Population of Salem 2022 | Salem District Population

The Census 2011 Information on Population of Salem City

Salem Population 2022

Salem is a major city in the Indian state of Tamil Nadu. Salem is the fifth largest urban agglomeration in the state by population and the fifth-largest city in Tamil Nadu.

As per provisional reports of Census India, the population of Salem City in 2011 is 8,29,267 (8.29 Lakh)  & the estimated population of Salem in 2022 is 9.60 lakh

Population of Salem City in 2022 - 9.60 lakh (approx)

Salem City Census 2011
Total Population 8,29,267 (8.29 Lakhs)
Male Population 4,17,317
Female Population 4,11,950
Density of Population 9079 per sq. km
Average Literacy (%) 84.42%
% of Male Literates 94.24%
% of Female Literates 88.50%
Sex Ratio 987
Child Sex Ratio 949
Children (0-6 years) 79,067

Salem Historical Population

As per Census 2011, Salem has a population growth rate of 19.02% during 2001-2011.  It’s expected to have a population growth rate of 14% during 2011-2021.

Let’s look at population & percentage change from  Year 19o1 to 2021.

YearPopulationActual ChangePercentage Change
190170,621
191159,153-11,468-16.24%
192152,244-6,909-11.68%
1931102,17949,93595.58%
1941129,70227,52326.94%
1951202,33572,63356.00%
1961273,13470,79934.99%
1971398,200125,06645.79%
1981498,856100,65625.28%
1991551,80352,94710.61%
2001696,760144,95726.27%
2011829,267132,50719.02%
2021 (estimate)945,000115,73313.96%

Sources: Census 2011

Population of Salem Census 2011

As per provisional reports of Census India, the population of Salem  City in 2011 is 8,29,267 (8.29 Lakhs) of which the male population is 4,17,317 and the female population is 4,11,950

DENSITY

The initial provisional data released by census India 2011, shows that the density of Salem for 2011 is 9079 people per sq. km. Salem  city administers area is 92 sq. km

LITERACY RATE

The average literacy rate of Salem  City in 2011 was  84.42%. If things are looked out at gender wise, male and female literacy was 89.30 % and   79.50 %. respectively. Total literate in Salem city was 633,314 of which 336,422 are males while  296,892 are females.

SEX RATIO

With regard to the Sex Ratio in Salem, it stood at 987  per 1000 males. The average national sex ratio in India is 940 as per the latest reports of Census 2011 Directorate. In 2011 census, the child sex ratio is 949 girls per 1000 boys

CHILD POPULATION

In census enumeration, data regarding child under 0-6 age were also collected. There were a total of 79,067 children under the age of 0-6 years. Of total  40,570 are boys while 38,497 are girls. Child Sex Ratio as per census 2011 was 949. In 2011, Children under 0-6 formed 9.53 % of the total population of Salem  City

Sources: Census 2011

Salem District Population

Salem District is one of the 38 districts of Tamil Nadu state in southern India. As per the census 2011, the Salem District population is 34,82,056 (34.82 Lakhs) of which 17,81,571 are males and 17,00,485 are females. The literacy rate is 75.86 % & the Male-Female Sex ratio is 954. The child sex ratio is 916