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Thanjavur City Population

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

As per provisional reports of Census India, population of Thanjavur in 2011 is 222,943; of which male and female are 109,199 and 113,744 respectively. Although Thanjavur city has population of 222,943; its urban / metropolitan population is 291,067 of which 142,671 are males and 148,396 are females.


Thanjavur Population 2022 - 2023

The current estimate population of Thanjavur city in 2023 is 305,000 , while literacy rate, sex ratio and density are mentioned below. The last census was conducted in 2011 and the schedule census for Thanjavur city in 2021 was postponed due to Covid. The current estimates of Thanjavur city are based on past growth rate. Once govt conducts census for Thanjavur city, we will update the same here in 2023.

Thanjavur Literacy Rate

In education section, total literates in Thanjavur city are 185,364 of which 93,818 are males while 91,546 are females. Average literacy rate of Thanjavur city is 91.27 percent of which male and female literacy was 94.80 and 87.92 percent.

Thanjavur Sex Ratio

The sex ratio of Thanjavur city is 1042 per 1000 males. Child sex ratio of girls is 940 per 1000 boys.

Thanjavur Child Population

Total children (0-6) in Thanjavur city are 19,860 as per figure from Census India report on 2011. There were 10,237 boys while 9,623 are girls. The child forms 8.91 % of total population of Thanjavur City.

Thanjavur Slums

Total no. of Slums in Thanjavur city numbers 11,083 in which population of 43,502 resides. This is around 19.51% of total population of Thanjavur city.

Thanjavur City Population 2011

Description
City Thanjavur
Government Municipality
Urban Agglomeration Thanjavur Metropolitan
State Tamil Nadu
Thanjavur City Total Male Female
City Population 222,943 109,199 113,744
Literates 185,364 93,818 91,546
Children (0-6) 19,860 10,237 9,623
Average Literacy (%) 91.27 % 94.80 % 87.92 %
Sexratio 1042
Child Sexratio 940

Thanjavur Religion

Hinduism is majority religion in Thanjavur city with 82.87 % followers. Christianity is second most popular religion in Thanjavur city with 8.58 % following it. In Thanjavur city, Islam is followed by 8.34 %, Jainism by 0.06 %, 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 82.87 % 184,757
Muslims 8.34 % 18,600
Christian 8.58 % 19,139
Sikh 0.01 % 23
Buddhist 0.01 % 17
Jain 0.06 % 142
Others 0.01 % 17
Not Stated 0.11 % 248

Thanjavur Metropolitan Region

Thanjavur city comes under Thanjavur Metropolitan area.
Thanjavur Metropolitan Total Male Female
Population 291,067 142,671 148,396
Literates 241,965 122,559 119,406
Children (0-6) 26,379 13,607 12,772
Average Literacy (%) 91.42 % 94.96 % 88.04 %
Sexratio 1040
Child Sexratio 939
Thanjavur Metropolitan Areas
Nanjikottai, Neelagiri, Pudupattinam, Thanjavur, and Vilar

Thanjavur Future Population 2021-2031

Thanjavur Metropolitan City Population City + Outer Areas
2011 222,943 222,943
2021 289,000 300,000
2022 297,000 310,000
2023 305,000 320,000
2024 314,000 331,000
2025 323,000 342,000
2026 332,000 353,000
2027 341,000 365,000
2028 351,000 377,000
2029 361,000 390,000
2030 371,000 403,000
2031 382,000 417,000