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

Malappuram district of Kerala has total population of 4,112,920 as per the Census 2011. Out of which 1,960,328 are males while 2,152,592 are females. In 2011 there were total 793,999 families residing in Malappuram district. The Average Sex Ratio of Malappuram district is 1,098.

Malappuram district, Kerala

As per Census 2011 out of total population, 44.2% people lives in Urban areas while 55.8% lives in the Rural areas. The average literacy rate in urban areas is 94.2% while that in the rural areas is 93.1%. Also the Sex Ratio of Urban areas in Malappuram district is 1,101 while that of Rural areas is 1,096.

The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Malappuram district is 574041 which is 14% of the total population. There are 292132 male children and 281909 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Malappuram is 965 which is less than Average Sex Ratio (1,098) of Malappuram district.

The total literacy rate of Malappuram district is 93.57%. The male literacy rate is 81.49% and the female literacy rate is 79.62% in Malappuram district.

Population
4,112,920
Literacy
93.57%
Sex Ratio
1,098

To facilitate the administration, Malappuram 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.

Malappuram Data as per Census 2011

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

Total Male Female
Children (Age 0-6) 574,041 292,132 281,909
Literacy 93.57% 81.49% 79.62%
Scheduled Caste 308,266 151,557 156,709
Scheduled Tribe 22,990 11,272 11,718
Illiterate 801,605 362,924 438,681

Caste-wise Population - Malappuram district

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 7.5% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 0.6% of total population in Malappuram district of Kerala.

Total Male Female
Schedule Caste 308,266 151,557 156,709
Schedule Tribe 22,990 11,272 11,718

Religion-wise Population - Malappuram district

Religion Total Male Female
Hindu 1,135,259 (27.6%) 555,230 580,029
Muslim 2,888,849 (70.24%) 1,361,571 1,527,278
Christian 81,556 (1.98%) 39,925 41,631
Sikh 205 (0%) 113 92
Buddhist 179 (0%) 100 79
Jain 68 (0%) 38 30
Other Religion 579 (0.01%) 293 286
No Religion Specified 6,225 (0.15%) 3,058 3,167

Literacy Rate - Malappuram district

The total literacy rate of Malappuram district was 93.57% in 2011 which is less than average literacy rate 94% of Kerala. Population-wise, out of total 3,311,315 literates, males were 1,597,404 while females were 1,713,911. Also the male literacy rate was 95.76% and the female literacy rate was 91.62% in Malappuram district.

  Malappuram district Kerala
Female 91.62% 92.07%
Male 95.76% 96.11%
Total 93.57% 94%

Sex Ratio - Malappuram district

The Sex Ratio of Malappuram district is 1,098 . Thus for every 1000 men there were 1,098 females in Malappuram district. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 965 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 1,098 ) of Malappuram district.


Population Density - Malappuram district

The total area of Malappuram district is 3,554 km2. Thus the density of Malappuram district is 1,157 people per square kilometer. As per the initial provisional data of Census 2011, around 900 sq. km. area is under urban region while 2,654 sq. km. is under rural region.


Urban/Rural Population - Malappuram district

As per the Census 2011 out of total population of Malappuram, 44.18% people lived in urban regions while 55.82% in rural areas. The total figure of population of urban population was 1,817,211 out of which 865,020 were males while remaining 952,191 were females. In rural areas of Malappuram, male population was 1,095,308 while female population was 1,200,401.

The average sex ratio in urban regions of Malappuram was 1,101 females per 1000 males. Also the Child (0-6 age) sex ration of urban areas in Malappuram was 966 girls per 1000 boys. Thus the total children (0-6 age) living in urban areas of Malappuram were 253,990 which is 13.98% of total urban population. Similarly the average sex ratio in rural areas of Malappuram was 1,096 females per 1000 males. The Child sex ratio of rural areas in Malappuram was 964 girls per 1000 boys.

The average literacy rate in Malappuram for urban regions was 94.22 percent in which males were 96.31% literate while female literacy stood at 92.35%. The total literate population of Malappuram was 3,311,315. Similarly in rural areas of Malappuram, the average literacy rate was 93.06 percent. Out of which literacy rate of males and females stood at 95.32% and 91.04% respectively. Total literates in rural areas of Malappuram were 1,838,508.

Rural Urban
Population % 55.82% 44.18%
Total population 2,295,709 1,817,211
Male population 1,095,308 865,020
Female population 1,200,401 952,191
Sex ratio 1,096 1,101
Child sex ratio (0-6 age) 964 966
Child population 320,051 253,990
Literates 1,838,508 1,472,807
Average literacy 93.06% 94.22%
Male literacy 95.32% 96.31%
Female literacy 91.04% 92.35%

Child Population - Malappuram district

According to Census 2011, there were 574,041 children between age 0 to 6 years in Malappuram district. Out of which 292,132 were male while 281,909 were female.


Working Population - Malappuram district

In Malappuram district out of total population, 1,062,424 were engaged in work activities. 80.2% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 19.8% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 1,062,424 workers engaged in Main Work, 45,710 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 81,841 were Agricultural labourer.

Total Male Female
Main Workers 852,047 748,431 103,616
Cultivators 45,710 42,693 3,017
Agriculture Labourer 81,841 69,919 11,922
Household Industries 13,450 11,295 2,155
Other Workers 711,046 624,524 86,522
Marginal Workers 210,377 149,726 60,651
Non Working 3,050,496 1,062,171 1,988,325

Malappuram district Map


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