Chennai City Population

Description
City Chennai
Government Municipal Corporation
Urban Agglomeration Chennai Metropolitan
State Tamil Nadu

Description
As per 2011 census
Estimated
Population
in 2021
Total
Male
Female
City Population
4,646,732
2,335,844
2,310,888
5,390,674
Literates
3,776,276
1,968,079
1,808,197
4,380,858
Children (0-6)
459,324
235,519
223,805
532,862
Average Literacy (%)
90.18
93.70
86.64
Sex Ratio
989
Child Sex Ratio
950

Chennai Religion-wise Data

Description Population in 2011 Percentage
Estimated Population in 2021
Hindu
3,751,322
80.76%
4,351,909
Muslims
439,270
9.46%
509,597
Christian
358,662
7.72%
416,084
Sikh
2,851
0.06%
3,307
Buddhist
2,804
0.06%
3,253
Jain
51,708
1.11%
59,986
Not Stated
38,356
0.83%
44,497

Chennai Metropolitan
As per 2011 census
Estimated
Population
in 2021
Total
Male
Female
Population
8,653,521
4,358,612
4,294,909
10,038,950
Literates
7,000,270
3,660,527
3,339,743
8,121,013
Children (0-6)
895,024
458,657
436,367
1,038,317
Average Literacy (%)
90.23%
93.86%
86.55%
Sex Ratio
985
Child Sex Ratio
951

Chennai Metropolitan Areas

Adayalampattu, Alamathi, Alandur, Ambattur, Anakaputhur, Avadi, Ayappakkam, Ayyappanthangal, Chennai, Chinnasekkadu, Chitlapakkam, Cowl Bazaar, Edayanchavadi, Gerugambakkam, Injambakkam, Irandankattalai, Jalladiampet, Kadhirvedu, Kannapalayam, Karambakkam, Karapakkam, Kattivakkam, Kattupakkam, Koilambakkam, Kolapakkam, Kottivakkam, Kovur, Kundrathur, Madambakkam, Madambakkam, Madavaram, Madippakkam, Maduravoyal, Manali, Manapakkam, Mangadu, Maraimalainagar, Mathur, Medavakkam, Meenambakkam, Moovarasampettai, Mowlivakkam, Mugalivakkam, Nadukuthagai, Nallur, Nandambakkam, Nandivaram - Guduvancheri, Nanmangalam, Naravarikuppam, Nazarathpettai, Nedungundram, Neelankarai, Nemilicheri, Nerkundram, Nolambur, Oggiyamduraipakkam, Padianallur, Palavakkam, Pallavaram, Pallavaram, Pallikaranai, Pammal, Paraniputhur, Peerkankaranai, Periyapanaicheri, Perungalathur, Perungudi, Polichalur, Poonamallee, Porur, Puthagaram, Puzhal, Puzhithivakkam (Ullagaram), Ramapuram, Sembakkam, Senneerkuppam, Sholinganallur, Sikkarayapuram, Singaperumalkoil, Sirukalathur, Soorapattu, St.Thomas Mount and Pallavaram, Tambaram, Thandalam, Tharapakkam, Theerthagiriyampattu, Thirumazhisai, Thiruneermalai, Thirunindravur, Thiruvancheri, Tirusulam, Tiruverkadu, Tiruvottiyur, Urapakkam, Valasaravakkam, Vanagaram, Vandalur, Varadarajapuram, and Vengavasal