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)|
|Density of Population||9079 per sq. km|
|Average Literacy (%)||84.42%|
|% of Male Literates||94.24%|
|% of Female Literates||88.50%|
|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.
|Year||Population||Actual Change||Percentage Change|
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
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
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.
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
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