Tamil Nadu Population Census 2011 | Tamil Nadu Religion, Caste Data - Census 2011
As per the Census 2011, the total Population of Tamil Nadu is 7.21 Cr. Thus the population of Tamil Nadu forms 5.96 percent of India in 2011. Tamil Nadu has total population of 72,147,030 in which males were 36,137,975 while females were 36,009,055.
Total area of Tamil Nadu is 130,060 square km. Thus the population Density of Tamil Nadu is 555 per square km which is higher than national average 382 per square km.
Tamil Nadu Literacy Rate - Census 2011
The total literacy rate of Tamil Nadu is 80.09% which is greater than average literacy rate 72.98% of India. Also the male literacy rate is 86.77% and the female literacy rate is 73.44% in Tamil Nadu.
Tamil Nadu Sex Ratio - Census 2011
The average sex ration is the number of females per 1000 males. As per the Census 2011, the Average Sex Ration of Tamil Nadu is 996 which is above than national average of 943 females per 1000 males. Also the child sex ration (age less than 6 years) of Tamil Nadu is at 943 which is higher than 918 of India.
Tamil Nadu Working Population - Census 2011
In Tamil Nadu out of total population, 32,884,681 were engaged in work activities. 85% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 15% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 32,884,681 workers engaged in Main Work, 3,855,375 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 7,234,101 were Agricultural labourer.
Tamil Nadu Urban/Rural Population - Census 2011
As per the Census 2011 out of total population of Tamil Nadu, 48.4% people lived in urban regions while 51.6% in rural areas. The total figure of population of urban population was 34,917,440 out of which 17,458,910 were males while remaining 17,458,530 were females. In rural areas of Tamil Nadu, male population was 18,679,065 while female population was 18,550,525.
The average sex ratio in urban regions of Tamil Nadu was 1,000 females per 1000 males. Also the Child (0-6 age) sex ration of urban areas in Tamil Nadu was 952 girls per 1000 boys. Thus the total children (0-6 age) living in urban areas of Tamil Nadu were 3,512,530 which is 10.06% of total urban population. Similarly the average sex ratio in rural areas of Tamil Nadu was 993 females per 1000 males. The Child sex ratio of rural areas in Tamil Nadu was 936 girls per 1000 boys.
The average literacy rate in Tamil Nadu for urban regions was 87.04 percent in which males were 91.8% literate while female literacy stood at 82.31%. The total literate population of Tamil Nadu was 51,837,507. Similarly in rural areas of Tamil Nadu, the average literacy rate was 73.54 percent. Out of which literacy rate of males and females stood at 82.04% and 65.05% respectively. Total literates in rural areas of Tamil Nadu were 24,502,195.
|Child sex ratio (0-6 age)||936||952|
List of Districts in Tamil Nadu
List of districts of Tamil Nadu with Population, Literacy rate, Sex Ratio etc. As per the Census 2011, Tamil Nadu is divided into 32 districts (zilla) which act as the administrative divisions. Chennai is the largest district of Tamil Nadu by population, while the least populated district of Tamil Nadu is Perambalur.
Below is the complete list of districts (zilla) of Tamil Nadu sorted by population.