Thanjavur District : Census 2011 data

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

In 2011, Thanjavur had population of 2,405,890 of which male and female were 1,182,416 and 1,223,474 respectively. In 2001 census, Thanjavur had a population of 2,216,138 of which males were 1,096,638 and remaining 1,119,500 were females. Thanjavur District population constituted 3.33 percent of total Maharashtra population. In 2001 census, this figure for Thanjavur District was at 3.55 percent of Maharashtra population.

There was change of 8.56 percent in the population compared to population as per 2001. In the previous census of India 2001, Thanjavur District recorded increase of 7.91 percent to its population compared to 1991.

Thanjavur Table Data

Description 2011 2001
Actual Population 2,405,890 2,216,138
Male 1,182,416 1,096,638
Female 1,223,474 1,119,500
Population Growth 8.56% 7.91%
Area Sq. Km 3,411 3,411
Density/km2 705 638
Proportion to Tamil Nadu Population 3.33% 3.55%
Sex Ratio (Per 1000) 1035 1021
Child Sex Ratio (0-6 Age) 957 959
Average Literacy 82.64 75.45
Male Literacy 89.04 84.47
Female Literacy 76.50 66.70
Total Child Population (0-6 Age) 238,598 259,632
Male Population (0-6 Age) 121,949 132,516
Female Population (0-6 Age) 116,649 127,116
Literates 1,790,998 1,476,256
Male Literates 944,264 814,354
Female Literates 846,734 661,902
Child Proportion (0-6 Age) 9.92% 11.72%
Boys Proportion (0-6 Age) 10.31% 12.08%
Girls Proportion (0-6 Age) 9.53% 11.35%

Thanjavur District Density 2011

The initial provisional data released by census India 2011, shows that density of Thanjavur district for 2011 is 705 people per sq. km. In 2001, Thanjavur district density was at 638 people per sq. km. Thanjavur district administers 3,411 square kilometers of areas.

Thanjavur Literacy Rate 2011

Average literacy rate of Thanjavur in 2011 were 82.64 compared to 75.45 of 2001. If things are looked out at gender wise, male and female literacy were 89.04 and 76.50 respectively. For 2001 census, same figures stood at 84.47 and 66.70 in Thanjavur District. Total literate in Thanjavur District were 1,790,998 of which male and female were 944,264 and 846,734 respectively. In 2001, Thanjavur District had 1,476,256 in its district.

Thanjavur Sex Ratio 2011

With regards to Sex Ratio in Thanjavur, it stood at 1035 per 1000 male compared to 2001 census figure of 1021. The average national sex ratio in India is 940 as per latest reports of Census 2011 Directorate. In 2011 census, child sex ratio is 957 girls per 1000 boys compared to figure of 959 girls per 1000 boys of 2001 census data.

Thanjavur Child Population 2011

In census enumeration, data regarding child under 0-6 age were also collected for all districts including Thanjavur. There were total 238,598 children under age of 0-6 against 259,632 of 2001 census. Of total 238,598 male and female were 121,949 and 116,649 respectively. Child Sex Ratio as per census 2011 was 957 compared to 959 of census 2001. In 2011, Children under 0-6 formed 9.92 percent of Thanjavur District compared to 11.72 percent of 2001. There was net change of -1.8 percent in this compared to previous census of India.

Thanjavur Houseless Census

In 2011, total 492 families live on footpath or without any roof cover in Thanjavur district of Tamil Nadu. Total Population of all who lived without roof at the time of Census 2011 numbers to 1,359. This approx 0.06% of total population of Thanjavur district.

Thanjavur Religion-wise Data 2011

Description Total Percentage
Hindu 2,075,870 86.28 %
Muslims 190,814 7.93 %
Christian 133,971 5.57 %
Sikh 231 0.01 %
Buddhist 795 0.03 %
Jain 1,256 0.05 %
Others 148 0.01 %
Not Stated 2,805 0.12 %

Thanjavur Population 2015

What is the population of Thanjavur in 2015? The fact is, last census for Thanjavur district was done only in 2011 and next such census would only be in 2021. There is no actual figure for population of Thanjavur district situated in Tamil Nadu. As per 2011, Thanjavur population is 2,405,890

Thanjavur District Urban/Rural 2011

Out of the total Thanjavur population for 2011 census, 35.39 percent lives in urban regions of district. In total 851,359 people lives in urban areas of which males are 417,239 and females are 434,120. Sex Ratio in urban region of Thanjavur district is 1040 as per 2011 census data. Similarly child sex ratio in Thanjavur district was 959 in 2011 census. Child population (0-6) in urban region was 82,141 of which males and females were 41,939 and 40,202. This child population figure of Thanjavur district is 10.05 % of total urban population. Average literacy rate in Thanjavur district as per census 2011 is 89.18 % of which males and females are 93.55 % and 85.02 % literates respectively. In actual number 686,012 people are literate in urban region of which males and females are 351,086 and 334,926 respectively.

As per 2011 census, 64.61 % population of Thanjavur districts lives in rural areas of villages. The total Thanjavur district population living in rural areas is 1,554,531 of which males and females are 765,177 and 789,354 respectively. In rural areas of Thanjavur district, sex ratio is 1032 females per 1000 males. If child sex ratio data of Thanjavur district is considered, figure is 955 girls per 1000 boys. Child population in the age 0-6 is 156,457 in rural areas of which males were 80,010 and females were 76,447. The child population comprises 10.46 % of total rural population of Thanjavur district. Literacy rate in rural areas of Thanjavur district is 79.04 % as per census data 2011. Gender wise, male and female literacy stood at 86.57 and 71.79 percent respectively. In total, 1,104,986 people were literate of which males and females were 593,178 and 511,808 respectively.

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Description Rural Urban
Population (%) 64.61 % 35.39 %
Total Population 1,554,531 851,359
Male Population 765,177 417,239
Female Population 789,354 434,120
Sex Ratio 1032 1040
Child Sex Ratio (0-6) 955 959
Child Population (0-6) 156,457 82,141
Male Child(0-6) 80,010 41,939
Female Child(0-6) 76,447 40,202
Child Percentage (0-6) 10.06 % 9.65 %
Male Child Percentage 10.46 % 10.05 %
Female Child Percentage 9.68 % 9.26 %
Literates 1,104,986 686,012
Male Literates 593,178 351,086
Female Literates 511,808 334,926
Average Literacy 79.04 % 89.18 %
Male Literacy 86.57 % 93.55 %
Female Literacy 71.79 % 85.02 %

City/Metros in Thanjavur District

Urban Agglomerations inside District Population Male Female
There is no Urban Agglomeration inside Thanjavur District
Cities inside Thanjavur District Population Male Female
Thanjavur (Municipality) 222,943 109,199 113,744
Kumbakonam (Municipality) 140,156 69,340 70,816

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