Karaikal District Population, Puducherry - Census India 2011

Karaikal is one of district of Puducherry in India. There are 2 Taluks, 28 villages and 2 towns in Karaikal district.

As per the Census India 2011, Karaikal district has 49,705 households, population of 2,00,222 of which 97,809 are males and 1,02,413 are females. The population of children between age 0-6 is 22,263 which is 11.12% of total population.

The sex-ratio of Karaikal district is around 1047 compared to 1037 which is average of Puducherry state. The literacy rate of Karaikal district is 77.37% out of which 81.69% males are literate and 73.25% females are literate. The total area of Karaikal is 157 sq.km with population density of 1,275 per sq.km.

Out of total population, 51% of population lives in Urban area and 49% lives in Rural area. There are 17.65% Scheduled Caste (SC) and 0 Scheduled Tribe (ST) of total population in Karaikal district.

Karaikal Religion Population

DescriptionPopulationPercentage
Total2,00,222100%
Hindu1,52,63876.23%
Muslim28,83514.4%
Christian18,3919.19%
Religion not stated1810.09%
Buddhist630.03%
Jain540.03%
Sikh460.02%
Other religions and persuasions140.01%

Karaikal Urban & Rural Population

Out of total population, 50% of population lives in Urban area and 60% lives in Rural area
DescriptionUrbanRural
Area(sq.km)38.30118.70
Number of households24,18425,521
Total Population98,1021,02,120
Population (%)48.59%50.9%
Male Population47,67150,138
Female Population50,43151,982
Sex Ratio10581037
Literacy (%)79.32%75.5%

List of Taluks in Karaikal

Check out complete list of all Taluks of Karaikal district, Puducherry
TalukPopulationArea (km2)Pop. DensitySex-ratio
Karaikal Taluk1,44,20086.8516601050
Thirunallar Taluk56,02270.157991039

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Karaikal Population Facts

Number of Households49,705
Population2,00,222
Male Population97,809 (48.85%)
Female Population1,02,413 (51.15%)
Children Population22,263
Area157 km2
Population density/km21,275
Sex-ratio1047
Literacy77.37%
Male Literacy81.69%
Female Literacy73.25%
Scheduled Tribes (ST) %0
Scheduled Caste (SC) %17.65%

Map of Karaikal, Puducherry

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