Ernakulam District Population, Caste, Religion Data (Kerala) - Census 2011

Ernakulam district of Kerala has total population of 3,282,388 as per the Census 2011. Out of which 1,619,557 are males while 1,662,831 are females. In 2011 there were total 814,011 families residing in Ernakulam district. The Average Sex Ratio of Ernakulam district is 1,027.

Ernakulam district, Kerala

As per Census 2011 out of total population, 68.1% people lives in Urban areas while 31.9% lives in the Rural areas. The average literacy rate in urban areas is 96.2% while that in the rural areas is 95.2%. Also the Sex Ratio of Urban areas in Ernakulam district is 1,029 while that of Rural areas is 1,021.

The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Ernakulam district is 304242 which is 9% of the total population. There are 155182 male children and 149060 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Ernakulam is 961 which is less than Average Sex Ratio (1,027) of Ernakulam district.

The total literacy rate of Ernakulam district is 95.89%. The male literacy rate is 88.03% and the female literacy rate is 86% in Ernakulam district.

Population
3,282,388
Literacy
95.89%
Sex Ratio
1,027

To facilitate the administration, Ernakulam district is further divided into 7 Talukas (Taluka/Tehsil/Tahsil) which are administrative divisions denoting sub-districts. Talukas consists of multiple villages and a few towns.

Ernakulam Data as per Census 2011

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

Total Male Female
Children (Age 0-6) 304,242 155,182 149,060
Literacy 95.89% 88.03% 86%
Scheduled Caste 268,411 131,573 136,838
Scheduled Tribe 16,559 8,349 8,210
Illiterate 426,712 193,834 232,878

Caste-wise Population - Ernakulam district

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 8.2% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 0.5% of total population in Ernakulam district of Kerala.

Total Male Female
Schedule Caste 268,411 131,573 136,838
Schedule Tribe 16,559 8,349 8,210

Religion-wise Population - Ernakulam district

Religion Total Male Female
Hindu 1,509,557 (45.99%) 745,399 764,158
Muslim 514,397 (15.67%) 254,956 259,441
Christian 1,248,137 (38.03%) 613,835 634,302
Sikh 860 (0.03%) 500 360
Buddhist 614 (0.02%) 345 269
Jain 1,176 (0.04%) 578 598
Other Religion 1,083 (0.03%) 658 425
No Religion Specified 6,564 (0.2%) 3,286 3,278

Literacy Rate - Ernakulam district

The total literacy rate of Ernakulam district was 95.89% in 2011 which is greater than average literacy rate 94% of Kerala. Population-wise, out of total 2,855,676 literates, males were 1,425,723 while females were 1,429,953. Also the male literacy rate was 97.36% and the female literacy rate was 94.46% in Ernakulam district.

  Ernakulam district Kerala
Female 94.46% 92.07%
Male 97.36% 96.11%
Total 95.89% 94%

Sex Ratio - Ernakulam district

The Sex Ratio of Ernakulam district is 1,027 . Thus for every 1000 men there were 1,027 females in Ernakulam district. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 961 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 1,027 ) of Ernakulam district.


Population Density - Ernakulam district

The total area of Ernakulam district is 3,063 km2. Thus the density of Ernakulam district is 1,072 people per square kilometer. As per the initial provisional data of Census 2011, around 925 sq. km. area is under urban region while 2,138 sq. km. is under rural region.


Urban/Rural Population - Ernakulam district

As per the Census 2011 out of total population of Ernakulam, 68.07% people lived in urban regions while 31.93% in rural areas. The total figure of population of urban population was 2,234,363 out of which 1,101,047 were males while remaining 1,133,316 were females. In rural areas of Ernakulam, male population was 518,510 while female population was 529,515.

The average sex ratio in urban regions of Ernakulam was 1,029 females per 1000 males. Also the Child (0-6 age) sex ration of urban areas in Ernakulam was 961 girls per 1000 boys. Thus the total children (0-6 age) living in urban areas of Ernakulam were 210,628 which is 9.43% of total urban population. Similarly the average sex ratio in rural areas of Ernakulam was 1,021 females per 1000 males. The Child sex ratio of rural areas in Ernakulam was 959 girls per 1000 boys.

The average literacy rate in Ernakulam for urban regions was 96.22 percent in which males were 97.6% literate while female literacy stood at 94.9%. The total literate population of Ernakulam was 2,855,676. Similarly in rural areas of Ernakulam, the average literacy rate was 95.18 percent. Out of which literacy rate of males and females stood at 96.86% and 93.54% respectively. Total literates in rural areas of Ernakulam were 908,408.

Rural Urban
Population % 31.93% 68.07%
Total population 1,048,025 2,234,363
Male population 518,510 1,101,047
Female population 529,515 1,133,316
Sex ratio 1,021 1,029
Child sex ratio (0-6 age) 959 961
Child population 93,614 210,628
Literates 908,408 1,947,268
Average literacy 95.18% 96.22%
Male literacy 96.86% 97.6%
Female literacy 93.54% 94.9%

Child Population - Ernakulam district

According to Census 2011, there were 304,242 children between age 0 to 6 years in Ernakulam district. Out of which 155,182 were male while 149,060 were female.


Working Population - Ernakulam district

In Ernakulam district out of total population, 1,249,343 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 1,249,343 workers engaged in Main Work, 41,977 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 49,419 were Agricultural labourer.

Total Male Female
Main Workers 1,061,388 812,754 248,634
Cultivators 41,977 36,158 5,819
Agriculture Labourer 49,419 34,256 15,163
Household Industries 18,619 13,908 4,711
Other Workers 951,373 728,432 222,941
Marginal Workers 187,955 100,495 87,460
Non Working 2,033,045 706,308 1,326,737

Ernakulam district Map


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