As per the Census 2011, the total Population of Kerala is 3.34 Cr. Thus the population of Kerala forms 2.76 percent of India in 2011. Kerala has total population of 33,406,061 in which males were 16,027,412 while females were 17,378,649.
Total area of Kerala is 38,852 square km. Thus the population Density of Kerala is 860 per square km which is higher than national average 382 per square km.
The total literacy rate of Kerala is 94% which is greater than average literacy rate 72.98% of India. Also the male literacy rate is 96.11% and the female literacy rate is 92.07% in Kerala.
The average sex ration is the number of females per 1000 males. As per the Census 2011, the Average Sex Ration of Kerala is 1,084 which is above than national average of 943 females per 1000 males. Also the child sex ration (age less than 6 years) of Kerala is at 964 which is higher than 918 of India.
In Kerala out of total population, 11,619,063 were engaged in work activities. 80.3% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 19.7% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 11,619,063 workers engaged in Main Work, 544,932 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 919,136 were Agricultural labourer.
As per the Census 2011 out of total population of Kerala, 47.7% people lived in urban regions while 52.3% in rural areas. The total figure of population of urban population was 15,934,926 out of which 7,619,358 were males while remaining 8,315,568 were females. In rural areas of Kerala, male population was 8,408,054 while female population was 9,063,081.
The average sex ratio in urban regions of Kerala was 1,091 females per 1000 males. Also the Child (0-6 age) sex ration of urban areas in Kerala was 963 girls per 1000 boys. Thus the total children (0-6 age) living in urban areas of Kerala were 1,649,291 which is 10.35% of total urban population. Similarly the average sex ratio in rural areas of Kerala was 1,078 females per 1000 males. The Child sex ratio of rural areas in Kerala was 965 girls per 1000 boys.
The average literacy rate in Kerala for urban regions was 95.11 percent in which males were 96.95% literate while female literacy stood at 93.44%. The total literate population of Kerala was 28,135,824. Similarly in rural areas of Kerala, the average literacy rate was 92.98 percent. Out of which literacy rate of males and females stood at 95.35% and 90.81% respectively. Total literates in rural areas of Kerala were 14,549,320.
|Child sex ratio (0-6 age)||965||963|
List of districts of Kerala with Population, Literacy rate, Sex Ratio etc. As per the Census 2011, Kerala is divided into 14 districts (zilla) which act as the administrative divisions. Malappuram is the largest district of Kerala by population, while the least populated district of Kerala is Wayanad.
Below is the complete list of districts (zilla) of Kerala sorted by population.