Mamallapuram Town Panchayat, with population of about 15 thousand is Tirukalukundram sub district's the least populous town panchayat located in Tirukalukundram sub district of Kancheepuram district in the state Tamil Nadu in India. Total geographical area of Mamallapuram town panchayat is 13 km2 and it is the biggest city by area in the sub district. Population density of the city is 1181 persons per km2. There are 15 wards in the city, among them Mamallapuram Ward No 01 is the most populous ward with population of 2630 and Mamallapuram Ward No 12 is the least populous ward with population of 408.

Nearest railway station is Chengalpattu which is 30 km far from here. Tirukalukundram is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the city is 15 km. District head quarter of the city is Kancheepuram which is 60 km away. Chennai is the state head quarter of the city and is 58 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 15 thousand people, among them 8036 (53%) are male and 7136 (47%) are female. 72% of the whole population are from general caste, 25% are from schedule caste and 4% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Mamallapuram town panchayat is 10%, among them 51% are boys and 49% are girls. There are 3590 households in the city and an average 4 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Mamallapuram

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 15,172 10,889 3,750 533 1,572
Male 8,036 5,653 2,131 252 795
Female 7,136 5,236 1,619 281 777

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 88% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the city followed by Christians which contribute 7% of the total population and Muslims are the third largest religious community here with 4% population.. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Hindus are 879 in Christians are 1058 and in Muslims are 816.

Religion wise population 2011 - Mamallapuram

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 15,172 13,384 679 1,091 3 0 2 1 12
Male 8,036 7,123 374 530 3 0 1 1 4
Female 7,136 6,261 305 561 0 0 1 0 8

Growth of population

Population of the city has increased by 22.9% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 12 thousand. Female population growth rate of the city is 21.3% which is -3.1% lower than male population growth rate of 24.4%. General caste population has increased by 14.3%; Schedule caste population has increased by 51.6%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 53.6% and child population has decreased by -0.2% in the city since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Mamallapuram

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 22.9% 14.3% 51.6% 53.6% -0.2%
Male 24.4% 13.5% 63.2% 44.8% -0.1%
Female 21.3% 15.3% 38.7% 62.4% -0.3%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 888 females per 1000 male in the city. Sex ratio in general caste is 926, in schedule caste is 760 and in schedule tribe is 1115. There are 977 girls under 6 years of age per 1000 boys of the same age in the city. Overall sex ratio in the city has decreased by 22 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 2 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Mamallapuram

Total General SC ST Child
Change -22 14 -134 121 -2
2011 888 926 760 1115 977
2001 910 912 894 994 979

Literacy

Total about 12 thousand people in the city are literate, among them 6609 are male and 5022 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Mamallapuram is 86%. 91% of male and 79% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the city has increased by 5%. Male literacy has gone up by 3% and female literacy rate has gone up by 6%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Mamallapuram

Total Male Female
Change 4.2% 2.8% 5.7%
2011 85.5% 91.3% 79%
2001 81.3% 88.5% 73.3%

Workers profile

Mamallapuram has 37% (5542) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 53% male and 18% female population are working population. 47% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 6% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 13% of total female population are main and 5% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Mamallapuram

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 36.5% 30.8% 5.7% 63.5%
Male 52.9% 46.5% 6.4% 47.1%
Female 18% 13.2% 4.9% 82%