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

Tiruchirappalli district of Tamil Nadu has total population of 2,722,290 as per the Census 2011. Out of which 1,352,284 are males while 1,370,006 are females. In 2011 there were total 698,404 families residing in Tiruchirappalli district. The Average Sex Ratio of Tiruchirappalli district is 1,013.

Tiruchirappalli district, Tamil Nadu

As per Census 2011 out of total population, 49.2% people lives in Urban areas while 50.8% lives in the Rural areas. The average literacy rate in urban areas is 89.9% while that in the rural areas is 76.7%. Also the Sex Ratio of Urban areas in Tiruchirappalli district is 1,016 while that of Rural areas is 1,010.

The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Tiruchirappalli district is 272456 which is 10% of the total population. There are 139946 male children and 132510 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Tiruchirappalli is 947 which is less than Average Sex Ratio (1,013) of Tiruchirappalli district.

The total literacy rate of Tiruchirappalli district is 83.23%. The male literacy rate is 80.44% and the female literacy rate is 69.43% in Tiruchirappalli district.

Population
2,722,290
Literacy
83.23%
Sex Ratio
1,013

To facilitate the administration, Tiruchirappalli 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.

Tiruchirappalli Data as per Census 2011

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

Total Male Female
Children (Age 0-6) 272,456 139,946 132,510
Literacy 83.23% 80.44% 69.43%
Scheduled Caste 466,561 230,790 235,771
Scheduled Tribe 18,198 9,414 8,784
Illiterate 683,309 264,519 418,790

Caste-wise Population - Tiruchirappalli district

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 17.1% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 0.7% of total population in Tiruchirappalli district of Tamil Nadu.

Total Male Female
Schedule Caste 466,561 230,790 235,771
Schedule Tribe 18,198 9,414 8,784

Religion-wise Population - Tiruchirappalli district

Religion Total Male Female
Hindu 2,279,413 (83.73%) 1,135,359 1,144,054
Muslim 190,964 (7.01%) 94,057 96,907
Christian 246,156 (9.04%) 120,093 126,063
Sikh 324 (0.01%) 176 148
Buddhist 250 (0.01%) 128 122
Jain 628 (0.02%) 323 305
Other Religion 253 (0.01%) 130 123
No Religion Specified 4,302 (0.16%) 2,018 2,284

Literacy Rate - Tiruchirappalli district

The total literacy rate of Tiruchirappalli district was 83.23% in 2011 which is greater than average literacy rate 80.09% of Tamil Nadu. Population-wise, out of total 2,038,981 literates, males were 1,087,765 while females were 951,216. Also the male literacy rate was 89.72% and the female literacy rate was 76.87% in Tiruchirappalli district.

  Tiruchirappalli district Tamil Nadu
Female 76.87% 73.44%
Male 89.72% 86.77%
Total 83.23% 80.09%

Sex Ratio - Tiruchirappalli district

The Sex Ratio of Tiruchirappalli district is 1,013 . Thus for every 1000 men there were 1,013 females in Tiruchirappalli district. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 947 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 1,013 ) of Tiruchirappalli district.


Population Density - Tiruchirappalli district

The total area of Tiruchirappalli district is 4,509 km2. Thus the density of Tiruchirappalli district is 604 people per square kilometer. As per the initial provisional data of Census 2011, around 466 sq. km. area is under urban region while 4,043 sq. km. is under rural region.


Urban/Rural Population - Tiruchirappalli district

As per the Census 2011 out of total population of Tiruchirappalli, 49.15% people lived in urban regions while 50.85% in rural areas. The total figure of population of urban population was 1,338,033 out of which 663,732 were males while remaining 674,301 were females. In rural areas of Tiruchirappalli, male population was 688,552 while female population was 695,705.

The average sex ratio in urban regions of Tiruchirappalli was 1,016 females per 1000 males. Also the Child (0-6 age) sex ration of urban areas in Tiruchirappalli was 958 girls per 1000 boys. Thus the total children (0-6 age) living in urban areas of Tiruchirappalli were 127,196 which is 9.51% of total urban population. Similarly the average sex ratio in rural areas of Tiruchirappalli was 1,010 females per 1000 males. The Child sex ratio of rural areas in Tiruchirappalli was 937 girls per 1000 boys.

The average literacy rate in Tiruchirappalli for urban regions was 89.92 percent in which males were 94.11% literate while female literacy stood at 85.81%. The total literate population of Tiruchirappalli was 2,038,981. Similarly in rural areas of Tiruchirappalli, the average literacy rate was 76.69 percent. Out of which literacy rate of males and females stood at 85.44% and 68.11% respectively. Total literates in rural areas of Tiruchirappalli were 950,242.

Rural Urban
Population % 50.85% 49.15%
Total population 1,384,257 1,338,033
Male population 688,552 663,732
Female population 695,705 674,301
Sex ratio 1,010 1,016
Child sex ratio (0-6 age) 937 958
Child population 145,260 127,196
Literates 950,242 1,088,739
Average literacy 76.69% 89.92%
Male literacy 85.44% 94.11%
Female literacy 68.11% 85.81%

Child Population - Tiruchirappalli district

According to Census 2011, there were 272,456 children between age 0 to 6 years in Tiruchirappalli district. Out of which 139,946 were male while 132,510 were female.


Working Population - Tiruchirappalli district

In Tiruchirappalli district out of total population, 1,213,979 were engaged in work activities. 89.2% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 10.8% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 1,213,979 workers engaged in Main Work, 161,657 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 319,720 were Agricultural labourer.

Total Male Female
Main Workers 1,082,329 724,111 358,218
Cultivators 161,657 100,046 61,611
Agriculture Labourer 319,720 154,780 164,940
Household Industries 25,174 12,632 12,542
Other Workers 575,778 456,653 119,125
Marginal Workers 131,650 65,095 66,555
Non Working 1,508,311 563,078 945,233

Tiruchirappalli district Map


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