Karaikkudi city is governed by Municipal Corporation which comes under Karaikkudi Metropolitan Region. The Karaikkudi city is located in Tamil Nadu state of India.
As per provisional reports of Census India, population of Karaikkudi in 2011 is 106,714; of which male and female are 53,348 and 53,366 respectively. Although Karaikkudi city has population of 106,714; its urban / metropolitan population is 181,851 of which 90,799 are males and 91,052 are females.
Karaikkudi Population 2022 - 2023
The current estimate population of Karaikkudi city in 2023 is
, while literacy rate, sex ratio and density are mentioned below. The last census was conducted in 2011 and the schedule census for Karaikkudi city in 2021 was postponed due to Covid. The current estimates of Karaikkudi city are based on past growth rate. Once govt conducts census for Karaikkudi city, we will update the same here in 2023.
Karaikkudi Literacy Rate
In education section, total literates in Karaikkudi city are 86,955 of which 45,406 are males while 41,549 are females. Average literacy rate of Karaikkudi city is 90.49 percent of which male and female literacy was 94.71 and 86.29 percent.
Karaikkudi Sex Ratio
The sex ratio of Karaikkudi city is 1000 per 1000 males. Child sex ratio of girls is 965 per 1000 boys.
Karaikkudi Child Population
Total children (0-6) in Karaikkudi city are 10,619 as per figure from Census India report on 2011. There were 5,405 boys while 5,214 are girls. The child forms 9.95 % of total population of Karaikkudi City.
Total no. of Slums in Karaikkudi city numbers 11,040 in which population of 44,025 resides. This is around 41.26% of total population of Karaikkudi city.
Karaikkudi City Population 2011
Average Literacy (%)
Hinduism is majority religion in Karaikkudi city with 83.95 % followers.
Islam is second most popular religion in city of Karaikkudi with approximately 11.39 % following it.
In Karaikkudi city, Christinity is followed by 4.32 %, Jainism by 0.05 %, Sikhism by 0.01 % and Buddhism by 0.00 %. Around 0.00 % stated 'Other Religion', approximately 0.27 % stated 'No Particular Religion'.
Karaikkudi Metropolitan Region
Karaikkudi city comes under Karaikkudi Metropolitan area.
Average Literacy (%)
Karaikkudi Metropolitan Areas
Kanadukathan, Kandanur, Karaikkudi, Kottaiyur, Pallathur, Puduvayal, and Sankarapuram