Puducherry Population

Population
1,247,953
Male Population
612,643
Female Population
635,310
% of India' Population
0.10%
Sex Ratio
1,037
Child Sex Ratio
967
Density/km2
2,547
Density/mi2
6,603
Area (km2)
490
Area (mi2)
189
Child Population (0-6 Age)
132,858
Boys Population (0-6 Age)
67,527
Girls Population (0-6 Age)
65,331
Literacy
85.85%
Male Literacy
91.24%
Female Literacy
80.69%
Total Literate
957,309
Male Literate
497,378
Female Literate
459,931

Puducherry Religious Data

Description
Population
Percentage
Hindu
1,089,409
87.30%
Muslims
75,556
6.05%
Christian
78,550
6.29%
Sikh
297
0.02%
Buddhist
451
0.04%
Jain
1,400
0.11%
Not Stated
2,122
0.17%
Others
168
0.01%
Total
1,247,953
100.00%

Puducherry Population Facts

Description Districts
Most Populous District Puducherry
950,289
Least Populous District Mahe
41,816
District with Highest Sex Ratio Mahe
1,184
District with Lowest Sex Ratio Puducherry
1,029
District with Highest Literacy Rate Mahe
97.87%
District with Lowest Literacy Rate Yanam
79.47%

District-wise Population

S.No. District Name
Population
Sex-Ratio
Literacy
1. Karaikal
200,222
1,047
87.05%
2. Mahe
41,816
1,184
97.87%
3. Puducherry
950,289
1,029
85.44%
4. Yanam
55,626
1,038
79.47%

City-wise Population

S.No. City Name
Population
Sex-Ratio
Literacy
1. Ozhukarai
300,104
1,021
80.28%
2. Puducherry
244,377
1,046
80.59%