Rajapalayam city is governed by Municipal Corporation and is situated in Tamil Nadu State/UT.
The current estimate population of Rajapalayam city in 2023 is
, while Rajapalayam metro population is estimated at
. The last census was conducted in 2011 and the schedule census for Rajapalayam city in 2021 was postponed due to Covid. The current estimates of Rajapalayam city are based on past growth rate. Once govt conducts census for Rajapalayam city, we will update the same here in 2023.
As per provisional reports of Census India, population of Rajapalayam in 2011 is 130,442.
Rajapalayam Literacy Rate and Sex Ratio
In education section, total literates in Rajapalayam city are 101,581 of which 53,711 are males while 47,870 are females. Average literacy rate of Rajapalayam city is 85.48 percent of which male and female literacy was 91.29 and 79.78 percent.
The sex ratio of Rajapalayam city is 1014 per 1000 males. Child sex ratio of girls is 958 per 1000 boys.
Rajapalayam Slum Population
Total no. of Slums in Rajapalayam city numbers 7,411 in which population of 25,931 resides. This is around 19.88% of total population of Rajapalayam city.
Hinduism is majority religion in Rajapalayam city with 94.53 % followers.
Islam is second most popular religion in city of Rajapalayam with approximately 3.48 % following it.
In Rajapalayam city, Christinity is followed by 1.75 %, Jainism by 0.00 %, Sikhism by 0.02 % and Buddhism by 0.00 %. Around 0.00 % stated 'Other Religion', approximately 0.21 % stated 'No Particular Religion'.