Thanjavur District Population, Tamil Nadu - Census India 2011

Thanjavur is one of district of Tamil Nadu in India. There are 8 Taluks, 805 villages and 34 towns in Thanjavur district.

As per the Census India 2011, Thanjavur district has 6,05,363 households, population of 24,05,890 of which 11,82,416 are males and 12,23,474 are females. The population of children between age 0-6 is 2,38,598 which is 9.92% of total population.

The sex-ratio of Thanjavur district is around 1035 compared to 996 which is average of Tamil Nadu state. The literacy rate of Thanjavur district is 74.44% out of which 79.86% males are literate and 69.21% females are literate. The total area of Thanjavur is 3,411 sq.km with population density of 705 per sq.km.

Out of total population, 64.61% of population lives in Urban area and 35.39% lives in Rural area. There are 18.91% Scheduled Caste (SC) and 0.15% Scheduled Tribe (ST) of total population in Thanjavur district.

Thanjavur Religion Population

DescriptionPopulationPercentage
Total24,05,890100%
Hindu20,75,87086.28%
Muslim1,90,8147.93%
Christian1,33,9715.57%
Religion not stated2,8050.12%
Jain1,2560.05%
Buddhist7950.03%
Sikh2310.01%
Other religions and persuasions1480.01%

Thanjavur Urban & Rural Population

Out of total population, 50% of population lives in Urban area and 60% lives in Rural area
DescriptionUrbanRural
Area(sq.km)366.463,044.54
Number of households2,14,1613,91,202
Total Population8,51,35915,54,531
Population (%)49.01%50.78%
Male Population4,17,2397,65,177
Female Population4,34,1207,89,354
Sex Ratio10401032
Literacy (%)80.58%71.08%

List of Taluks in Thanjavur

Check out complete list of all Taluks of Thanjavur district, Tamil Nadu
TalukPopulationArea (km2)Pop. DensitySex-ratio
Thanjavur5,11,865616.508301022
Kumbakonam4,36,592277.1215751017
Pattukkottai3,96,236720.145501071
Papanasam2,73,511400.536831042
Orathanadu2,46,871570.814321056
Thiruvidaimarudur2,31,151270.418551005
Thiruvaiyaru1,85,803267.296951025
Peravurani1,23,861288.204301053

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Thanjavur Population Facts

Number of Households6,05,363
Population24,05,890
Male Population11,82,416 (49.15%)
Female Population12,23,474 (50.85%)
Children Population2,38,598
Area3,411 km2
Population density/km2705
Sex-ratio1035
Literacy74.44%
Male Literacy79.86%
Female Literacy69.21%
Scheduled Tribes (ST) %0.15%
Scheduled Caste (SC) %18.91%

Map of Thanjavur, Tamil Nadu