Population of Coimbatore 2021 | Coimbatore District Population

The Census 2011 Information on Population of Coimbatore City

Population of Coimbatore 2021

Coimbatore is a major city in the Indian state of Tamil Nadu. It’s the second-largest city in Tamil Nadu after Chennai and the 16th largest urban agglomeration in India. Coimbatore was ranked the best emerging city, the safest city in India & selected as one of the hundred Indian cities to be developed as a smart city. It was ranked first in the list of cleanest cities in Tamil Nadu.

Coimbatore Population - Census 2011

As per provisional reports of Census India, the population of Coimbatore City in 2011 is 1,050,721 (10.50 Lakhs) of which the male population is 526,163 and the female population is 524,558


The initial provisional data released by census India 2011, shows that the density of Coimbatore for 2011 is 4258 people per sq. km. Coimbatore city administers area is 246.75 sq. km


The average literacy rate of Coimbatore City in 2011 was 91.30%. If things are looked out at gender wise, male and female literacy was 94.46% and 88.15% respectively. Total literate in Coimbatore city was 866,098 of which 447,616  are males while 418482 are females.


With regards to the Sex Ratio in Coimbatore, it stood at 997 per 1000 males. The average national sex ratio in India is 997 as per the latest reports of Census 2011 Directorate. In the 2011 census, the child sex ratio is 953 girls per 1000 boys


In census enumeration, data regarding child under 0-6 age were also collected. There were a total of 102,069 children under the age of 0-6 years. Of total 52,275 are boys while 49,794 are girls. Child Sex Ratio as per census 2011 was 953. In 2011, Children under 0-6 formed  9.71 % of the total population of Coimbatore City

Sources: Census 2011

Population of Coimbatore in 2021 - 12 lakhs (approx)

Coimbatore CityCensus 2011
Total Population1,050,721 (10.50 Lakhs)
Male Population526,163
Female Population524,558
Density of Population4258 per sq. km
Average Literacy (%)91.30%
% of Male Literates94.46%
% of Female Literates88.15%%
Sex Ratio997
Child Sex Ratio953
Children (0-6 years)102,069
Boys (0-6 years)52,275
Girls (0-6 years)49,794

Sources: Census 2011

Coimbatore District Population

Coimbatore district is one of the 38 districts in Tamil Nadu, India.  Its industrialized district and a major textile, industrial, commercial, educational, information technology, healthcare, and manufacturing hub. As per census 2011, Coimbatore District population is 3,458,045 (34.58 Lakhs) of which 1,729,297 are males and 1,728,748 are females. The literacy rate is 83.98%  & the Male-Female Sex ratio is 1000. The child sex ratio is 956

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