Highlights of 2011 Census
- Total population is 3,041,038 compared to 2,578,201 of 2001.
- Male and female were 1,528,308 and 1,512,730 respectively.
- Population Growth for Madurai District recorded in 2011 for the decade has remained 17.95 percent. Same figure for 1991-2001 decade was 7.41 percent.
- Total Area of Madurai District was 3,696 with average density of 823 per sq. km.
- Madurai Population constituted 4.22 percent of total Tamil Nadu Population.
- Sex Ratio of Madurai District is now 990, while child sex ratio (0-6) is 939 per 1000 boys.
- Children below 0-6 age were 287,101 which forms 9.44 of total Madurai District population.
- Average Literacy rate for Madurai District is 81.66 percent, a change of from past figure of 77.82 percent. In India, literacy rate is counted only for those above 7 years of age. Child between 0-6 ages are exempted from this.
- Total literates in the Madurai District increased to 2,248,749.
- All the data regarding Madurai District Population were released by Directorate of Census Operations in Tamil Nadu.
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