Salem is one of 32 districts located in southeast Indian state Tamil Nadu. There are total 22 blocks which comes under Salem district, and there are total 585 villages and 30 town areas which comes under this district.
As per Indian government records district code of Salem district is 608 and number of houses in this district is 517049.
As per Census 2011, total population of this district is 1959757. Out of total 1959757, male population count is 1013450, where as female population count is 946307 in Salem.
According to the Indian Government population count of year 2011, this district has total 199349 children are in the age group of 0-6 years. In these 199349 children 104931 are boys and 94418 are girl child.
Literacy rate of Salem district is 59%. 1170658 out of total 1959757 population is literate in this district.
Going in details, Male literacy rate in this district is 67% and 682837 males are literate out of total 1013450 male population, where as female literacy rate is 48% and 487821 out of total 946307 females are literate in this district.
Coming to dark side, illiteracy rate of Salem district is 40%. 789099 out of total 1959757 population is illiterate in this village. In details, Male illiteracy rate in this district is 32% and 330613 males are illiterate out of total 1013450 male population, where as female illiteracy rate is 48% and 458486 out of total 946307 females are illiterate in this district.
Total working population of Salem district is 1049724 and non-working population is 910033 and out of 1049724 working population 217563 peoples are totally dependent on agriculture.