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Kancheepuram City Population

Kancheepuram city is governed by Municipal Corporation which comes under Kancheepuram Metropolitan Region. The Kancheepuram city is located in Tamil Nadu state of India.

As per provisional reports of Census India, population of Kancheepuram in 2011 is 164,384; of which male and female are 81,992 and 82,392 respectively. Although Kancheepuram city has population of 164,384; its urban / metropolitan population is 221,715 of which 110,749 are males and 110,966 are females.


Kancheepuram Population 2022 - 2023

The current estimate population of Kancheepuram city in 2023 is 225,000 , while literacy rate, sex ratio and density are mentioned below. The last census was conducted in 2011 and the schedule census for Kancheepuram city in 2021 was postponed due to Covid. The current estimates of Kancheepuram city are based on past growth rate. Once govt conducts census for Kancheepuram city, we will update the same here in 2023.

Kancheepuram Literacy Rate

In education section, total literates in Kancheepuram city are 130,703 of which 68,601 are males while 62,102 are females. Average literacy rate of Kancheepuram city is 88.06 percent of which male and female literacy was 92.91 and 83.25 percent.

Kancheepuram Sex Ratio

The sex ratio of Kancheepuram city is 1005 per 1000 males. Child sex ratio of girls is 956 per 1000 boys.

Kancheepuram Child Population

Total children (0-6) in Kancheepuram city are 15,955 as per figure from Census India report on 2011. There were 8,158 boys while 7,797 are girls. The child forms 9.71 % of total population of Kancheepuram City.

Kancheepuram Slums

Total no. of Slums in Kancheepuram city numbers 8,928 in which population of 35,816 resides. This is around 21.79% of total population of Kancheepuram city.

Kancheepuram City Population 2011

Description
City Kancheepuram
Government Municipality
Urban Agglomeration Kancheepuram Metropolitan
State Tamil Nadu
Kancheepuram City Total Male Female
City Population 164,384 81,992 82,392
Literates 130,703 68,601 62,102
Children (0-6) 15,955 8,158 7,797
Average Literacy (%) 88.06 % 92.91 % 83.25 %
Sexratio 1005
Child Sexratio 956

Kancheepuram Religion

Hinduism is majority religion in Kancheepuram city with 93.38 % followers. Islam is second most popular religion in city of Kancheepuram with approximately 5.24 % following it. In Kancheepuram city, Christinity is followed by 0.83 %, Jainism by 0.40 %, Sikhism by 0.01 % and Buddhism by 0.01 %. Around 0.01 % stated 'Other Religion', approximately 0.11 % stated 'No Particular Religion'.
Description Percentage Total
Hindu 93.38 % 153,507
Muslims 5.24 % 8,614
Christian 0.83 % 1,361
Sikh 0.01 % 24
Buddhist 0.01 % 16
Jain 0.40 % 664
Others 0.01 % 12
Not Stated 0.11 % 186

Kancheepuram Metropolitan Region

Kancheepuram city comes under Kancheepuram Metropolitan area.
Kancheepuram Metropolitan Total Male Female
Population 221,715 110,749 110,966
Literates 173,166 91,333 81,833
Children (0-6) 21,879 11,174 10,705
Average Literacy (%) 86.65 % 91.72 % 81.62 %
Sexratio 1002
Child Sexratio 958
Kancheepuram Metropolitan Areas
Kancheepuram, Nattapettai, Sevilimedu, and Thenambakkam

Kancheepuram Future Population 2021-2031

Kancheepuram Metropolitan City Population City + Outer Areas
2011 164,384 164,384
2021 213,000 221,000
2022 219,000 228,000
2023 225,000 235,000
2024 231,000 243,000
2025 237,000 251,000
2026 244,000 259,000
2027 251,000 268,000
2028 258,000 277,000
2029 265,000 286,000
2030 272,000 296,000
2031 280,000 306,000