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

Thrissur district of Kerala has total population of 3,121,200 as per the Census 2011. Out of which 1,480,763 are males while 1,640,437 are females. In 2011 there were total 759,210 families residing in Thrissur district. The Average Sex Ratio of Thrissur district is 1,108.

Thrissur district, Kerala

As per Census 2011 out of total population, 67.2% people lives in Urban areas while 32.8% lives in the Rural areas. The average literacy rate in urban areas is 95.8% while that in the rural areas is 93.7%. Also the Sex Ratio of Urban areas in Thrissur district is 1,112 while that of Rural areas is 1,099.

The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Thrissur district is 303950 which is 10% of the total population. There are 155862 male children and 148088 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Thrissur is 950 which is less than Average Sex Ratio (1,108) of Thrissur district.

The total literacy rate of Thrissur district is 95.08%. The male literacy rate is 86.59% and the female literacy rate is 85.12% in Thrissur district.

Population
3,121,200
Literacy
95.08%
Sex Ratio
1,108

To facilitate the administration, Thrissur 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.

Thrissur Data as per Census 2011

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

Total Male Female
Children (Age 0-6) 303,950 155,862 148,088
Literacy 95.08% 86.59% 85.12%
Scheduled Caste 324,350 156,480 167,870
Scheduled Tribe 9,430 4,362 5,068
Illiterate 442,652 198,502 244,150

Caste-wise Population - Thrissur district

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 10.4% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 0.3% of total population in Thrissur district of Kerala.

Total Male Female
Schedule Caste 324,350 156,480 167,870
Schedule Tribe 9,430 4,362 5,068

Religion-wise Population - Thrissur district

Religion Total Male Female
Hindu 1,823,442 (58.42%) 868,494 954,948
Muslim 532,839 (17.07%) 242,007 290,832
Christian 757,484 (24.27%) 366,460 391,024
Sikh 259 (0.01%) 138 121
Buddhist 278 (0.01%) 143 135
Jain 62 (0%) 29 33
Other Religion 585 (0.02%) 310 275
No Religion Specified 6,251 (0.2%) 3,182 3,069

Literacy Rate - Thrissur district

The total literacy rate of Thrissur district was 95.08% in 2011 which is greater than average literacy rate 94% of Kerala. Population-wise, out of total 2,678,548 literates, males were 1,282,261 while females were 1,396,287. Also the male literacy rate was 96.78% and the female literacy rate was 93.56% in Thrissur district.

  Thrissur district Kerala
Female 93.56% 92.07%
Male 96.78% 96.11%
Total 95.08% 94%

Sex Ratio - Thrissur district

The Sex Ratio of Thrissur district is 1,108 . Thus for every 1000 men there were 1,108 females in Thrissur district. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 950 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 1,108 ) of Thrissur district.


Population Density - Thrissur district

The total area of Thrissur district is 3,027 km2. Thus the density of Thrissur district is 1,031 people per square kilometer. As per the initial provisional data of Census 2011, around 1,161 sq. km. area is under urban region while 1,866 sq. km. is under rural region.


Urban/Rural Population - Thrissur district

As per the Census 2011 out of total population of Thrissur, 67.17% people lived in urban regions while 32.83% in rural areas. The total figure of population of urban population was 2,096,406 out of which 992,460 were males while remaining 1,103,946 were females. In rural areas of Thrissur, male population was 488,303 while female population was 536,491.

The average sex ratio in urban regions of Thrissur was 1,112 females per 1000 males. Also the Child (0-6 age) sex ration of urban areas in Thrissur was 947 girls per 1000 boys. Thus the total children (0-6 age) living in urban areas of Thrissur were 202,973 which is 9.68% of total urban population. Similarly the average sex ratio in rural areas of Thrissur was 1,099 females per 1000 males. The Child sex ratio of rural areas in Thrissur was 956 girls per 1000 boys.

The average literacy rate in Thrissur for urban regions was 95.76 percent in which males were 97.23% literate while female literacy stood at 94.45%. The total literate population of Thrissur was 2,678,548. Similarly in rural areas of Thrissur, the average literacy rate was 93.68 percent. Out of which literacy rate of males and females stood at 95.87% and 91.73% respectively. Total literates in rural areas of Thrissur were 865,471.

Rural Urban
Population % 32.83% 67.17%
Total population 1,024,794 2,096,406
Male population 488,303 992,460
Female population 536,491 1,103,946
Sex ratio 1,099 1,112
Child sex ratio (0-6 age) 956 947
Child population 100,977 202,973
Literates 865,471 1,813,077
Average literacy 93.68% 95.76%
Male literacy 95.87% 97.23%
Female literacy 91.73% 94.45%

Child Population - Thrissur district

According to Census 2011, there were 303,950 children between age 0 to 6 years in Thrissur district. Out of which 155,862 were male while 148,088 were female.


Working Population - Thrissur district

In Thrissur district out of total population, 1,095,727 were engaged in work activities. 84.8% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 15.2% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 1,095,727 workers engaged in Main Work, 34,791 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 54,538 were Agricultural labourer.

Total Male Female
Main Workers 929,506 706,277 223,229
Cultivators 34,791 28,697 6,094
Agriculture Labourer 54,538 35,788 18,750
Household Industries 21,883 15,727 6,156
Other Workers 818,294 626,065 192,229
Marginal Workers 166,221 83,234 82,987
Non Working 2,025,473 691,252 1,334,221

Thrissur district Map


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