Thiruneermalai Town Panchayat, with population of about 31 thousand is Alandur sub district's the most populous town panchayat located in Alandur sub district of Kancheepuram district in the state Tamil Nadu in India. Total geographical area of Thiruneermalai town panchayat is 5 km2 and it is the smallest city by area in the sub district. Population density of the city is 6396 persons per km2. There are 18 wards in the city, among them Thiruneermalai Ward No 12 is the most populous ward with population of 3576 and Thiruneermalai Ward No 15 is the least populous ward with population of 511.

Nearest railway station is Pallavaram which is 3 km far from here. Alandur is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the city is 16 km. District head quarter of the city is Kancheepuram which is 78 km away. Chennai is the state head quarter of the city and is 28 km far from here. Yearly average rainfall of the city is 1156.8 mm. Maximum temperature here reaches up to 39.2°C and minimum temperature goes down to 21°C.

Demographics

The city is home to about 31 thousand people, among them about 15 thousand (50%) are male and about 15 thousand (50%) are female. 82% of the whole population are from general caste, 18% are from schedule caste and 0% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Thiruneermalai town panchayat is 11%, among them 51% are boys and 49% are girls. There are 7660 households in the city and an average 4 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Thiruneermalai

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 30,702 25,054 5,602 46 3,501
Male 15,367 12,581 2,760 26 1,792
Female 15,335 12,473 2,842 20 1,709

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 92% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the city followed by Christians which contribute 5% of the total population and Muslims are the third largest religious community here with 2% population.. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Hindus are 999 in Christians are 994 and in Muslims are 1009.

Religion wise population 2011 - Thiruneermalai

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 30,702 28,120 663 1,625 11 6 14 4 259
Male 15,367 14,064 330 815 5 2 8 2 141
Female 15,335 14,056 333 810 6 4 6 2 118

Growth of population

Population of the city has increased by 59.7% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 19 thousand. Female population growth rate of the city is 60.7% which is 2% higher than male population growth rate of 58.7%. General caste population has increased by 58.8%; Schedule caste population has increased by 63.2%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 155.6% and child population has increased by 58.7% in the city since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Thiruneermalai

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 59.7% 58.8% 63.2% 155.6% 58.7%
Male 58.7% 58.6% 58.1% 420% 70.7%
Female 60.7% 59% 68.5% 53.8% 47.8%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 998 females per 1000 male in the city. Sex ratio in general caste is 991, in schedule caste is 1030 and in schedule tribe is 769. There are 954 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 12 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 147 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Thiruneermalai

Total General SC ST Child
Change 12 2 64 -1831 -147
2011 998 991 1030 769 954
2001 986 989 966 2600 1101

Literacy

Total about 25 thousand people in the city are literate, among them about 13 thousand are male and about 12 thousand are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Thiruneermalai is 90%. 94% of male and 87% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the city has increased by 4%. Male literacy has gone up by 2% and female literacy rate has gone up by 6%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Thiruneermalai

Total Male Female
Change 4.0% 2.1% 6.1%
2011 90.5% 93.8% 87.2%
2001 86.5% 91.7% 81.1%

Workers profile

Thiruneermalai has 38% (about 12 thousand) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 57% male and 18% female population are working population. 54% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 3% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 16% of total female population are main and 2% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Thiruneermalai

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 37.6% 35% 2.6% 62.4%
Male 57.2% 54.1% 3% 42.8%
Female 18% 15.9% 2.1% 82%