Thoothukkudi (Thoothukudi) District : Census 2011 data

An official Census 2011 detail of Thoothukkudi (Thoothukudi), 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 Thoothukkudi District of Tamil Nadu.

In 2011, Thoothukkudi had population of 1,750,176 of which male and female were 865,021 and 885,155 respectively. In 2001 census, Thoothukkudi had a population of 1,572,273 of which males were 766,823 and remaining 805,450 were females. Thoothukkudi District population constituted 2.43 percent of total Maharashtra population. In 2001 census, this figure for Thoothukkudi District was at 2.52 percent of Maharashtra population.

There was change of 11.32 percent in the population compared to population as per 2001. In the previous census of India 2001, Thoothukkudi District recorded increase of 7.92 percent to its population compared to 1991.

Thoothukkudi Table Data

Description 2011 2001
Actual Population 1,750,176 1,572,273
Male 865,021 766,823
Female 885,155 805,450
Population Growth 11.32% 7.92%
Area Sq. Km 4,745 4,745
Density/km2 369 342
Proportion to Tamil Nadu Population 2.43% 2.52%
Sex Ratio (Per 1000) 1023 1050
Child Sex Ratio (0-6 Age) 963 953
Average Literacy 86.16 81.52
Male Literacy 91.14 88.32
Female Literacy 81.33 75.13
Total Child Population (0-6 Age) 183,763 184,411
Male Population (0-6 Age) 93,605 94,431
Female Population (0-6 Age) 90,158 89,980
Literates 1,349,697 1,131,406
Male Literates 703,106 593,868
Female Literates 646,591 537,538
Child Proportion (0-6 Age) 10.50% 11.73%
Boys Proportion (0-6 Age) 10.82% 12.31%
Girls Proportion (0-6 Age) 10.19% 11.17%

Thoothukkudi District Density 2011

The initial provisional data released by census India 2011, shows that density of Thoothukkudi district for 2011 is 369 people per sq. km. In 2001, Thoothukkudi district density was at 342 people per sq. km. Thoothukkudi district administers 4,745 square kilometers of areas.

Thoothukkudi Literacy Rate 2011

Average literacy rate of Thoothukkudi in 2011 were 86.16 compared to 81.52 of 2001. If things are looked out at gender wise, male and female literacy were 91.14 and 81.33 respectively. For 2001 census, same figures stood at 88.32 and 75.13 in Thoothukkudi District. Total literate in Thoothukkudi District were 1,349,697 of which male and female were 703,106 and 646,591 respectively. In 2001, Thoothukkudi District had 1,131,406 in its district.

Thoothukkudi Sex Ratio 2011

With regards to Sex Ratio in Thoothukkudi, it stood at 1023 per 1000 male compared to 2001 census figure of 1050. The average national sex ratio in India is 940 as per latest reports of Census 2011 Directorate. In 2011 census, child sex ratio is 963 girls per 1000 boys compared to figure of 953 girls per 1000 boys of 2001 census data.

Thoothukkudi Child Population 2011

In census enumeration, data regarding child under 0-6 age were also collected for all districts including Thoothukkudi. There were total 183,763 children under age of 0-6 against 184,411 of 2001 census. Of total 183,763 male and female were 93,605 and 90,158 respectively. Child Sex Ratio as per census 2011 was 963 compared to 953 of census 2001. In 2011, Children under 0-6 formed 10.50 percent of Thoothukkudi District compared to 11.73 percent of 2001. There was net change of -1.23 percent in this compared to previous census of India.

Thoothukkudi Houseless Census

In 2011, total 273 families live on footpath or without any roof cover in Thoothukkudi district of Tamil Nadu. Total Population of all who lived without roof at the time of Census 2011 numbers to 735. This approx 0.04% of total population of Thoothukkudi district.

Thoothukkudi Religion-wise Data 2011

Description Total Percentage
Hindu 1,373,920 78.50 %
Muslims 80,740 4.61 %
Christian 291,908 16.68 %
Sikh 127 0.01 %
Buddhist 286 0.02 %
Jain 53 0.00 %
Others 112 0.01 %
Not Stated 3,030 0.17 %

Thoothukkudi Population 2015

What is the population of Thoothukkudi in 2015? The fact is, last census for Thoothukkudi district was done only in 2011 and next such census would only be in 2021. There is no actual figure for population of Thoothukkudi district situated in Tamil Nadu. As per 2011, Thoothukkudi population is 1,750,176

Thoothukkudi District Urban/Rural 2011

Out of the total Thoothukkudi population for 2011 census, 50.10 percent lives in urban regions of district. In total 876,802 people lives in urban areas of which males are 434,660 and females are 442,142. Sex Ratio in urban region of Thoothukkudi district is 1017 as per 2011 census data. Similarly child sex ratio in Thoothukkudi district was 970 in 2011 census. Child population (0-6) in urban region was 92,647 of which males and females were 47,035 and 45,612. This child population figure of Thoothukkudi district is 10.82 % of total urban population. Average literacy rate in Thoothukkudi district as per census 2011 is 90.16 % of which males and females are 93.74 % and 86.66 % literates respectively. In actual number 707,011 people are literate in urban region of which males and females are 363,367 and 343,644 respectively.

As per 2011 census, 49.90 % population of Thoothukkudi districts lives in rural areas of villages. The total Thoothukkudi district population living in rural areas is 873,374 of which males and females are 430,361 and 443,013 respectively. In rural areas of Thoothukkudi district, sex ratio is 1029 females per 1000 males. If child sex ratio data of Thoothukkudi district is considered, figure is 957 girls per 1000 boys. Child population in the age 0-6 is 91,116 in rural areas of which males were 46,570 and females were 44,546. The child population comprises 10.82 % of total rural population of Thoothukkudi district. Literacy rate in rural areas of Thoothukkudi district is 82.16 % as per census data 2011. Gender wise, male and female literacy stood at 88.52 and 76.03 percent respectively. In total, 642,686 people were literate of which males and females were 339,739 and 302,947 respectively.

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Description Rural Urban
Population (%) 49.90 % 50.10 %
Total Population 873,374 876,802
Male Population 430,361 434,660
Female Population 443,013 442,142
Sex Ratio 1029 1017
Child Sex Ratio (0-6) 957 970
Child Population (0-6) 91,116 92,647
Male Child(0-6) 46,570 47,035
Female Child(0-6) 44,546 45,612
Child Percentage (0-6) 10.43 % 10.57 %
Male Child Percentage 10.82 % 10.82 %
Female Child Percentage 10.06 % 10.32 %
Literates 642,686 707,011
Male Literates 339,739 363,367
Female Literates 302,947 343,644
Average Literacy 82.16 % 90.16 %
Male Literacy 88.52 % 93.74 %
Female Literacy 76.03 % 86.66 %

City/Metros in Thoothukkudi District

Urban Agglomerations inside District Population Male Female
Hosur (Urban Agglomeration) 229,528 117,994 111,534
Cities inside Thoothukkudi District Population Male Female
Thoothukkudi (Municipal Corporation) 237,830 118,298 119,532

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