Madurai is one of 32 districts located in southeast Indian state Tamil Nadu. There are total 14 blocks which comes under Madurai district, and there are total 570 villages and 21 town areas which comes under this district.
As per Indian government records district code of Madurai district is 623 and number of houses in this district is 392936.
As per Census 2011, total population of this district is 1497596. Out of total 1497596, male population count is 754909, where as female population count is 742687 in Madurai.
According to the Indian Government population count of year 2011, this district has total 160827 children are in the age group of 0-6 years. In these 160827 children 83775 are boys and 77052 are girl child.
Literacy rate of Madurai district is 68%. 1029541 out of total 1497596 population is literate in this district.
Going in details, Male literacy rate in this district is 75% and 573391 males are literate out of total 754909 male population, where as female literacy rate is 38% and 456150 out of total 742687 females are literate in this district.
Coming to dark side, illiteracy rate of Madurai district is 31%. 468055 out of total 1497596 population is illiterate in this village. In details, Male illiteracy rate in this district is 24% and 181518 males are illiterate out of total 754909 male population, where as female illiteracy rate is 38% and 286537 out of total 742687 females are illiterate in this district.
Total working population of Madurai district is 754841 and non-working population is 742755 and out of 754841 working population 75281 peoples are totally dependent on agriculture.