Coimbatore District Population, Caste, Religion Data (Tamil Nadu) - Census 2011

Coimbatore district of Tamil Nadu has total population of 3,458,045 as per the Census 2011. Out of which 1,729,297 are males while 1,728,748 are females. In 2011 there were total 958,035 families residing in Coimbatore district. The Average Sex Ratio of Coimbatore district is 1,000.

Coimbatore district, Tamil Nadu

As per Census 2011 out of total population, 75.7% people lives in Urban areas while 24.3% lives in the Rural areas. The average literacy rate in urban areas is 87.8% while that in the rural areas is 72.2%. Also the Sex Ratio of Urban areas in Coimbatore district is 999 while that of Rural areas is 1,002.

The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Coimbatore district is 319332 which is 9% of the total population. There are 163230 male children and 156102 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Coimbatore is 956 which is less than Average Sex Ratio (1,000) of Coimbatore district.

The total literacy rate of Coimbatore district is 83.98%. The male literacy rate is 80.66% and the female literacy rate is 71.79% in Coimbatore district.

Population
3,458,045
Literacy
83.98%
Sex Ratio
1,000

To facilitate the administration, Coimbatore district is further divided into 6 Talukas (Taluka/Tehsil/Tahsil) which are administrative divisions denoting sub-districts. Talukas consists of multiple villages and a few towns.

Coimbatore Data as per Census 2011

As per the Population Census 2011 data, following are some quick facts about Coimbatore district.

Total Male Female
Children (Age 0-6) 319,332 163,230 156,102
Literacy 83.98% 80.66% 71.79%
Scheduled Caste 535,911 266,960 268,951
Scheduled Tribe 28,342 14,245 14,097
Illiterate 822,138 334,507 487,631

Caste-wise Population - Coimbatore district

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 15.5% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 0.8% of total population in Coimbatore district of Tamil Nadu.

Total Male Female
Schedule Caste 535,911 266,960 268,951
Schedule Tribe 28,342 14,245 14,097

Religion-wise Population - Coimbatore district

Religion Total Male Female
Hindu 3,044,145 (88.03%) 1,524,074 1,520,071
Muslim 211,035 (6.1%) 105,692 105,343
Christian 190,314 (5.5%) 93,494 96,820
Sikh 1,112 (0.03%) 619 493
Buddhist 435 (0.01%) 229 206
Jain 3,284 (0.09%) 1,669 1,615
Other Religion 237 (0.01%) 128 109
No Religion Specified 7,483 (0.22%) 3,392 4,091

Literacy Rate - Coimbatore district

The total literacy rate of Coimbatore district was 83.98% in 2011 which is greater than average literacy rate 80.09% of Tamil Nadu. Population-wise, out of total 2,635,907 literates, males were 1,394,790 while females were 1,241,117. Also the male literacy rate was 89.06% and the female literacy rate was 78.92% in Coimbatore district.

  Coimbatore district Tamil Nadu
Female 78.92% 73.44%
Male 89.06% 86.77%
Total 83.98% 80.09%

Sex Ratio - Coimbatore district

The Sex Ratio of Coimbatore district is 1,000 . Thus for every 1000 men there were 1,000 females in Coimbatore district. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 956 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 1,000 ) of Coimbatore district.


Population Density - Coimbatore district

The total area of Coimbatore district is 4,732 km2. Thus the density of Coimbatore district is 731 people per square kilometer. As per the initial provisional data of Census 2011, around 1,628 sq. km. area is under urban region while 3,104 sq. km. is under rural region.


Urban/Rural Population - Coimbatore district

As per the Census 2011 out of total population of Coimbatore, 75.73% people lived in urban regions while 24.27% in rural areas. The total figure of population of urban population was 2,618,940 out of which 1,310,265 were males while remaining 1,308,675 were females. In rural areas of Coimbatore, male population was 419,032 while female population was 420,073.

The average sex ratio in urban regions of Coimbatore was 999 females per 1000 males. Also the Child (0-6 age) sex ration of urban areas in Coimbatore was 953 girls per 1000 boys. Thus the total children (0-6 age) living in urban areas of Coimbatore were 249,297 which is 9.52% of total urban population. Similarly the average sex ratio in rural areas of Coimbatore was 1,002 females per 1000 males. The Child sex ratio of rural areas in Coimbatore was 968 girls per 1000 boys.

The average literacy rate in Coimbatore for urban regions was 87.82 percent in which males were 92.09% literate while female literacy stood at 83.56%. The total literate population of Coimbatore was 2,635,907. Similarly in rural areas of Coimbatore, the average literacy rate was 72.16 percent. Out of which literacy rate of males and females stood at 79.73% and 64.63% respectively. Total literates in rural areas of Coimbatore were 554,965.

Rural Urban
Population % 24.27% 75.73%
Total population 839,105 2,618,940
Male population 419,032 1,310,265
Female population 420,073 1,308,675
Sex ratio 1,002 999
Child sex ratio (0-6 age) 968 953
Child population 70,035 249,297
Literates 554,965 2,080,942
Average literacy 72.16% 87.82%
Male literacy 79.73% 92.09%
Female literacy 64.63% 83.56%

Child Population - Coimbatore district

According to Census 2011, there were 319,332 children between age 0 to 6 years in Coimbatore district. Out of which 163,230 were male while 156,102 were female.


Working Population - Coimbatore district

In Coimbatore district out of total population, 1,567,950 were engaged in work activities. 92% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 8% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 1,567,950 workers engaged in Main Work, 75,411 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 201,351 were Agricultural labourer.

Total Male Female
Main Workers 1,443,252 1,022,328 420,924
Cultivators 75,411 49,412 25,999
Agriculture Labourer 201,351 105,640 95,711
Household Industries 44,582 25,854 18,728
Other Workers 1,121,908 841,422 280,486
Marginal Workers 124,698 60,797 63,901
Non Working 1,890,095 646,172 1,243,923

Coimbatore district Map


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