Tiruppur Taluka, with population of about 9.8 lakh is Tiruppur district's the most populous sub district, located in Tiruppur district of the state Tamil Nadu in India. There are 10 villages in the sub district, among them Mudalipalayam is the most populous village with population of about 14 thousand and North Avanashipalayam is the least populous village with population of 2587. Kandiankoil is the biggest village in the sub district with an area of 38 km2 and Pongupalayam is the smallest with 9 km2.

There are 14 cities in the sub district which comes under the sub district administration, those are - Tiruppur Municipal Corporation; Velampalayam and S.Nallur Municipalities Neripperichal, Veerapandi, Thottipalayam, Chettipalayam and Muruganpalayam Census Towns (limited to 5 most populous).

Demographics

The sub district is home to about 9.8 lakh people, among them about 5 lakh (51%) are male and about 4.8 lakh (49%) are female. 92% of the whole population are from general caste, 8% are from schedule caste and 0% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Tiruppur taluka is 11%, among them 51% are boys and 49% are girls. There are about 2.7 lakh households in the sub district and an average 4 persons live in every family.

The majority of the population, nearly 93% (about 9.2 lakh) live in Tiruppur Sub District urban part and 7% (about 64 thousand) population live in the Tiruppur Sub District rural part.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Tiruppur

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 981,247 902,964 76,852 1,431 111,796
Male 499,437 460,140 38,581 716 57,075
Female 481,810 442,824 38,271 715 54,721

Most populated Villages and Cities in Tiruppur

Villages Cities
Name Population Name Population
Mudalipalayam 13900 Tiruppur 444352
South Avanashipalayam 11575 Velampalayam 87427
Kandiankoil 6953 S.Nallur 70115
Alagumalai 5828 Neripperichal 53579
Pongupalayam 5811 Veerapandi 50301
Thonguttipalayam 5200 Thottipalayam 40503
Ugayanur 5022 Chettipalayam 37620
Peruntholuvu 4631 Muruganpalayam 26349
Nachipalayam 2815 Muthanampalayam 26014
North Avanashipalayam 2587 Andipalayam 25539

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 89% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the sub district followed by Muslims which contribute 7% of the total population and Christians are the third largest religious community here with 4% population.. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Hindus are 961 in Muslims are 993 and in Christians are 1005.

Religion wise population 2011 - Tiruppur

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 981,247 871,329 72,917 34,851 257 103 333 60 1,397
Male 499,437 444,385 36,580 17,386 161 53 176 34 662
Female 481,810 426,944 36,337 17,465 96 50 157 26 735

Growth of population

Population of the sub district has increased by 44.7% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 6.8 lakh. Female population growth rate of the sub district is 47.8% which is 5.9% higher than male population growth rate of 41.9%. General caste population has increased by 46.6%; Schedule caste population has increased by 25.4%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 160.2% and child population has increased by 46.6% in the sub district since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Tiruppur

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 44.7% 46.6% 25.4% 160.2% 46.6%
Male 41.9% 43.6% 23.7% 147.8% 45.8%
Female 47.8% 49.8% 27.1% 173.9% 47.5%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 965 females per 1000 male in the sub district. Sex ratio in general caste is 962, in schedule caste is 992 and in schedule tribe is 999. There are 959 girls under 6 years of age per 1000 boys of the same age in the sub district. Overall sex ratio in the sub district has increased by 38 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 11 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Tiruppur

Total General SC ST Child
Change 38 39 27 96 11
2011 965 962 992 999 959
2001 927 923 965 903 948

Villages and Cities with highest sex ratio in Tiruppur

Literacy

Total about 7.4 lakh people in the sub district are literate, among them about 4 lakh are male and about 3.4 lakh are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Tiruppur is 85%. 90% of male and 80% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the sub district has increased by 7%. Male literacy has gone up by 4% and female literacy rate has gone up by 10%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Tiruppur

Total Male Female
Change 7.2% 4.7% 10.2%
2011 85.3% 90.4% 80%
2001 78.1% 85.7% 69.8%

Villages and Cities with highest literacy rate in Tiruppur

Workers profile

Tiruppur has 47% (about 4.6 lakh) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 65% male and 28% female population are working population. 63% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 3% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 25% of total female population are main and 3% 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 47.1% 44.3% 2.8% 52.9%
Male 65.4% 62.5% 2.9% 34.6%
Female 28% 25.4% 2.7% 72%

Biggest Villages and Cities in Tiruppur