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languages
City (district capitals)/DHQ

  • 1. Tamil   :   84,616
  • 2. English Multilingual Population   :   36,551
  • 3. Telugu   :   840

Number Of Languages spoken by more then 30K Population : 2

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Basic Details

City (District Capitals)/DHQ
Population  :
:
86,838
City(District Capitals)/DHQ
Population (Rank)  
:
372nd
District
Area (km2)  
:
157
District
Area (Rank)
:
748th
No.of Towns  
in District
: 562
No. of Villages  
in District
: 67

Karaikal Highlights: India City/Districts Comparison

Karaikal is the 372nd ranked city in population, out of 768 District Capitals (DHQs) of India. It is the capital of Karaikal District in Puducherry State. Karaikal District is 694th highest ranked in population & 748th ranked in area, in India. Please keep the DHQ rank in perspective, for the highlights below.

Better than India Average-

  • 1.
  • Karaikal is the 3rd highest ranked in Gross Enrolment Ratio (GER) in Higher Education (18-23 Years)(No,AISHE 2020)   out of 768 city/districts of India. This indicates that this district is more urbanized and/or has a better-developed educational infrastructure compared to other districts.
  • 2.
  • The average Sex-Ratio (1000) (%, Census 2011)   of Indian city (district capitals)/districts is 949. Karaikal is the 20th highest ranked city out of 768 city/districts. This indicates a healthy ratio between men and women.
  • 3.
  • Out of 768 District Capitals/Districts of India, Karaikal is the 24th highest ranked in Tamil Script   . This indicates a high pool of literate tamil population compared to other cities.
  • 4.
  • Out of 768 District Capitals/Districts of India Karaikal is the 48th best ranked in Number of Households that use Kerosene as fuel for Cooking (Number , Census 2011)   .
  • 5.
  • Karaikal is the 389th best ranked in Number of Households that use firewood as fuel for Cooking (Number , Census 2011)   out of 768 City/Districts of India.
  • 6.
  • The Average Number of Households with No Lighting(Number , Census 2011)   of Indian City(District Capitals)/Districts is 1492 . Karaikal is the 413th best ranked City out of 768 City/Districts. This implies that the government has placed a greater emphasis on power distribution in this district compared to other districts.

Worse than India Average-

  • 1.
  • Karaikal is the 28th worst ranked in Number of Master's Enrolment(No,AISHE 2020)   out of 768 city/districts of India. This implies that this district is less urbanised and/or has a less developed educational infrastructure compared to other districts
  • 2.
  • The Average Formal Jobs % Working Pop(%,DPE 2022)   of Indian City (District Capitals)/Districts is Karaikal is the 41st worst ranked City out of 768 City/Districts.This suggests this town is not highly urbanized, not a PSU, nor a high GDP top 40 metropolis.
  • 3.
  • Out of 768 District Capitals/Districts of India, Karaikal is the 50th worst ranked in No of Hospital Beds(No, MOFHW 2022)   .This indicates that health infrastructure in this district is poor than in other districts.

Population: 86,838 | Population Rank: 372nd
Area (KM2) : 157 | Area Rank: 748th
Sr. Fields Category India Average Rank out of 768 City / District Data

Better than India Average-

1 Gross Enrolment Ratio (GER) in Higher Education (18-23 Years)(No,AISHE 2020)   Education 28 3rd 6709
2 Sex-Ratio (1000) (%, Census 2011)   Demography 949 20th 8995
3 Tamil Script   Language 23886 24th 3424
4 Literacy (%)   Language 78 62nd 6777
5 Population per sq. km. (Km, Census 2011)   Demography 1017 68th 3882
6 Urbanization(% , Census 2011)   Urbanization 24 104th 1672
7 GDP per Capita ('000', RBI SCB June 2023)   Wealth 153 124th 10409
8 % of Household with Mobiles(%, Census 2011)   Wealth 49 148th 10013
9 Script Pools Number < 30,000   Language 1 186th 1813
10 % of Households with Cars(%, Census 2011)   Wealth 4 195th 9017
11 City FB Users % of City Literate Population(%, FB Oct 2023)   Internet 134 213th 7094
12 AEGR (2011) (District)   City (District Capitals)/DHQ 1 363rd 3594

Worse than India Average-

1 Number of Households that use Kerosene as fuel for Cooking (Number , Census 2011)   Urbanization 9542 48th 9788
2 Number of Households that use firewood as fuel for Cooking (Number , Census 2011)   Urbanization 152998 389th 5385
3 Number of Households with No Lighting(Number , Census 2011)   Urbanization 1492 413th 5846
4 Number of Households with Location of drinking water source away from premises(Number , Census 2011)   Urbanization 55109 464th 7770
5 Number of Households that use cowdung cake as fuel for Cooking (Number , Census 2011)   Urbanization 24839 464th 7463
6 Number of Households with Main source of Lighting as Kerosene(Number , Census 2011)   Urbanization 96366 478th 4994
7 Number of Households that use crop residue as fuel for Cooking (Number , Census 2011)   Urbanization 27640 538th 9251
Population: 86,838 | Population Rank: 372nd
Area (KM2) : 157 | Area Rank: 748th
Sr. Fields Category India Average Rank out of 768 City / District Data

Better than India Average-

1 Number of Master's Enrolment(No,AISHE 2020)   Education 6137 28th 2852
2 Formal Jobs % Working Pop(%,DPE 2022)   Work 2 41st 6403
3 No of Hospital Beds(No, MOFHW 2022)   Health 1460 50th 6828
4 Number of Higher Education Enrolments % of Pop(No, UDISE 2021)   Education 13 55th 8797
5 Sanctioned Police Force Number(NO, IPC 2021)   Government 1416 59th 8996
6 Number of Theatres(No, BOC 2020)   Media 5 78th 2298
7 Decadal Growth Rate (2011) (%, Census 2011)   Demography 19 91st 2501
8 Number of Households that use Electricity as fuel for Cooking (Number , Census 2011)   Urbanization 282 106th 10364
9 Bank Credit - Bank Debit/No. of banks (Crore, RBI SCB June 2023)   Wealth 21 108th 3757
10 Number of UG Enrolments - Management(No,AISHE 2020)   Education 719 123rd 1284
11 Number of Universities(No,AISHE 2020)   Education 1 128th 2010
12 Number of Households with rented houses(No, Census 2011)   Wealth 36696 131st 8827
13 Number of Central Government Jobs (Number,DOE Annual Report 2018)   Work 2531 132nd 7217
14 Number of PSU Jobs(Number,DPE 2022, )   Work 816 133rd 4879
15 Number of Ph.D Enrolments(No,AISHE 2020)   Education 275 158th 4078
16 Number of UG Enrolments - Law(No,AISHE 2020)   Education 654 161st 1378
17 Number of Households that use LPG/PNG as fuel for Cooking (Number , Census 2011)   Urbanization 93956 172nd 6939
18 Number of Informal Jobs (Including all Unemployed) (Number, Labour Ministry Quarterly employment Survey 2022 and Sengupta committee)   Work 760882 178th 2199
19 Govt Jobs % of Working Population(%,DPE 2022)   Work 2 182nd 5790
20 House Ownership % of Households(%, Census 2011)   Wealth 84 193rd 5624
21 Number of Households with means of Transport as Scooter/ Motorcycle/Moped(No, Census 2011)   Wealth 67856 202nd 2865
22 No of District Hospital(No, MOFHW 2022)   Health 1 204th 9409
23 City(DHQ) Pop 2023   City (District Capitals)/DHQ 321498 222nd 2208
24 City (DHQ ) Pop 2011   City (District Capitals)/DHQ 278149 224th 3795
25 Number of Total Enrolments(No,AISHE 2020)   Education 49523 225th 8809
26 Linkedin Audience Size(No, Linked in 2023)   Internet 80942 226th 2335
27 Number of Facebook Users. (Estimated Maximum)(No, FB Oct 2023)   Internet 395157 243rd 1749
28 Number of Colleges(No,AISHE 2020)   Education 56 250th 7734
29 Number of Households with Television(No, Census 2011)   Wealth 153607 250th 10345
30 Number of UG Enrolments - Teaching(No,AISHE 2020)   Education 2447 252nd 2636
31 Number of Bachelor's Enrolment(No,AISHE 2020)   Education 42477 262nd 5274
32 Number of Enrolment in Private and Government Colleges(No,AISHE 2020)   Education 36821 263rd 8076
33 Number of Households with Main source of Lighting as Electricity(Number , Census 2011)   Urbanization 217194 278th 3293
34 Number of households having latrine facility within the premises(Number , Census 2011)   Urbanization 153026 282nd 4781
35 Number of Households with Mobile only(No, Census 2011)   Wealth 169864 287th 1657
36 Urban Population(Number , Census 2011)   Urbanization 495956 290th 9178
37 Number of Population (0-18)(No,Census 2011)   Education 136937 291st 1434
38 Number of households(Number , Census 2011)   Urbanization 318214 296th 7400
39 Number of Households without Internet(No, Census 2011)   Wealth 20464 300th 1422
40 Number of Companies   Work 1876 302nd 8013
41 Number of Dailies or Magazines(No, RNI 2021)   Media 188 307th 3171
42 Number of PG Enrolments - Engg(No,AISHE 2020)   Education 250 309th 10114
43 Number of Diploma(No,AISHE 2020)   Education 3877 310th 5935
44 Number of UG Enrolments - Engg(No,AISHE 2020)   Education 5379 310th 9478
45 Number of Households with means of Transport as Car/ Jeep/Van(No, Census 2011)   Wealth 15187 319th 4792
46 Number of Police Stations(NO, IPC 2021)   Government 22 323rd 7746
47 Number of Internet Connections(No, TRAI 2023)   Internet 593683 328th 7947
48 Bank Credits - Bank Debits (Crores, RBI SCB June 2023)   Wealth 8029 337th 10920
49 Number of towns(Number , Census 2011)   Urbanization 10 352nd 5485
50 Number of Panchayats(Number , Census 2011)   Government 745 363rd 10882
51 District Pop 2011   City (District Capitals)/DHQ 1625116 371st 2590
52 Population (18-24) (Number, 2023)   Education 208496 372nd 1666
53 Working Population 2023(Number,Census 2011)   Work 1159881 373rd 6641
54 Number of ITIS seats(No,AISHE 2020)   Education 4706 375th 5404
55 Total Annual Newspaper Circulation(No, RNI 2021)   Media 510042 389th 8013
56 No of Primary Health Centers(No, MOFHW 2022)   Health 50 396th 3396
57 No of Total Hospitals(No, MOFHW 2022)   Health 63 412th 2397
58 Number of of Schools(No, UDISE 2021)   Education 1937 413th 7794
59 Urban Internet Pop/City Pop(%, TRAI Aug 2023)   Internet 165 413th 9804
60 Number of Banks(No, RBI RBI SCB June 2023)   Wealth 221 416th 3691
61 No of Community Health Centers(No, MOFHW 2022)   Health 9 421st 8528
62 Number of Households without TV, Internet, Radio, Computer, Mobile, Landline(No, Census 2011)   Wealth 55686 438th 6946
63 GDP (Crores. RBI SCB June 2023)   Wealth 38608 448th 6779
64 District Area (Sq Km)   City (District Capitals)/DHQ 4275 474th 9448
65 Bank Credit(Crore, RBI RBI SCB June 2023)   Wealth 37411 475th 6226
66 Bank Deposits(Crore, RBI RBI SCB June 2023)   Wealth 45441 494th 9440
67 Number of State Government Jobs   Work 25127 499th 9796
68 Number of Private Jobs( Number, Labour Ministry Quarterly employment Survey 2022)   Work 16177 503rd 3652
69 Number of Formal Jobs(Sum,DPE 2022)   Work 62963 529th 10714
70 Number of UG Diploma Enrolments(No,AISHE 2020)   Education 334 552nd 5150

Worse than India Average-


Karaikal City / District Ranks

Work

GDP (Crores. RBI SCB June 2023)   559th
GDP per Capita ('000', RBI SCB June 2023)   124th
Place

State   254th
State Code   40th
District   436th
AEGR (2011) (District)   354th
District Area (Sq Km)   748th
Type (D, ND, UT, CH, SC)   11th

Dist. Formation Year   293rd

Number of Universities(No,AISHE 2020)   219th
Number of Colleges(No,AISHE 2020)   393rd

Number of Internet Connections(No, TRAI 2023)   466th

Total Annual Newspaper Circulation(No, RNI 2021)   644th
Number of Dailies or Magazines(No, RNI 2021)   589th
Number of Theatres(No, BOC 2020)   221st

Number of Police Stations(NO, IPC 2021)   611th
Sanctioned Police Force Number(NO, IPC 2021)   349th
Number of Panchayats(Number , Census 2011)   684th

Number of towns(Number , Census 2011)   579th
Urbanization(% , Census 2011)   104th
Number of Households with Location of drinking water source within premises(Number , Census 2011)   480th
Number of Households with Location of drinking water source near premises(Number , Census 2011)   653rd
Number of Households with Location of drinking water source away from premises(Number , Census 2011)   740th
Number of Households with Main source of Lighting as Electricity(Number , Census 2011)   528th
Number of Households with Main source of Lighting as Kerosene(Number , Census 2011)   710th
Number of Households with Main source of Lighting as Other Oil(Number , Census 2011)   640th
Number of Households with No Lighting(Number , Census 2011)   621st
Number of households having latrine facility within the premises(Number , Census 2011)   515th
Number of Households that use firewood as fuel for Cooking (Number , Census 2011)   704th
Number of Households that use crop residue as fuel for Cooking (Number , Census 2011)   702nd
Number of Households that use cowdung cake as fuel for Cooking (Number , Census 2011)   639th
Number of Households that use Kerosene as fuel for Cooking (Number , Census 2011)   181st
Number of Households that use LPG/PNG as fuel for Cooking (Number , Census 2011)   375th
Number of Households that use Electricity as fuel for Cooking (Number , Census 2011)   308th
Number of Households that use Biogas as fuel for Cooking (Number , Census 2011)   596th
Number of Households that don't use any type of fuel for Cooking (Number , Census 2011)   472nd
Total Households classified user Type of Fuel used for Cooking(Number , Census 2011)   593rd
Number of Households with Kitchen facility inside house(Number , Census 2011)   564th
Number of Households with Kitchen facility outside house(Number , Census 2011)   531st
Number of Inhabited Villages(Number , Census 2011)   684th

Number of Households with Owned houses(No, Census 2011)   622nd
Number of Households with rented houses(No, Census 2011)   303rd
Number of Households with ownership status of house as other(No, Census 2011)   529th
Number of Households with means of Transport as Bicycle(No, Census 2011)   534th
Number of Households with means of Transport as Scooter/ Motorcycle/Moped(No, Census 2011)   440th
Number of Households with means of Transport as Car/ Jeep/Van(No, Census 2011)   517th
Number of Households with Radio Transistor(No, Census 2011)   563rd
Number of Households with Television(No, Census 2011)   482nd
Number of Households with Internet(No, Census 2011)   323rd
Number of Households without Internet(No, Census 2011)   552nd
Number of Households with Landline only(No, Census 2011)   499th
Number of Households with Mobile only(No, Census 2011)   565th
Number of Households with Both landline and mobile(No, Census 2011)   394th
Number of Households with TV, Computer/Laptop, Telephone/mobile phone and Scooter/ Car(No, Census 2011)   307th
Number of Households without TV, Internet, Radio, Computer, Mobile, Landline(No, Census 2011)   707th
Number of households availing banking services(No, Census 2011)   585th
Number of Banks(No, RBI RBI SCB June 2023)   598th
Number of Banks(No, RBI SCB Q3 2022)   618th

No of Hospital Beds(No, MOFHW 2022)   305th
No of Primary Health Centers(No, MOFHW 2022)   701st
No of Community Health Centers(No, MOFHW 2022)   704th
No of District Hospital(No, MOFHW 2022)   305th
No of Total Hospitals(No, MOFHW 2022)   716th
People

City (DHQ ) Pop 2011   371st
City (DHQ ) Pop 2011 ('000)   367th
City(DHQ) Pop 2023   370th
City/DHQ Population Class   110th
District Pop 2011   685th
District Pop 2011 ('000)   685th
District Pop 2012   685th
District Pop 2013   685th
District Pop 2014   685th
District Pop 2015   685th
District Pop 2016   685th
District Pop 2017   685th
District Pop 2018   685th
District Pop 2019   685th
District Pop 2020   685th
District Pop 2021   685th
District Pop 2022   685th
District Pop 2023   685th

Working Population 2018 (Number,Census 2011)   684th
Working Population 2021(Number,Census 2011)   685th
Working Population 2023(Number,Census 2011)   689th
Number of Central Government Jobs (Number,DOE Annual Report 2018)   228th
Number of State Government Jobs   658th
Number of Private Jobs( Number, Labour Ministry Quarterly employment Survey 2022)   622nd
Number of PSU Jobs(Number,DPE 2022, )   229th
Number of Formal Jobs(Sum,DPE 2022)   674th
Number of Informal Jobs (Including all Unemployed) (Number, Labour Ministry Quarterly employment Survey 2022 and Sengupta committee)   322nd
Number of Companies   429th
Formal Jobs % Working Pop(%,DPE 2022)   230th
Govt Jobs % of Working Population(%,DPE 2022)   368th

Decadal Growth Rate (2011) (%, Census 2011)   372nd
Sex-Ratio (1000) (%, Census 2011)   20th
Number of Males (2011) (Number, Census 2011)   620th
Number of Females (2011) (District) (Number, Census 2011)   615th
Population per sq. km. (Km, Census 2011)   68th

Literacy (%)   62nd
HQ Mother Tongue Population   326th
Assamese Script   220th
Bengali Script   513th
Devnagri Script (Hindi)   681st
Gurumukhi Script (Punjabi)   580th
Kannada Script   126th
Malayalam Script   136th
Marathi Script   352nd
Gujarati Script   390th
Odia Script   344th
Perso-Arabic Script (Urdu)   527th
Tamil Script   24th
Telugu Script   201st
Latin Script (English)   505th
Other Scripts   217th
English Multilingual Population   174th
Script Pools Number < 30,000   158th
Assamese   183rd
Bengali   516th
Dogri   217th
Gujarati   390th
Hindi   670th
Kannada   125th
Kashmiri   233rd
Konkani   185th
Malayalam   134th
Marathi   345th
Nepali   384th
Odia   337th
Punjabi   576th
Tamil   24th
Telugu   194th
Urdu   520th
Arabic   210th
Coorgi   58th
English   430th
Lahnda   128th
Lushai   168th
Savara   37th
Others   422nd

Population (18-24) (Number, 2023)   535th
Gross Enrolment Ratio (GER) in Higher Education (18-23 Years)(No,AISHE 2020)   3rd
Number of Enrolment in Private and Government Colleges(No,AISHE 2020)   419th
Number of Ph.D Enrolments(No,AISHE 2020)   293rd
Number of Master's Enrolment(No,AISHE 2020)   181st
Number of Bachelor's Enrolment(No,AISHE 2020)   413th
Number of UG Diploma Enrolments(No,AISHE 2020)   696th
Number of Diploma(No,AISHE 2020)   472nd
Number of ITIS seats(No,AISHE 2020)   534th
Number of Total Enrolments(No,AISHE 2020)   378th
Number of Population (0-18)(No,Census 2011)   433rd
Number of of Schools(No, UDISE 2021)   729th
Number of Higher Education Enrolments % of Pop(No, UDISE 2021)   94th
Number of UG Enrolments - Engg(No,AISHE 2020)   459th
Number of UG Enrolments - Law(No,AISHE 2020)   314th
Number of UG Enrolments - Management(No,AISHE 2020)   274th
Number of UG Enrolments - Teaching(No,AISHE 2020)   404th
Number of PG Enrolments - Engg(No,AISHE 2020)   457th

Number of Facebook Users. (Estimated Minimum)(No, FB Oct 2023)   384th
Number of Facebook Users. (Estimated Maximum)(No, FB Oct 2023)   384th
City FB Users % of City Literate Population(%, FB Oct 2023)   213th
English Speakers (Second Language + Third Language(No, Census 2011)   350th
Urban Internet Pop/City Pop(%, TRAI Aug 2023)   688th
Availability of Sharechat (Hyperlocal Advertising)   216th
Availability of Dailyhunt (Hyperlocal Advertising)   458th
Availability of Linkedin (Hyperlocal Advertising)   393rd
Linkedin Audience Size(No, Linked in 2023)   320th
Linkedin 1-day Spend   252nd
Linkedin 1 Day Impressions   530th
Linkedin CTR   130th
Linkedin CPC   258th
Linkedin Cost/Engagement   641st

Number of households(Number , Census 2011)   594th
Urban Population(Number , Census 2011)   492nd
Number of Households with No married couples(Number , Census 2011)   589th
Number of Households with 1 married couple(Number , Census 2011)   584th
Number of Households with 2 married couples(Number , Census 2011)   608th
Number of Households with 3 married couples(Number , Census 2011)   615th
Number of Households with 4 married couples(Number , Census 2011)   605th

Bank Deposits(Crore, RBI RBI SCB June 2023)   566th
Bank Credit(Crore, RBI RBI SCB June 2023)   529th
Bank Deposits(Crore, RBI SCB Q3 2022)   574th
Bank Credit(Crore, RBI SCB Q3 2022)   531st
Bank Deposit/Household (Lakhs, RBI SCB June 2023)   220th
Bank Loans/Household (Lakhs,RBI SCB June 2023)   196th
No. of Banks/1000 Household(in "1000", SCB 2023)   183rd
Bank Credits - Bank Debits (Crores, RBI SCB June 2023)   486th
Bank Credit - Bank Debit/No. of banks (Crore, RBI SCB June 2023)   430th
House Ownership % of Households(%, Census 2011)   706th
% of Household with Mobiles(%, Census 2011)   148th
% of Households with Cars(%, Census 2011)   195th

Karaikal Culture Highlights

Sr.No Culture Metrics Counts Name
Airports
Name IATA Code City Distance

Airport Name

Pondicherry Airport Pondicherry PNY 72 Km

Karaikal Nature Highlights

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

Ab. Prod (000' tonnes) Banana Production

Ab. Prod (000' tonnes) Banana Production   0.01% 202nd 3107

Ab. Prod (Mn Bales)Cotton Production

Ab. Prod (Mn Bales)Cotton Production   0.01% 275th 10123

Ab. Prod (Mn Tonnes) Soyabean Production

Ab. Prod (Mn Tonnes) Soyabean Production   0.01% 298th 9549

Ab. Prod (Lakh tonnes) Chickpea Production

Ab. Prod (Lakh tonnes) Chickpea Production   0.05% 304th 4264

Ab. Prod (000' tonnes ) Potatoes Production

Ab. Prod (000' tonnes ) Potatoes Production   0.01% 307th 6934

Ab. Prod (Mn Tonnes) Maize Production

Ab. Prod (Mn Tonnes) Maize Production   0.04% 313th 2289

Ab. Prod (Mn tonnes) Rice Production

Ab. Prod (Mn tonnes) Rice Production   0.07% 315th 3384

Ab. Prod (Mn Tonnes) Sugarcane Production

Ab. Prod (Mn Tonnes) Sugarcane Production   0.00% 320th 6947

Ab. Prod (000' Tonnes) Onion Production

Ab. Prod (000' Tonnes) Onion Production   0.02% 363rd 4609

Ab. Prod (Mn tonn) Wheat Production

Ab. Prod (Mn tonn) Wheat Production   0.01% 383rd 4317