Population of Tamil Nadu 2022 | Tamilnadu Population

Population of Tamil Nadu 2022

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 Population Projection report by the Census of India, the estimated  population of  Tamil Nadu in 2022 is 76,631,000 (7.66 Crore)

Source: Census 2011 &  Census Population Projection report

Tamilnadu Population 2011-2021

Tamil Nadu has a population growth rate during 2011-2021 of 5.96%. Its estimated population in 2021 is 76,402, 000 (7.64 Crore)* an increase of around 43 lakhs from 2011.

Population of Tamil Nadu in 2022 –  7.66 Crore
Tamil NaduCensus 20112021 Estimate
Total Population72,147,030 (7.21 Crore)7.64 Crores
Male Population36,137,9753.81 Crores
Female Population36,009,0553.82 Crores
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

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 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