Virudhunagar District : Census 2011 data

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

In 2011, Virudhunagar had population of 1,942,288 of which male and female were 967,709 and 974,579 respectively. In 2001 census, Virudhunagar had a population of 1,751,301 of which males were 870,376 and remaining 880,925 were females. Virudhunagar District population constituted 2.69 percent of total Maharashtra population. In 2001 census, this figure for Virudhunagar District was at 2.81 percent of Maharashtra population.

There was change of 10.91 percent in the population compared to population as per 2001. In the previous census of India 2001, Virudhunagar District recorded increase of 11.90 percent to its population compared to 1991.

Virudhunagar Table Data

Description 2011 2001
Actual Population 1,942,288 1,751,301
Male 967,709 870,376
Female 974,579 880,925
Population Growth 10.91% 11.90%
Area Sq. Km 4,241 4,241
Density/km2 458 409
Proportion to Tamil Nadu Population 2.69% 2.81%
Sex Ratio (Per 1000) 1007 1012
Child Sex Ratio (0-6 Age) 955 958
Average Literacy 80.15 73.70
Male Literacy 87.71 83.96
Female Literacy 72.69 63.64
Total Child Population (0-6 Age) 197,134 209,147
Male Population (0-6 Age) 100,827 106,803
Female Population (0-6 Age) 96,307 102,344
Literates 1,398,788 1,136,574
Male Literates 760,375 641,062
Female Literates 638,413 495,512
Child Proportion (0-6 Age) 10.15% 11.94%
Boys Proportion (0-6 Age) 10.42% 12.27%
Girls Proportion (0-6 Age) 9.88% 11.62%

Virudhunagar District Density 2011

The initial provisional data released by census India 2011, shows that density of Virudhunagar district for 2011 is 458 people per sq. km. In 2001, Virudhunagar district density was at 409 people per sq. km. Virudhunagar district administers 4,241 square kilometers of areas.

Virudhunagar Literacy Rate 2011

Average literacy rate of Virudhunagar in 2011 were 80.15 compared to 73.70 of 2001. If things are looked out at gender wise, male and female literacy were 87.71 and 72.69 respectively. For 2001 census, same figures stood at 83.96 and 63.64 in Virudhunagar District. Total literate in Virudhunagar District were 1,398,788 of which male and female were 760,375 and 638,413 respectively. In 2001, Virudhunagar District had 1,136,574 in its district.

Virudhunagar Sex Ratio 2011

With regards to Sex Ratio in Virudhunagar, it stood at 1007 per 1000 male compared to 2001 census figure of 1012. The average national sex ratio in India is 940 as per latest reports of Census 2011 Directorate. In 2011 census, child sex ratio is 955 girls per 1000 boys compared to figure of 958 girls per 1000 boys of 2001 census data.

Virudhunagar Child Population 2011

In census enumeration, data regarding child under 0-6 age were also collected for all districts including Virudhunagar. There were total 197,134 children under age of 0-6 against 209,147 of 2001 census. Of total 197,134 male and female were 100,827 and 96,307 respectively. Child Sex Ratio as per census 2011 was 955 compared to 958 of census 2001. In 2011, Children under 0-6 formed 10.15 percent of Virudhunagar District compared to 11.94 percent of 2001. There was net change of -1.79 percent in this compared to previous census of India.

Virudhunagar Houseless Census

In 2011, total 239 families live on footpath or without any roof cover in Virudhunagar district of Tamil Nadu. Total Population of all who lived without roof at the time of Census 2011 numbers to 637. This approx 0.03% of total population of Virudhunagar district.

Virudhunagar Religion-wise Data 2011

Description Total Percentage
Hindu 1,822,626 93.84 %
Muslims 47,838 2.46 %
Christian 67,405 3.47 %
Sikh 245 0.01 %
Buddhist 87 0.00 %
Jain 98 0.01 %
Others 75 0.00 %
Not Stated 3,914 0.20 %

Virudhunagar Population 2015

What is the population of Virudhunagar in 2015? The fact is, last census for Virudhunagar district was done only in 2011 and next such census would only be in 2021. There is no actual figure for population of Virudhunagar district situated in Tamil Nadu. As per 2011, Virudhunagar population is 1,942,288

Virudhunagar District Urban/Rural 2011

Out of the total Virudhunagar population for 2011 census, 50.47 percent lives in urban regions of district. In total 980,226 people lives in urban areas of which males are 487,349 and females are 492,877. Sex Ratio in urban region of Virudhunagar district is 1011 as per 2011 census data. Similarly child sex ratio in Virudhunagar district was 960 in 2011 census. Child population (0-6) in urban region was 95,884 of which males and females were 48,920 and 46,964. This child population figure of Virudhunagar district is 10.04 % of total urban population. Average literacy rate in Virudhunagar district as per census 2011 is 84.31 % of which males and females are 90.47 % and 78.25 % literates respectively. In actual number 745,569 people are literate in urban region of which males and females are 396,639 and 348,930 respectively.

As per 2011 census, 49.53 % population of Virudhunagar districts lives in rural areas of villages. The total Virudhunagar district population living in rural areas is 962,062 of which males and females are 480,360 and 481,702 respectively. In rural areas of Virudhunagar district, sex ratio is 1003 females per 1000 males. If child sex ratio data of Virudhunagar district is considered, figure is 951 girls per 1000 boys. Child population in the age 0-6 is 101,250 in rural areas of which males were 51,907 and females were 49,343. The child population comprises 10.81 % of total rural population of Virudhunagar district. Literacy rate in rural areas of Virudhunagar district is 75.88 % as per census data 2011. Gender wise, male and female literacy stood at 84.90 and 66.95 percent respectively. In total, 653,219 people were literate of which males and females were 363,736 and 289,483 respectively.

All details regarding Virudhunagar District have been processed by us after receiving from Govt. of India. We are not responsible for errors to population census details of Virudhunagar District.

Description Rural Urban
Population (%) 49.53 % 50.47 %
Total Population 962,062 980,226
Male Population 480,360 487,349
Female Population 481,702 492,877
Sex Ratio 1003 1011
Child Sex Ratio (0-6) 951 960
Child Population (0-6) 101,250 95,884
Male Child(0-6) 51,907 48,920
Female Child(0-6) 49,343 46,964
Child Percentage (0-6) 10.52 % 9.78 %
Male Child Percentage 10.81 % 10.04 %
Female Child Percentage 10.24 % 9.53 %
Literates 653,219 745,569
Male Literates 363,736 396,639
Female Literates 289,483 348,930
Average Literacy 75.88 % 84.31 %
Male Literacy 84.90 % 90.47 %
Female Literacy 66.95 % 78.25 %

City/Metros in Virudhunagar District

Urban Agglomerations inside District Population Male Female
There is no Urban Agglomeration inside Virudhunagar District
Cities inside Virudhunagar District Population Male Female
Rajapalayam (Municipality) 130,442 64,765 65,677

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