Puducherry District Population, Puducherry - Census India 2011

Puducherry is one of district of Puducherry in India. There are 4 Taluks, 62 villages and 7 towns in Puducherry district.

As per the Census India 2011, Puducherry district has 2,31,513 households, population of 9,50,289 of which 4,68,258 are males and 4,82,031 are females. The population of children between age 0-6 is 99,838 which is 10.51% of total population.

The sex-ratio of Puducherry district is around 1029 compared to 1037 which is average of Puducherry state. The literacy rate of Puducherry district is 76.47% out of which 81.35% males are literate and 71.72% females are literate. The total area of Puducherry is 294 sq.km with population density of 3,232 per sq.km.

Out of total population, 30.84% of population lives in Urban area and 69.16% lives in Rural area. There are 16.04% Scheduled Caste (SC) and 0 Scheduled Tribe (ST) of total population in Puducherry district.

Puducherry Religion Population

DescriptionPopulationPercentage
Total9,50,289100%
Hindu8,55,29490%
Christian58,3286.14%
Muslim32,6743.44%
Religion not stated1,9070.2%
Jain1,3280.14%
Buddhist3660.04%
Sikh2450.03%
Other religions and persuasions1470.02%

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)77.26216.74
Number of households1,62,01669,497
Total Population6,57,2092,93,080
Population (%)49.22%50.6%
Male Population3,23,4891,44,769
Female Population3,33,7201,48,311
Sex Ratio10321024
Literacy (%)79.56%69.53%

List of Taluks in Puducherry

Check out complete list of all Taluks of Puducherry district, Puducherry
TalukPopulationArea (km2)Pop. DensitySex-ratio
Puducherry Taluk3,16,43243.9072081044
Ozhukarai Taluk3,00,10434.5686841021
Villianur Taluk2,13,278130.4016361018
Bahour Taluk1,20,47585.1414151030

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Puducherry Population Facts

Number of Households2,31,513
Population9,50,289
Male Population4,68,258 (49.28%)
Female Population4,82,031 (50.72%)
Children Population99,838
Area294 km2
Population density/km23,232
Sex-ratio1029
Literacy76.47%
Male Literacy81.35%
Female Literacy71.72%
Scheduled Tribes (ST) %0
Scheduled Caste (SC) %16.04%

Map of Puducherry, Puducherry

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