Population of Tamil Nadu 2021 | Tamilnadu Population

Population of Tamil Nadu 2021

Tamil Nadu is a state in the Southern region of India. It’s the tenth-largest Indian state by area and the sixth-largest by population. As per provisional reports of Census India, the population of  Tamil Nadu in 2011 is 72,147,030 (7.21 Crore)

Tamilnadu Population 2011-2021

Tamil Nadu has a population growth rate during 2011-2021 of 7.89%. Its estimated population in 2021 is 7.85 Crores* an increase of around 64 lakhs from 2011.

Population of Tamil Nadu in 2021 –  7.85 Crores (Approx)
Tamil NaduCensus 2011
Total Population72,147,030 (7.21 Crore)
Male Population36,137,975
Female Population36,009,055
Sex Ratio996
Population Density555/km2
Population Rank6th
Total Area130,058 km2
Area Rank10th
Average Literacy (%)82.6%
Formation26 January 1950
Capital CityChennai

Source: Census 2011 & UIAI for 2021 Estimates

Top Cities in Tamil Nadu by Population

  1. Chennai
  2. Coimbatore
  3. Madurai
  4. Tiruchirappalli
  5. Salem
  6. Tirunelveli
  7. Ambattur
  8. Tiruppur
  9. Avadi
  10. Tiruvottiyur
  11. Thoothukkudi
  12. Nagercoil
  13. Thanjavur
  14. Pallavaram
  15. Dindigul
  16. Vellore
  17. Tambaram
  18. Cuddalore
  19. Alandur
  20. Kancheepuram
  21. Erode
  22. Tiruvannamalai
  23. Kumbakonam
  24. Rajapalayam
  25. Kurichi
  26. Madavaram
  27. Pudukkottai
  28. Hosur
  29. Ambur
  30. Karaikkudi
  31. Neyveli
  32. Nagapattinam