Kanniyakumari (Kanyakumari) District : Census 2011 data

An official Census 2011 detail of Kanniyakumari (Kanyakumari), 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 Kanniyakumari District of Tamil Nadu.

In 2011, Kanniyakumari had population of 1,870,374 of which male and female were 926,345 and 944,029 respectively. In 2001 census, Kanniyakumari had a population of 1,676,034 of which males were 832,269 and remaining 843,765 were females. Kanniyakumari District population constituted 2.59 percent of total Maharashtra population. In 2001 census, this figure for Kanniyakumari District was at 2.69 percent of Maharashtra population.

There was change of 11.60 percent in the population compared to population as per 2001. In the previous census of India 2001, Kanniyakumari District recorded increase of 4.73 percent to its population compared to 1991.

Kanniyakumari Table Data

Description 2011 2001
Actual Population 1,870,374 1,676,034
Male 926,345 832,269
Female 944,029 843,765
Population Growth 11.60% 4.73%
Area Sq. Km 1,684 1,684
Density/km2 1,111 995
Proportion to Tamil Nadu Population 2.59% 2.69%
Sex Ratio (Per 1000) 1019 1014
Child Sex Ratio (0-6 Age) 964 968
Average Literacy 91.75 87.55
Male Literacy 93.65 90.37
Female Literacy 89.90 84.79
Total Child Population (0-6 Age) 182,350 181,719
Male Population (0-6 Age) 92,835 92,325
Female Population (0-6 Age) 89,515 89,394
Literates 1,548,738 1,308,322
Male Literates 780,541 668,667
Female Literates 768,197 639,655
Child Proportion (0-6 Age) 9.75% 10.84%
Boys Proportion (0-6 Age) 10.02% 11.09%
Girls Proportion (0-6 Age) 9.48% 10.59%

Kanniyakumari District Density 2011

The initial provisional data released by census India 2011, shows that density of Kanniyakumari district for 2011 is 1,111 people per sq. km. In 2001, Kanniyakumari district density was at 995 people per sq. km. Kanniyakumari district administers 1,684 square kilometers of areas.

Kanniyakumari Literacy Rate 2011

Average literacy rate of Kanniyakumari in 2011 were 91.75 compared to 87.55 of 2001. If things are looked out at gender wise, male and female literacy were 93.65 and 89.90 respectively. For 2001 census, same figures stood at 90.37 and 84.79 in Kanniyakumari District. Total literate in Kanniyakumari District were 1,548,738 of which male and female were 780,541 and 768,197 respectively. In 2001, Kanniyakumari District had 1,308,322 in its district.

Kanniyakumari Sex Ratio 2011

With regards to Sex Ratio in Kanniyakumari, it stood at 1019 per 1000 male compared to 2001 census figure of 1014. The average national sex ratio in India is 940 as per latest reports of Census 2011 Directorate. In 2011 census, child sex ratio is 964 girls per 1000 boys compared to figure of 968 girls per 1000 boys of 2001 census data.

Kanniyakumari Child Population 2011

In census enumeration, data regarding child under 0-6 age were also collected for all districts including Kanniyakumari. There were total 182,350 children under age of 0-6 against 181,719 of 2001 census. Of total 182,350 male and female were 92,835 and 89,515 respectively. Child Sex Ratio as per census 2011 was 964 compared to 968 of census 2001. In 2011, Children under 0-6 formed 9.75 percent of Kanniyakumari District compared to 10.84 percent of 2001. There was net change of -1.09 percent in this compared to previous census of India.

Kanniyakumari Houseless Census

In 2011, total 327 families live on footpath or without any roof cover in Kanniyakumari district of Tamil Nadu. Total Population of all who lived without roof at the time of Census 2011 numbers to 848. This approx 0.05% of total population of Kanniyakumari district.

Kanniyakumari Religion-wise Data 2011

Description Total Percentage
Hindu 909,872 48.65 %
Muslims 78,590 4.20 %
Christian 876,299 46.85 %
Sikh 160 0.01 %
Buddhist 438 0.02 %
Jain 156 0.01 %
Others 10 0.00 %
Not Stated 4,849 0.26 %

Kanniyakumari Population 2015

What is the population of Kanniyakumari in 2015? The fact is, last census for Kanniyakumari district was done only in 2011 and next such census would only be in 2021. There is no actual figure for population of Kanniyakumari district situated in Tamil Nadu. As per 2011, Kanniyakumari population is 1,870,374

Kanniyakumari District Urban/Rural 2011

Out of the total Kanniyakumari population for 2011 census, 82.33 percent lives in urban regions of district. In total 1,539,802 people lives in urban areas of which males are 761,407 and females are 778,395. Sex Ratio in urban region of Kanniyakumari district is 1022 as per 2011 census data. Similarly child sex ratio in Kanniyakumari district was 966 in 2011 census. Child population (0-6) in urban region was 148,570 of which males and females were 75,573 and 72,997. This child population figure of Kanniyakumari district is 9.93 % of total urban population. Average literacy rate in Kanniyakumari district as per census 2011 is 91.96 % of which males and females are 93.92 % and 90.06 % literates respectively. In actual number 1,279,358 people are literate in urban region of which males and females are 644,109 and 635,249 respectively.

As per 2011 census, 17.67 % population of Kanniyakumari districts lives in rural areas of villages. The total Kanniyakumari district population living in rural areas is 330,572 of which males and females are 164,938 and 165,634 respectively. In rural areas of Kanniyakumari district, sex ratio is 1004 females per 1000 males. If child sex ratio data of Kanniyakumari district is considered, figure is 957 girls per 1000 boys. Child population in the age 0-6 is 33,780 in rural areas of which males were 17,262 and females were 16,518. The child population comprises 10.47 % of total rural population of Kanniyakumari district. Literacy rate in rural areas of Kanniyakumari district is 90.76 % as per census data 2011. Gender wise, male and female literacy stood at 92.39 and 89.16 percent respectively. In total, 269,380 people were literate of which males and females were 136,432 and 132,948 respectively.

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Description Rural Urban
Population (%) 17.67 % 82.33 %
Total Population 330,572 1,539,802
Male Population 164,938 761,407
Female Population 165,634 778,395
Sex Ratio 1004 1022
Child Sex Ratio (0-6) 957 966
Child Population (0-6) 33,780 148,570
Male Child(0-6) 17,262 75,573
Female Child(0-6) 16,518 72,997
Child Percentage (0-6) 10.22 % 9.65 %
Male Child Percentage 10.47 % 9.93 %
Female Child Percentage 9.97 % 9.38 %
Literates 269,380 1,279,358
Male Literates 136,432 644,109
Female Literates 132,948 635,249
Average Literacy 90.76 % 91.96 %
Male Literacy 92.39 % 93.92 %
Female Literacy 89.16 % 90.06 %

City/Metros in Kanniyakumari District

Urban Agglomerations inside District Population Male Female
Tiruppur (Urban Agglomeration) 963,173 489,200 473,973
Cities inside Kanniyakumari District Population Male Female
Nagercoil (Municipality) 224,849 109,938 114,911

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