Puducherry Population - Census India 2011

Puducherry is one of state in India with population of 12,47,953. There are 4 districts, 8 Taluks, 90 villages and 11 towns in Puducherry.

As per the Census India 2011, Puducherry has 3,02,450 households, population of 12,47,953 of which 6,12,511 are males and 6,35,442 are females. The population of children between age 0-6 is 1,32,858 which is 10.65% of total population.

The sex-ratio of Puducherry state is around 1037 compared to 943 which is national average of India. The literacy rate of Puducherry state is 76.71% out of which 81.2% males are literate and 72.38% females are literate. The total area of Puducherry is 490 sq.km with population density of 2,547 per sq.km.

Out of total population, 31.67% of population lives in Urban area and 68.33% lives in Rural area. There are 15.73% Scheduled Caste (SC) and 0 Scheduled Tribe (ST) of total population in Puducherry.

Puducherry Religion Population

DescriptionPopulationPercentage
Total12,47,953100%
Hindu10,89,40987.3%
Christian78,5506.29%
Muslim75,5566.05%
Religion not stated2,1220.17%
Jain1,4000.11%
Buddhist4510.04%
Sikh2970.02%
Other religions and persuasions1680.01%

Puducherry Urban & Rural Population

Out of total population, 50% of population lives in Urban area and 60% lives in Rural area
DescriptionUrbanRural
Area(sq.km)154.56335.44
Number of households2,07,43295,018
Total Population8,52,7533,95,200
Population (%)48.97%50.68%
Male Population4,17,6041,94,907
Female Population4,35,1492,00,293
Sex Ratio10421028
Literacy (%)79.32%71.07%

List of Districts in Puducherry

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DistrictPopulationArea (km2)Po. DensitySex-ratio
Puducherry9,50,28929432321029
Karaikal2,00,22215712751047
Yanam55,6263018541038
Mahe41,816946461184

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Puducherry Population Facts

Number of Households3,02,450
Population12,47,953
Male Population6,12,511 (49.08%)
Female Population6,35,442 (50.92%)
Children Population1,32,858
Area490 km2
Population density/km22,547
Sex-ratio1037
Literacy76.71%
Male Literacy81.2%
Female Literacy72.38%
Scheduled Tribes (ST) %0
Scheduled Caste (SC) %15.73%

Map of Puducherry

Big Cities

Ozhukarai3,00,104
Puducherry2,44,377
Karaikal86,838
Yanam55,626
Mahe41,816
Villianur34,383
Kurumbapet32,871
Kurumbapet32,871
Ariankuppam29,808
Kurumbapet19,506