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Karaikal Town Population Census 2011 - 2023

Karaikal is a Municipality city in district of Karaikal, Puducherry. The Karaikal city is divided into 18 wards for which elections are held every 5 years. The Karaikal Municipality has population of 86,838 of which 42,261 are males while 44,577 are females as per report released by Census India 2011.

Population of Children with age of 0-6 is 9516 which is 10.96 % of total population of Karaikal (M). In Karaikal Municipality, Female Sex Ratio is of 1055 against state average of 1037. Moreover Child Sex Ratio in Karaikal is around 983 compared to Puducherry state average of 967. Literacy rate of Karaikal city is 88.86 % higher than state average of 85.85 %. In Karaikal, Male literacy is around 93.65 % while female literacy rate is 84.35 %.

Karaikal Municipality has total administration over 21,320 houses to which it supplies basic amenities like water and sewerage. It is also authorize to build roads within Municipality limits and impose taxes on properties coming under its jurisdiction.

Karaikal 2022 - 2023 Population

Current estimated population of Karaikal Municipality in 2023 is approximately 118,000. The schedule census of 2021 for Karaikal city is postponed due to covid. We believe new population census for Karaikal city will be conducted in 2023 and same will be updated once its done. The current data for Karaikal town are estimated only but all 2011 figures are accurate.

Karaikal Caste Factor

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 11.25 % of total population in Karaikal (M). The (M) Karaikal currently doesn’t have any Schedule Tribe (ST) population.

Karaikal Work Profile

Out of total population, 29,293 were engaged in work or business activity. Of this 23,064 were males while 6,229 were females. In census survey, worker is defined as person who does business, job, service, and cultivator and labour activity. Of total 29293 working population, 90.18 % were engaged in Main Work while 9.82 % of total workers were engaged in Marginal Work.

Karaikal Population Religion Data

Religion Percentage
Hindu 67.61%
Muslim 21.13%
Christian 11.04%
Sikh 0.02%
Buddhist 0.03%
Jain 0.04%
Others 0.01%
No Religion 0.11%

Karaikal City Ward List

# Ward Population
1 Karaikal Ward No - 1 5767
2 Karaikal Ward No - 2 3998
3 Karaikal Ward No - 3 6634
4 Karaikal Ward No - 4 8534
5 Karaikal Ward No - 5 6882
6 Karaikal Ward No - 6 6185
7 Karaikal Ward No - 7 4529
8 Karaikal Ward No - 8 6335
9 Karaikal Ward No - 9 4392
10 Karaikal Ward No - 10 3168
11 Karaikal Ward No - 11 4417
12 Karaikal Ward No - 12 4288
13 Karaikal Ward No - 13 3701
14 Karaikal Ward No - 14 1715
15 Karaikal Ward No - 15 3628
16 Karaikal Ward No - 16 3387
17 Karaikal Ward No - 17 5047
18 Karaikal Ward No - 18 4231

Karaikal City/Town Future Population 2021-2031

Karaikal City Population
2011 86,838
2021 112,000
2022 115,000
2023 118,000
2024 121,000
2025 124,000
2026 127,000
2027 130,000
2028 133,000
2029 136,000
2030 140,000
2031 144,000