Tiruppur Municipal Corporation, with population of about 4.4 lakh is Tiruppur sub district's only municipal corporation located in Tiruppur sub district of Tiruppur district in the state Tamil Nadu in India. Total geographical area of Tiruppur municipal corporation is 27 km2. Population density of the city is 16336 persons per km2. There are 52 wards in the city, among them Tiruppur (m.corp) Ward No 21 is the most populous ward with population of about 27 thousand and Tiruppur (m.corp) Ward No 44 is the least populous ward with population of 3358.

Nearest railway station is Tiruppur which is within the city. Tiruppur is the sub district head quarter of the city. District head quarter of the city is Tiruppur. Chennai is the state head quarter of the city and is 480 km far from here. Yearly average rainfall of the city is 827.5 mm. Maximum temperature here reaches up to 36.6°C and minimum temperature goes down to 18.4°C.


The city is home to about 4.4 lakh people, among them about 2.3 lakh (51%) are male and about 2.2 lakh (49%) are female. 94% of the whole population are from general caste, 5% are from schedule caste and 0% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Tiruppur municipal corporation is 11%, among them 51% are boys and 49% are girls. There are about 1.2 lakh households in the city and an average 4 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Tiruppur

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 444,352 419,753 24,317 282 48,802
Male 227,311 214,880 12,281 150 24,818
Female 217,041 204,873 12,036 132 23,984

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 86% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the city followed by Muslims which contribute 10% of the total population and Christians are the third largest religious community here with 3% population.. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Hindus are 950 in Muslims are 984 and in Christians are 989.

Religion wise population 2011 - Tiruppur

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 444,352 382,360 46,032 14,778 150 54 307 53 618
Male 227,311 196,089 23,197 7,428 93 33 161 30 280
Female 217,041 186,271 22,835 7,350 57 21 146 23 338

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 955 females per 1000 male in the city. Sex ratio in general caste is 953, in schedule caste is 980 and in schedule tribe is 880. There are 966 girls under 6 years of age per 1000 boys of the same age in the city.


Total about 3.5 lakh people in the city are literate, among them about 1.9 lakh are male and about 1.6 lakh are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Tiruppur is 88%. 93% of male and 83% of female population are literate here.

Workers profile

Tiruppur has 47% (about 2.1 lakh) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 66% male and 26% female population are working population. 63% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 3% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 24% of total female population are main and 2% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Tiruppur

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 46.7% 44.2% 2.4% 53.3%
Male 66% 63.4% 2.6% 34%
Female 26.4% 24.2% 2.2% 73.6%