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

Thiruvananthapuram district of Kerala has total population of 3,301,427 as per the Census 2011. Out of which 1,581,678 are males while 1,719,749 are females. In 2011 there were total 837,877 families residing in Thiruvananthapuram district. The Average Sex Ratio of Thiruvananthapuram district is 1,087.

Thiruvananthapuram district, Kerala

As per Census 2011 out of total population, 53.7% people lives in Urban areas while 46.3% lives in the Rural areas. The average literacy rate in urban areas is 94.1% while that in the rural areas is 91.7%. Also the Sex Ratio of Urban areas in Thiruvananthapuram district is 1,068 while that of Rural areas is 1,111.

The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Thiruvananthapuram district is 307061 which is 9% of the total population. There are 156377 male children and 150684 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Thiruvananthapuram is 964 which is less than Average Sex Ratio (1,087) of Thiruvananthapuram district.

The total literacy rate of Thiruvananthapuram district is 93.02%. The male literacy rate is 85.66% and the female literacy rate is 83.18% in Thiruvananthapuram district.

Population
3,301,427
Literacy
93.02%
Sex Ratio
1,087

To facilitate the administration, Thiruvananthapuram district is further divided into 4 Talukas (Taluka/Tehsil/Tahsil) which are administrative divisions denoting sub-districts. Talukas consists of multiple villages and a few towns.

Thiruvananthapuram Data as per Census 2011

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

Total Male Female
Children (Age 0-6) 307,061 156,377 150,684
Literacy 93.02% 85.66% 83.18%
Scheduled Caste 372,977 178,589 194,388
Scheduled Tribe 26,759 12,624 14,135
Illiterate 516,019 226,821 289,198

Caste-wise Population - Thiruvananthapuram district

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 11.3% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 0.8% of total population in Thiruvananthapuram district of Kerala.

Total Male Female
Schedule Caste 372,977 178,589 194,388
Schedule Tribe 26,759 12,624 14,135

Religion-wise Population - Thiruvananthapuram district

Religion Total Male Female
Hindu 2,194,057 (66.46%) 1,048,654 1,145,403
Muslim 452,915 (13.72%) 213,528 239,387
Christian 630,573 (19.1%) 308,120 322,453
Sikh 404 (0.01%) 226 178
Buddhist 301 (0.01%) 143 158
Jain 76 (0%) 40 36
Other Religion 1,082 (0.03%) 547 535
No Religion Specified 22,019 (0.67%) 10,420 11,599

Literacy Rate - Thiruvananthapuram district

The total literacy rate of Thiruvananthapuram district was 93.02% in 2011 which is less than average literacy rate 94% of Kerala. Population-wise, out of total 2,785,408 literates, males were 1,354,857 while females were 1,430,551. Also the male literacy rate was 95.06% and the female literacy rate was 91.17% in Thiruvananthapuram district.

  Thiruvananthapuram district Kerala
Female 91.17% 92.07%
Male 95.06% 96.11%
Total 93.02% 94%

Sex Ratio - Thiruvananthapuram district

The Sex Ratio of Thiruvananthapuram district is 1,087 . Thus for every 1000 men there were 1,087 females in Thiruvananthapuram district. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 964 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 1,087 ) of Thiruvananthapuram district.


Population Density - Thiruvananthapuram district

The total area of Thiruvananthapuram district is 2,189 km2. Thus the density of Thiruvananthapuram district is 1,508 people per square kilometer. As per the initial provisional data of Census 2011, around 577 sq. km. area is under urban region while 1,612 sq. km. is under rural region.


Urban/Rural Population - Thiruvananthapuram district

As per the Census 2011 out of total population of Thiruvananthapuram, 53.66% people lived in urban regions while 46.34% in rural areas. The total figure of population of urban population was 1,771,596 out of which 856,814 were males while remaining 914,782 were females. In rural areas of Thiruvananthapuram, male population was 724,864 while female population was 804,967.

The average sex ratio in urban regions of Thiruvananthapuram was 1,068 females per 1000 males. Also the Child (0-6 age) sex ration of urban areas in Thiruvananthapuram was 962 girls per 1000 boys. Thus the total children (0-6 age) living in urban areas of Thiruvananthapuram were 159,071 which is 8.98% of total urban population. Similarly the average sex ratio in rural areas of Thiruvananthapuram was 1,111 females per 1000 males. The Child sex ratio of rural areas in Thiruvananthapuram was 965 girls per 1000 boys.

The average literacy rate in Thiruvananthapuram for urban regions was 94.14 percent in which males were 95.91% literate while female literacy stood at 92.49%. The total literate population of Thiruvananthapuram was 2,785,408. Similarly in rural areas of Thiruvananthapuram, the average literacy rate was 91.72 percent. Out of which literacy rate of males and females stood at 94.04% and 89.66% respectively. Total literates in rural areas of Thiruvananthapuram were 1,267,422.

Rural Urban
Population % 46.34% 53.66%
Total population 1,529,831 1,771,596
Male population 724,864 856,814
Female population 804,967 914,782
Sex ratio 1,111 1,068
Child sex ratio (0-6 age) 965 962
Child population 147,990 159,071
Literates 1,267,422 1,517,986
Average literacy 91.72% 94.14%
Male literacy 94.04% 95.91%
Female literacy 89.66% 92.49%

Child Population - Thiruvananthapuram district

According to Census 2011, there were 307,061 children between age 0 to 6 years in Thiruvananthapuram district. Out of which 156,377 were male while 150,684 were female.


Working Population - Thiruvananthapuram district

In Thiruvananthapuram district out of total population, 1,231,669 were engaged in work activities. 74.8% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 25.2% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 1,231,669 workers engaged in Main Work, 26,756 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 55,785 were Agricultural labourer.

Total Male Female
Main Workers 921,282 695,778 225,504
Cultivators 26,756 22,804 3,952
Agriculture Labourer 55,785 46,146 9,639
Household Industries 19,478 13,141 6,337
Other Workers 819,263 613,687 205,576
Marginal Workers 310,387 168,323 142,064
Non Working 2,069,758 717,577 1,352,181

Thiruvananthapuram district Map


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