Erode District Population, Tamil Nadu - Census India 2011

Erode is one of district of Tamil Nadu in India. There are 5 Taluks, 306 villages and 59 towns in Erode district.

As per the Census India 2011, Erode district has 6,58,071 households, population of 22,51,744 of which 11,29,868 are males and 11,21,876 are females. The population of children between age 0-6 is 1,95,213 which is 8.67% of total population.

The sex-ratio of Erode district is around 993 compared to 996 which is average of Tamil Nadu state. The literacy rate of Erode district is 66.29% out of which 73.31% males are literate and 59.22% females are literate. The total area of Erode is 5,760 sq.km with population density of 391 per sq.km.

Out of total population, 48.57% of population lives in Urban area and 51.43% lives in Rural area. There are 16.41% Scheduled Caste (SC) and 0.97% Scheduled Tribe (ST) of total population in Erode district.

Erode Religion Population

DescriptionPopulationPercentage
Total22,51,744100%
Hindu21,15,45593.95%
Muslim76,0983.38%
Christian55,8992.48%
Religion not stated2,9130.13%
Jain6390.03%
Sikh4350.02%
Other religions and persuasions1570.01%
Buddhist1480.01%

Erode Urban & Rural Population

Out of total population, 50% of population lives in Urban area and 60% lives in Rural area
DescriptionUrbanRural
Area(sq.km)768.294,991.71
Number of households3,34,5693,23,502
Total Population11,57,97610,93,768
Population (%)49.87%49.5%
Male Population5,77,4755,52,393
Female Population5,80,5015,41,375
Sex Ratio1005980
Literacy (%)72.33%59.89%

List of Taluks in Erode

Check out complete list of all Taluks of Erode district, Tamil Nadu
TalukPopulationArea (km2)Pop. DensitySex-ratio
Erode8,22,329767.7310711000
Bhavani4,59,5171,494.13308970
Gobichettipalayam3,76,351663.215671016
Sathyamangalam3,27,4412,271.88144991
Perundurai2,66,106563.06473982

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Erode Population Facts

Number of Households6,58,071
Population22,51,744
Male Population11,29,868 (50.18%)
Female Population11,21,876 (49.82%)
Children Population1,95,213
Area5,760 km2
Population density/km2391
Sex-ratio993
Literacy66.29%
Male Literacy73.31%
Female Literacy59.22%
Scheduled Tribes (ST) %0.97%
Scheduled Caste (SC) %16.41%

Map of Erode, Tamil Nadu