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Cuddalore Analytics

City (district capitals)/DHQ

  • 1. Tamil   :   164,804
  • 2. English Multilingual Population   :   48,062
  • 3. Telugu   :   3,797

Number Of Languages spoken by more then 30K Population : 1


Basic Details

City (District Capitals)/DHQ
Population  :
City(District Capitals)/DHQ
Population (Rank)  
Area (km2)  
Area (Rank)
No.of Towns  
in District
: 44
No. of Villages  
in District
: 302

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Cuddalore Highlights: India City/Districts Comparison

Cuddalore is the 232nd ranked city in population, out of 768 District Capitals (DHQs) of India. It is the capital of Cuddalore District in Tamil Nadu State. Cuddalore District is 132nd highest ranked in population & 306th ranked in area, in India. Please keep the DHQ rank in perspective, for the highlights below.

Cuddalore City / District Ranks


GDP (Crores. RBI SCB June 2023)   606th
GDP per Capita ('000', RBI SCB June 2023)   498th

State   591st
State Code   701st
District   146th
AEGR (2011) (District)   267th
District Area (Sq Km)   458th
Type (D, ND, UT, CH, SC)   264th

Dist. Formation Year   276th

Number of Universities(No,AISHE 2020)   101st
Number of Colleges(No,AISHE 2020)   527th

Number of Internet Connections(No, TRAI 2023)   521st

Total Annual Newspaper Circulation(No, RNI 2021)   453rd
Number of Dailies or Magazines(No, RNI 2021)   621st
Number of Theatres(No, BOC 2020)   246th

Number of Police Stations(NO, IPC 2021)   748th
Number of Murders(NO, IPC 2021)   364th
Number of IPC Crimes(NO, IPC 2021)   540th
Number of Cyber Crimes(NO, IPC 2021)   354th
Number of Missing Persons(NO, IPC 2021)   344th
Murder/Lakh Pop(Ratio, IPC 2021)   214th
Crime/1000 Pop(Ratio, IPC 2021)   485th
Number of Panchayats(Number , Census 2011)   437th

Number of towns(Number , Census 2011)   672nd
Urbanization(% , Census 2011)   528th
Number of Households with Location of drinking water source within premises(Number , Census 2011)   563rd
Number of Households with Location of drinking water source near premises(Number , Census 2011)   713th
Number of Households with Location of drinking water source away from premises(Number , Census 2011)   372nd
Number of Households with Main source of Lighting as Electricity(Number , Census 2011)   679th
Number of Households with Main source of Lighting as Kerosene(Number , Census 2011)   371st
Number of Households with Main source of Lighting as Other Oil(Number , Census 2011)   433rd
Number of Households with No Lighting(Number , Census 2011)   519th
Number of households having latrine facility within the premises(Number , Census 2011)   606th
Number of Households that use firewood as fuel for Cooking (Number , Census 2011)   669th
Number of Households that use crop residue as fuel for Cooking (Number , Census 2011)   385th
Number of Households that use cowdung cake as fuel for Cooking (Number , Census 2011)   356th
Number of Households that use coal/charcoal as fuel for Cooking (Number , Census 2011)   331st
Number of Households that use Kerosene as fuel for Cooking (Number , Census 2011)   647th
Number of Households that use LPG/PNG as fuel for Cooking (Number , Census 2011)   678th
Number of Households that use Biogas as fuel for Cooking (Number , Census 2011)   360th
Number of Households that don't use any type of fuel for Cooking (Number , Census 2011)   642nd
Total Households classified user Type of Fuel used for Cooking(Number , Census 2011)   641st
Number of Households with Kitchen facility inside house(Number , Census 2011)   633rd
Number of Households with Kitchen facility outside house(Number , Census 2011)   727th
Number of Inhabited Villages(Number , Census 2011)   436th
Number of Uninhabited Villages(Number , Census 2011)   328th

Number of Households with Owned houses(No, Census 2011)   622nd
Number of Households with rented houses(No, Census 2011)   675th
Number of Households with ownership status of house as other(No, Census 2011)   623rd
Number of Households with means of Transport as Bicycle(No, Census 2011)   656th
Number of Households with means of Transport as Scooter/ Motorcycle/Moped(No, Census 2011)   678th
Number of Households with means of Transport as Car/ Jeep/Van(No, Census 2011)   599th
Number of Households with Radio Transistor(No, Census 2011)   638th
Number of Households with Television(No, Census 2011)   703rd
Number of Households with Internet(No, Census 2011)   650th
Number of Households without Internet(No, Census 2011)   625th
Number of Households with Landline only(No, Census 2011)   668th
Number of Households with Mobile only(No, Census 2011)   672nd
Number of Households with Both landline and mobile(No, Census 2011)   627th
Number of Households with TV, Computer/Laptop, Telephone/mobile phone and Scooter/ Car(No, Census 2011)   648th
Number of Households without TV, Internet, Radio, Computer, Mobile, Landline(No, Census 2011)   362nd
Number of households availing banking services(No, Census 2011)   616th
Number of Banks(No, RBI RBI SCB June 2023)   637th
Number of Banks(No, RBI SCB Q3 2022)   632nd

No of Hospital Beds(No, MOFHW 2022)   712th
No of Primary Health Centers(No, MOFHW 2022)   633rd
No of Community Health Centers(No, MOFHW 2022)   624th
No of Sub Divisional Hospital(No, MOFHW 2022)   487th
No of District Hospital(No, MOFHW 2022)   159th
No of Total Hospitals(No, MOFHW 2022)   667th

City (DHQ ) Pop 2011   544th
City (DHQ ) Pop 2011 ('000)   540th
City(DHQ) Pop 2023   537th
City/DHQ Population Class   594th
District Pop 2011   635th
District Pop 2011 ('000)   635th
District Pop 2012   635th
District Pop 2013   635th
District Pop 2014   635th
District Pop 2015   635th
District Pop 2016   636th
District Pop 2017   636th
District Pop 2018   636th
District Pop 2019   637th
District Pop 2020   637th
District Pop 2021   637th
District Pop 2022   637th
District Pop 2023   637th

Working Population 2018 (Number,Census 2011)   629th
Working Population 2021(Number,Census 2011)   626th
Working Population 2023(Number,Census 2011)   623rd
Number of Central Government Jobs (Number,DOE Annual Report 2018)   467th
Number of State Government Jobs   581st
Number of Private Jobs( Number, Labour Ministry Quarterly employment Survey 2022)   557th
Number of PSU Jobs(Number,DPE 2022, )   464th
Number of Formal Jobs(Sum,DPE 2022)   577th
Number of Informal Jobs (Including all Unemployed) (Number, Labour Ministry Quarterly employment Survey 2022 and Sengupta committee)   620th
Number of Companies   588th
Formal Jobs % Working Pop(%,DPE 2022)   369th
Govt Jobs % of Working Population(%,DPE 2022)   399th

Decadal Growth Rate (2011) (%, Census 2011)   269th
Sex-Ratio (1000) (%, Census 2011)   580th
Number of Males (2011) (Number, Census 2011)   592nd
Number of Females (2011) (District) (Number, Census 2011)   604th
Population per sq. km. (Km, Census 2011)   556th

Literacy (%)   495th
HQ Mother Tongue Population   572nd
Bengali Script   183rd
Devnagri Script (Hindi)   154th
Gurumukhi Script (Punjabi)   24th
Kannada Script   437th
Malayalam Script   509th
Marathi Script   391st
Gujarati Script   271st
Odia Script   155th
Perso-Arabic Script (Urdu)   420th
Tamil Script   633rd
Telugu Script   512th
Latin Script (English)   397th
English Multilingual Population   627th
Script Pools Number < 30,000   352nd
Bengali   189th
Gujarati   271st
Hindi   175th
Kannada   426th
Konkani   123rd
Malayalam   511th
Marathi   398th
Nepali   142nd
Odia   163rd
Punjabi   32nd
Tamil   631st
Telugu   505th
Urdu   416th
English   419th
Kurukh   160th
Others   19th

Population (18-24) (Number, 2023)   478th
Gross Enrolment Ratio (GER) in Higher Education (18-23 Years)(No,AISHE 2020)   727th
Number of Enrolment in Private and Government Colleges(No,AISHE 2020)   577th
Number of Ph.D Enrolments(No,AISHE 2020)   669th
Number of Master's Enrolment(No,AISHE 2020)   625th
Number of Bachelor's Enrolment(No,AISHE 2020)   571st
Number of UG Diploma Enrolments(No,AISHE 2020)   548th
Number of Diploma(No,AISHE 2020)   627th
Number of ITIS seats(No,AISHE 2020)   407th
Number of Total Enrolments(No,AISHE 2020)   611th
Number of Population (0-18)(No,Census 2011)   473rd
Number of of Schools(No, UDISE 2021)   467th
Number of Higher Education Enrolments % of Pop(No, UDISE 2021)   448th
Number of UG Enrolments - Arts (No,AISHE 2020)   501st
Number of UG Enrolments - Science(No,AISHE 2020)   336th
Number of UG Enrolments - Engg(No,AISHE 2020)   625th
Number of UG Enrolments - Commerce(No,AISHE 2020)   217th
Number of UG Enrolments - Law(No,AISHE 2020)   315th
Number of UG Enrolments - Management(No,AISHE 2020)   396th
Number of UG Enrolments - Teaching(No,AISHE 2020)   552nd
Number of UG Enrolments - Medical(No,AISHE 2020)   569th
Number of PG Enrolments - Arts(No,AISHE 2020)   501st
Number of PG Enrolments - Science(No,AISHE 2020)   336th
Number of PG Enrolments - Engg(No,AISHE 2020)   621st
Number of PG Enrolments - Commerce(No,AISHE 2020)   216th
Number of PG Enrolments - Management(No,AISHE 2020)   436th

Number of Facebook Users. (Estimated Minimum)(No, FB Oct 2023)   322nd
Number of Facebook Users. (Estimated Maximum)(No, FB Oct 2023)   322nd
City FB Users % of City Literate Population(%, FB Oct 2023)   193rd
English Speakers (Second Language + Third Language(No, Census 2011)   630th
Urban Internet Pop/City Pop(%, TRAI Aug 2023)   301st
Availability of Sharechat (Hyperlocal Advertising)   308th
Availability of Dailyhunt (Hyperlocal Advertising)   144th
Availability of Linkedin (Hyperlocal Advertising)   99th
Linkedin Audience Size(No, Linked in 2023)   554th
Linkedin 1-day Spend   192nd
Linkedin 1 Day Impressions   383rd
Linkedin CTR   171st
Linkedin CPC   398th
Linkedin Cost/Engagement   355th
Twitter Low   501st
Twitter High   499th
Average   502nd

Number of households(Number , Census 2011)   641st
Urban Population(Number , Census 2011)   602nd
Number of Households with No married couples(Number , Census 2011)   674th
Number of Households with 1 married couple(Number , Census 2011)   654th
Number of Households with 2 married couples(Number , Census 2011)   560th
Number of Households with 3 married couples(Number , Census 2011)   397th
Number of Households with 4 married couples(Number , Census 2011)   286th

Bank Deposits(Crore, RBI RBI SCB June 2023)   573rd
Bank Credit(Crore, RBI RBI SCB June 2023)   646th
Bank Deposits(Crore, RBI SCB Q3 2022)   567th
Bank Credit(Crore, RBI SCB Q3 2022)   651st
Bank Deposit/Household (Lakhs, RBI SCB June 2023)   342nd
Bank Loans/Household (Lakhs,RBI SCB June 2023)   423rd
Bank Credits - Bank Debits (Crores, RBI SCB June 2023)   53rd
Bank Credit - Bank Debit/No. of banks (Crore, RBI SCB June 2023)   90th
House Ownership % of Households(%, Census 2011)   190th
% of Household with Mobiles(%, Census 2011)   581st
% of Households with Cars(%, Census 2011)   410th

No of Doctors(No, MOFHW 2022)   688th
No of Nurses(No, MOFHW 2022)   718th

Cuddalore Culture Highlights

Sr.No Culture Metrics Counts Name

Famous Forts

Famous Forts   1 Fort St. David

Famous Church Name

Famous Church Name   1 Ecclesiastical Province of Pondicherry and Cuddalore

Famous Museum Name

Famous Museum Name   1 Government Museum
Name IATA Code City Distance

Airport Name

Pondicherry Airport Pondicherry PNY 16 Km

Cuddalore Nature Highlights

Nature Metrics % of India Rank Out of 768 City / Districts Data