Thirunavaya Census Town, with population of about 25 thousand is Tirur sub district's the 2nd least populous census town located in Tirur sub district of Malappuram district in the state Kerala in India. Total geographical area of Thirunavaya census town is 11 km2 and it is the 2nd smallest census town by area in the sub district. Population density of the census town is 2252 persons per km2. There is only one ward in this census town which is Thirunavaya Ward No 01 and the population of Thirunavaya Ward No 01 is about 25 thousand.

Nearest railway station is Thirunavaya which is within the census town. Tirur is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the census town is 12 km. District head quarter of the census town is Malappuram which is 32 km away. Thiruvananthapuram is the state head quarter of the census town and is 360 km far from here. Yearly average rainfall of the census town is 2769 mm. Maximum temperature here reaches up to 32°C and minimum temperature goes down to 25°C.

Demographics

The census town is home to about 25 thousand people, among them about 11 thousand (46%) are male and about 13 thousand (54%) are female. 93% of the whole population are from general caste, 6% are from schedule caste and 1% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Thirunavaya census town is 14%, among them 49% are boys and 51% are girls. There are 4616 households in the census town and an average 5 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Thirunavaya

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 24,790 23,104 1,530 156 3,466
Male 11,300 10,471 755 74 1,712
Female 13,490 12,633 775 82 1,754

Religion wise distribution of population

Muslims contribute 77% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the census town followed by Hindus which contribute 18% of the total population and Christians are the third largest religious community here with 4% population.. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Muslims are 1237 in Hindus are 1024 and in Christians are 1216.

Religion wise population 2011 - Thirunavaya

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 24,790 4,536 19,190 1,026 2 0 0 4 32
Male 11,300 2,241 8,577 463 0 0 0 3 16
Female 13,490 2,295 10,613 563 2 0 0 1 16

Growth of population

Population of the census town has decreased by -1% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 25 thousand. Female population growth rate of the census town is 1.7% which is 5.7% higher than male population growth rate of -4%. General caste population has decreased by -1%; Schedule caste population has decreased by -9.7%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 3020% and child population has decreased by -4.9% in the census town since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Thirunavaya

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total -1% -1% -9.7% 3020% -4.9%
Male -4% -4% -11.9% 3600% -6.3%
Female 1.7% 1.7% -7.5% 2633.3% -3.5%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 1194 females per 1000 male in the census town. Sex ratio in general caste is 1206, in schedule caste is 1026 and in schedule tribe is 1108. There are 1025 girls under 6 years of age per 1000 boys of the same age in the census town. Overall sex ratio in the census town has increased by 67 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 30 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Thirunavaya

Total General SC ST Child
Change 67 67 48 -392 30
2011 1194 1206 1026 1108 1025
2001 1127 1139 978 1500 995

Literacy

Total about 20 thousand people in the census town are literate, among them 9167 are male and about 11 thousand are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Thirunavaya is 94%. 96% of male and 92% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the census town has increased by 5%. Male literacy has gone up by 3% and female literacy rate has gone up by 7%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Thirunavaya

Total Male Female
Change 4.8% 2.9% 6.5%
2011 93.6% 95.6% 91.9%
2001 88.8% 92.7% 85.4%

Workers profile

Thirunavaya has 22% (5354) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 41% male and 5% female population are working population. 28% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 13% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 4% of total female population are main and 2% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Thirunavaya

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 21.6% 14.9% 6.7% 78.4%
Male 41% 28.3% 12.6% 59%
Female 5.4% 3.7% 1.7% 94.6%