Population of Madurai 2021 | Madurai district population

The Census 2011 Information on Population of Madurai City

Population of Madurai 2021

Madurai is one of the main cities in the state of Tamil Nadu, India. As per the census 2011, It’s the third-largest city in Tamil Nadu and the 44th most populated city in India. It’s an ancient city with many historic monuments, such as Meenakshi Temple & Tirumalai Nayak Palace.

Madurai Population - Census 2011

As per provisional reports of Census India, the population of Madurai City in 2011 is 10,17,865 (10,17 Lakhs)  of which the male population is 5,09,302  and the female population is 5,08,563  


The initial provisional data released by census India 2011, shows that the density of Madurai for 2011 is 6877 people per sq. km. Madurai city administers an area is 148 sq. km


The average literacy rate of Madurai   City in 2011 was  90.91 %. If things are looked out at gender wise, male and female literacy was  94.77 % and  87.06 %. respectively. Total literate in Madurai city was 834,104  of which 433,860  are males while 400,244 are females.


With regard to the Sex Ratio in Madurai, it stood at 999  per 1000 males. The average national sex ratio in India is 940 as per the latest reports of Census 2011 Directorate. In the 2011 census, the child sex ratio is 949  girls per 1000 boys


In census enumeration, data regarding child under 0-6 age were also collected. There were a total of 100,324 children under the age of 0-6 years. Of total  51,485 are boys while 48,839 are girls. The child Sex Ratio as per census 2011 was 949. In 2011, Children under 0-6 formed  9.86  % of the total population of Madurai City

Sources: Census 2011

Population of Madurai in 2021 - 11.50 lakhs (approx)

Madurai CityCensus 2011
Total Population11,98,491 (11.98 Lakhs)
Male Population5,09,302
Female Population5,08,563
Density of Population6977 per sq. km
Average Literacy (%) 90.91 %
% of Male Literates94.77 %
% of Female Literates 87.06%
Sex Ratio999
Child Sex Ratio949
Children (0-6 years)1,00,324
Boys (0-6yrs)51,485
Girls  (0-6 Yrs)43,628

Madurai District Population

Madurai district is one of the 38 districts of the state of Tamil Nadu, India.  As per census 2011, Madurai district population is 3,038,252 (30.38 Lakhs) of which 1,526,475  are males and 1,511,777 are females. The literacy rate is 83.45% & the Male-Female Sex ratio is 990. The child sex ratio is 932

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