Tirunelveli District Population, Caste, Religion Data (Tamil Nadu) - Census 2011
Tirunelveli district of Tamil Nadu has a total population of 3,077,233 as per the Census 2011. Out of which 1,520,912 are males while 1,556,321 are females. In 2011 there were a total 815,528 families residing in Tirunelveli district. The Average Sex Ratio of Tirunelveli district is 1,023.
As per Census 2011 out of total population, 49.4% people live in Urban areas while 50.6% live in the Rural areas. The average literacy rate in urban areas is 85.9% while that in rural areas is 79.2%. Also the Sex Ratio of Urban areas in Tirunelveli district is 1,021 while that of Rural areas is 1,025.
The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Tirunelveli district is 321687 which is 10% of the total population. There are 164157 male children and 157530 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Tirunelveli is 960 which is less than Average Sex Ratio (1,023) of Tirunelveli district.
The total literacy rate of Tirunelveli district is 82.5%. The male literacy rate is 79.6% and the female literacy rate is 68.29% in Tirunelveli district.
To facilitate the administration, Tirunelveli district is further divided into 11 Talukas (Taluka/Tehsil/Tahsil) which are administrative divisions denoting sub-districts. Talukas consists of multiple villages and a few towns.
Tirunelveli Data as per Census 2011
As per the Population Census 2011 data, following are some quick facts about Tirunelveli district.
|Children (Age 0-6)||321,687||164,157||157,530|
Caste-wise Population - Tirunelveli district
Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 18.5% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 0.3% of total population in Tirunelveli district of Tamil Nadu.
Religion-wise Population - Tirunelveli district
|No Religion Specified||4,746||(0.15%)||2,383||2,363|
Literacy Rate - Tirunelveli district
The total literacy rate of Tirunelveli district was 82.5% in 2011 which is greater than average literacy rate 80.09% of Tamil Nadu. Population-wise, out of total 2,273,457 literates, males were 1,210,710 while females were 1,062,747. Also the male literacy rate was 89.24% and the female literacy rate was 75.98% in Tirunelveli district.
|Tirunelveli district||Tamil Nadu|
Sex Ratio - Tirunelveli district
The Sex Ratio of Tirunelveli district is 1,023 . Thus for every 1000 men there were 1,023 females in Tirunelveli district. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 960 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 1,023 ) of Tirunelveli district.
Population Density - Tirunelveli district
The total area of Tirunelveli district is 6,693 km2. Thus the density of Tirunelveli district is 460 people per square kilometer. As per the initial provisional data of Census 2011, around 1,057 sq. km. area is under urban region while 5,636 sq. km. is under rural region.
Urban/Rural Population - Tirunelveli district
As per the Census 2011 out of total population of Tirunelveli, 49.4% people lived in urban regions while 50.6% in rural areas. The total urban population was 1,520,229 out of which 752,184 were males while the remaining 768,045 were females. In rural areas of Tirunelveli, male population was 768,728 while the female population was 788,276.
The average sex ratio in urban regions of Tirunelveli was 1,021 females per 1000 males. Also the Child (0-6 age) sex ration of urban areas in Tirunelveli was 958 girls per 1000 boys. Thus the total children (0-6 age) living in urban areas of Tirunelveli were 154,323 which is 10.15% of total urban population. Similarly the average sex ratio in rural areas of Tirunelveli was 1,025 females per 1000 males. The Child sex ratio of rural areas in Tirunelveli was 961 girls per 1000 boys.
The average literacy rate in Tirunelveli for urban regions was 85.9 percent in which males were 91.74% literate while female literacy stood at 80.23%. The total literate population of Tirunelveli was 2,273,457. Similarly in rural areas of Tirunelveli, the average literacy rate was 79.17 percent. Out of which the literacy rate of males and females stood at 86.77% and 71.8% respectively. Total literates in rural areas of Tirunelveli were 1,100,112.
|Child sex ratio (0-6 age)||961||958|
Child Population - Tirunelveli district
According to Census 2011, there were 321,687 children between age 0 to 6 years in Tirunelveli district. Out of which 164,157 were male while 157,530 were female.
Working Population - Tirunelveli district
In Tirunelveli district out of total population, 1,436,454 were engaged in work activities. 88.5% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 11.5% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 1,436,454 workers engaged in Main Work, 107,943 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 321,083 were Agricultural labourers.
Nearby Districts from Tirunelveli
Below are the list of Districts near Tirunelveli district in Tamil Nadu.
|Kanniyakumari district population||1,870,374|
|Thoothukkudi district population||1,750,176|
|Dharmapuri district population||1,506,843|
|Ramanathapuram district population||1,353,445|
|Virudhunagar district population||1,942,288|
|Krishnagiri district population||1,879,809|
|Coimbatore district population||3,458,045|
|Theni district population||1,245,899|
|Madurai district population||3,038,252|
|Tiruppur district population||2,479,052|