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

Tiruppur district of Tamil Nadu has total population of 2,479,052 as per the Census 2011. Out of which 1,246,159 are males while 1,232,893 are females. In 2011 there were total 712,210 families residing in Tiruppur district. The Average Sex Ratio of Tiruppur district is 989.

Tiruppur district, Tamil Nadu

As per Census 2011 out of total population, 61.4% people lives in Urban areas while 38.6% lives in the Rural areas. The average literacy rate in urban areas is 84.5% while that in the rural areas is 69.6%. Also the Sex Ratio of Urban areas in Tiruppur district is 984 while that of Rural areas is 999.

The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Tiruppur district is 241351 which is 10% of the total population. There are 123612 male children and 117739 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Tiruppur is 952 which is less than Average Sex Ratio (989) of Tiruppur district.

The total literacy rate of Tiruppur district is 78.68%. The male literacy rate is 77.01% and the female literacy rate is 64.96% in Tiruppur district.

Population
2,479,052
Literacy
78.68%
Sex Ratio
989

To facilitate the administration, Tiruppur district is further divided into 7 Talukas (Taluka/Tehsil/Tahsil) which are administrative divisions denoting sub-districts. Talukas consists of multiple villages and a few towns.

Tiruppur Data as per Census 2011

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

Total Male Female
Children (Age 0-6) 241,351 123,612 117,739
Literacy 78.68% 77.01% 64.96%
Scheduled Caste 395,876 196,907 198,969
Scheduled Tribe 5,458 2,740 2,718
Illiterate 718,486 286,536 431,950

Caste-wise Population - Tiruppur district

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 16% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 0.2% of total population in Tiruppur district of Tamil Nadu.

Total Male Female
Schedule Caste 395,876 196,907 198,969
Schedule Tribe 5,458 2,740 2,718

Religion-wise Population - Tiruppur district

Religion Total Male Female
Hindu 2,278,835 (91.92%) 1,146,733 1,132,102
Muslim 123,983 (5%) 61,835 62,148
Christian 70,015 (2.82%) 34,509 35,506
Sikh 455 (0.02%) 282 173
Buddhist 198 (0.01%) 109 89
Jain 371 (0.01%) 195 176
Other Religion 119 (0%) 62 57
No Religion Specified 5,076 (0.2%) 2,434 2,642

Literacy Rate - Tiruppur district

The total literacy rate of Tiruppur district was 78.68% in 2011 which is less than average literacy rate 80.09% of Tamil Nadu. Population-wise, out of total 1,760,566 literates, males were 959,623 while females were 800,943. Also the male literacy rate was 85.49% and the female literacy rate was 71.82% in Tiruppur district.

  Tiruppur district Tamil Nadu
Female 71.82% 73.44%
Male 85.49% 86.77%
Total 78.68% 80.09%

Sex Ratio - Tiruppur district

The Sex Ratio of Tiruppur district is 989 . Thus for every 1000 men there were 989 females in Tiruppur district. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 952 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 989 ) of Tiruppur district.


Population Density - Tiruppur district

The total area of Tiruppur district is 5,187 km2. Thus the density of Tiruppur district is 478 people per square kilometer. As per the initial provisional data of Census 2011, around 833 sq. km. area is under urban region while 4,354 sq. km. is under rural region.


Urban/Rural Population - Tiruppur district

As per the Census 2011 out of total population of Tiruppur, 61.36% people lived in urban regions while 38.64% in rural areas. The total figure of population of urban population was 1,521,111 out of which 766,850 were males while remaining 754,261 were females. In rural areas of Tiruppur, male population was 479,309 while female population was 478,632.

The average sex ratio in urban regions of Tiruppur was 984 females per 1000 males. Also the Child (0-6 age) sex ration of urban areas in Tiruppur was 954 girls per 1000 boys. Thus the total children (0-6 age) living in urban areas of Tiruppur were 161,564 which is 10.62% of total urban population. Similarly the average sex ratio in rural areas of Tiruppur was 999 females per 1000 males. The Child sex ratio of rural areas in Tiruppur was 949 girls per 1000 boys.

The average literacy rate in Tiruppur for urban regions was 84.53 percent in which males were 90.06% literate while female literacy stood at 78.93%. The total literate population of Tiruppur was 1,760,566. Similarly in rural areas of Tiruppur, the average literacy rate was 69.61 percent. Out of which literacy rate of males and females stood at 78.34% and 60.91% respectively. Total literates in rural areas of Tiruppur were 611,317.

Rural Urban
Population % 38.64% 61.36%
Total population 957,941 1,521,111
Male population 479,309 766,850
Female population 478,632 754,261
Sex ratio 999 984
Child sex ratio (0-6 age) 949 954
Child population 79,787 161,564
Literates 611,317 1,149,249
Average literacy 69.61% 84.53%
Male literacy 78.34% 90.06%
Female literacy 60.91% 78.93%

Child Population - Tiruppur district

According to Census 2011, there were 241,351 children between age 0 to 6 years in Tiruppur district. Out of which 123,612 were male while 117,739 were female.


Working Population - Tiruppur district

In Tiruppur district out of total population, 1,266,137 were engaged in work activities. 92.3% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 7.7% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 1,266,137 workers engaged in Main Work, 130,331 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 216,945 were Agricultural labourer.

Total Male Female
Main Workers 1,168,596 772,253 396,343
Cultivators 130,331 79,024 51,307
Agriculture Labourer 216,945 107,791 109,154
Household Industries 36,139 20,250 15,889
Other Workers 785,181 565,188 219,993
Marginal Workers 97,541 47,530 50,011
Non Working 1,212,915 426,376 786,539

Tiruppur district Map


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