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Tirunelveli City Population

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

As per provisional reports of Census India, population of Tirunelveli in 2011 is 473,637; of which male and female are 233,659 and 239,978 respectively. Although Tirunelveli city has population of 473,637; its urban / metropolitan population is 497,826 of which 245,768 are males and 252,058 are females.


Tirunelveli Population 2022 - 2023

The current estimate population of Tirunelveli city in 2023 is 651,000 , while literacy rate, sex ratio and density are mentioned below. The last census was conducted in 2011 and the schedule census for Tirunelveli city in 2021 was postponed due to Covid. The current estimates of Tirunelveli city are based on past growth rate. Once govt conducts census for Tirunelveli city, we will update the same here in 2023.

Tirunelveli Literacy Rate

In education section, total literates in Tirunelveli city are 385,976 of which 198,745 are males while 187,231 are females. Average literacy rate of Tirunelveli city is 90.39 percent of which male and female literacy was 94.75 and 86.18 percent.

Tirunelveli Sex Ratio

The sex ratio of Tirunelveli city is 1027 per 1000 males. Child sex ratio of girls is 951 per 1000 boys.

Tirunelveli Child Population

Total children (0-6) in Tirunelveli city are 46,624 as per figure from Census India report on 2011. There were 23,894 boys while 22,730 are girls. The child forms 9.84 % of total population of Tirunelveli City.

Tirunelveli Slums

Total no. of Slums in Tirunelveli city numbers 17,344 in which population of 68,202 resides. This is around 14.40% of total population of Tirunelveli city.

Tirunelveli City Population 2011

Description
City Tirunelveli
Government Municipal Corporation
Urban Agglomeration Tirunelveli Metropolitan
State Tamil Nadu
Tirunelveli City Total Male Female
City Population 473,637 233,659 239,978
Literates 385,976 198,745 187,231
Children (0-6) 46,624 23,894 22,730
Average Literacy (%) 90.39 % 94.75 % 86.18 %
Sexratio 1027
Child Sexratio 951

Tirunelveli Religion

Hinduism is majority religion in Tirunelveli city with 69.00 % followers. Islam is second most popular religion in city of Tirunelveli with approximately 20.02 % following it. In Tirunelveli city, Christinity is followed by 10.59 %, Jainism by 0.02 %, Sikhism by 0.01 % and Buddhism by 0.01 %. Around 0.00 % stated 'Other Religion', approximately 0.35 % stated 'No Particular Religion'.
Description Percentage Total
Hindu 69.00 % 326,833
Muslims 20.02 % 94,802
Christian 10.59 % 50,172
Sikh 0.01 % 39
Buddhist 0.01 % 47
Jain 0.02 % 73
Others 0.00 % 5
Not Stated 0.35 % 1,666

Tirunelveli Metropolitan Region

Tirunelveli city comes under Tirunelveli Metropolitan area.
Tirunelveli Metropolitan Total Male Female
Population 497,826 245,768 252,058
Literates 405,021 208,842 196,179
Children (0-6) 49,143 25,146 23,997
Average Literacy (%) 90.27 % 94.66 % 86.02 %
Sexratio 1026
Child Sexratio 954
Tirunelveli Metropolitan Areas
Naranammalpuram, Sankarnagar, and Tirunelveli

Tirunelveli Future Population 2021-2031

Tirunelveli Metropolitan City Population City + Outer Areas
2011 473,637 473,637
2021 615,000 639,000
2022 633,000 661,000
2023 651,000 684,000
2024 670,000 707,000
2025 690,000 731,000
2026 710,000 756,000
2027 731,000 782,000
2028 752,000 809,000
2029 774,000 837,000
2030 797,000 866,000
2031 820,000 896,000