Tamil Nadu Population 2024

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 the Census 2011 the population of Tamil Nadu in 2011 was 72,147, 030 and according to the Population Projection report by the Census of India, the population of  Tamil Nadu in 2024 is 77,089,000 (7.7 Crore)

YearPopulation% Growth
201172,147,000
201674,635,0003.45%
202176,402,0002.37%
202677,546,0001.50%
203178,082,0000.69%
203678,067,000-0.02%

Population of Tamil Nadu in 2024 is 7.7 Crore (approx)

Tamil NaduCensus 20112024 Estimate
Total Population72,147,030 (7.21 Crore)7.7 Crore
Male Population36,137,9753.84 Crore
Female Population36,009,0553.86 Crore
Sex Ratio9961002
Population Density555/km2587/km2
Population Rank6th
Total Area130,058 km2
Area Rank10th
Average Literacy (%)82.6%
Formation26 January 1950
Capital CityChennai

Source: Census 2011 &  Census Population Projection Report

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Tamil Nadu Historical Population

Tamil Nadu has a population growth rate of 5.90% during 2011-2021. In 1910 Population of Tamil Nadu was 1.92 Crore & in the Year 2021, it’s estimated at 7.64 Crore, an increase of almost 5.72 Crore. Let’s look at decade population & percentage change from the Year 1910 to 2021

Census Year Population Absolute Change Percentage Change
1901 19,252,630
1911 20,902,616 +1,649,986    +8.57         
1921 21,628,518 +725,902    +3.47         
1931 23,472,099 +1,843,581    +8.52         
1941 26,267,507 +2,795,408    +11.91         
1951 30,119,047 +3,851,540    +14.66         
1961 33,686,953 +3,567,906    +11.85         
1971 41,199,168 +7,512,215    +22.30         
1981 48,408,077 +7,208,909    +17.50         
1991 55,858,946 +7,450,869    +15.39         
2001 62,405,679 +6,546,733    +11.72         
2011 72,147,030 +9,741,351    +15.61         
2021 (estimate) 76,402,000 +4,254,970    +5.90         

Source: Census 2011 &  Census Population Projection report

Top Cities in Tamil Nadu

#CityCity Population
1Chennai4,646,732
2Coimbatore1,050,721
3Madurai1,017,865
4Tiruchirappalli847,387
5Salem829,267
6Tirunelveli473,637
7Ambattur466,205
8Tiruppur444,352
9Avadi345,996
10Tiruvottiyur249,446

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