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According to the 2011 census, the total population stood at 72,147,039, with 36,137,975 males, 36,009,055 females, a sex ratio of 996 females per 1000 males, literacy rate of 80.09%,[1] 10.51% of the population below seven years and a population density of 555.[2]

Contents

1 Distribution of population across districts

1.1 2011 Census

2 Important facts

2.1 Growth rate 2.2 Literacy 2.3 Sex ratio 2.4 Caste demographics 2.5 Religion Data 2.6 Workforce

3 See also 4 References and notes

Distribution of population across districts[edit] As per details from Census 2011, Tamil Nadu
Tamil Nadu
has population of 72.1 million, an increase from figure of 62.4 million in 2001 census.[3] 2011 Census[edit] According to 2011 Census the following table represents the total, male and female population of Tamil Nadu
Tamil Nadu
in each district:[4]

Districts with population and area as per 2011 census

District Total Population Male Population Female Population reference

Ariyalur 754,894 374,703 380,191 [5]

Chennai 4,646,732 2,335,844 2,310,888 [6]

Coimbatore 3,458,045 1,729,297 1,728,748 [7]

Cuddalore 2,605,914 1,311,697 1,294,217 [8]

Dharmapuri 1,506,843 774,303 732,540 [9]

Dindigul 2,159,775 1,080,938 1,078,837 [10]

Erode 2,251,744 1,129,868 1,121,876 [11]

Kancheepuram 3,998,252 2,012,958 1,985,294 [12]

Kanniyakumari 1,870,374 926,345 944,029 [13]

Karur 1,064,493 528,184 536,309 [14]

Krishnagiri 1,879,809 960,232 919,577 [15]

Madurai 3,038,252 1,526,475 1,511,777 [16]

Nagapattinam 1,616,450 798,127 818,323 [17]

Namakkal 1,726,601 869,280 857,321 [18]

Perambalur 565,223 282,157 283,066 [19]

Pudukkottai 1,618,345 803,188 815,157 [20]

Ramanathapuram 1,353,445 682,658 670,787 [21]

Salem 3,482,056 1,781,571 1,700,485 [22]

Sivaganga 1,339,101 668,672 670,429 [23]

Thanjavur 2,405,890 1,182,416 1,223,474 [24]

The Nilgiris 735,394 360,143 375,251 [25]

Theni 1,245,899 625,683 620,216 [26]

Thiruvallur 3,728,104 1,876,062 1,852,042 [27]

Thiruvarur 1,264,277 626,693 637,584 [28]

Thoothukudi 1,750,176 865,021 885,155 [29]

Tiruchirappalli 2,722,290 1,352,284 1,370,006 [30]

Tirunelveli 3,077,233 1,520,912 1,556,321 [31]

Tiruppur 2,479,052 1,246,159 1,232,893 [32]

Tiruvannamalai 3,864,875 1,935,889 1,928,986 [33]

Vellore 3,936,331 1,961,688 1,974,643 [34]

Viluppuram 3,458,873 1,740,819 1,718,054 [35]

Virudhunagar 1,942,288 967,709 974,579 [36]

Total 72,147,030 36,137,975 36,009,055 [37]

Important facts[edit] Growth rate[edit] The officially recorded growth rate of Tamil Nadu
Tamil Nadu
according to 2011 census is 15.61%.[38] Literacy[edit] Tamil Nadu
Tamil Nadu
has performed reasonably well in terms of literacy growth during the decade 2001–2011. The state's literacy rate increased from 73.47% in 2001 to 80.09% in 2011.[39][40] Sex ratio[edit] The officially recorded sex ratio is 996 females per 1000 males, which is well above the national average.[41] Caste demographics[edit] As per the 2011 Census of India, Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes accounted for 20.01 percent and 1.10 percent of Tamil Nadu's 72 million population. The Other Backward Classes (OBCs) formed 68% of the state's population. Religion Data[edit] The following table shows the total number of people belonging to each religion in Tamil Nadu:[42] Note: The data displayed on the page will be according to the parameters selected for viewing.

Religion Population

Hinduism 63,188,168

Christianity 4,418,331

Islam 4,229,479

Jainism 89,265

Buddhism 11,186

Sikhism 14,601

Others 7414

Religion not stated 188,586

Total more than 7 crores

Districts with significant percentage of Christians as per 2001 census

District Christian (%) Christian (numbers)

Tamil Nadu 6.02 3,785,060

Kanyakumari 44.74 745,406

Thoothukudi 16.70 262,718

The Nilgiris 11.45 87,272

Tirunelveli 10.88 296,578

Tiruchirappalli 9.01 218,033

Chennai 7.62 331,261

Dindigul 7.55 145,265

Ramanathapuram 7.08 84,092

Kanchipuram 5.92 170,416

Sivaganga 5.86 67,739

Thanjavur 5.63 124,945

Tiruvallur 5.56 169,719

Ariyalur 5.21 36,261

Pudukkottai 4.55 66,432

Coimbatore 4.34 185,737

Viluppuram 3.90 115,745

Virudhunagar 3.89 68,295

Madurai 3.34 86,352

Vellore 3.33 102,477

Tiruvannamalai 3.23 94,180

Cuddalore 3.12 73,611

Teni 3.09 33,830

Nagapattinam 3.07 45,780

Tiruvarur 2.70 31,621

Erode 2.14 55,414

Perambalur 1.70 8,412

Salem 1.67 50,450

Karur 1.48 13,863

Dharmapuri 1.36 39,019

Namakkal 0.80 13,137

Districts with significant percentage of Muslims as per 2001 census

District Muslim (%) Muslim (numbers)

Tamil Nadu 5.56 3,470,647

Ramanathapuram 14.65 174,079

Vellore 11.08 397,771

Tiruvannamalai 10.79 381,506

The Nilgiris 9.54 72,766

Tirunelveli 9.25 252,235

Chennai 9.02 379,206

Nagapattinam 7.57 112,753

Thanjavur 7.36 163,286

Thiruvarur 7.11 83,243

Pudukkottai 6.69 97,723

Tiruchirappalli 6.46 156,345

Coimbatore 5.33 227,734

Madurai 5.33 137,443

Sivaganga 5.16 59,642

Perambalur 5.01 24,778

Dindigul 4.66 89,680

Thoothukudi 4.63 72,975

Cuddalore 4.48 102,508

Theni 4.39 48,066

Dharmapuri 4.32 123,469

Kanyakumari 4.19 70,360

Karur 3.98 37,272

Kanchipuram 3.95 113,666

Viluppuram 3.71 110,120

Tiruvallur 3.60 99,408

Erode 2.99 77,211

Salem 2.57 77,648

Virudhunagar 2.47 43,309

Namakkal 1.80 26,907

Ariyalur 1.015 7,638

Workforce[edit] According to the 2001 census, the total number of workers in Tamil Nadu amounts to 27,878,282 with the Work Participation rate being 44.67%. The total number of non-workers amounts to 34,527,397 or 55.33% of the population.[43] See also[edit]

Tamil Nadu Tamil people

References and notes[edit]

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Population Census data 2011". Census 2011 - Census of India.  ^ Primaruy Census Abstract Data of Tamil Nadu Note: The data displayed on the page will be according to the parameters selected for viewing. ^ http://www.census2011.co.in/census/state/tamil+nadu.html ^ "District Census 2011". Census 2011 - Census of India.  ^ "Ariyalur District : Census 2011 data". Census 2011 - Census of India.  ^ "Chennai District : Census 2011 data". Census 2011 - Census of India.  ^ "Coimbatore District : Census 2011 data". Census 2011 - Census of India.  ^ "Cuddalore District : Census 2011 data". Census 2011 - Census of India.  ^ "Dharmapuri District : Census 2011 data". Census 2011 - Census of India.  ^ "Dindigul District : Census 2011 data". Census 2011 - Census of India.  ^ "Erode District : Census 2011 data". Census 2011 - Census of India.  ^ "Kancheepuram District : Census 2011 data". Census 2011 - Census of India.  ^ "Kanniyakumari (Kanyakumari) District : Census 2011 data". Census 2011 - Census of India.  ^ "Karur District : Census 2011 data". Census 2011 - Census of India.  ^ "Krishnagiri District : Census 2011 data". Census 2011 - Census of India.  ^ "Madurai District : Census 2011 data". Census 2011 - Census of India.  ^ "Nagapattinam District : Census 2011 data". Census 2011 - Census of India.  ^ "Namakkal District : Census 2011 data". Census 2011 - Census of India.  ^ "Perambalur District : Census 2011 data". Census 2011 - Census of India.  ^ "Pudukkottai District : Census 2011 data". Census 2011 - Census of India.  ^ "Ramanathapuram District : Census 2011 data". Census 2011 - Census of India.  ^ "Salem Distri wect : Census 2011 data". Census 2011 - Census of India.  ^ "Sivaganga District : Census 2011 data". Census 2011 - Census of India.  ^ "Thanjavur District : Census 2011 data". Census 2011 - Census of India.  ^ "The Nilgiris (Nilgiris) District : Census 2011 data". Census 2011 - Census of India.  ^ "Theni District : Census 2011 data". Census 2011 - Census of India.  ^ "Thiruvallur District : Census 2011 data". Census 2011 - Census of India.  ^ "Thiruvarur (Tiruvarur) District : Census 2011 data". Census 2011 - Census of India.  ^ "Thoothukkudi (Thoothukudi) District : Census 2011 data". Census 2011 - Census of India.  ^ "Tiruchirappalli District : Census 2011 data". Census 2011 - Census of India.  ^ "Tirunelveli District : Census 2011 data". Census 2011 - Census of India.  ^ "www.census2011.co.in/census/district/33-tiruppur.html". Census 2011 - Census of India. Retrieved 10 January 2017.  ^ "Tiruvannamalai District : Census 2011 data". Census 2011 - Census of India.  ^ "Vellore District : Census 2011 data". Census 2011 - Census of India.  ^ "Viluppuram (Villupuram) District : Census 2011 data". Census 2011 - Census of India.  ^ "Virudhunagar District : Census 2011 data". Census 2011 - Census of India.  ^ " Tamil Nadu
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