Kancheepuram Population, Religion, Caste, Working Data Kancheepuram, Tamil Nadu - Census 2011

Kancheepuram is a Municipality city situated in Kancheepuram taluka of Kancheepuram district. The Kancheepuram city is divided into 45 wards for which elections are held every 5 years. As per the Population Census 2011, there are total 41,807 families residing in the Kancheepuram city. The total population of Kancheepuram is 164,384 out of which 81,992 are males and 82,392 are females thus the Average Sex Ratio of Kancheepuram is 1,005.

The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Kancheepuram city is 15955 which is 10% of the total population. There are 8158 male children and 7797 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Kancheepuram is 956 which is less than Average Sex Ratio (1,005).

As per the Census 2011, the literacy rate of Kancheepuram is 88.1%. Thus Kancheepuram has higher literacy rate compared to 84.5% of Kancheepuram district. The male literacy rate is 92.91% and the female literacy rate is 83.25% in Kancheepuram.

Population
164,384
Literacy
88.1%
Sex Ratio
1,005

Kancheepuram Municipality has total administration over 41,807 houses to which it supplies basic amenities such as water and sewerage. It is also authorize to build roads within Municipality limits and impose taxes on properties coming under its jurisdiction.

Kancheepuram Municipality

As per the Population Census 2011 data, following are some quick facts about Kancheepuram Municipality.

Total Male Female
Children 15,955 8,158 7,797
Literacy 88.1% 83.7% 75.4%
Scheduled Caste 5,833 2,871 2,962
Scheduled Tribe 151 72 79
Illiterate 33,681 13,391 20,290

Caste-wise Population - Kancheepuram

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 3.5% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 0.1% of total population in Kancheepuram.

Total Male Female
Schedule Caste 5,833 2,871 2,962
Schedule Tribe 151 72 79

Religion-wise Population - Kancheepuram

As per the Census 2011, the total Hindu population in Kancheepuram is 153,507 which is 93.38% of the total population. Also the total Muslim population in Kancheepuram is 8,614 which is 5.24% of the total population. Below is religion-wise population of Kancheepuram as per Census 2011.

Religion Total Male Female
Hindu 153,507 (93.38%) 76,535 76,972
Muslim 8,614 (5.24%) 4,332 4,282
Christian 1,361 (0.83%) 675 686
Sikh 24 (0.01%) 12 12
Buddhist 16 (0.01%) 9 7
Jain 664 (0.4%) 334 330
Other Religion 12 (0.01%) 8 4
No Religion Specified 186 (0.11%) 87 99

Literacy Rate - Kancheepuram

The total literacy rate of Kancheepuram was 88.06% in 2011 which is greater than average literacy rate 80.09% of Tamil Nadu. Population-wise, out of total 130,703 literates, males were 68,601 while females were 62,102. Also the male literacy rate was 92.91% and the female literacy rate was 83.25% in Kancheepuram.

  Kancheepuram Tamil Nadu
Female 83.25% 73.44%
Male 92.91% 86.77%
Total 88.06% 80.09%

Sex Ratio - Kancheepuram

The Sex Ratio of Kancheepuram is 1,005. Thus per every 1000 men there were 1,005 females in Kancheepuram. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 956 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 1,005 ) of Kancheepuram.


Child Population - Kancheepuram

According to Census 2011, there were 15,955 children between age 0 to 6 years in Kancheepuram. Out of which 8,158 were male while 7,797 were female.


Working Population - Kancheepuram

In Kancheepuram Municipality out of total population, 61,567 were engaged in work activities. 92.8% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 7.2% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 61,567 workers engaged in Main Work, 320 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 317 were Agricultural labourer.

Total Male Female
Main Workers 57,110 45,407 11,703
Cultivators 320 279 41
Agriculture Labourer 317 249 68
Household Industries 8,865 6,202 2,663
Other Workers 47,608 38,677 8,931
Marginal Workers 4,457 2,820 1,637
Non Working 102,817 33,765 69,052

Kancheepuram Wards

A ward is a local authority area, typically used for electoral purposes. Kancheepuram is further divided into 45 wards where elections are held every 5 years.

# Ward Population Literacy Sex Ratio
1 Ward No - 1 3,998 75.8% 1,029
2 Ward No - 2 3,884 81.2% 1,019
3 Ward No - 3 3,392 79.5% 1,001
4 Ward No - 4 4,103 78% 987
5 Ward No - 5 3,669 77.2% 1,003
6 Ward No - 6 4,532 79.4% 982
7 Ward No - 7 5,637 80% 1,009
8 Ward No - 8 3,657 79.9% 1,042
9 Ward No - 9 3,717 81.4% 1,033
10 Ward No - 10 3,213 84.4% 1,009
11 Ward No - 11 2,054 87.8% 1,054
12 Ward No - 12 2,765 87% 1,062
13 Ward No - 13 3,554 84.1% 1,007
14 Ward No - 14 3,209 74.5% 994
15 Ward No - 15 3,707 74.3% 1,018
16 Ward No - 16 3,996 70.8% 969
17 Ward No - 17 4,145 80.3% 998
18 Ward No - 18 4,276 72.1% 980
19 Ward No - 19 4,100 77.6% 953
20 Ward No - 20 4,411 74% 992
21 Ward No - 21 3,719 82% 1,022
22 Ward No - 22 5,203 71.2% 1,003
23 Ward No - 23 3,092 84.8% 1,052
24 Ward No - 24 2,329 85.5% 977
25 Ward No - 25 2,346 86.9% 990
26 Ward No - 26 2,716 83.4% 1,018
27 Ward No - 27 2,704 82% 1,052
28 Ward No - 28 3,302 82.1% 975
29 Ward No - 29 3,726 73.6% 1,033
30 Ward No - 30 2,314 77.8% 1,030
31 Ward No - 31 4,842 71.2% 1,014
32 Ward No - 32 3,728 84.4% 947
33 Ward No - 33 2,934 83.9% 1,008
34 Ward No - 34 2,115 78.7% 993
35 Ward No - 35 3,973 77.8% 1,032
36 Ward No - 36 2,762 82.4% 1,019
37 Ward No - 37 4,943 80.6% 969
38 Ward No - 38 4,124 82.8% 1,011
39 Ward No - 39 4,471 82.5% 1,000
40 Ward No - 40 3,310 78.6% 1,038
41 Ward No - 41 3,524 83.6% 1,095
42 Ward No - 42 3,421 79.9% 991
43 Ward No - 43 5,077 79% 933
44 Ward No - 44 3,535 82.1% 1,020
45 Ward No - 45 4,155 83.8% 988

Map of Kancheepuram, Kancheepuram, Tamil Nadu


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