Kerala Population | Sex Ratio | Literacy
As per details from Census 2011, Kerala has population of 3.34 Crores, an increase from figure of 3.18 Crore in 2001 census. Total population of Kerala as per lastest census data is 33,406,061 of which male and female are 16,027,412 and 17,378,649 respectively. In 2001, total population was 31,841,374 in which males were 15,468,614 while females were 16,372,760. The total population growth in this decade was 4.91 percent while in previous decade it was 9.42 percent. The population of Kerala forms 2.76 percent of India in 2011. In 2001, the figure was 3.10 percent.
Kerala Sex Ratio 2023
Sex Ratio in Kerala is 1084 i.e. for each 1000 male, which is below national average of 940 as per latest census. In 2001, the sex ratio of female was 1058 per 1000 males in Kerala.
Kerala Literacy Rate 2023
Literacy rate in Kerala has seen upward trend and is 94.00 percent as per latest population census. Of that, male literacy stands at 96.11 percent while female literacy is at 92.07 percent.
Kerala 2022 - 2023 PopulationWhat is the population of Kerala in 2023 ? The last census of Kerala was done in 2011 and next census of 2021 has been postponed or cancelled. But we do have projection of Kerala 2023 Population on the basis likely Population Growth Rate.
Kerala Religion wise Population 2023
Hinduism is majority religion in state of Kerala with 54.73 % followers. Islam is second most popular religion in state of Kerala with approximately 26.56 % following it. In Kerala state, Christinity is followed by 18.38 %, Jainism by 0.01 %, Sikhism by 0.01 % and Buddhism by 0.01 %. Around 0.02 % stated 'Other Religion', approximately 0.26 % stated 'No Particular Religion'.
Kerala Population Data
|Approximate Population||3.34 Crores||3.18 Crore|
|Percantage of total Population||2.76%||3.10%|
|Child Sex Ratio||964||960|
|Total Child Population (0-6 Age)||3,472,955||3,793,146|
|Literacy||94.00 %||90.86 %|
|Male Literacy||96.11 %||94.24 %|
|Female Literacy||92.07 %||87.72 %|
Kerala Urban Population
Out of total population of Kerala, 47.70% people live in urban regions. The urban population of Kerala increased by 92.76 percent during 2001-2011 period and is expected to rise further. Sex Ratio in urban regions of Kerala was 1091 females per 1000 males. Average Literacy rate in Kerala for Urban regions was 95.11 percent.
Kerala Rural Population
Of the total population of Kerala state, around 52.30 percent live in the villages of rural areas. The population growth rate in Kerala for rural populatation recorded for this decade (2001-2011) was -25.89%. In rural regions of Kerala state, female sex ratio per 1000 males was 1078. Average literacy rate in Kerala for rural areas was 92.98 percent.
Kerala City List
Kerala Metropolitan Regions
|Large Metropolitan Region||Population||Male||Female|
Kerala State InformationRecently as per Kerala census data, 90.67% houses are owned while 7.31% were rented. In all, 68.45% couples in Kerala lived in single family. In 2011, 74.24% of Kerala population had access to Banking and Non-Banking Finance Corporation. Only 6.27% of Kerala population had internet facility which is likely to improve in 2021 due to Reliance Jio and Airtel. This is likely to see increased ecommerce penetration of Flipkart/Amazon in Kerala. 10.22% of family in Kerala owned car while 24.07% owned two wheller. Due to increase in literacy rate of Kerala, we are also seeing increase in interest in purchasing Health and Life Insurance policies by Kerala population. In few months we will also get details of election data for Kerala.
While Thiruvananthapuram is the capital city of Kerala state, largest remains Kochi as per census 2011. The languages spoken in the Kerala state includes Malayalam and English. In total Kerala (KL) state comprises 14 districts. The ISOCODE assigned by International Organization for Standardization for Kerala state is KL.