Nagapattinam District Population, Tamil Nadu - Census India 2011

Nagapattinam is one of district of Tamil Nadu in India. There are 8 Taluks, 491 villages and 14 towns in Nagapattinam district.

As per the Census India 2011, Nagapattinam district has 4,13,837 households, population of 16,16,450 of which 7,98,127 are males and 8,18,323 are females. The population of children between age 0-6 is 1,65,245 which is 10.22% of total population.

The sex-ratio of Nagapattinam district is around 1025 compared to 996 which is average of Tamil Nadu state. The literacy rate of Nagapattinam district is 75.04% out of which 80.3% males are literate and 69.91% females are literate. The total area of Nagapattinam is 2,569 sq.km with population density of 629 per sq.km.

Out of total population, 77.44% of population lives in Urban area and 22.56% lives in Rural area. There are 31.54% Scheduled Caste (SC) and 0.23% Scheduled Tribe (ST) of total population in Nagapattinam district.

Nagapattinam Religion Population

DescriptionPopulationPercentage
Total16,16,450100%
Hindu14,35,07288.78%
Muslim1,28,6177.96%
Christian47,5792.94%
Religion not stated3,4750.21%
Jain9630.06%
Buddhist4500.03%
Sikh1840.01%
Other religions and persuasions1100.01%

Nagapattinam Urban & Rural Population

Out of total population, 50% of population lives in Urban area and 60% lives in Rural area
DescriptionUrbanRural
Area(sq.km)187.762,381.24
Number of households90,4873,23,350
Total Population3,64,62412,51,826
Population (%)49.03%50.52%
Male Population1,78,7586,19,369
Female Population1,85,8666,32,457
Sex Ratio10401021
Literacy (%)79.87%73.64%

List of Taluks in Nagapattinam

Check out complete list of all Taluks of Nagapattinam district, Tamil Nadu
TalukPopulationArea (km2)Pop. DensitySex-ratio
Sirkali3,19,715459.316961023
Nagapattinam2,82,7843089181021
Mayiladuthurai2,59,634257.5610081024
Vedaranyam2,16,065667.463241015
Tharangambadi2,07,059281.587351040
Kilvelur1,38,474279.394961027
Kuthalam1,31,948170.907721034
Thirukkuvalai60,771144.804201023

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Nagapattinam Population Facts

Number of Households4,13,837
Population16,16,450
Male Population7,98,127 (49.38%)
Female Population8,18,323 (50.62%)
Children Population1,65,245
Area2,569 km2
Population density/km2629
Sex-ratio1025
Literacy75.04%
Male Literacy80.3%
Female Literacy69.91%
Scheduled Tribes (ST) %0.23%
Scheduled Caste (SC) %31.54%

Map of Nagapattinam , Tamil Nadu