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Karaikkudi City Population

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 146,000 , 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.

Karaikkudi Slums

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

Description
City Karaikkudi
Government Municipality
Urban Agglomeration Karaikkudi Metropolitan
State Tamil Nadu
Karaikkudi City Total Male Female
City Population 106,714 53,348 53,366
Literates 86,955 45,406 41,549
Children (0-6) 10,619 5,405 5,214
Average Literacy (%) 90.49 % 94.71 % 86.29 %
Sexratio 1000
Child Sexratio 965

Karaikkudi Religion

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'.
Description Percentage Total
Hindu 83.95 % 89,591
Muslims 11.39 % 12,152
Christian 4.32 % 4,611
Sikh 0.01 % 14
Buddhist 0.00 % 3
Jain 0.05 % 53
Others 0.00 % 0
Not Stated 0.27 % 290

Karaikkudi Metropolitan Region

Karaikkudi city comes under Karaikkudi Metropolitan area.
Karaikkudi Metropolitan Total Male Female
Population 181,851 90,799 91,052
Literates 146,612 76,563 70,049
Children (0-6) 18,100 9,225 8,875
Average Literacy (%) 89.53 % 93.86 % 85.24 %
Sexratio 1003
Child Sexratio 962
Karaikkudi Metropolitan Areas
Kanadukathan, Kandanur, Karaikkudi, Kottaiyur, Pallathur, Puduvayal, and Sankarapuram

Karaikkudi Future Population 2021-2031

Karaikkudi Metropolitan City Population City + Outer Areas
2011 106,714 106,714
2021 138,000 144,000
2022 142,000 149,000
2023 146,000 154,000
2024 150,000 159,000
2025 154,000 164,000
2026 158,000 169,000
2027 162,000 174,000
2028 166,000 180,000
2029 170,000 186,000
2030 175,000 192,000
2031 180,000 198,000