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

Thiruvallur district of Tamil Nadu has total population of 3,728,104 as per the Census 2011. Out of which 1,876,062 are males while 1,852,042 are females. In 2011 there were total 946,949 families residing in Thiruvallur district. The Average Sex Ratio of Thiruvallur district is 987.

Thiruvallur district, Tamil Nadu

As per Census 2011 out of total population, 65.1% people lives in Urban areas while 34.9% lives in the Rural areas. The average literacy rate in urban areas is 89.3% while that in the rural areas is 74.3%. Also the Sex Ratio of Urban areas in Thiruvallur district is 981 while that of Rural areas is 998.

The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Thiruvallur district is 405669 which is 11% of the total population. There are 208449 male children and 197220 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Thiruvallur is 946 which is less than Average Sex Ratio (987) of Thiruvallur district.

The total literacy rate of Thiruvallur district is 84.03%. The male literacy rate is 79.73% and the female literacy rate is 69.98% in Thiruvallur district.

Population
3,728,104
Literacy
84.03%
Sex Ratio
987

To facilitate the administration, Thiruvallur district is further divided into 9 Talukas (Taluka/Tehsil/Tahsil) which are administrative divisions denoting sub-districts. Talukas consists of multiple villages and a few towns.

Thiruvallur Data as per Census 2011

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

Total Male Female
Children (Age 0-6) 405,669 208,449 197,220
Literacy 84.03% 79.73% 69.98%
Scheduled Caste 821,646 410,526 411,120
Scheduled Tribe 47,243 23,692 23,551
Illiterate 936,383 380,351 556,032

Caste-wise Population - Thiruvallur district

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 22% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 1.3% of total population in Thiruvallur district of Tamil Nadu.

Total Male Female
Schedule Caste 821,646 410,526 411,120
Schedule Tribe 47,243 23,692 23,551

Religion-wise Population - Thiruvallur district

Religion Total Male Female
Hindu 3,325,823 (89.21%) 1,675,682 1,650,141
Muslim 143,093 (3.84%) 72,336 70,757
Christian 233,633 (6.27%) 116,016 117,617
Sikh 1,422 (0.04%) 789 633
Buddhist 951 (0.03%) 512 439
Jain 3,693 (0.1%) 1,935 1,758
Other Religion 530 (0.01%) 257 273
No Religion Specified 18,959 (0.51%) 8,535 10,424

Literacy Rate - Thiruvallur district

The total literacy rate of Thiruvallur district was 84.03% in 2011 which is greater than average literacy rate 80.09% of Tamil Nadu. Population-wise, out of total 2,791,721 literates, males were 1,495,711 while females were 1,296,010. Also the male literacy rate was 89.69% and the female literacy rate was 78.32% in Thiruvallur district.

  Thiruvallur district Tamil Nadu
Female 78.32% 73.44%
Male 89.69% 86.77%
Total 84.03% 80.09%

Sex Ratio - Thiruvallur district

The Sex Ratio of Thiruvallur district is 987 . Thus for every 1000 men there were 987 females in Thiruvallur district. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 946 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 987 ) of Thiruvallur district.


Population Density - Thiruvallur district

The total area of Thiruvallur district is 3,394 km2. Thus the density of Thiruvallur district is 1,098 people per square kilometer. As per the initial provisional data of Census 2011, around 534 sq. km. area is under urban region while 2,860 sq. km. is under rural region.


Urban/Rural Population - Thiruvallur district

As per the Census 2011 out of total population of Thiruvallur, 65.14% people lived in urban regions while 34.86% in rural areas. The total figure of population of urban population was 2,428,395 out of which 1,225,600 were males while remaining 1,202,795 were females. In rural areas of Thiruvallur, male population was 650,462 while female population was 649,247.

The average sex ratio in urban regions of Thiruvallur was 981 females per 1000 males. Also the Child (0-6 age) sex ration of urban areas in Thiruvallur was 946 girls per 1000 boys. Thus the total children (0-6 age) living in urban areas of Thiruvallur were 263,762 which is 10.86% of total urban population. Similarly the average sex ratio in rural areas of Thiruvallur was 998 females per 1000 males. The Child sex ratio of rural areas in Thiruvallur was 947 girls per 1000 boys.

The average literacy rate in Thiruvallur for urban regions was 89.25 percent in which males were 93.53% literate while female literacy stood at 84.92%. The total literate population of Thiruvallur was 2,791,721. Similarly in rural areas of Thiruvallur, the average literacy rate was 74.25 percent. Out of which literacy rate of males and females stood at 82.45% and 66.09% respectively. Total literates in rural areas of Thiruvallur were 859,700.

Rural Urban
Population % 34.86% 65.14%
Total population 1,299,709 2,428,395
Male population 650,462 1,225,600
Female population 649,247 1,202,795
Sex ratio 998 981
Child sex ratio (0-6 age) 947 946
Child population 141,907 263,762
Literates 859,700 1,932,021
Average literacy 74.25% 89.25%
Male literacy 82.45% 93.53%
Female literacy 66.09% 84.92%

Child Population - Thiruvallur district

According to Census 2011, there were 405,669 children between age 0 to 6 years in Thiruvallur district. Out of which 208,449 were male while 197,220 were female.


Working Population - Thiruvallur district

In Thiruvallur district out of total population, 1,538,054 were engaged in work activities. 81.1% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 18.9% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 1,538,054 workers engaged in Main Work, 60,436 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 173,150 were Agricultural labourer.

Total Male Female
Main Workers 1,247,918 945,278 302,640
Cultivators 60,436 43,918 16,518
Agriculture Labourer 173,150 97,402 75,748
Household Industries 41,742 24,189 17,553
Other Workers 972,590 779,769 192,821
Marginal Workers 290,136 158,285 131,851
Non Working 2,190,050 772,499 1,417,551

Thiruvallur district Map


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