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Madurai : Census 2011

An official Census 2011 detail of Madurai, a district of Tamil Nadu has been released by Directorate of Census Operations in Tamil Nadu. Enumeration of key persons was also done by census officials in Madurai District of Tamil Nadu.

In 2011, Madurai had population of 3,041,038 of which male and female were 1,528,308 and 1,512,730 respectively. There was change of 17.95 percent in the population compared to population as per 2001. In the previous census of India 2001, Madurai District recorded increase of 7.41 percent to its population compared to 1991.

The initial provisional data suggest a density of 823 in 2011 compared to 698 of 2001. Total area under Madurai district is of about 3,696 sq.km.

Average literacy rate of Madurai in 2011 were 81.66 compared to 77.82 of 2001. If things are looked out at gender wise, male and female literacy were 86.55 and 76.74 respectively. For 2001 census, same figures stood at 86.17 and 69.35 in Madurai District. Total literate in Madurai District were 2,248,749 of which male and female were 1,194,631 and 1,054,118 respectively. In 2001, Madurai District had 1,776,654 in its total region.

With regards to Sex Ratio in Madurai, it stood at 990 per 1000 male compared to 2001 census figure of 978. The average national sex ratio in India is 940 as per latest reports of Census 2011 Directorate.
Description 2011 2001
Actual Population 3,041,038 2,578,201
Male 1,528,308 1,303,363
Female 1,512,730 1,274,838
Population Growth 17.95% 7.41%
Area Sq. Km 3,696 3,696
Density/km2 823 698
Proportion to Tamil Nadu Population 4.22% 4.13%
Sex Ratio (Per 1000) 990 978
Child Sex Ratio (0-6 Age) 939 926
Average Literacy 81.66 77.82
Male Literacy 86.55 86.17
Female Literacy 76.74 69.35
Total Child Population (0-6 Age) 287,101 295,276
Male Population (0-6 Age) 148,050 153,326
Female Population (0-6 Age) 139,051 141,950
Literates 2,248,749 1,776,654
Male Literates 1,194,631 991,010
Female Literates 1,054,118 785,644
Child Proportion (0-6 Age) 9.44% 11.45%
Boys Proportion (0-6 Age) 9.69% 11.76%
Girls Proportion (0-6 Age) 9.19% 11.13%

Madurai census population Madurai census population

Description Rural Urban
Population (%) 39.36 % 60.64 %
Total Population 1,196,829 1,844,209
Male Population 604,021 924,287
Female Population 592,808 919,922
Sex Ratio 981 995
Child Sex Ratio (0-6) 918 954
Child Population (0-6) 117,893 169,208
Male Child(0-6) 61,462 86,588
Female Child(0-6) 56,431 82,620
Child Percentage (0-6) 9.85 % 9.18 %
Male Child Percentage 10.18 % 9.37 %
Female Child Percentage 9.52 % 8.98 %
Literates 758,300 1,490,449
Male Literates 416,650 777,981
Female Literates 341,650 712,468
Average Literacy 70.28 % 88.98 %
Male Literacy 76.79 % 92.87 %
Female Literacy 63.70 % 85.09 %

In census enumeration, data regarding child under 0-6 age were also collected for all districts including Madurai. There were total 287,101 children under age of 0-6 against 295,276 of 2001 census. Of total 287,101 male and female were 148,050 and 139,051 respectively. Child Sex Ratio as per census 2011 was 939 compared to 926 of census 2001. In 2011, Children under 0-6 formed 9.44 percent of Madurai District compared to 11.45 percent of 2001. There was net change of -2.01 percent in this compared to previous census of India.

Madurai District population constituted 4.22 percent of total Tamil Nadu population. In 2001 census, this figure for Madurai District was at 4.22 percent of Tamil Nadu population.

All details regarding Madurai District have been processed by us after receiving from Govt. of India. We are not responsible for errors to population census details of Madurai District.

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