Puducherry District Population, Caste, Religion Data (Puducherry) - Census 2011
Puducherry district of Puducherry has a total population of 950,289 as per the Census 2011. Out of which 468,258 are males while 482,031 are females. In 2011 there were a total 231,513 families residing in Puducherry district. The Average Sex Ratio of Puducherry district is 1,029.
As per Census 2011 out of total population, 69.2% people live in Urban areas while 30.8% live in the Rural areas. The average literacy rate in urban areas is 88.6% while that in rural areas is 78.4%. Also the Sex Ratio of Urban areas in Puducherry district is 1,032 while that of Rural areas is 1,024.
The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Puducherry district is 99838 which is 11% of the total population. There are 50688 male children and 49150 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Puducherry is 970 which is less than Average Sex Ratio (1,029) of Puducherry district.
The total literacy rate of Puducherry district is 85.44%. The male literacy rate is 81.35% and the female literacy rate is 71.72% in Puducherry district.
To facilitate the administration, Puducherry district is further divided into 4 Commune Panchayats (Taluka/Tehsil/Tahsil) which are administrative divisions denoting sub-districts. Commune Panchayats consists of multiple villages and a few towns.
Puducherry Data as per Census 2011
As per the Population Census 2011 data, following are some quick facts about Puducherry district.
|Children (Age 0-6)||99,838||50,688||49,150|
Caste-wise Population - Puducherry district
Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 16% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 0% of total population in Puducherry district of Puducherry.
Religion-wise Population - Puducherry district
|No Religion Specified||1,907||(0.2%)||902||1,005|
Literacy Rate - Puducherry district
The total literacy rate of Puducherry district was 85.44% in 2011 which is less than average literacy rate 85.85% of Puducherry. Population-wise, out of total 726,649 literates, males were 380,946 while females were 345,703. Also the male literacy rate was 91.23% and the female literacy rate was 79.86% in Puducherry district.
Sex Ratio - Puducherry district
The Sex Ratio of Puducherry district is 1,029 . Thus for every 1000 men there were 1,029 females in Puducherry district. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 970 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 1,029 ) of Puducherry district.
Population Density - Puducherry district
The total area of Puducherry district is 294 km2. Thus the density of Puducherry district is 3,232 people per square kilometer. As per the initial provisional data of Census 2011, around 77 sq. km. area is under urban region while 217 sq. km. is under rural region.
Urban/Rural Population - Puducherry district
As per the Census 2011 out of total population of Puducherry, 69.16% people lived in urban regions while 30.84% in rural areas. The total urban population was 657,209 out of which 323,489 were males while the remaining 333,720 were females. In rural areas of Puducherry, male population was 144,769 while the female population was 148,311.
The average sex ratio in urban regions of Puducherry was 1,032 females per 1000 males. Also the Child (0-6 age) sex ration of urban areas in Puducherry was 978 girls per 1000 boys. Thus the total children (0-6 age) living in urban areas of Puducherry were 66,835 which is 10.17% of total urban population. Similarly the average sex ratio in rural areas of Puducherry was 1,024 females per 1000 males. The Child sex ratio of rural areas in Puducherry was 953 girls per 1000 boys.
The average literacy rate in Puducherry for urban regions was 88.57 percent in which males were 93.43% literate while female literacy stood at 83.88%. The total literate population of Puducherry was 726,649. Similarly in rural areas of Puducherry, the average literacy rate was 78.35 percent. Out of which the literacy rate of males and females stood at 86.24% and 70.73% respectively. Total literates in rural areas of Puducherry were 203,781.
|Child sex ratio (0-6 age)||953||978|
Child Population - Puducherry district
According to Census 2011, there were 99,838 children between age 0 to 6 years in Puducherry district. Out of which 50,688 were male while 49,150 were female.
Working Population - Puducherry district
In Puducherry district out of total population, 348,105 were engaged in work activities. 90.7% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 9.3% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 348,105 workers engaged in Main Work, 8,405 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 38,854 were Agricultural labourers.
Nearby Districts from Puducherry
Below are the list of Districts near Puducherry district in Puducherry.
|Yanam district population||55,626|
|Mahe district population||41,816|
|Karaikal district population||200,222|