Salem City Population

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

Description
As per 2011 census
Estimated
Population
in 2021
Total
Male
Female
City Population
829,267
417,317
411,950
962,033
Literates
633,314
336,422
296,892
734,708
Children (0-6)
79,067
40,570
38,497
91,726
Average Literacy (%)
84.42
89.30
79.50
Sex Ratio
987
Child Sex Ratio
949

Salem Religion-wise Data

Description Population in 2011 Percentage
Estimated Population in 2021
Hindu
744,630
89.81%
863,845
Muslims
62,033
7.48%
71,964
Christian
19,608
2.36%
22,747
Sikh
176
0.02%
204
Buddhist
73
0.01%
85
Jain
915
0.11%
1,061
Not Stated
1,691
0.20%
1,962

Salem Metropolitan
As per 2011 census
Estimated
Population
in 2021
Total
Male
Female
Population
917,414
462,278
455,136
1,064,292
Literates
691,057
368,720
322,337
801,695
Children (0-6)
88,457
45,387
43,070
102,619
Average Literacy (%)
83.36%
88.45%
78.22%
Sex Ratio
985
Child Sex Ratio
949

Salem Metropolitan Areas

Dalavaipatti, Erumapalayam, Kannankurichi, Kondalampatti, Mallamooppampatti, Neykkarappatti, Salem, and Sanniyasigundu