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Rajapalayam City Population

Rajapalayam city is governed by Municipal Corporation and is situated in Tamil Nadu State/UT.

As per provisional reports of Census India, population of Rajapalayam in 2011 is 130,442; of which male and female are 64,765 and 65,677 respectively.


Rajapalayam Population 2022 - 2023

The current estimate population of Rajapalayam city in 2023 is 179,000 , while literacy rate, sex ratio and density are mentioned below. 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.

Rajapalayam Literacy Rate

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.

Rajapalayam Sex Ratio

The sex ratio of Rajapalayam city is 1014 per 1000 males. Child sex ratio of girls is 958 per 1000 boys.

Rajapalayam Child Population

Total children (0-6) in Rajapalayam city are 11,604 as per figure from Census India report on 2011. There were 5,927 boys while 5,677 are girls. The child forms 8.90 % of total population of Rajapalayam City.

Rajapalayam Slums

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.

Rajapalayam City Population 2011

Description
City Rajapalayam
Government Municipality
Urban Agglomeration Only City
State Tamil Nadu
Rajapalayam City Total Male Female
City Population 130,442 64,765 65,677
Literates 101,581 53,711 47,870
Children (0-6) 11,604 5,927 5,677
Average Literacy (%) 85.48 % 91.29 % 79.78 %
Sexratio 1014
Child Sexratio 958

Rajapalayam Religion

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'.
Description Percentage Total
Hindu 94.53 % 123,307
Muslims 3.48 % 4,534
Christian 1.75 % 2,280
Sikh 0.02 % 30
Buddhist 0.00 % 3
Jain 0.00 % 3
Others 0.00 % 6
Not Stated 0.21 % 279

Future Population 2021-2031

Metropolitan City Population City + Outer Areas
2011 130,442 130,442
2021 169,000 176,000
2022 174,000 182,000
2023 179,000 188,000
2024 184,000 194,000
2025 189,000 200,000
2026 194,000 207,000
2027 199,000 214,000
2028 204,000 221,000
2029 210,000 228,000
2030 216,000 235,000
2031 222,000 243,000