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Population of Kerala

Census (1901-2011)
YearPopulationDecadal Growth (%) Change in Growth (%)
1901 6,396,262 --
1911 7,147,673 11.75-
1921 7,802,127 9.16 -2.59
1931 9,507,050 21.85 12.69
1941 11,031,541 16.04 -5.81
1951 13,549,118 22.82 6.78
1961 16,903,715 24.76 1.94
1971 21,347,375 26.29 1.53
1981 25,453,680 19.24 -7.05
1991 29,098,518 14.32 -4.92
2001 31,841,374 9.43 -4.89
2011 33,406,061 4.91 -4.52
Population in 5 year Age Group (2011)
Age groupTotalRural Urban
PersonsShare (%)PersonsShare (%) PersonsShare (%)
00-04 2,453,092 7.34 1,286,340 7.36 1,166,752 7.32
05-09 2,555,112 7.65 1,348,204 7.72 1,206,908 7.57
10-14 2,822,770 8.45 1,499,338 8.58 1,323,432 8.31
15-19 2,610,552 7.81 1,365,813 7.82 1,244,739 7.81
20-24 2,665,809 7.98 1,386,061 7.93 1,279,748 8.03
25-29 2,604,092 7.80 1,369,036 7.84 1,235,056 7.75
30-34 2,455,501 7.35 1,278,260 7.32 1,177,241 7.39
35-39 2,579,673 7.72 1,344,629 7.70 1,235,044 7.75
40-44 2,412,498 7.22 1,246,138 7.13 1,166,360 7.32
45-49 2,348,530 7.03 1,227,882 7.03 1,120,648 7.03
50-54 1,928,145 5.77 1,001,162 5.73 926,983 5.82
55-59 1,742,408 5.22 903,383 5.17 839,025 5.27
60-64 1,414,671 4.23 724,947 4.15 689,724 4.33
65-69 1,002,134 3.00 525,265 3.01 476,869 2.99
70-74 733,372 2.20 381,986 2.19 351,386 2.21
75-79 501,367 1.50 266,667 1.53 234,700 1.47
80+ 541,849 1.62 298,687 1.71 243,162 1.53
Age not stated 34,486 0.10 17,337 0.10 17,149 0.11
Total 33,406,061 17,471,135 15,934,926