As per data released by Govt. of India for Census 2011, Thoothukkudi is an Urban Agglomeration coming under category of Class I UAs/Towns.
Thoothukkudi city is governed by Municipal Corporation and is situated in Thoothukkudi Urban Region.
The total population of Thoothukkudi UA/Metropolitan region is 411,628. The male population of which is 205,958 while female population is 205,670.
Thoothukkudi Population 2023
Population of Thoothukkudi city in 2023 is approximately
The last census was conducted in 2011 and the schedule census for Thoothukkudi Metropolitian region in 2021 was postponed due to Covid. The current estimates of Thoothukkudi urban area is based on past growth rate. Once govt conducts census for Thoothukkudi region, we will update the same on this page in 2023.
Thoothukkudi Literacy Rate
The literacy rate of Thoothukkudi Agglomeration is 91.57% which is higher than National Urban average of 85 %. Literacy rate for male and female for Thoothukkudi stood at 94.44 % and 88.70 % respectively.
Total literates in Thoothukkudi UA were 335,200 of which males were 172,670 and remaining 162,530 were females.
Thoothukkudi Child Population
The children (0-6 age) population of Thoothukkudi UA is around 11.07 % of total Thoothukkudi UA population which is higher than National Urban average of 10.93 %. Total children in Thoothukkudi Urban region were 45,569 of which male were 23,131 while remaining 22,438 childs were female.
Thoothukkudi Sex Ratio
The sex ratio of female to male in Thoothukkudi UA was found higher with figure of 999 females against national urban average of 926 females per 1000 males. For children (0-6 age), girls were 970 per 1000 boys in Thoothukkudi Urban region against national average of 902 girls per 1000 boys.
Thoothukkudi Population 2011 Census
Class I UAs/Towns
Average Literacy (%)
Thoothukkudi Metropolitan Region Future Population 2021-2031