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Tamil Nadu Salem District

Salem District Population

Salem is a district in Tamil Nadu State of India. It has a total of 9 Taluks in this district. The district has an total area of 5,237 sq km. There are 68 towns and 585 villages in this district.. Salem population is estimated to be 4,840,058 in 2023.

Salem is one of districts of Tamil Nadu in India, Salem District population in 2023 is 4,840,058 (estimates as per aadhar Dec 2023 data). As per 2011 census of India, Salem District has a population of 3,482,056 in 2011 out of which 1,781,571 are male and 1,700,485 are female. Population of Salem in 2022 is estimated to be 4,596,314 inhabitants. Literate people are 2,285,562 out of 1,285,107 are male and 1,000,455 are female. People living in Salem District depend on multiple skills, total workers are 1,694,160 out of which men are 1,083,797 and women are 610,363. Total 247,011 Cultivators are depended on agriculture farming out of 143,968 are cultivated by men and 103,043 are women. 396,158 people works in agricultural land as labor, men are 188,008 and 208,150 are women. Salem District sex ratio is 954 females per 1000 of males. Next Salem District Census will be in 2022-2023.

Salem District Population of Rural and Urban

The district has an total area of 5,237 sq km., 675.59 sq km is urban and 4562 sq km is rural. Out of total population of Salem, 3,865,083 in the district, 1,774,122 are in urban area and 1,707,934 are in rural area. 463,944 households are in urban, 452,023 are in rural area. 1,276,801 literate people are in urban, 1,008,761 are in rural area.

Salem barchart on population, literacy, workers & households

Demographics of Salem

The most spoken Language in Salem is Tamil.

The Salem average altitude (elevation) 277 Meters above sealevel.

Population Density of Salem : 663 per sq km
District Official website :
The Nearest Airtport to Salem is Salem Airport.
The Collectorate office for this district is District Collector's Office
, and other popular disctrict head offices are District Government Music School,
District Central Library,
Salem District Court,
The Salem District Cricket Association,
District Employment Office,
District Police Superintendent Office,
The Salem District Central Co Operative Bank,
The nearby Fire service for this district is Fire Sation.
The District Library is Salem Government Library.
The Head Post office for this district is in Head Post Office.
and the Railway Station is Salem Junction (station).
Salem District Nearest Airport:
Salem Airport
Airport Road, Kamalapuram, Salem, Tamil Nadu 636309, India
0427 301 3000
Salem District Fire Station:
Fire Sation
6, Fort Main Rd, Shevapet, Salem, Tamil Nadu 636009, India
Salem District Libraries:
Salem Government Library
Old Market Rd, Shevapet, Salem, Tamil Nadu 636001, India
Main Library
Suramangalam, Salem, Tamil Nadu 636005, India
Salem District Head POST OFFICE:
Head Post Office
Opposite to Old Bus Stand, V Market Rd, First Agraharam, Salem, Tamil Nadu 636001, India
0427 226 4844
Salem District Railway Zone:
Salem Junction
Mullai Nagar, Suramangalam, Salem, Tamil Nadu 636005, India
091590 66950
Salem District Collectorate Office:
District Collector's Office
First Agraharam, Salem, Tamil Nadu 636001, India
0427 233 0030
Salem District Offices:
District Government Music School
Sarada College Rd, Fairlands, Salem, Tamil Nadu 636016, India
District Central Library
Cherry Rd, Salem, Tamil Nadu 636007, India
0427 241 4447
Salem District Court
Hasthampatti, Salem, Tamil Nadu 636007, India
099765 68672
The Salem District Cricket Association
1st Floor, Flat No. 7, "VAIBHAV" Apartments, Natesan Colony, Salem, Tamil Nadu 636007, India
094432 24511
District Employment Office
No. 16, Chinnaiya Pillai Street, North Maravaneri Extension, Salem, Tamil Nadu 636007, India
0427 241 7750
District Police Superintendent Office
Sankari Main Rd, Nethimedu, Salem, Tamil Nadu 636002, India
The Salem District Central Co Operative Bank
Cherry Road, Fort, Salem, Tamil Nadu 636001, India
0427 245 1761

Salem District Taluks List

Taluk is the local administrative division mostly a town or city, Below is the Salem District District Taluks list in the state of Tamil Nadu, Taluk can be considered as sub-districts, As on the last 2011 census, Salem District is divided into 9 Taluks.

Salem District Taluks Population

According to 2011 Census of India, Salem District District Taluks population, Below is the list of Salem District Taluks househods, total population and as per male and female statistics.

TaluksPopulation 2011MaleFemaleHouseholds
Mac Donal Choultry70,16936,74933,42019,377
Salem District Taluks MapSalem District Taluks Map

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