Namakkal District Population, Tamil Nadu - Census India 2011

Namakkal is one of district of Tamil Nadu in India. There are 4 Taluks, 389 villages and 34 towns in Namakkal district.

As per the Census India 2011, Namakkal district has 4,75,511 households, population of 17,26,601 of which 8,69,280 are males and 8,57,321 are females. The population of children between age 0-6 is 1,50,699 which is 8.73% of total population.

The sex-ratio of Namakkal district is around 986 compared to 996 which is average of Tamil Nadu state. The literacy rate of Namakkal district is 68.12% out of which 75.16% males are literate and 60.98% females are literate. The total area of Namakkal is 3,420 sq.km with population density of 505 per sq.km.

Out of total population, 59.68% of population lives in Urban area and 40.32% lives in Rural area. There are 20% Scheduled Caste (SC) and 3.3% Scheduled Tribe (ST) of total population in Namakkal district.

Namakkal Religion Population

DescriptionPopulationPercentage
Total17,26,601100%
Hindu16,73,65296.93%
Muslim32,4831.88%
Christian16,9090.98%
Religion not stated2,9830.17%
Other religions and persuasions1990.01%
Sikh1830.01%
Buddhist1080.01%
Jain840%

Namakkal Urban & Rural Population

Out of total population, 50% of population lives in Urban area and 60% lives in Rural area
DescriptionUrbanRural
Area(sq.km)300.573,119.43
Number of households1,92,2632,83,248
Total Population6,96,12510,30,476
Population (%)50.08%49.47%
Male Population3,48,5965,20,684
Female Population3,47,5295,09,792
Sex Ratio997979
Literacy (%)72.45%65.19%

List of Taluks in Namakkal

Check out complete list of all Taluks of Namakkal district, Tamil Nadu
TalukPopulationArea (km2)Pop. DensitySex-ratio
Tiruchengode6,31,507825.89765995
Namakkal5,41,4881,249.72433986
Rasipuram3,40,515819.04416963
Paramathi-Velur2,13,091525.35406999

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Namakkal Population Facts

Number of Households4,75,511
Population17,26,601
Male Population8,69,280 (50.35%)
Female Population8,57,321 (49.65%)
Children Population1,50,699
Area3,420 km2
Population density/km2505
Sex-ratio986
Literacy68.12%
Male Literacy75.16%
Female Literacy60.98%
Scheduled Tribes (ST) %3.3%
Scheduled Caste (SC) %20%

Map of Namakkal , Tamil Nadu