Tiruchirappalli Taluka, with population of about 8.5 lakh is Tiruchirappalli district's the most populous sub district, located in Tiruchirappalli district of the state Tamil Nadu in India. There is only one village in this sub district which is Alathur and the population of Alathur is 2686.

There is only one city in the sub district that comes under the sub district administration which is Tiruchirappalli Municipal Corporation.

Demographics

The sub district 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, 11% are from schedule caste and 0% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Tiruchirappalli taluka is 9%, among them 51% are boys and 49% are girls. There are about 2.2 lakh households in the sub district and an average 4 persons live in every family.

100% population of Tiruchirappalli taluka live in the Tiruchirappalli Sub District urban part.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Tiruchirappalli

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 850,073 758,217 89,478 2,378 79,987
Male 419,751 374,072 44,507 1,172 40,813
Female 430,322 384,145 44,971 1,206 39,174

Most populated Villages and Cities in Tiruchirappalli

Villages Cities
Name Population Name Population
Alathur 2686 Tiruchirappalli 847387

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 74% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the sub district 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 850,073 629,966 124,784 92,583 148 86 559 108 1,839
Male 419,751 312,439 61,278 44,744 87 52 281 55 815
Female 430,322 317,527 63,506 47,839 61 34 278 53 1,024

Growth of population

Population of the sub district has decreased by -8.5% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 9.3 lakh. Female population growth rate of the sub district is -7.1% which is 2.7% higher than male population growth rate of -9.8%. General caste population has decreased by -7.5%; Schedule caste population has decreased by -15.2%; Schedule Tribe population has decreased by -34.5% and child population has decreased by -15.9% in the sub district since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Tiruchirappalli

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total -8.5% -7.5% -15.2% -34.5% -15.9%
Male -9.8% -9% -15.7% -35.5% -15.5%
Female -7.1% -6% -14.6% -33.5% -16.2%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 1025 females per 1000 male in the sub district. Sex ratio in general caste is 1027, in schedule caste is 1010 and in schedule tribe is 1029. There are 960 girls under 6 years of age per 1000 boys of the same age in the sub district. Overall sex ratio in the sub district has increased by 30 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 8 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Tiruchirappalli

Total General SC ST Child
Change 30 33 13 31 -8
2011 1025 1027 1010 1029 960
2001 995 994 997 998 968

Villages and Cities with highest sex ratio in Tiruchirappalli

Villages Cities
Name Sex Ratio Name Sex Ratio
Alathur 988 Tiruchirappalli 1025

Literacy

Total about 7 lakh people in the sub district 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 sub district has increased by 3%. Male literacy has gone up by 2% and female literacy rate has gone up by 5%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Tiruchirappalli

Total Male Female
Change 3.2% 1.7% 4.9%
2011 91.4% 94.9% 88%
2001 88.2% 93.2% 83.1%

Villages and Cities with highest literacy rate in Tiruchirappalli

Villages Cities
Name Literacy Rate % Name Literacy Rate %
Alathur 93 Tiruchirappalli 91

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%

Biggest Villages and Cities in Tiruchirappalli

Villages Cities
Name Area (Km2) Name Area (Km2)
Alathur 9.9 Tiruchirappalli 146.9