Neyveli (TS) Census Town, with population of about 1.1 lakh is Kurinjipadi sub district's only census town located in Kurinjipadi sub district of Cuddalore district in the state Tamil Nadu in India. Total geographical area of Neyveli (TS) census town is 141 km2. Population density of the census town is 751 persons per km2. There is only one ward in this census town which is Neyveli (ts) Ward No 01 and the population of Neyveli (ts) Ward No 01 is about 1.1 lakh.

Nearest railway station is Neyveli which is within the census town. Kurinjipadi is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the census town is 17 km. District head quarter of the census town is Cuddalore which is 50 km away. Chennai is the state head quarter of the census town and is 200 km far from here. Yearly average rainfall of the census town is 1351.4 mm. Maximum temperature here reaches up to 36.9°C and minimum temperature goes down to 20.8°C.


The census town is home to about 1.1 lakh people, among them about 53 thousand (51%) are male and about 52 thousand (49%) are female. 78% of the whole population are from general caste, 21% are from schedule caste and 1% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Neyveli (TS) census town is 7%, among them 53% are boys and 47% are girls. There are about 26 thousand households in the census town and an average 4 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Neyveli (TS)

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 105,731 82,811 22,136 784 7,048
Male 53,409 41,667 11,325 417 3,715
Female 52,322 41,144 10,811 367 3,333

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 89% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the census town followed by Christians which contribute 8% of the total population and Muslims are the third largest religious community here with 3% population.. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Hindus are 975 in Christians are 1019 and in Muslims are 1011.

Religion wise population 2011 - Neyveli (TS)

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 105,731 94,136 3,205 8,243 40 17 48 16 26
Male 53,409 47,653 1,594 4,082 24 12 21 6 17
Female 52,322 46,483 1,611 4,161 16 5 27 10 9

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 980 females per 1000 male in the census town. Sex ratio in general caste is 987, in schedule caste is 955 and in schedule tribe is 880. There are 897 girls under 6 years of age per 1000 boys of the same age in the census town.


Total about 89 thousand people in the census town are literate, among them about 47 thousand are male and about 42 thousand are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Neyveli (TS) is 90%. 95% of male and 86% of female population are literate here.

Workers profile

Neyveli (TS) has 32% (about 34 thousand) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 53% male and 11% female population are working population. 51% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 3% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 10% of total female population are main and 1% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Neyveli (TS)

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 32.5% 30.6% 1.9% 67.5%
Male 53.3% 50.8% 2.5% 46.7%
Female 11.2% 10% 1.2% 88.8%