Thoothukkudi Population 2023
Thoothukkudi city is governed by Municipal Corporation which comes under Thoothukkudi Metropolitan Region. The Thoothukkudi city is located in Tamil Nadu state of India.
The current estimate population of Thoothukkudi city in 2023 is 327,000 , while Thoothukkudi metro population is estimated at 567,000 . The last census was conducted in 2011 and the schedule census for Thoothukkudi city in 2021 was postponed due to Covid. The current estimates of Thoothukkudi city are based on past growth rate. Once govt conducts census for Thoothukkudi city, we will update the same here in 2023. As per provisional reports of Census India, population of Thoothukkudi in 2011 is 237,830. Although Thoothukkudi city has population of 237,830; its urban / metropolitan population is 411,628.
Thoothukkudi Literacy Rate and Sex RatioIn education section, total literates in Thoothukkudi city are 199,432 of which 101,161 are males while 98,271 are females. Average literacy rate of Thoothukkudi city is 93.69 percent of which male and female literacy was 95.78 and 91.62 percent. The sex ratio of Thoothukkudi city is 1010 per 1000 males. Child sex ratio of girls is 968 per 1000 boys.
Thoothukkudi Slum PopulationTotal no. of Slums in Thoothukkudi city numbers 9,836 in which population of 39,070 resides. This is around 16.43% of total population of Thoothukkudi city.
Thoothukkudi ReligionHinduism is majority religion in Thoothukkudi city with 64.97 % followers. Christianity is second most popular religion in Thoothukkudi city with 30.14 % following it. In Thoothukkudi city, Islam is followed by 4.74 %, Jainism by 0.01 %, Sikhism by 0.01 % and Buddhism by 0.03 %. Around 0.00 % stated 'Other Religion', approximately 0.10 % stated 'No Particular Religion'.
|Not Stated||0.10 %||238|
Thoothukkudi Future Population 2021-2031
|Thoothukkudi City 2011||Total||Male||Female|
|Average Literacy (%)||93.69 %||95.78 %||91.62 %|
Thoothukkudi Metropolitan Region
Thoothukkudi city comes under Thoothukkudi Metropolitan area.
|Average Literacy (%)||91.57 %||94.44 %||88.70 %|
|Thoothukkudi Metropolitan Areas|
|Athimarapatti, Kumaragiri, Mappilaiurani, Milavittan, Muttayyapuram, Sankaraperi, and Thoothukkudi|