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

Kancheepuram district of Tamil Nadu has total population of 3,998,252 as per the Census 2011. Out of which 2,012,958 are males while 1,985,294 are females. In 2011 there were total 1,006,245 families residing in Kancheepuram district. The Average Sex Ratio of Kancheepuram district is 986.

Kancheepuram district, Tamil Nadu

As per Census 2011 out of total population, 63.5% people lives in Urban areas while 36.5% lives in the Rural areas. The average literacy rate in urban areas is 89.4% while that in the rural areas is 76%. Also the Sex Ratio of Urban areas in Kancheepuram district is 986 while that of Rural areas is 986.

The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Kancheepuram district is 431574 which is 11% of the total population. There are 220341 male children and 211233 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Kancheepuram is 959 which is less than Average Sex Ratio (986) of Kancheepuram district.

The total literacy rate of Kancheepuram district is 84.49%. The male literacy rate is 80.05% and the female literacy rate is 70.62% in Kancheepuram district.

Population
3,998,252
Literacy
84.49%
Sex Ratio
986

To facilitate the administration, Kancheepuram district is further divided into 10 Talukas (Taluka/Tehsil/Tahsil) which are administrative divisions denoting sub-districts. Talukas consists of multiple villages and a few towns.

Kancheepuram Data as per Census 2011

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

Total Male Female
Children (Age 0-6) 431,574 220,341 211,233
Literacy 84.49% 80.05% 70.62%
Scheduled Caste 948,081 474,264 473,817
Scheduled Tribe 41,210 20,605 20,605
Illiterate 984,870 401,497 583,373

Caste-wise Population - Kancheepuram district

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 23.7% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 1% of total population in Kancheepuram district of Tamil Nadu.

Total Male Female
Schedule Caste 948,081 474,264 473,817
Schedule Tribe 41,210 20,605 20,605

Religion-wise Population - Kancheepuram district

Religion Total Male Female
Hindu 3,537,399 (88.47%) 1,784,046 1,753,353
Muslim 173,785 (4.35%) 88,022 85,763
Christian 256,762 (6.42%) 126,855 129,907
Sikh 1,620 (0.04%) 934 686
Buddhist 990 (0.02%) 527 463
Jain 4,962 (0.12%) 2,540 2,422
Other Religion 756 (0.02%) 394 362
No Religion Specified 21,978 (0.55%) 9,640 12,338

Literacy Rate - Kancheepuram district

The total literacy rate of Kancheepuram district was 84.49% in 2011 which is greater than average literacy rate 80.09% of Tamil Nadu. Population-wise, out of total 3,013,382 literates, males were 1,611,461 while females were 1,401,921. Also the male literacy rate was 89.89% and the female literacy rate was 79.02% in Kancheepuram district.

  Kancheepuram district Tamil Nadu
Female 79.02% 73.44%
Male 89.89% 86.77%
Total 84.49% 80.09%

Sex Ratio - Kancheepuram district

The Sex Ratio of Kancheepuram district is 986 . Thus for every 1000 men there were 986 females in Kancheepuram district. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 959 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 986 ) of Kancheepuram district.


Population Density - Kancheepuram district

The total area of Kancheepuram district is 4,483 km2. Thus the density of Kancheepuram district is 892 people per square kilometer. As per the initial provisional data of Census 2011, around 665 sq. km. area is under urban region while 3,818 sq. km. is under rural region.


Urban/Rural Population - Kancheepuram district

As per the Census 2011 out of total population of Kancheepuram, 63.49% people lived in urban regions while 36.51% in rural areas. The total figure of population of urban population was 2,538,336 out of which 1,277,979 were males while remaining 1,260,357 were females. In rural areas of Kancheepuram, male population was 734,979 while female population was 724,937.

The average sex ratio in urban regions of Kancheepuram was 986 females per 1000 males. Also the Child (0-6 age) sex ration of urban areas in Kancheepuram was 957 girls per 1000 boys. Thus the total children (0-6 age) living in urban areas of Kancheepuram were 272,948 which is 10.75% of total urban population. Similarly the average sex ratio in rural areas of Kancheepuram was 986 females per 1000 males. The Child sex ratio of rural areas in Kancheepuram was 961 girls per 1000 boys.

The average literacy rate in Kancheepuram for urban regions was 89.39 percent in which males were 93.49% literate while female literacy stood at 85.24%. The total literate population of Kancheepuram was 3,013,382. Similarly in rural areas of Kancheepuram, the average literacy rate was 75.95 percent. Out of which literacy rate of males and females stood at 83.63% and 68.2% respectively. Total literates in rural areas of Kancheepuram were 988,378.

Rural Urban
Population % 36.51% 63.49%
Total population 1,459,916 2,538,336
Male population 734,979 1,277,979
Female population 724,937 1,260,357
Sex ratio 986 986
Child sex ratio (0-6 age) 961 957
Child population 158,626 272,948
Literates 988,378 2,025,004
Average literacy 75.95% 89.39%
Male literacy 83.63% 93.49%
Female literacy 68.2% 85.24%

Child Population - Kancheepuram district

According to Census 2011, there were 431,574 children between age 0 to 6 years in Kancheepuram district. Out of which 220,341 were male while 211,233 were female.


Working Population - Kancheepuram district

In Kancheepuram district out of total population, 1,673,814 were engaged in work activities. 81.7% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 18.3% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 1,673,814 workers engaged in Main Work, 74,761 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 162,494 were Agricultural labourer.

Total Male Female
Main Workers 1,367,378 1,017,443 349,935
Cultivators 74,761 55,012 19,749
Agriculture Labourer 162,494 92,427 70,067
Household Industries 41,149 25,979 15,170
Other Workers 1,088,974 844,025 244,949
Marginal Workers 306,436 163,865 142,571
Non Working 2,324,438 831,650 1,492,788

Kancheepuram district Map


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