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

Krishnagiri district of Tamil Nadu has total population of 1,879,809 as per the Census 2011. Out of which 960,232 are males while 919,577 are females. In 2011 there were total 448,053 families residing in Krishnagiri district. The Average Sex Ratio of Krishnagiri district is 958.

Krishnagiri district, Tamil Nadu

As per Census 2011 out of total population, 22.8% people lives in Urban areas while 77.2% lives in the Rural areas. The average literacy rate in urban areas is 85.5% while that in the rural areas is 67.3%. Also the Sex Ratio of Urban areas in Krishnagiri district is 967 while that of Rural areas is 955.

The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Krishnagiri district is 217323 which is 12% of the total population. There are 112832 male children and 104491 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Krishnagiri is 926 which is less than Average Sex Ratio (958) of Krishnagiri district.

The total literacy rate of Krishnagiri district is 71.46%. The male literacy rate is 69.47% and the female literacy rate is 56.65% in Krishnagiri district.

Population
1,879,809
Literacy
71.46%
Sex Ratio
958

To facilitate the administration, Krishnagiri district is further divided into 5 Talukas (Taluka/Tehsil/Tahsil) which are administrative divisions denoting sub-districts. Talukas consists of multiple villages and a few towns.

Krishnagiri Data as per Census 2011

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

Total Male Female
Children (Age 0-6) 217,323 112,832 104,491
Literacy 71.46% 69.47% 56.65%
Scheduled Caste 267,386 135,474 131,912
Scheduled Tribe 22,388 11,419 10,969
Illiterate 691,851 293,170 398,681

Caste-wise Population - Krishnagiri district

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 14.2% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 1.2% of total population in Krishnagiri district of Tamil Nadu.

Total Male Female
Schedule Caste 267,386 135,474 131,912
Schedule Tribe 22,388 11,419 10,969

Religion-wise Population - Krishnagiri district

Religion Total Male Female
Hindu 1,723,737 (91.7%) 881,396 842,341
Muslim 115,303 (6.13%) 58,608 56,695
Christian 35,956 (1.91%) 17,832 18,124
Sikh 468 (0.02%) 252 216
Buddhist 121 (0.01%) 65 56
Jain 373 (0.02%) 192 181
Other Religion 221 (0.01%) 107 114
No Religion Specified 3,630 (0.19%) 1,780 1,850

Literacy Rate - Krishnagiri district

The total literacy rate of Krishnagiri district was 71.46% in 2011 which is less than average literacy rate 80.09% of Tamil Nadu. Population-wise, out of total 1,187,958 literates, males were 667,062 while females were 520,896. Also the male literacy rate was 78.72% and the female literacy rate was 63.91% in Krishnagiri district.

  Krishnagiri district Tamil Nadu
Female 63.91% 73.44%
Male 78.72% 86.77%
Total 71.46% 80.09%

Sex Ratio - Krishnagiri district

The Sex Ratio of Krishnagiri district is 958 . Thus for every 1000 men there were 958 females in Krishnagiri district. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 926 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 958 ) of Krishnagiri district.


Population Density - Krishnagiri district

The total area of Krishnagiri district is 5,129 km2. Thus the density of Krishnagiri district is 367 people per square kilometer. As per the initial provisional data of Census 2011, around 163 sq. km. area is under urban region while 4,966 sq. km. is under rural region.


Urban/Rural Population - Krishnagiri district

As per the Census 2011 out of total population of Krishnagiri, 22.79% people lived in urban regions while 77.21% in rural areas. The total figure of population of urban population was 428,363 out of which 217,788 were males while remaining 210,575 were females. In rural areas of Krishnagiri, male population was 742,444 while female population was 709,002.

The average sex ratio in urban regions of Krishnagiri was 967 females per 1000 males. Also the Child (0-6 age) sex ration of urban areas in Krishnagiri was 945 girls per 1000 boys. Thus the total children (0-6 age) living in urban areas of Krishnagiri were 51,092 which is 11.93% of total urban population. Similarly the average sex ratio in rural areas of Krishnagiri was 955 females per 1000 males. The Child sex ratio of rural areas in Krishnagiri was 920 girls per 1000 boys.

The average literacy rate in Krishnagiri for urban regions was 85.54 percent in which males were 89.99% literate while female literacy stood at 80.94%. The total literate population of Krishnagiri was 1,187,958. Similarly in rural areas of Krishnagiri, the average literacy rate was 67.32 percent. Out of which literacy rate of males and females stood at 75.43% and 58.88% respectively. Total literates in rural areas of Krishnagiri were 865,259.

Rural Urban
Population % 77.21% 22.79%
Total population 1,451,446 428,363
Male population 742,444 217,788
Female population 709,002 210,575
Sex ratio 955 967
Child sex ratio (0-6 age) 920 945
Child population 166,231 51,092
Literates 865,259 322,699
Average literacy 67.32% 85.54%
Male literacy 75.43% 89.99%
Female literacy 58.88% 80.94%

Child Population - Krishnagiri district

According to Census 2011, there were 217,323 children between age 0 to 6 years in Krishnagiri district. Out of which 112,832 were male while 104,491 were female.


Working Population - Krishnagiri district

In Krishnagiri district out of total population, 877,779 were engaged in work activities. 84.5% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 15.5% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 877,779 workers engaged in Main Work, 218,600 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 197,369 were Agricultural labourer.

Total Male Female
Main Workers 742,001 494,409 247,592
Cultivators 218,600 140,846 77,754
Agriculture Labourer 197,369 102,113 95,256
Household Industries 15,237 7,046 8,191
Other Workers 310,795 244,404 66,391
Marginal Workers 135,778 67,225 68,553
Non Working 1,002,030 398,598 603,432

Krishnagiri district Map


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