Tiruchirappalli Municipal Corporation, with population of about 8.5 lakh is Tiruchirappalli sub district's only municipal corporation located in Tiruchirappalli sub district of Tiruchirappalli district in the state Tamil Nadu in India. Total geographical area of Tiruchirappalli municipal corporation is 147 km2. Population density of the city is 5768 persons per km2. There are 60 wards in the city, among them Tiruchirappalli Ward No 38 is the most populous ward with population of about 27 thousand and Tiruchirappalli Ward No 32 is the least populous ward with population of 6594.

Nearest railway station is Tiruchirappalli which is within the city. Tiruchirappalli is the sub district head quarter of the city. District head quarter of the city is Tiruchirappalli. Chennai is the state head quarter of the city and is 323 km far from here. Yearly average rainfall of the city is 757.3 mm. Maximum temperature here reaches up to 38.9°C and minimum temperature goes down to 18.6°C.

Demographics

The city is home to about 8.5 lakh people, among them about 4.2 lakh (49%) are male and about 4.3 lakh (51%) are female. 89% of the whole population are from general caste, 10% are from schedule caste and 0% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Tiruchirappalli municipal corporation is 9%, among them 51% are boys and 49% are girls. There are about 2.1 lakh households in the city and an average 4 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Tiruchirappalli

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 847,387 756,201 88,833 2,353 79,723
Male 418,400 373,057 44,183 1,160 40,681
Female 428,987 383,144 44,650 1,193 39,042

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 74% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the city followed by Muslims which contribute 15% of the total population and Christians are the third largest religious community here with 11% population.. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Hindus are 1016 in Muslims are 1036 and in Christians are 1069.

Religion wise population 2011 - Tiruchirappalli

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 847,387 627,661 124,718 92,276 148 86 559 104 1,835
Male 418,400 311,275 61,244 44,596 87 52 281 52 813
Female 428,987 316,386 63,474 47,680 61 34 278 52 1,022

Growth of population

Population of the city has increased by 12.7% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 7.5 lakh. Female population growth rate of the city is 14.1% which is 2.9% higher than male population growth rate of 11.2%. General caste population has increased by 11.5%; Schedule caste population has increased by 25.2%; Schedule Tribe population has decreased by -21.3% and child population has increased by 3.5% in the city since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Tiruchirappalli

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 12.7% 11.5% 25.2% -21.3% 3.5%
Male 11.2% 10% 24.8% -22.1% 3.9%
Female 14.1% 13.1% 25.5% -20.5% 3%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 1025 females per 1000 male in the city. Sex ratio in general caste is 1027, in schedule caste is 1011 and in schedule tribe is 1028. There are 960 girls under 6 years of age per 1000 boys of the same age in the city. Overall sex ratio in the city has increased by 25 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 9 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Tiruchirappalli

Total General SC ST Child
Change 25 28 6 21 -9
2011 1025 1027 1011 1028 960
2001 1000 999 1005 1007 969

Literacy

Total about 7 lakh people in the city are literate, among them about 3.6 lakh are male and about 3.4 lakh are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Tiruchirappalli is 91%. 95% of male and 88% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the city has increased by 2%. Male literacy has gone down by 1% and female literacy rate has gone up by 4%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Tiruchirappalli

Total Male Female
Change 2.7% 1.4% 4.1%
2011 91.4% 94.9% 88%
2001 88.7% 93.5% 83.9%

Workers profile

Tiruchirappalli has 36% (about 3 lakh) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 57% male and 15% female population are working population. 53% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 4% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 13% of total female population are main and 2% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Tiruchirappalli

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 35.7% 32.8% 2.9% 64.3%
Male 56.7% 53.1% 3.6% 43.3%
Female 15.2% 13% 2.2% 84.8%