rate 2011

Average literacy rate of Dindigul in 2011 were 76.26 compared to 69.35 of 2001. If things are looked out at gender wise, male and female literacy were 84.23 and 68.33 respectively. For 2001 census, same figures stood at 79.76 and 58.87 in Dindigul District. Total literate in Dindigul District were 1,481,834 of which male and female were 816,180 and 665,654 respectively. In 2001, Dindigul District had 1,181,746 in its district.

Dindigul Sex Ratio 2011

With regards to Sex Ratio in Dindigul, it stood at 998 per 1000 male compared to 2001 census figure of 986. The average national sex ratio in India is 940 as per latest reports of Census 2011 Directorate. In 2011 census, child sex ratio is 934 girls per 1000 boys compared to figure of 930 girls per 1000 boys of 2001 census data.

Dindigul Child Population 2011

In census enumeration, data regarding child under 0-6 age were also collected for all districts including Dindigul. There were total 216,576 children under age of 0-6 against 218,918 of 2001 census. Of total 216,576 male and female were 111,955 and 104,621 respectively. Child Sex Ratio as per census 2011 was 934 compared to 930 of census 2001. In 2011, Children under 0-6 formed 10.03 percent of Dindigul District compared to 11.38 percent of 2001. There was net change of -1.35 percent in this compared to previous census of India.

Dindigul Houseless Census

In 2011, total 256 families live on footpath or without any roof cover in Dindigul district of Tamil Nadu. Total Population of all who lived without roof at the time of Census 2011 numbers to 574. This approx 0.03% of total population of Dindigul district.

Dindigul Religion-wise Data 2011

Description Total Percentage
Hindu 1,879,494 87.02 %
Muslims 105,012 4.86 %
Christian 169,945 7.87 %
Sikh 313 0.01 %
Buddhist 256 0.01 %
Jain 71 0.00 %
Others 138 0.01 %
Not Stated 4,546 0.21 %

Dindigul Population 2015

What is the population of Dindigul in 2015? The fact is, last census for Dindigul district was done only in 2011 and next such census would only be in 2021. There is no actual figure for population of Dindigul district situated in Tamil Nadu. As per 2011, Dindigul population is 2,159,775

Dindigul District Urban/Rural 2011

Out of the total Dindigul population for 2011 census, 37.41 percent lives in urban regions of district. In total 808,040 people lives in urban areas of which males are 402,333 and females are 405,707. Sex Ratio in urban region of Dindigul district is 1008 as per 2011 census data. Similarly child sex ratio in Dindigul district was 949 in 2011 census. Child population (0-6) in urban region was 79,037 of which males and females were 40,560 and 38,477. This child population figure of Dindigul district is 10.08 % of total urban population. Average literacy rate in Dindigul district as per census 2011 is 83.89 % of which males and females are 89.68 % and 78.19 % literates respectively. In actual number 611,563 people are literate in urban region of which males and females are 324,444 and 287,119 respectively.

As per 2011 census, 62.59 % population of Dindigul districts lives in rural areas of villages. The total Dindigul district population living in rural areas is 1,351,735 of which males and females are 678,605 and 673,130 respectively. In rural areas of Dindigul district, sex ratio is 992 females per 1000 males. If child sex ratio data of Dindigul district is considered, figure is 926 girls per 1000 boys. Child population in the age 0-6 is 137,539 in rural areas of which males were 71,395 and females were 66,144. The child population comprises 10.52 % of total rural population of Dindigul district. Literacy rate in rural areas of Dindigul district is 71.67 % as per census data 2011. Gender wise, male and female literacy stood at 80.98 and 62.36 percent respectively. In total, 870,271 people were literate of which males and females were 491,736 and 378,535 respectively.

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Description Rural Urban
Population (%) 62.59 % 37.41 %
Total Population 1,351,735 808,040
Male Population 678,605 402,333
Female Population 673,130 405,707
Sex Ratio 992 1008
Child Sex Ratio (0-6) 926 949
Child Population (0-6) 137,539 79,037
Male Child(0-6) 71,395 40,560
Female Child(0-6) 66,144 38,477
Child Percentage (0-6) 10.17 % 9.78 %
Male Child Percentage 10.52 % 10.08 %
Female Child Percentage 9.83 % 9.48 %
Literates 870,271 611,563
Male Literates 491,736 324,444
Female Literates 378,535 287,119
Average Literacy 71.67 % 83.89 %
Male Literacy 80.98 % 89.68 %
Female Literacy 62.36 % 78.19 %

City/Metros in Dindigul District

Urban Agglomerations inside District Population Male Female
There is no Urban Agglomeration inside Dindigul District
Cities inside Dindigul District Population Male Female
Dindigul (Municipality) 207,327 103,027 104,300

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