Tirunelveli District : Census 2011 data

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

In 2011, Tirunelveli had population of 3,077,233 of which male and female were 1,520,912 and 1,556,321 respectively. In 2001 census, Tirunelveli had a population of 2,723,988 of which males were 1,333,939 and remaining 1,390,049 were females. Tirunelveli District population constituted 4.27 percent of total Maharashtra population. In 2001 census, this figure for Tirunelveli District was at 4.36 percent of Maharashtra population.

There was change of 12.97 percent in the population compared to population as per 2001. In the previous census of India 2001, Tirunelveli District recorded increase of 8.93 percent to its population compared to 1991.

Tirunelveli Table Data

Description 2011 2001
Actual Population 3,077,233 2,723,988
Male 1,520,912 1,333,939
Female 1,556,321 1,390,049
Population Growth 12.97% 8.93%
Area Sq. Km 6,693 6,693
Density/km2 460 406
Proportion to Tamil Nadu Population 4.27% 4.36%
Sex Ratio (Per 1000) 1023 1042
Child Sex Ratio (0-6 Age) 960 957
Average Literacy 82.50 76.09
Male Literacy 89.24 85.21
Female Literacy 75.98 67.43
Total Child Population (0-6 Age) 321,687 320,175
Male Population (0-6 Age) 164,157 163,624
Female Population (0-6 Age) 157,530 156,551
Literates 2,273,457 1,829,064
Male Literates 1,210,710 997,278
Female Literates 1,062,747 831,786
Child Proportion (0-6 Age) 10.45% 11.75%
Boys Proportion (0-6 Age) 10.79% 12.27%
Girls Proportion (0-6 Age) 10.12% 11.26%

Tirunelveli District Density 2011

The initial provisional data released by census India 2011, shows that density of Tirunelveli district for 2011 is 460 people per sq. km. In 2001, Tirunelveli district density was at 406 people per sq. km. Tirunelveli district administers 6,693 square kilometers of areas.

Tirunelveli Literacy Rate 2011

Average literacy rate of Tirunelveli in 2011 were 82.50 compared to 76.09 of 2001. If things are looked out at gender wise, male and female literacy were 89.24 and 75.98 respectively. For 2001 census, same figures stood at 85.21 and 67.43 in Tirunelveli District. Total literate in Tirunelveli District were 2,273,457 of which male and female were 1,210,710 and 1,062,747 respectively. In 2001, Tirunelveli District had 1,829,064 in its district.

Tirunelveli Sex Ratio 2011

With regards to Sex Ratio in Tirunelveli, it stood at 1023 per 1000 male compared to 2001 census figure of 1042. The average national sex ratio in India is 940 as per latest reports of Census 2011 Directorate. In 2011 census, child sex ratio is 960 girls per 1000 boys compared to figure of 957 girls per 1000 boys of 2001 census data.

Tirunelveli Child Population 2011

In census enumeration, data regarding child under 0-6 age were also collected for all districts including Tirunelveli. There were total 321,687 children under age of 0-6 against 320,175 of 2001 census. Of total 321,687 male and female were 164,157 and 157,530 respectively. Child Sex Ratio as per census 2011 was 960 compared to 957 of census 2001. In 2011, Children under 0-6 formed 10.45 percent of Tirunelveli District compared to 11.75 percent of 2001. There was net change of -1.3 percent in this compared to previous census of India.

Tirunelveli Houseless Census

In 2011, total 392 families live on footpath or without any roof cover in Tirunelveli district of Tamil Nadu. Total Population of all who lived without roof at the time of Census 2011 numbers to 1,446. This approx 0.05% of total population of Tirunelveli district.

Tirunelveli Religion-wise Data 2011

Description Total Percentage
Hindu 2,425,630 78.83 %
Muslims 303,368 9.86 %
Christian 342,254 11.12 %
Sikh 268 0.01 %
Buddhist 373 0.01 %
Jain 144 0.00 %
Others 450 0.01 %
Not Stated 4,746 0.15 %

Tirunelveli Population 2015

What is the population of Tirunelveli in 2015? The fact is, last census for Tirunelveli district was done only in 2011 and next such census would only be in 2021. There is no actual figure for population of Tirunelveli district situated in Tamil Nadu. As per 2011, Tirunelveli population is 3,077,233

Tirunelveli District Urban/Rural 2011

Out of the total Tirunelveli population for 2011 census, 49.40 percent lives in urban regions of district. In total 1,520,229 people lives in urban areas of which males are 752,184 and females are 768,045. Sex Ratio in urban region of Tirunelveli district is 1021 as per 2011 census data. Similarly child sex ratio in Tirunelveli district was 958 in 2011 census. Child population (0-6) in urban region was 154,323 of which males and females were 78,804 and 75,519. This child population figure of Tirunelveli district is 10.48 % of total urban population. Average literacy rate in Tirunelveli district as per census 2011 is 85.90 % of which males and females are 91.74 % and 80.23 % literates respectively. In actual number 1,173,345 people are literate in urban region of which males and females are 617,731 and 555,614 respectively.

As per 2011 census, 50.60 % population of Tirunelveli districts lives in rural areas of villages. The total Tirunelveli district population living in rural areas is 1,557,004 of which males and females are 768,728 and 788,276 respectively. In rural areas of Tirunelveli district, sex ratio is 1025 females per 1000 males. If child sex ratio data of Tirunelveli district is considered, figure is 961 girls per 1000 boys. Child population in the age 0-6 is 167,364 in rural areas of which males were 85,353 and females were 82,011. The child population comprises 11.10 % of total rural population of Tirunelveli district. Literacy rate in rural areas of Tirunelveli district is 79.17 % as per census data 2011. Gender wise, male and female literacy stood at 86.77 and 71.80 percent respectively. In total, 1,100,112 people were literate of which males and females were 592,979 and 507,133 respectively.

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Description Rural Urban
Population (%) 50.60 % 49.40 %
Total Population 1,557,004 1,520,229
Male Population 768,728 752,184
Female Population 788,276 768,045
Sex Ratio 1025 1021
Child Sex Ratio (0-6) 961 958
Child Population (0-6) 167,364 154,323
Male Child(0-6) 85,353 78,804
Female Child(0-6) 82,011 75,519
Child Percentage (0-6) 10.75 % 10.15 %
Male Child Percentage 11.10 % 10.48 %
Female Child Percentage 10.40 % 9.83 %
Literates 1,100,112 1,173,345
Male Literates 592,979 617,731
Female Literates 507,133 555,614
Average Literacy 79.17 % 85.90 %
Male Literacy 86.77 % 91.74 %
Female Literacy 71.80 % 80.23 %

City/Metros in Tirunelveli District

Urban Agglomerations inside District Population Male Female
Coimbatore (Urban Agglomeration) 2,136,916 1,071,435 1,065,481
Pollachi (Urban Agglomeration) 135,333 67,285 68,048
Cities inside Tirunelveli District Population Male Female
Tirunelveli (Municipal Corporation) 473,637 233,659 239,978

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