The Nilgiris District Population, Tamil Nadu - Census India 2011

The Nilgiris is one of district of Tamil Nadu in India. There are 6 Taluks, 40 villages and 18 towns in The Nilgiris district.

As per the Census India 2011, The Nilgiris district has 1,97,653 households, population of 7,35,394 of which 3,60,143 are males and 3,75,251 are females. The population of children between age 0-6 is 66,799 which is 9.08% of total population.

The sex-ratio of The Nilgiris district is around 1042 compared to 996 which is average of Tamil Nadu state. The literacy rate of The Nilgiris district is 77.46% out of which 83.15% males are literate and 72.01% females are literate. The total area of The Nilgiris is 2,565 sq.km with population density of 287 per sq.km.

Out of total population, 40.76% of population lives in Urban area and 59.24% lives in Rural area. There are 32.08% Scheduled Caste (SC) and 4.46% Scheduled Tribe (ST) of total population in The Nilgiris district.

The Nilgiris Religion Population

DescriptionPopulationPercentage
Total7,35,394100%
Hindu5,69,47777.44%
Christian84,61011.51%
Muslim78,45210.67%
Religion not stated1,1380.15%
Jain9100.12%
Buddhist3820.05%
Sikh3380.05%
Other religions and persuasions870.01%

The Nilgiris Urban & Rural Population

Out of total population, 50% of population lives in Urban area and 60% lives in Rural area
DescriptionUrbanRural
Area(sq.km)582.291,982.71
Number of households1,14,63283,021
Total Population4,35,6552,99,739
Population (%)49.18%51.32%
Male Population2,14,2341,45,909
Female Population2,21,4211,53,830
Sex Ratio10341054
Literacy (%)79.81%74.05%

List of Taluks in The Nilgiris

Check out complete list of all Taluks of The Nilgiris district, Tamil Nadu
TalukPopulationArea (km2)Pop. DensitySex-ratio
Udhagamandalam1,91,960879.272181049
Coonoor1,57,744232.416791014
Panthalur1,25,931218.055781043
Kotagiri1,08,684397.552731064
Gudalur1,04,768507.092071034
Kundah46,307330.631401073

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The Nilgiris Population Facts

Number of Households1,97,653
Population7,35,394
Male Population3,60,143 (48.97%)
Female Population3,75,251 (51.03%)
Children Population66,799
Area2,565 km2
Population density/km2287
Sex-ratio1042
Literacy77.46%
Male Literacy83.15%
Female Literacy72.01%
Scheduled Tribes (ST) %4.46%
Scheduled Caste (SC) %32.08%

Map of The Nilgiris, Tamil Nadu