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Madurai City Population

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

As per provisional reports of Census India, population of Madurai in 2011 is 1,017,865; of which male and female are 509,302 and 508,563 respectively. Although Madurai city has population of 1,017,865; its urban / metropolitan population is 1,465,625 of which 733,821 are males and 731,804 are females.


Madurai Population 2022 - 2023

The current estimate population of Madurai city in 2023 is 1,402,000 , while literacy rate, sex ratio and density are mentioned below. The last census was conducted in 2011 and the schedule census for Madurai city in 2021 was postponed due to Covid. The current estimates of Madurai city are based on past growth rate. Once govt conducts census for Madurai city, we will update the same here in 2023.

Madurai Literacy Rate

In education section, total literates in Madurai city are 834,104 of which 433,860 are males while 400,244 are females. Average literacy rate of Madurai city is 90.91 percent of which male and female literacy was 94.77 and 87.06 percent.

Madurai Sex Ratio

The sex ratio of Madurai city is 999 per 1000 males. Child sex ratio of girls is 949 per 1000 boys.

Madurai Child Population

Total children (0-6) in Madurai city are 100,324 as per figure from Census India report on 2011. There were 51,485 boys while 48,839 are girls. The child forms 9.86 % of total population of Madurai City.

Madurai Slums

Total no. of Slums in Madurai city numbers 72,799 in which population of 278,153 resides. This is around 27.33% of total population of Madurai city.

Madurai City Population 2011

Description
City Madurai
Government Municipal Corporation
Urban Agglomeration MADURAI Metropolitan
State Tamil Nadu
Madurai City Total Male Female
City Population 1,017,865 509,302 508,563
Literates 834,104 433,860 400,244
Children (0-6) 100,324 51,485 48,839
Average Literacy (%) 90.91 % 94.77 % 87.06 %
Sexratio 999
Child Sexratio 949

Madurai Religion

Hinduism is majority religion in Madurai city with 85.83 % followers. Islam is second most popular religion in city of Madurai with approximately 8.54 % following it. In Madurai city, Christinity is followed by 5.18 %, Jainism by 0.13 %, Sikhism by 0.02 % and Buddhism by 0.01 %. Around 0.01 % stated 'Other Religion', approximately 0.29 % stated 'No Particular Religion'.
Description Percentage Total
Hindu 85.83 % 873,601
Muslims 8.54 % 86,886
Christian 5.18 % 52,737
Sikh 0.02 % 164
Buddhist 0.01 % 74
Jain 0.13 % 1,324
Others 0.01 % 77
Not Stated 0.29 % 3,002

MADURAI Metropolitan Region

Madurai city comes under MADURAI Metropolitan area.
Madurai Metropolitan Total Male Female
Population 1,465,625 733,821 731,804
Literates 1,195,252 622,575 572,677
Children (0-6) 145,629 74,793 70,836
Average Literacy (%) 90.55 % 94.47 % 86.64 %
Sexratio 997
Child Sexratio 947
Madurai Metropolitan Areas
Anaiyur, Avaniapuram, Chinna Anuppanadi, Harveypatti, Kannanendal, Madurai, Melamadai, Nagavakulam, Nilaiyur I Bit, Paravai, Thirunagar, Thiruparankundram, Thiruparankundram, Vandiyur, and Vilangudi

MADURAI Future Population 2021-2031

Madurai Metropolitan City Population City + Outer Areas
2011 1,017,865 1,017,865
2021 1,323,000 1,374,000
2022 1,362,000 1,422,000
2023 1,402,000 1,471,000
2024 1,444,000 1,522,000
2025 1,487,000 1,575,000
2026 1,531,000 1,630,000
2027 1,576,000 1,687,000
2028 1,623,000 1,746,000
2029 1,671,000 1,807,000
2030 1,721,000 1,870,000
2031 1,772,000 1,935,000