Population of Palakkad 2021

Population of Palakkad 2021

Palakkad is a city and municipality in the state of Kerala in India. The city is situated about 350 kilometers north of state capital Thiruvananthapuram, and 66 kilometers (41 mi) northeast of Thrissur. 

Palakkad Population - Census 2011

As per provisional reports of Census India, the population of  Palakkad City in 2011 is 131,019 (1.31 Lakhs) of which the male population is 63,833 and the female population is 67,186


The initial provisional data released by census India 2011, shows that the density of Palakkad for 2011 is 4926 people per sq. km. Palakkad city administers area is 26.60 sq. km


The average literacy rate of Palakkad City in 2011 was 94.20 %. If things are looked out at gender-wise, male and female literacy was 96.83 % and 91.73%. respectively. Total literate in Palakkad city was 112,479 of which 56,065 are males while 56,414 are females.


With regards to the Sex Ratio in Palakkad, it stood at 1053 per 1000 males. The average national sex ratio in India is 940 as per the latest reports of the Census 2011 Directorate. In the 2011 census, the child sex ratio is 959 girls per 1000 boys


In the census enumeration, data regarding children under 0-6 age were also collected. There were a total of 11,614 children under the age of 0-6 years. Of total  5,930 are boys while 5,684 are girls. Child Sex Ratio as per census 2011 was 959. In 2011, Children under 0-6 formed 8.87% of the total population of Palakkad City.

Sources: Census 2011

Population of Palakkad in 2021 – 1.45 lakhs (approx)

Palakkad CityCensus 2011
Total Population131,019 ( 1.31 lacs)
Male Population63,833
Female Population67,186
Density of Population4926 per sq. km
Average Literacy (%)94.20 %
% of Male Literates96.83 %
% of Female Literates91.73%
Sex Ratio1053
Child Sex Ratio959
Children (0-6 years)11,614
Boys (0-6yrs)5,930
Girls  (0-6 Yrs)5,684

Sources: Census 2011

Palakkad District Population

Palakkad District, in the southeastern part of the former Malabar district, is one of the 14 districts of Kerala. It is located right in the central part of the state. As per census 2011, Palakkad district population is  2,809,934 (28.10 Lakhs) of which 1,359,478 are males and 1,450,456 are females. The literacy rate is 89.31% & the Male-Female Sex ratio is 1067. The child sex ratio is 967

Palakkad DistrictCensus 2011
Total Population2,809,934 (28.10 Lakhs)
Male Population1,359,478
Female Population1,450,456
District Area4,482
Density of Population627 per sq. km
Average Literacy (%)89.31%
Sex Ratio1067
Child Sex Ratio967

Source: Census 2011