Madurai District : Census 2011 data

Madurai District Overview

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

Madurai District Population 2011

In 2011, Madurai had population of 3,038,252 of which male and female were 1,526,475 and 1,511,777 respectively. In 2001 census, Madurai had a population of 2,578,201 of which males were 1,303,363 and remaining 1,274,838 were females. Madurai District population constituted 4.21 percent of total Maharashtra population. In 2001 census, this figure for Madurai District was at 4.13 percent of Maharashtra population.

Madurai District Population Growth Rate

There was change of 17.84 percent in the population compared to population as per 2001. In the previous census of India 2001, Madurai District recorded increase of 7.41 percent to its population compared to 1991.

Madurai District Density 2011

The initial provisional data released by census India 2011, shows that density of Madurai district for 2011 is 819 people per sq. km. In 2001, Madurai district density was at 698 people per sq. km. Madurai district administers 3,710 square kilometers of areas.

Madurai Literacy Rate 2011

Average literacy rate of Madurai in 2011 were 83.45 compared to 77.82 of 2001. If things are looked out at gender wise, male and female literacy were 89.72 and 77.16 respectively. For 2001 census, same figures stood at 86.17 and 69.35 in Madurai District. Total literate in Madurai District were 2,273,430 of which male and female were 1,223,810 and 1,049,620 respectively. In 2001, Madurai District had 1,776,654 in its district.

Madurai Sex Ratio 2011

With regards to Sex Ratio in Madurai, it stood at 990 per 1000 male compared to 2001 census figure of 978. The average national sex ratio in India is 940 as per latest reports of Census 2011 Directorate. In 2011 census, child sex ratio is 932 girls per 1000 boys compared to figure of 926 girls per 1000 boys of 2001 census data.

Madurai Child Population 2011

In census enumeration, data regarding child under 0-6 age were also collected for all districts including Madurai. There were total 313,978 children under age of 0-6 against 295,276 of 2001 census. Of total 313,978 male and female were 162,517 and 151,461 respectively. Child Sex Ratio as per census 2011 was 932 compared to 926 of census 2001. In 2011, Children under 0-6 formed 10.33 percent of Madurai District compared to 11.45 percent of 2001. There was net change of -1.12 percent in this compared to previous census of India.

Madurai Religion-wise Data 2011

What is the population of Muslim in Madurai ? What is Hindu's Population in Madurai district are questions that are being asked to us. As of now, Government of India has not declared population of Hindu, Muslim, Sikhs, Christian, Buddhists and Jains in district of Madurai, Tamil Nadu. As soon as Govt. of India release full religions data of Madurai district, we will update and release it for our viewers.
Description 2011 2001
Actual Population 3,038,252 2,578,201
Male 1,526,475 1,303,363
Female 1,511,777 1,274,838
Population Growth 17.84% 7.41%
Area Sq. Km 3,710 3,710
Density/km2 819 698
Proportion to Tamil Nadu Population 4.21% 4.13%
Sex Ratio (Per 1000) 990 978
Child Sex Ratio (0-6 Age) 932 926
Average Literacy 83.45 77.82
Male Literacy 89.72 86.17
Female Literacy 77.16 69.35
Total Child Population (0-6 Age) 313,978 295,276
Male Population (0-6 Age) 162,517 153,326
Female Population (0-6 Age) 151,461 141,950
Literates 2,273,430 1,776,654
Male Literates 1,223,810 991,010
Female Literates 1,049,620 785,644
Child Proportion (0-6 Age) 10.33% 11.45%
Boys Proportion (0-6 Age) 10.65% 11.76%
Girls Proportion (0-6 Age) 10.02% 11.13%

Description Rural Urban
Population (%) 39.22 % 60.78 %
Total Population 1,191,451 1,846,801
Male Population 601,247 925,228
Female Population 590,204 921,573
Sex Ratio 982 996
Child Sex Ratio (0-6) 913 945
Child Population (0-6) 128,452 185,526
Male Child(0-6) 67,137 95,380
Female Child(0-6) 61,315 90,146
Child Percentage (0-6) 10.78 % 10.05 %
Male Child Percentage 11.17 % 10.31 %
Female Child Percentage 10.39 % 9.78 %
Literates 788,090 1,485,340
Male Literates 446,459 777,351
Female Literates 341,631 707,989
Average Literacy 74.14 % 89.41 %
Male Literacy 83.59 % 93.67 %
Female Literacy 64.59 % 85.15 %

Madurai District Urban Population 2011

Out of the total Madurai population for 2011 census, 60.78 percent lives in urban regions of district. In total 1,846,801 people lives in urban areas of which males are 925,228 and females are 921,573. Sex Ratio in urban region of Madurai district is 996 as per 2011 census data. Similarly child sex ratio in Madurai district was 945 in 2011 census. Child population (0-6) in urban region was 185,526 of which males and females were 95,380 and 90,146. This child population figure of Madurai district is 10.31 % of total urban population. Average literacy rate in Madurai district as per census 2011 is 89.41 % of which males and females are 93.67 % and 85.15 % literates respectively. In actual number 1,485,340 people are literate in urban region of which males and females are 777,351 and 707,989 respectively.

Madurai District Rural Population 2011

As per 2011 census, 39.22 % population of Madurai districts lives in rural areas of villages. The total Madurai district population living in rural areas is 1,191,451 of which males and females are 601,247 and 590,204 respectively. In rural areas of Madurai district, sex ratio is 982 females per 1000 males. If child sex ratio data of Madurai district is considered, figure is 913 girls per 1000 boys. Child population in the age 0-6 is 128,452 in rural areas of which males were 67,137 and females were 61,315. The child population comprises 11.17 % of total rural population of Madurai district. Literacy rate in rural areas of Madurai district is 74.14 % as per census data 2011. Gender wise, male and female literacy stood at 83.59 and 64.59 percent respectively. In total, 788,090 people were literate of which males and females were 446,459 and 341,631 respectively.
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Urban Agglomerations inside Madurai District Population Male Female
Thoothukkudi (Urban Agglomeration) 410,760 205,459 205,301

Cities inside Madurai District Population Male Female
Thoothukkudi (Municipal Corporation) 237,374 118,039 119,335

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