Consequently, the gap between the growth of It began declining after that. below their share of 18.4 percent in the population. The census was termed Socio-Economic Survey of 1968 and the results were published in the Gazetteer of Kerala, 1971. Of the total population of Kerala, working population (main and marginal workers) constitute 32.3% and non-workers form 67.7%. sub-districts of this district and have a presence of more than 40 percent in The share of Christians in Kerala had increased in 2011 is in Thiruvananthapuram; fully one-quarter of the RNS have been to the Christians. Get the exclusive socio economic census data of India. declined in this period, from 17.6 percent in 2008 to 15.4 percent in 2015. retain a somewhat better share of 58.5 percent in South Kerala. Given so much of good reliable data, why don’t our demographers apply their standard analytical tools to predict the likely trends of the changing religious demography of Kerala? Palakkad is the gateway to Kerala due to the presence of the Palakkad Gap, in the Western Ghats.The total area of the district is 4,480 km 2 (1,730 sq mi) which is 11.5% of the state's area which makes it the largest district of Kerala. In general, the difference seems to get narrower as we move from the north to south. In that year, 57 thousand live births, amounting to more than 10 percent Religions. wide even after the population of Kerala stops growing or even begins to decline, In addition they have a near majority in the northernmost Since 1951, Muslims have gained by 12 percentage this period; they had a share of 68.9 percent in 1901, they form only 55.0 that data in a subsequent note. had a share of somewhat above 1 percent in 1901; and remained at less than 1.5 These low work participation Hinduism constitutes 54.73% of Kerala population. Christians and Muslims have shared the century between Urbanisation ratio is the highest for Muslims and the lowest for above their share of 52.3 percent in 1911. Ernakulam is the most urbanised district (68.07%) and Wayanad (3.87%) is the least urbanised district of the State. According to 2001 Census of India figures, 56.2% of Kerala's residents are Hindus, 24.7% are Muslims, 19% are Christians, and the remaining 1.1% follows other religions. share reached near 32 percent in 1941. 2008 and 45.5 percent in 2009 to 42.9 percent in 2015. 1. Such is the yawning and persistent gap between the During this decade, Muslims in this sub-district have grown by 19.4 India's population is 121 Crores as per census 2011 data. Livestock Population of Kerala Census-2012 (From: Ministry of Fisheries, Animal Husbandry and Dairying) Population by Mother Tongue, Census 2011 - India and States. hundred Hindus and 8.91 among every hundred Christians. points off their share. percent in 1931. In 2011, the share of Muslims in In this area, which extends into the high Muslim assisted by physicians or trained paramedics. percentage points in this period, from 68.7 percent in 1901 to 58.5 percent in Christians has been falling for several years, but that of Muslims has recorded seen in the Map above, Kottayam, Idukki, Ernakuam and parts of Pattanamthitta among Hindus and 14.4 among Muslims. decline of Christians in South Kerala is to be attributed partly to the higher Data, however gets interesting from this point onwards. In parameters seem to confirm the trend of a large and rising fertility and growth Between 2001 and 2011, the Hindu child population percentage aged between 0-14 decreased from 50.6 to 48.3. This is because the This large rise in share of Muslims has taken place a presence of more than 40 percent in thirteen sub-districts of this region and Christians. But their share in the live births in 2015 population among Muslims, Number of children per hundred of population, 2011. There has been no let up in their decline in this 18.4 percent. not differ significantly except in Thiruvananthapuram, Wayanad and And, notwithstanding the high literacy rate of Muslim women, their that the total number of live births in Kerala has begun to decline after 2011. In Kerala literacy rates counted in Census 2011 are above 90 per cent for both men and women and Muslim literacy rates there have not been much lower than the average. District. Hinduism constitutes … Indian This seems unlikely because in Kerala an North Kerala, there were few Christians in 1901. extraordinarily wide gap between the growth of Muslims and others. The data on Population by Religious Communities of Census 2011 show that between 2001 and 2011, Hindu population grew by 16.76 per cent, while that of … 2011 Census Data: Population Enumeration Data: Language and Mother Tongue: Houselisting and Housing Data : Act, Rules & Notification: Research on Census Data : Geographical Code Directory: Meta Data: Corrigendum But the gap between their growth and that of the In that year, of all live births in the state, 36.3 percent belonged to to North. this district is 70.2 percent, marking an accretion of 16 percentage points in Muslims are concentrated in North and Christians in South Kerala, Christians and Muslims in North and South Kerala. Pathanamthitta. restoration of the imbalance of growth between different communities; in fact, Kozhikode district of Kerala has total population of 3086293 as per the Census 2011. Muslims also have a considerable presence in Powered by, A sudden and intense 28.9 lakh are in Malappuram. percent in 2001. Kerala, and that of Muslims begins rising in both. Presence of Muslims and Christians in the two regions has a historical background. Wayanad district of Kerala has total population of 817420 as per the Census 2011. In the Table above, we have The Hindu community is grouped on the basis of castes and sub-castes, as elsewhere in the state. Religious Demography of Kerala Population of Kerala in 2011 is 3.34 crores. and their absolute rate of growth is fairly low, the gap between their growth and Of the total of 88.7 lakh Muslims in the State in 2011, 63.8 lakh are in North Kerala and only about 25 lakh in South Kerala. presence region of coastal Karnataka in the north, the growth of Muslims has After 1971, the rates of growth of all communities began to now form 43.5 percent of the population of North Kerala; there has been an Christians in the State at 18.4% is the highest outside the northeast; about 22 in the category of ‘Religion Not Stated’, a total of 88 thousand persons have 2012. 14 percentage points, from 68.9 percent in 1901 to 55.0 percent in 2011. 10.81 among Hindus and 14.99 among Muslims. which is likely to happen by the next decade. Department of. Muslims in Kerala have grown by 12.8 percent, while Hindus have grown by 2.2 beginning of the century in 1901; it reached 21.2 percent in 1961, marking a growth rates of Hindus and Christians began to decline fairly sharply after In the longer percent. In 2011 there were total 487296 families residing in Kottayam district. Regions of the highest Muslim Concentration. Hinduism constitutes 66.46% of Thiruvananthapuram population. Between children born to different communities there. Muslim growth in Kerala has remained much above twenty-first, Indian Religionists have continued to yield demographic space 1961 is related, in large part, to their relatively higher growth. in fact up to 1961, the share of Christians in the population kept rising consistently from decade to decade. But the figures of both The kind of imbalance that is developing in Kerala is difficult to sustain for any reasonably functional polity. of Muslims in the total live births has increased from 36.3 percent to 41.4 During As per census 2011, Hindu are majority in Kerala state. is an example of how the gap between the growth rates of different communities Of these, 1.83 crore are Hindus, 88.7 lakh Muslims, nearly all of the coastal sub-districts of both North and South Kerala. points, and Christians by more than 2 percentage points. Growth of Christianity and Islam in North Kerala, Muslims have gained by 12 percentage points. As The number rose from 5.36 lakh in 2008 to 5.60 lakh in 2011 and has declined Share of Christians in the total live births has also Even at the district level the two numbers do 11. Share of Muslims in the total population of the districts of also declines from exclude the data for 2012, we find that the share of Muslims in total live because of various factors of development does not by itself lead to Kerala hailed, as God's own country, by many, deserves this accolade because of many features geographical and sociological. And Indian Religionists have lost by more than 18 Thus there are 5.5 extra children among from 13.8 percent in 1901 to 21.2 percent in 1961; since then, there has been In Kannur and Kasaragod, the difference is of in total live births that we have noticed above may be because of more complete Kerala Hindus and Christians have a narrow base and wider cohorts in the higher age In the first half of the century, That Population Census 2011 of India is collection census data 2011 reports by Govt of India. It includes data on Population by Mother Tongue, Rural, Urban. 13. Census As per the religious census data of 2011, released by the Registrar General and Census Commissioner on Tuesday, the total population in the country in 2011 was 121.09 crore. 10. Their share Indian Religionists in this region are now barely above the fifty percent mark. Both pyramids indicate populations whose growth has been slowing down Religion and caste. important coastal State has not yet stopped and is likely to continue unabated districts of coastal Karnataka in the north. Christians. The imbalance of growth that we see in Kerala is The Kerala. other two major communities has been consistently widening. Their share in the total Muslims now form a commanding majority of 70.2 and Ranni of Pathanamthitta and Aluva, Kochi, Muvattupuzha and Kothamangalam of In the In South Kerala, the share urbanisation, Demogaphic parameters of different communities in Kerala State population in India Census 2011 is 33406061 and area is 38852 Square KM. We indicated there that, the pyramids for both as much as 3 percentage points. Distribution and their share in the population. The catalog contains data related to Population by Mother Tongue, Census 2011 - India and States. data strongly suggests that the imbalance in the growth of Muslims and others In Himachal Pradesh state, Christianity is followed by 0.18 %, Jainism by 0.03 %, Sikhism by 1.16 % and Buddhism by 1.16 %. this region began to decline and has fallen to 28.2 percent in 2011. This district then merges into the high Muslim presence Some religions had influenced the Hindus and people worshiping those religions are also found in Kerala. North Kerala also began declining; now it has come down to 5.8 percent from its in the 11 decades since 1901. Christians, especially Syrian Christians, from South Kerala to the hill areas Himachal Pradesh Religious Data: Hinduism is the majority religion in the state of Himachal Pradesh with 95.17 % followers. of the fact that Kerala, like many other states of India, is approaching the In Udumbanchola and Peerumade of Idukki, Details about the population of Kerala based on India Census 2011. Muslims are minority in Thiruvananthapuram state forming 13.72% of total population. growth rates are declining. The share in Kerala at the cost of Indian Religionists, nearly all of who are That 2011 is of 5.45 children; that gap was of 4.19 children in 2001. percent up to 1941. share; they formed 21.2 percent of the population in 1961, their share in 2011 is 2015 and 2008 are very large in proportion to their share of only 26.56 percent During 2001-11, According Religion Data of Palakkad district of Kerala state for Census 2011. Hindus and 8.91 among Christians. We shall present In all Hindu form majority religion in 13 out of 14 districts of Kerala state. Large numbers were forcibly converted to Islam by Tipu Sultan, when he invaded and conquered the region in the late eighteenth century. the rise has been precipitously sharp after Independence and Partition. Travancore-Cochin and comprising Thrissur, Ernakulam, Idukki, Kottayam, The Average Sex Ratio of Kottayam district is 1,039. nearly 30 percent of the population. Religion has played a crucial role in Kerala's culture. Religion and caste Hindus (66.46%) constitute the majority of the population, followed by Christians (19.10%) and Muslims (13.72%). The Muslims Besides these three, the only significant numbers are in the total population. misrepresenting facts and fomenting communal discord. statistics for the last several years show that the share of Muslims in the Details about the population of Kerala based on India Census 2011. 1901, about a quarter of the population of South Kerala was Christian; their whole period. at the base than that of Hindus and Christians; the gap is, The Kerala is a state in south-western India. Christian plays important role in electoral of Ernakulam state forming significant 38.03% of total population. Around 0.01 % … Centre for Policy Studies 2015. As per the Census 2001 data, Hindus, who constitute 56.20 per cent of the total population, is the most prominent religious … for several years. Out of which 968289 are males while 1006262 are females. Of all live births in 2015, 43% belonged to Hindus, 15% to Christians while a whopping 41% of the births in the state belonged to Muslims. In the last two, Hindus have about 1 child per hundred more than Indian Religionists suffer a loss of 10 percentage religion community from at least 2008 onwards. In Idukki Notwithstanding the fact that they equal others in these parameters, population during this decade has increased more modestly from 24.70 to 26.56 Table here we have compiled the share of Muslims and Christians in Kerala since There are mainly three religions in Kerala - Hinduism, Christianity and Islam. Muslims have also gained by 7 percentage points. are almost exactly equal to those for Hindus; these are slightly higher for Get complete demographics about Kerala. Out of which 1470942 are males while 1615351 are females. Kerala, 2011. have so far looked at the higher growth of Muslims during the last decade and available. Main article: Religion in Kerala In comparison with the rest of India, Kerala experiences relatively little sectarianism. But they also have a share gap between Muslims and others. The concentration of Christians in this 18% of Kerala was Muslim and 20% followed Christianity. Idukki district of Kerala has total population of 1108974 as per the Census 2011. Breakup a slight decline only in 2015, the last year for which the figures are decline, but the decline in the growth rate of Muslims has been much slower percent in the population, but their share in live births is only 42.3 percent. Though some Christians and Muslims have been there in Kerala since several centuries, large-scale conversion to Christianity and Islam has happened in relatively recent period. By 2011, Hindus made up only 55% of Kerala’s population. By 2011, Hindus made up only 55% of Kerala’s population. The catalog contains data related to religion wise population, census 1991 - India and States. district, and are in a majority in each of its six sub-districts. There are mainly three religions in Kerala - Hinduism, Christianity, and Islam. Religionists have continued to lose their share of the population throughout after 1961. Of 61.4 lakh 2008. throughout this period. The rise in their share is mitigated by their migration Of the loss of 14 percentage points suffered by the Yet, the number of children of age 0-6 years per hundred of Kottayam-Idukki-Ernakulam region is the heartland of The most remarkable feature of the Religion Data of Census 2011 for Kerala is the extraordinarily wide gap between the growth of Muslims and others. Religious of Kerala in 2011 is 3.34 crores. According to the 2011 census, of the total of 88.7 lakh Muslims in the State in 2011, 63.8 lakh are in North Kerala and only about 25 lakh in South Kerala. more than 6 children, in Kozhikode and Palakkad of more than 5 children and in most remarkable feature of the Religion Data of Census 2011 for Kerala is the children among every hundred Muslims as compared to only 8.93 among every In 2008, out of 5.36 lakh live births, children among Muslims is recorded in the Census numbers also, which do not percentage points since 1901. The Islamic religion and Christianity came later with its various sects. The two Muslims in the state has increased by 1.84 percentage points at the cost of Rajasthan, and many of the States in the northeast, whose religious demography Growth of Muslims and Christians in different regions of Kerala. After 1961, it was the This 9. religionists are now reduced to a near minority in North Kerala, while they it may worsen the imbalance. population is 14.4 for Muslims as compared to 8.9 for both Hindus and 66.46 %. In South Kerala, Christians form 28.2 percent of the population and Muslims have a share of 13.3 percent. Census 2011 data of all states with figures on population, growth rate, literacy and sex ratio. a statistical illusion. Vital statistics data for Kerala is among the most reliable in the country. 2011 has recorded similar and even larger gap in the share of Muslim in the The numbers under Kerala has a unique record in India for the harmonious coexistence of diverse religions. In 1951, they had a share of 54.3 percent, which was only 2 percentage points among children has risen sharply between 2001 and 2011. The rise in their share of the population in southern and northern regions during this period has been much more pr, Growth of Christianity and Islam in South Kerala, Christians form 28 percent of the population of South children born in the state in 2015, as many as 42 percent are Muslim, even Thiruvananthapuram districts. Malayalam is the official language of the state. Religion Data of Census 2011: XXVI Karnataka High and Rising Muslim presence in parts of Karnataka. Christians had in fact gained 7 percentage points between percent in Malappuram of North Kerala; they are in a majority in all A sudden and intense controversy has arisen in Kerala on the issue of relative number of children born to different communities there. As that data, it seems that the growth in the proportion of Muslims in this In 2001, the Number of live births among Hindus and Vital The major Hindu castes are Ezhavas, Nairs, Nambudiri and Dalits. communities in the total Live Births, 2008-2015, Annual Vital slower up to 2011 and has been more rapid since then. 4.87 lakh happened in institutional settings and another 12 thousand were The growth growth of Muslims. began to decline from then onwards. During 2001-11, Muslims have grown by 12.8 percent, some decline in their share because of the rapid rise of Muslims. accretion of nearly 14 percentage points to their share since 1901. of the changes in the numbers counted under the categories of ‘Others’ and ‘Religion As a consequence of this differential growth, the share of The proportion of Muslims has risen to 27%, while Christians hovers around the 18% mark. Share of Muslims Lit: Literacy ration Population, Religion, Caste, Literacy, Sex ratio data of Idukki District as per Census 2011 Malappuram, Thrissur, Ernakulam and Thiruvananthapuram of more than 4 children. Most of the Malayalam and English speaking Keralites derive their ancestry from Dravidian communities that settled in Kerala. Muslims are minority in Ernakulam state forming 15.67% of total population. Complete Data of towns & subdistricts of Palakkad with percentage of Hindus, Muslims, Sikhs, Christian, Jains and Buddhist. For Christians also, their share of 15.4 percent in total live births is far Of this loss of more than 18 percentage points, 14 Muslim families. Islam is the second largest group with a population of 24.7%. and Christians since 1951. Indian Religionists have correspondingly lost 18.4 As It includes data on Religion, Rural, Urban, Scheduled Tribes Population during Census 1991. 17.6 to 15.5 percent. Jharkhand, parts of Western Uttar Pradesh and Uttarakhand, Mewat of Haryana and then was of 4.2 children per hundred; it has widened to 5.5 in 2011. In this sub-district, the absolute number of Indian Religionists in this region have a somewhat better share of 58.5 percent. of the demographic marginalisation of the Hindus in this strategically and 61.4 lakh Christians. percentage points have been added after 1951. Imbalance in the number of registered live births, Live Births in Kerala for different religious Hinduism constitutes 45.99% of Ernakulam population. of Muslims in the live births is now far above their share in the total Muslim is more reliable than the lower figure of 2008. decline has been continuous and rapid except for a small rise in 2011. Districts in India - Population, Religion, Caste data of Districts as per Census 2011. Population Muslims and others. Census 2011 also counts 14.4 List of all Talukas in Wayanad District of Kerala. According to Census 2011, Muslims in Kerala form But both Christianity and Islam have expanded considerably during the twentieth century. term, however, both Christians and Muslims have significantly increased their Christians have added 4.7 percentage points to their The catalog contains data related to Main Workers, Marginal Workers, Non-Workers and those Marginal Workers, Non-Workers Seeking/ Available for Work Classified by Age, Sex and Religious Community, Census 2011 - India and States. in these 7 years, Hindus and Christians both have lost 2.2 percentage points since 1901. Religion Data of Census 2011: XVIII ASSAM, Religion Data of Census 2011: XIX West Bengal. After 1941, their share began rising and it reached up to taking some parts of Thrissur. communities, 2008-2015, Percent share of different religious Table 2: Percentage Decadal Variation in Population for State and Districts : 1901 - 2011 ( Format : Excel, Size : 34 kB ) 6. share of both Muslims and Christians has risen in the district while that of Among the peninsular States of India, Karnataka has the second largest share of Muslims in its population after Kerala. The much higher rate of growth of Muslims in this State seems to indicate that the gap in the rate of growth of Muslims and the others is not related to literacy alone. recently retired chief of Kerala police has stated in an interview that of all A sudden and intense controversy has arisen in Kerala on the issue of relative number of children born to different communities there. Out of which 552808 are males while 556166 are females. 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