Thrissur City and District Population

Thrissur, also known as Thrissivaperur, is a city in Kerala, India. It’s the fifth-largest city in Kerala and built around a 65-acre hillock called the Thekkinkaadu Maidaanam which seats the Vadakkumnathan temple. It is located 304 kilometers towards the northwest of the state capital city Trivandrum.

As per provisional reports of Census India, the population of  Thrissur City in 2011 was 315,596 (3.15 Lakhs). The Estimated Population of Thrissur in 2024 is 3.75 lakh

Census 2011 Details

Let’s have a look at the last census figures held in the year 2011.

Thrissur CityCensus 2011
Total Population315,596 (3.15 lakh)
Male Population151,999
Female Population163,597
Density of Population3112 per sq. km
Average Literacy (%)97.24 %
% of Male Literates98.31 %
% of Female Literates96.26%
Sex Ratio1076
Child Sex Ratio950
Children (0-6 years)25,252
Boys (0-6yrs)12,953
Girls  (0-6 Yrs)12,299

Thrissur Demography

As per provisional reports of Census India, the population of  Thrissur City in 2011 was 315,596 (3.15 Lakhs) of which the male population was 151,999 and the female population was 163,597


The initial provisional data released by Census India 2011, shows that the density of Thrissur for 2011 is 3112 people per sq. km. Thrissur city administers area is 101.42 sq. km


The average literacy rate of Thrissur City in 2011 was 97.24 %. If things are looked at gender-wise, male and female literacy was 98.31% and 96.26%. respectively. The total literate in Thrissur city was 282,338 of which 136,694 are males while 145,644 are females.


With regards to the Sex Ratio in Thrissur, it stood at 1076 per 1000 males. The average national sex ratio in India is 940 as per the latest reports of the Census 2011 Directorate. In the 2011 census, the child sex ratio was 950 girls per 1000 boys


Data regarding children under 0-6 age were also collected in the census enumeration. There were a total of 25,252 children under the age of 0-6 years. Of the total  12,953 are boys while 12,299 are girls. The child Sex Ratio as per the census 2011 was 950. In 2011, Children under 0-6 formed 8 % of the total population of Thrissur City.

Thrissur District Population

Thrissur (formerly Trichur) is a district of Kerala situated in the central part of that state. As per the census 2011, the Thrissur district population is 3,121,200 (31.21 Lakh) of which 1,480,763 are males and 1,640,437 are females. The literacy rate is 95.08% & the Male-Female Sex ratio is 1108. 

The Estimated population of Thrissur District in 2024 is 33 Lakh

Thrissur DistrictCensus 2011
Total Population3,121,200 (31.21 Lakh)
Male Population1,480,763
Female Population1,640,437
District Area3,027
Density of Population1021 per sq. km
Average Literacy (%)95.08%
Sex Ratio1108
Child Sex Ratio950

Source: Census 2011

Population of Thrissur 2024 | Thrissur District population