Puducherry (Pondicherry) District : Census 2011 data

Puducherry District Overview

An official Census 2011 detail of Puducherry (Pondicherry), a district of Puducherry has been released by Directorate of Census Operations in Puducherry. Enumeration of key persons was also done by census officials in Puducherry District of Puducherry.

Puducherry District Population 2011

In 2011, Puducherry had population of 950,289 of which male and female were 468,258 and 482,031 respectively. In 2001 census, Puducherry had a population of 735,332 of which males were 369,428 and remaining 365,904 were females. Puducherry District population constituted 76.15 percent of total Maharashtra population. In 2001 census, this figure for Puducherry District was at 75.47 percent of Maharashtra population.

Puducherry District Population Growth Rate

There was change of 29.23 percent in the population compared to population as per 2001. In the previous census of India 2001, Puducherry District recorded increase of 20.88 percent to its population compared to 1991.

Puducherry District Density 2011

The initial provisional data released by census India 2011, shows that density of Puducherry district for 2011 is 3,232 people per sq. km. In 2001, Puducherry district density was at 2,510 people per sq. km. Puducherry district administers 294 square kilometers of areas.

Puducherry Literacy Rate 2011

Average literacy rate of Puducherry in 2011 were 85.44 compared to 80.66 of 2001. If things are looked out at gender wise, male and female literacy were 91.23 and 79.86 respectively. For 2001 census, same figures stood at 88.44 and 72.84 in Puducherry District. Total literate in Puducherry District were 726,649 of which male and female were 380,946 and 345,703 respectively. In 2001, Puducherry District had 522,782 in its district.

Puducherry Sex Ratio 2011

With regards to Sex Ratio in Puducherry, it stood at 1029 per 1000 male compared to 2001 census figure of 990. The average national sex ratio in India is 940 as per latest reports of Census 2011 Directorate. In 2011 census, child sex ratio is 970 girls per 1000 boys compared to figure of 967 girls per 1000 boys of 2001 census data.

Puducherry Child Population 2011

In census enumeration, data regarding child under 0-6 age were also collected for all districts including Puducherry. There were total 99,838 children under age of 0-6 against 87,232 of 2001 census. Of total 99,838 male and female were 50,688 and 49,150 respectively. Child Sex Ratio as per census 2011 was 970 compared to 967 of census 2001. In 2011, Children under 0-6 formed 10.51 percent of Puducherry District compared to 11.86 percent of 2001. There was net change of -1.35 percent in this compared to previous census of India.

Puducherry Religion-wise Data 2011

What is the population of Muslim in Puducherry ? What is Hindu's Population in Puducherry 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 Puducherry, Puducherry. As soon as Govt. of India release full religions data of Puducherry district, we will update and release it for our viewers.
Description 2011 2001
Actual Population 950,289 735,332
Male 468,258 369,428
Female 482,031 365,904
Population Growth 29.23% 20.88%
Area Sq. Km 294 294
Density/km2 3,232 2,510
Proportion to Puducherry Population 76.15% 75.47%
Sex Ratio (Per 1000) 1029 990
Child Sex Ratio (0-6 Age) 970 967
Average Literacy 85.44 80.66
Male Literacy 91.23 88.44
Female Literacy 79.86 72.84
Total Child Population (0-6 Age) 99,838 87,232
Male Population (0-6 Age) 50,688 44,352
Female Population (0-6 Age) 49,150 42,880
Literates 726,649 522,782
Male Literates 380,946 287,494
Female Literates 345,703 235,288
Child Proportion (0-6 Age) 10.51% 11.86%
Boys Proportion (0-6 Age) 10.82% 12.01%
Girls Proportion (0-6 Age) 10.20% 11.72%

Description Rural Urban
Population (%) 30.84 % 69.16 %
Total Population 293,080 657,209
Male Population 144,769 323,489
Female Population 148,311 333,720
Sex Ratio 1024 1032
Child Sex Ratio (0-6) 953 978
Child Population (0-6) 33,003 66,835
Male Child(0-6) 16,896 33,792
Female Child(0-6) 16,107 33,043
Child Percentage (0-6) 11.26 % 10.17 %
Male Child Percentage 11.67 % 10.45 %
Female Child Percentage 10.86 % 9.90 %
Literates 203,781 522,868
Male Literates 110,274 270,672
Female Literates 93,507 252,196
Average Literacy 78.35 % 88.57 %
Male Literacy 86.24 % 93.43 %
Female Literacy 70.73 % 83.88 %

Puducherry District Urban Population 2011

Out of the total Puducherry population for 2011 census, 69.16 percent lives in urban regions of district. In total 657,209 people lives in urban areas of which males are 323,489 and females are 333,720. Sex Ratio in urban region of Puducherry district is 1032 as per 2011 census data. Similarly child sex ratio in Puducherry district was 978 in 2011 census. Child population (0-6) in urban region was 66,835 of which males and females were 33,792 and 33,043. This child population figure of Puducherry district is 10.45 % of total urban population. Average literacy rate in Puducherry district as per census 2011 is 88.57 % of which males and females are 93.43 % and 83.88 % literates respectively. In actual number 522,868 people are literate in urban region of which males and females are 270,672 and 252,196 respectively.

Puducherry District Rural Population 2011

As per 2011 census, 30.84 % population of Puducherry districts lives in rural areas of villages. The total Puducherry district population living in rural areas is 293,080 of which males and females are 144,769 and 148,311 respectively. In rural areas of Puducherry district, sex ratio is 1024 females per 1000 males. If child sex ratio data of Puducherry district is considered, figure is 953 girls per 1000 boys. Child population in the age 0-6 is 33,003 in rural areas of which males were 16,896 and females were 16,107. The child population comprises 11.67 % of total rural population of Puducherry district. Literacy rate in rural areas of Puducherry district is 78.35 % as per census data 2011. Gender wise, male and female literacy stood at 86.24 and 70.73 percent respectively. In total, 203,781 people were literate of which males and females were 110,274 and 93,507 respectively.
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Urban Agglomerations inside Puducherry District Population Male Female
Puducherry (Urban Agglomeration) 654,392 321,834 332,558

Cities inside Puducherry District Population Male Female
Ozhukarai (Municipality) 300,028 148,154 151,874
Puducherry (Municipality) 241,773 118,205 123,568

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