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Ernakulam District - Population 2011-2023

An official Census 2011 detail of Ernakulam, a district of Kerala has been released by Directorate of Census Operations in Kerala. Enumeration of key persons was also done by census officials in Ernakulam District of Kerala.

In 2011, Ernakulam had population of 3,282,388 of which male and female were 1,619,557 and 1,662,831 respectively. In 2001 census, Ernakulam had a population of 3,105,798 of which males were 1,538,397 and remaining 1,567,401 were females. Ernakulam District population constituted 9.83 percent of total Maharashtra population. In 2001 census, this figure for Ernakulam District was at 9.75 percent of Maharashtra population.

There was change of 5.69 percent in the population compared to population as per 2001. In the previous census of India 2001, Ernakulam District recorded increase of 9.35 percent to its population compared to 1991.


Ernakulam Literacy Rate

Average literacy rate of Ernakulam in 2011 were 95.89 compared to 95.89 of 2001. If things are looked out at gender wise, male and female literacy were 97.36 and 94.46 respectively. For 2001 census, same figures stood at 95.81 and 90.66 in Ernakulam District. Total literate in Ernakulam District were 2,855,676 of which male and female were 1,425,723 and 1,429,953 respectively. In 2001, Ernakulam District had 2,578,813 in its district.


Ernakulam Sex Ratio

With regards to Sex Ratio in Ernakulam, it stood at 1027 per 1000 male compared to 2001 census figure of 1019. The average national sex ratio in India is 940 as per latest reports of Census 2011 Directorate. In 2011 census, child sex ratio is 961 girls per 1000 boys compared to figure of 954 girls per 1000 boys of 2001 census data.


Ernakulam District Religion Data

Description Percentage Population 2011
Hindu 45.99 % 1,509,557
Muslims 15.67 % 514,397
Christian 38.03 % 1,248,137
Sikh 0.03 % 860
Buddhist 0.02 % 614
Jain 0.04 % 1,176
Others 0.03 % 1,083
Not Stated 0.20 % 6,564

Ernakulam Population 2022 - 2023

What is the population of Ernakulam district in 2023 ? The question though important has no correct answer. The last census of Ernakulam was done in 2011 and next census of 2021 has been postponed or cancelled. But we can do projection of future Ernakulam 2023 Population on the basis likely Population Growth Rate.

Year Projected Population
2011 3,282,388 32.82 Lakhs
2021 3,440,000 34.41 Lakhs
2022 3,450,000 34.55 Lakhs
2023 3,460,000 34.67 Lakhs
2024 3,470,000 34.78 Lakhs
2025 3,480,000 34.86 Lakhs
2026 3,490,000 34.94 Lakhs
2027 3,500,000 35.00 Lakhs
2028 3,500,000 35.06 Lakhs
2029 3,510,000 35.10 Lakhs
2030 3,510,000 35.14 Lakhs
2031 3,510,000 35.17 Lakhs

Ernakulam Population 2011 - 2001

Description 2011 2001
Population 32.82 Lakhs 31.06 Lakhs
Actual Population 3,282,388 3,105,798
Male 1,619,557 1,538,397
Female 1,662,831 1,567,401
Population Growth 5.69% 9.35%
Area Sq. Km 3,063 3,068
Density/km2 1,072 1,012
Proportion to Kerala Population 9.83% 9.75%
Sex Ratio (Per 1000) 1027 1019
Child Sex Ratio (0-6 Age) 961 954
Average Literacy 95.89 93.20
Male Literacy 97.36 95.81
Female Literacy 94.46 90.66
Total Child Population (0-6 Age) 304,242 338,924
Child Proportion (0-6 Age) 9.27% 10.91%

Ernakulam Child Population

In census enumeration, data regarding child under 0-6 age were also collected for all districts including Ernakulam. There were total 304,242 children under age of 0-6 against 338,924 of 2001 census. Of total 304,242 male and female were 155,182 and 149,060 respectively. Child Sex Ratio as per census 2011 was 961 compared to 954 of census 2001. In 2011, Children under 0-6 formed 9.27 percent of Ernakulam District compared to 10.91 percent of 2001. There was net change of -1.64 percent in this compared to previous census of India.


Ernakulam Houseless Data

In 2011, total 743 families live on footpath or without any roof cover in Ernakulam district of Kerala. Total Population of all who lived without roof at the time of Census 2011 numbers to 1,730. This approx 0.052705530242007% of total population of Ernakulam district.


Ernakulam District Density

The initial provisional data released by census India 2011, shows that density of Ernakulam district for 2011 is 1,072 people per sq. km. In 2001, Ernakulam district density was at 1,012 people per sq. km. Ernakulam district administers 3,063 square kilometers of areas.


Ernakulam District Urban/Rural 2011

Out of the total Ernakulam population for 2011 census, 68.07 percent lives in urban regions of district. In total 2,234,363 people lives in urban areas of which males are 1,101,047 and females are 1,133,316. Sex Ratio in urban region of Ernakulam district is 1029 as per 2011 census data. Similarly child sex ratio in Ernakulam district was 961 in 2011 census. Child population (0-6) in urban region was 210,628 of which males and females were 107,404 and 103,224. This child population figure of Ernakulam district is 9.75 % of total urban population. Average literacy rate in Ernakulam district as per census 2011 is 96.22 % of which males and females are 97.60 % and 94.90 % literates respectively. In actual number 1,947,268 people are literate in urban region of which males and females are 969,753 and 977,515 respectively.

As per 2011 census, 31.93 % population of Ernakulam districts lives in rural areas of villages. The total Ernakulam district population living in rural areas is 1,048,025 of which males and females are 518,510 and 529,515 respectively. In rural areas of Ernakulam district, sex ratio is 1021 females per 1000 males. If child sex ratio data of Ernakulam district is considered, figure is 959 girls per 1000 boys. Child population in the age 0-6 is 93,614 in rural areas of which males were 47,778 and females were 45,836. The child population comprises 9.21 % of total rural population of Ernakulam district. Literacy rate in rural areas of Ernakulam district is 95.18 % as per census data 2011. Gender wise, male and female literacy stood at 96.86 and 93.54 percent respectively. In total, 908,408 people were literate of which males and females were 455,970 and 452,438 respectively.

All details regarding Ernakulam District have been processed by us after receiving from Govt. of India. We are not responsible for errors to population census details of Ernakulam District.

Description Rural Urban
Population (%) 31.93 % 68.07 %
Total Population 1,048,025 2,234,363
Male Population 518,510 1,101,047
Female Population 529,515 1,133,316
Sex Ratio 1021 1029
Child Sex Ratio (0-6) 959 961
Child Population (0-6) 93,614 210,628
Male Child(0-6) 47,778 107,404
Female Child(0-6) 45,836 103,224
Child Percentage (0-6) 8.93 % 9.43 %
Male Child Percentage 9.21 % 9.75 %
Female Child Percentage 8.66 % 9.11 %
Literates 908,408 1,947,268
Male Literates 455,970 969,753
Female Literates 452,438 977,515
Average Literacy 95.18 % 96.22 %
Male Literacy 96.86 % 97.60 %
Female Literacy 93.54 % 94.90 %

City/Metros in Ernakulam District

Urban Agglomerations inside Ernakulam District Population Male Female
Kochi (Urban Agglomeration) 2,119,724 1,044,243 1,075,481
Kothamangalam (Urban Agglomeration) 114,639 56,804 57,835
Cities inside Ernakulam District Population Male Female
Kochi (Municipal Corporation) 602,046 296,949 305,097