Chennai Urban Region

As per data released by Govt. of India for Census 2011, Chennai is an Urban Agglomeration coming under category of Million Plus UA/City. Chennai city is governed by Municipal Corporation and is situated in Chennai Urban Region.

The total population of Chennai UA/Metropolitan region is 8,653,521. The male population of which is 4,358,612 while female population is 4,294,909.

Chennai Literacy Rate 2011

The literacy rate of Chennai Agglomeration is 90.23% which is higher than National Urban average of 85 %. Literacy rate for male and female for Chennai stood at 93.86 % and 86.55 % respectively. Total literates in Chennai UA were 7,000,270 of which males were 3,660,527 and remaining 3,339,743 were females.

Chennai Child Population 2011

The children (0-6 age) population of Chennai UA is around 10.34 % of total Chennai UA population which is lower than National Urban average of 10.93 %. Total children in Chennai Urban region were 895,024 of which male were 458,657 while remaining 436,367 childs were female.

Chennai Sex Ratio 2011

The sex ratio of female to male in Chennai UA was found higher with figure of 985 females against national urban average of 926 females per 1000 males. For children (0-6 age), girls were 951 per 1000 boys in Chennai Urban region against national average of 902 girls per 1000 boys.

Chennai Population 2011 Table

Description
Urban Agglomeration Chennai
Government Urban Agglomeration
UA Type Million Plus UA/City
State Tamil Nadu
Chennai UA Total Male Female
Population 8,653,521 4,358,612 4,294,909
Literates 7,000,270 3,660,527 3,339,743
Children (0-6) 895,024 458,657 436,367
Average Literacy (%) 90.23 % 93.86 % 86.55 %
Sexratio 985
Child Sexratio 951

Chennai Region - Cities & Towns

Chennai UA has following cities under it.
City Population Male Female
Chennai (Municipal Corporation) 4,646,732 2,335,844 2,310,888
Ambattur (Municipality) 466,205 234,923 231,282
Avadi (Municipality) 345,996 175,658 170,338
Tiruvottiyur (Municipality) 249,446 125,300 124,146
Pallavaram (Municipality) 215,417 107,925 107,492
Tambaram (Municipality) 174,787 89,060 85,727
Alandur (Municipality) 164,430 82,332 82,098
Madavaram (Municipality) 119,105 59,887 59,218

Towns with population less than 1 Lakh.
Town Type Population
Adayalampattu Out Growth 1,874
Alamathi Census Town 7,424
Anakaputhur Municipality 48,050
Ayappakkam Census Town 29,511
Ayyappanthangal Census Town 23,808
Chinnasekkadu Town Panchayat 12,396
Chitlapakkam Town Panchayat 37,906
Cowl Bazaar Out Growth 2,784
Edayanchavadi Census Town 12,119
Gerugambakkam Census Town 11,551
Injambakkam Census Town 21,158
Irandankattalai Out Growth 3,073
Jalladiampet Census Town 19,100
Kadhirvedu Census Town 7,580
Kannapalayam Census Town 4,704
Karambakkam Census Town 21,376
Karapakkam Out Growth 8,958
Kattivakkam Municipality 36,617
Kattupakkam Census Town 23,910
Koilambakkam Census Town 27,374
Kolapakkam Out Growth 7,970
Kottivakkam Census Town 20,217
Kovur Census Town 10,961
Kundrathur Town Panchayat 42,126
Madambakkam Census Town 11,673
Madambakkam Town Panchayat 31,681
Madippakkam Census Town 35,752
Maduravoyal Municipality 86,195
Manali Municipality 35,248
Manapakkam Census Town 13,344
Mangadu Town Panchayat 38,188
Maraimalainagar Municipality 81,872
Mathur Census Town 27,674
Medavakkam Census Town 29,710
Meenambakkam Town Panchayat 4,286
Moovarasampettai Census Town 9,672
Mowlivakkam Out Growth 9,294
Mugalivakkam Census Town 25,117
Nadukuthagai Census Town 9,251
Nallur Census Town 19,595
Nandambakkam Town Panchayat 11,239
Nandivaram - Guduvancheri Town Panchayat 44,098
Nanmangalam Out Growth 18,567
Naravarikuppam Town Panchayat 20,946
Nazarathpettai Census Town 8,660
Nedungundram Census Town 14,390
Neelankarai Census Town 28,458
Nemilicheri Census Town 5,743
Nerkundram Census Town 59,790
Nolambur Census Town 21,973
Oggiyamduraipakkam Census Town 76,600
Padianallur Census Town 23,819
Palavakkam Census Town 26,766
Pallavaram Out Growth 0
Pallikaranai Town Panchayat 43,493
Pammal Municipality 75,870
Paraniputhur Census Town 15,225
Peerkankaranai Town Panchayat 25,871
Periyapanaicheri Out Growth 2,379
Perungalathur Town Panchayat 37,342
Perungudi Town Panchayat 43,111
Polichalur Census Town 21,906
Poonamallee Municipality 57,224
Porur Town Panchayat 46,690
Puthagaram Census Town 10,263
Puzhal Town Panchayat 31,665
Puzhithivakkam (Ullagaram) Municipality 53,322
Ramapuram Census Town 52,295
Sembakkam Town Panchayat 45,356
Senneerkuppam Census Town 16,237
Sholinganallur Town Panchayat 26,644
Sikkarayapuram Census Town 10,187
Singaperumalkoil Census Town 13,566
Sirukalathur Census Town 6,117
Soorapattu Census Town 10,444
St.Thomas Mount and Pallavaram Cantonment Board 43,795
Thandalam Out Growth 5,176
Tharapakkam Out Growth 2,232
Theerthagiriyampattu Census Town 5,412
Thirumazhisai Town Panchayat 19,733
Thiruneermalai Town Panchayat 30,702
Thirunindravur Town Panchayat 37,095
Thiruvancheri Out Growth 3,379
Tirusulam Census Town 14,086
Tiruverkadu Municipality 62,824
Urapakkam Census Town 29,122
Valasaravakkam Municipality 47,378
Vanagaram Census Town 19,208
Vandalur Census Town 16,852
Varadarajapuram Out Growth 3,383
Vengavasal Census Town 13,671
# Urban Region Child %
1 Malappuram 14.07 %
2 Aurangabad 13.50 %
3 Ghaziabad 13.45 %
4 Raipur 13.15 %
5 Meerut 12.99 %
* Min 10 Lakh Population
# Urban Region Sex Ratio
1 Kozhikode 1102
2 Kochi 1030
3 Coimbatore 994
4 Chennai 985
5 Nagpur 960
* Min 20 Lakh Population