Kerala Population - Census India 2011

Kerala is one of state in India with population of 3,34,06,061. There are 14 districts, 63 Taluks, 1,018 villages and 532 towns in Kerala.

As per the Census India 2011, Kerala has 78,53,754 households, population of 3,34,06,061 of which 1,60,27,412 are males and 1,73,78,649 are females. The population of children between age 0-6 is 34,72,955 which is 10.4% of total population.

The sex-ratio of Kerala state is around 1084 compared to 943 which is national average of India. The literacy rate of Kerala state is 84.22% out of which 85.51% males are literate and 83.04% females are literate. The total area of Kerala is 38,852 sq.km with population density of 860 per sq.km.

Out of total population, 52.3% of population lives in Urban area and 47.7% lives in Rural area. There are 9.1% Scheduled Caste (SC) and 1.45% Scheduled Tribe (ST) of total population in Kerala.

Kerala Religion Population

DescriptionPopulationPercentage
Total3,34,06,061100%
Hindu1,82,82,49254.73%
Muslim88,73,47226.56%
Christian61,41,26918.38%
Religion not stated88,1550.26%
Other religions and persuasions7,6180.02%
Buddhist4,7520.01%
Jain4,4890.01%
Sikh3,8140.01%

Kerala Urban & Rural Population

Out of total population, 50% of population lives in Urban area and 60% lives in Rural area
DescriptionUrbanRural
Area(sq.km)7,598.8031,253.20
Number of households37,04,11341,49,641
Total Population1,59,34,9261,74,71,135
Population (%)47.82%51.87%
Male Population76,19,35884,08,054
Female Population83,15,56890,63,081
Sex Ratio10911078
Literacy (%)85.26%83.28%

List of Districts in Kerala

Check out complete list of all districts in Kerala
DistrictPopulationArea (km2)Po. DensitySex-ratio
Malappuram41,12,9203,55411571098
Thiruvananthapuram33,01,4272,18915081087
Ernakulam32,82,3883,06310721027
Thrissur31,21,2003,02710311108
Kozhikode30,86,2932,34513161098
Palakkad28,09,9344,4826271067
Kollam26,35,3752,48310611113
Kannur25,23,0032,9618521136
Alappuzha21,27,7891,41515041100
Kottayam19,74,5512,2068951039
Kasaragod13,07,3751,9896571080
Pathanamthitta11,97,4122,6524521132
Idukki 11,08,9744,3562551006
Wayanad8,17,4202,1303841035

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Kerala Population Facts

Number of Households78,53,754
Population3,34,06,061
Male Population1,60,27,412 (47.98%)
Female Population1,73,78,649 (52.02%)
Children Population34,72,955
Area38,852 km2
Population density/km2860
Sex-ratio1084
Literacy84.22%
Male Literacy85.51%
Female Literacy83.04%
Scheduled Tribes (ST) %1.45%
Scheduled Caste (SC) %9.1%

Map of Kerala

Big Cities

Thiruvananthapuram7,62,535
Thiruvananthapuram7,62,535
Thiruvananthapuram7,43,691
Thiruvananthapuram7,43,691
Kozhikode5,50,440
Kozhikode5,50,440
Kozhikode4,31,560
Kozhikode4,31,560
Kollam3,50,131
Kollam3,50,131