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Population 2001 Census

              Total Population (Lakhs)

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              318.39

              Male Population (Lakhs)

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              154.69

              Female Population (Lakhs)

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              163.70

              Density per sq.km.

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              819

              Sex ratio (Females per 1000 Males)

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              1058

              Literacy (%)

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              90.92

              Male Literacy (%)

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              94.20

              Female Literacy (%)

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              87.86

              Rural Population (Lakhs)

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              235.71

              Urban Population (Lakhs)

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              82.67

              Increase of Population (%)

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              9.42

The total population of Kerala stood at 31,838,619 as per the provisional results of the Census of India 2001. All India decadal growth rate of population during 1991-2001 is 21.34%.  The State has pre-eminent position in the sex ratio, i.e., the number of females per thousand males. The proportion of female to male population is 1058 per 1000. The State with an average of 90.92 per cent literacy, against the national average of 65.38, is on the top among all the States and Union territories. The following table gives the clear picture of the figures in detail.

  

Population:  
 
   Persons              31,838,619 
   Males                 15,468,664 
   Females              16,360,955

        Sex Ratio:        1058

Decadal Growth 1991 - 2001: 
 
   Persons :   (+) 9.42 %      
   Males    :   (+) 8.26 %  
   Females :   (+) 10.54 %   
   

  


Population (0 - 6 years): 
 
   Persons                3,653,578 
   Males                   1,861,669 
   Females                1,791,909 
      
        Sex Ratio:       963 
            (0 - 6 years)

Percentage of Population 
(0-6) to Total Population:
 
 
   Persons   :       11.48 %  
    Males      :       12.04 %  
   Females   :       10.95 % 
   

  

Number of Literates: 
 
   Persons              25,625,698 
   Males                 12,817,963 
   Females              12,807,735

Percentage of Literates to Total population: 
 
   Persons   :       90.92 %  
    Males      :       94.20 %  
   Females   :      87.86 %

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