Cuddalore city is governed by Municipal Corporation and is situated in Tamil Nadu State/UT.
The current estimate population of Cuddalore city in 2023 is
, while Cuddalore metro population is estimated at
. The last census was conducted in 2011 and the schedule census for Cuddalore city in 2021 was postponed due to Covid. The current estimates of Cuddalore city are based on past growth rate. Once govt conducts census for Cuddalore city, we will update the same here in 2023.
As per provisional reports of Census India, population of Cuddalore in 2011 is 173,636.
Cuddalore Literacy Rate and Sex Ratio
In education section, total literates in Cuddalore city are 137,031 of which 70,949 are males while 66,082 are females. Average literacy rate of Cuddalore city is 87.71 percent of which male and female literacy was 92.34 and 83.22 percent.
The sex ratio of Cuddalore city is 1026 per 1000 males. Child sex ratio of girls is 962 per 1000 boys.
Cuddalore Slum Population
Total no. of Slums in Cuddalore city numbers 7,288 in which population of 30,683 resides. This is around 17.67% of total population of Cuddalore city.
Hinduism is majority religion in Cuddalore city with 89.12 % followers.
Islam is second most popular religion in city of Cuddalore with approximately 6.09 % following it.
In Cuddalore city, Christinity is followed by 3.98 %, Jainism by 0.27 %, Sikhism by 0.02 % and Buddhism by 0.02 %. Around 0.01 % stated 'Other Religion', approximately 0.48 % stated 'No Particular Religion'.