Salem Urban Region

As per data released by Govt. of India for Census 2011, Salem is an Urban Agglomeration coming under category of Class I UAs/Towns. Salem city is governed by Municipal Corporation and is situated in Salem Urban Region.

The total population of Salem UA/Metropolitan region is 917,414. The male population of which is 462,278 while female population is 455,136.

Salem Literacy Rate 2011

The literacy rate of Salem Agglomeration is 83.36% which is lower than National Urban average of 85 %. Literacy rate for male and female for Salem stood at 88.45 % and 78.22 % respectively. Total literates in Salem UA were 691,057 of which males were 368,720 and remaining 322,337 were females.

Salem Child Population 2011

The children (0-6 age) population of Salem UA is around 9.64 % of total Salem UA population which is lower than National Urban average of 10.93 %. Total children in Salem Urban region were 88,457 of which male were 45,387 while remaining 43,070 childs were female.

Salem Sex Ratio 2011

The sex ratio of female to male in Salem 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 949 per 1000 boys in Salem Urban region against national average of 902 girls per 1000 boys.

Salem Population 2011 Table

Description
Urban Agglomeration Salem
Government Urban Agglomeration
UA Type Class I UAs/Towns
State Tamil Nadu
Salem UA Total Male Female
Population 917,414 462,278 455,136
Literates 691,057 368,720 322,337
Children (0-6) 88,457 45,387 43,070
Average Literacy (%) 83.36 % 88.45 % 78.22 %
Sexratio 985
Child Sexratio 949

Salem Region - Cities & Towns

Salem UA has following cities under it.
City Population Male Female
Salem (Municipal Corporation) 829,267 417,317 411,950

Towns with population less than 1 Lakh.
Town Type Population
Dalavaipatti Census Town 7,732
Erumapalayam Census Town 10,220
Kannankurichi Town Panchayat 19,765
Kondalampatti Census Town 20,318
Mallamooppampatti Census Town 10,199
Neykkarappatti Census Town 12,090
Sanniyasigundu Census Town 7,823
# 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