As per data released by Govt. of India for Census 2011, Madurai is an Urban Agglomeration coming under category of Million Plus UA/City.
Madurai city is governed by Municipal Corporation and is situated in Madurai Urban Region.
The total population of Madurai UA/Metropolitan region is 1,465,625. The male population of which is 733,821 while female population is 731,804.
Madurai Population 2022 - 2023
Population of Madurai city in 2023 is approximately
The last census was conducted in 2011 and the schedule census for Madurai Metropolitian region in 2021 was postponed due to Covid. The current estimates of Madurai urban area is based on past growth rate. Once govt conducts census for Madurai region, we will update the same on this page in 2023.
Madurai Literacy Rate
The literacy rate of Madurai Agglomeration is 90.55% which is higher than National Urban average of 85 %. Literacy rate for male and female for Madurai stood at 94.47 % and 86.64 % respectively.
Total literates in Madurai UA were 1,195,252 of which males were 622,575 and remaining 572,677 were females.
Madurai Child Population
The children (0-6 age) population of Madurai UA is around 9.94 % of total Madurai UA population which is lower than National Urban average of 10.93 %. Total children in Madurai Urban region were 145,629 of which male were 74,793 while remaining 70,836 childs were female.
Madurai Sex Ratio
The sex ratio of female to male in Madurai UA was found higher with figure of 997 females against national urban average of 926 females per 1000 males. For children (0-6 age), girls were 947 per 1000 boys in Madurai Urban region against national average of 902 girls per 1000 boys.
Madurai Population 2011 Census
Million Plus UA/City
Average Literacy (%)
Madurai Metropolitan Region Future Population 2021-2031