India - Puducherry

Census Results

1971-04-01 472,000
1981-03-01 604,000
1991-03-01 807,785
2001-03-01 974,345
2011-03-01 1,247,953

General Information

Official name Puducherry
Official name [native] Puducherry
Capital Puducherry
Capital [native] Puducherry
ISO code IN-34
Statistical agency The Office of Registrar General & Census Commissioner of India

Administrative units

codedistrict
commune panchayat
capitalarea (sq.km.)population
1991-03-01
census
population
2001-03-01
census
population
2011-03-01
census
634Yanam DistrictYanam3020,29731,39455,626
05908Yanam Taluk 3020,29731,39455,626
635Puducherry DistrictPuducherry294608,338735,332950,289
05909Puducherry Taluk    316,432
05910Ozhukarai Taluk    300,104
05911Villianur Taluk    213,278
05912Bahour Taluk    120,475
636Mahe DistrictMahe933,44736,82841,816
05913Mahe Taluk 933,44736,82841,816
637Karaikal DistrictKaraikal157145,703170,791200,222
05914Karaikal Taluk    144,200
05915Thirunallar Taluk    56,022
 total 490807,785974,3451,247,953
source: The Office of Registrar General & Census Commissioner of India.
note: Taluk data are provisional results.
note: The official name of Pondicherry changed to Puducherry in 2006.

Main cities

namepopulation
2001-03-01
census
population
2011-03-01
census
Ozhukarai217,707300,104
Puducherry [Pondicherry]220,865244,377
Karaikal74,43886,838
Yanam..55,626
source: The Office of Registrar General & Census Commissioner of India.