Madurai Population


Estimated population in 2021

Estimated population of Madurai in 2021
3,524,676
Estimated population of males in 2021
1,770,864
Estimated population of males in 2021
1,753,812

Population as per 2011 census

Population 3,038,252
Male Population 1,526,475
Female Population 1,511,777
Area (km2) 3,710
Density/km2 819
Sex Ratio (Per 1000) 990
Child Sex Ratio (0-6 Age) 932
Literates 2,273,430
Male Literates 1,223,810
Female Literates 1,049,620
Average Literacy 83.45%
Male Literacy 89.72%
Female Literacy 77.16%
Child Population (0-6 Age) 313,978
Boys Population (0-6 Age) 162,517
Girls Population (0-6 Age) 151,461
Child Proportion (0-6 Age) 10.33%
Boys Proportion (0-6 Age) 10.65%
Girls Proportion (0-6 Age) 10.02%

Madurai Religion-wise Data

Description Population in 2011 Percentage
Estimated Population in 2021
Hindu
2,760,502
90.86%
3,202,458
Muslims
168,881
5.56%
195,919
Christian
97,711
3.22%
113,355
Sikh
520
0.02%
603
Buddhist
199
0.01%
231
Jain
1,532
0.05%
1,777
Not Stated
8,602
0.28%
9,979
Others
305
0.01%
354
Total
3,038,252
100.00%
3,524,676

City/Metros in Madurai District

City Name Population in 2011
Estimated Population in 2021
Madurai (Municipal Corporation) 1,017,865
1,180,825