Salem Population


Estimated population in 2021

Estimated population of Salem in 2021
4,039,533
Estimated population of males in 2021
2,066,801
Estimated population of males in 2021
1,972,732

Population as per 2011 census

Population 3,482,056
Male Population 1,781,571
Female Population 1,700,485
Area (km2) 5,237
Density/km2 665
Sex Ratio (Per 1000) 954
Child Sex Ratio (0-6 Age) 916
Literates 2,285,562
Male Literates 1,285,107
Female Literates 1,000,455
Average Literacy 72.86%
Male Literacy 80.24%
Female Literacy 65.15%
Child Population (0-6 Age) 344,960
Boys Population (0-6 Age) 180,002
Girls Population (0-6 Age) 164,958
Child Proportion (0-6 Age) 9.91%
Boys Proportion (0-6 Age) 10.10%
Girls Proportion (0-6 Age) 9.70%

Salem Religion-wise Data

Description Population in 2011 Percentage
Estimated Population in 2021
Hindu
3,326,357
95.53%
3,858,907
Muslims
95,487
2.74%
110,774
Christian
53,841
1.55%
62,461
Sikh
412
0.01%
478
Buddhist
174
0.00%
202
Jain
992
0.03%
1,151
Not Stated
4,547
0.13%
5,275
Others
246
0.01%
285
Total
3,482,056
100.00%
4,039,533

City/Metros in Salem District

City Name Population in 2011
Estimated Population in 2021
Salem (Municipal Corporation) 829,267
962,033