Karaikal (Karikal) District : Census 2011 data

An official Census 2011 detail of Karaikal (Karikal), 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 Karaikal District of Puducherry.

In 2011, Karaikal had population of 200,222 of which male and female were 97,809 and 102,413 respectively. In 2001 census, Karaikal had a population of 170,791 of which males were 84,487 and remaining 86,304 were females. Karaikal District population constituted 16.04 percent of total Maharashtra population. In 2001 census, this figure for Karaikal District was at 17.53 percent of Maharashtra population.

There was change of 17.23 percent in the population compared to population as per 2001. In the previous census of India 2001, Karaikal District recorded increase of 17.22 percent to its population compared to 1991.

Karaikal Table Data

Description 2011 2001
Actual Population 200,222 170,791
Male 97,809 84,487
Female 102,413 86,304
Population Growth 17.23% 17.22%
Area Sq. Km 157 157
Density/km2 1,275 1,067
Proportion to Puducherry Population 16.04% 17.53%
Sex Ratio (Per 1000) 1047 1022
Child Sex Ratio (0-6 Age) 969 979
Average Literacy 87.05 81.94
Male Literacy 92.37 89.40
Female Literacy 82.02 74.68
Total Child Population (0-6 Age) 22,263 21,348
Male Population (0-6 Age) 11,307 10,785
Female Population (0-6 Age) 10,956 10,563
Literates 154,916 122,453
Male Literates 79,903 65,890
Female Literates 75,013 56,563
Child Proportion (0-6 Age) 11.12% 12.50%
Boys Proportion (0-6 Age) 11.56% 12.77%
Girls Proportion (0-6 Age) 10.70% 12.24%

Karaikal District Density 2011

The initial provisional data released by census India 2011, shows that density of Karaikal district for 2011 is 1,275 people per sq. km. In 2001, Karaikal district density was at 1,067 people per sq. km. Karaikal district administers 157 square kilometers of areas.

Karaikal Literacy Rate 2011

Average literacy rate of Karaikal in 2011 were 87.05 compared to 81.94 of 2001. If things are looked out at gender wise, male and female literacy were 92.37 and 82.02 respectively. For 2001 census, same figures stood at 89.40 and 74.68 in Karaikal District. Total literate in Karaikal District were 154,916 of which male and female were 79,903 and 75,013 respectively. In 2001, Karaikal District had 122,453 in its district.

Karaikal Sex Ratio 2011

With regards to Sex Ratio in Karaikal, it stood at 1047 per 1000 male compared to 2001 census figure of 1022. The average national sex ratio in India is 940 as per latest reports of Census 2011 Directorate. In 2011 census, child sex ratio is 969 girls per 1000 boys compared to figure of 979 girls per 1000 boys of 2001 census data.

Karaikal Child Population 2011

In census enumeration, data regarding child under 0-6 age were also collected for all districts including Karaikal. There were total 22,263 children under age of 0-6 against 21,348 of 2001 census. Of total 22,263 male and female were 11,307 and 10,956 respectively. Child Sex Ratio as per census 2011 was 969 compared to 979 of census 2001. In 2011, Children under 0-6 formed 11.12 percent of Karaikal District compared to 12.50 percent of 2001. There was net change of -1.38 percent in this compared to previous census of India.

Karaikal Houseless Census

In 2011, total 28 families live on footpath or without any roof cover in Karaikal district of Puducherry. Total Population of all who lived without roof at the time of Census 2011 numbers to 44. This approx 0.02% of total population of Karaikal district.

Karaikal Religion-wise Data 2011

Description Total Percentage
Hindu 152,638 76.23 %
Muslims 28,835 14.40 %
Christian 18,391 9.19 %
Sikh 46 0.02 %
Buddhist 63 0.03 %
Jain 54 0.03 %
Others 14 0.01 %
Not Stated 181 0.09 %

Karaikal Population 2015

What is the population of Karaikal in 2015? The fact is, last census for Karaikal district was done only in 2011 and next such census would only be in 2021. There is no actual figure for population of Karaikal district situated in Puducherry. As per 2011, Karaikal population is 200,222

Karaikal District Urban/Rural 2011

Out of the total Karaikal population for 2011 census, 49.00 percent lives in urban regions of district. In total 98,102 people lives in urban areas of which males are 47,671 and females are 50,431. Sex Ratio in urban region of Karaikal district is 1058 as per 2011 census data. Similarly child sex ratio in Karaikal district was 989 in 2011 census. Child population (0-6) in urban region was 10,752 of which males and females were 5,405 and 5,347. This child population figure of Karaikal district is 11.34 % of total urban population. Average literacy rate in Karaikal district as per census 2011 is 89.08 % of which males and females are 93.90 % and 84.57 % literates respectively. In actual number 77,815 people are literate in urban region of which males and females are 39,687 and 38,128 respectively.

As per 2011 census, 51.00 % population of Karaikal districts lives in rural areas of villages. The total Karaikal district population living in rural areas is 102,120 of which males and females are 50,138 and 51,982 respectively. In rural areas of Karaikal district, sex ratio is 1037 females per 1000 males. If child sex ratio data of Karaikal district is considered, figure is 950 girls per 1000 boys. Child population in the age 0-6 is 11,511 in rural areas of which males were 5,902 and females were 5,609. The child population comprises 11.77 % of total rural population of Karaikal district. Literacy rate in rural areas of Karaikal district is 85.09 % as per census data 2011. Gender wise, male and female literacy stood at 90.91 and 79.54 percent respectively. In total, 77,101 people were literate of which males and females were 40,216 and 36,885 respectively.

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Description Rural Urban
Population (%) 51.00 % 49.00 %
Total Population 102,120 98,102
Male Population 50,138 47,671
Female Population 51,982 50,431
Sex Ratio 1037 1058
Child Sex Ratio (0-6) 950 989
Child Population (0-6) 11,511 10,752
Male Child(0-6) 5,902 5,405
Female Child(0-6) 5,609 5,347
Child Percentage (0-6) 11.27 % 10.96 %
Male Child Percentage 11.77 % 11.34 %
Female Child Percentage 10.79 % 10.60 %
Literates 77,101 77,815
Male Literates 40,216 39,687
Female Literates 36,885 38,128
Average Literacy 85.09 % 89.08 %
Male Literacy 90.91 % 93.90 %
Female Literacy 79.54 % 84.57 %

City/Metros in Karaikal District

Urban Agglomerations inside District Population Male Female
There is no Urban Agglomeration inside Karaikal District
Cities inside Karaikal District Population Male Female
There is no Urban Agglomeration inside Karaikal District

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