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Population of Tamil Nadu

The total population of Tamil Nadu as at 0:00 hours of 1st March 2001 stood at 62,110,839 as per the provisional results of the Census of India 2001. In terms of population it holds the sixth position among the States and Union territories in the country. As against all India decadal growth rate of population 21.34% during 1991-2001, in Tamil Nadu this has further slipped to 11.19% from 15.39% during 1981-1991. The sex ratio (i.e., the number of females per thousand males) of population in the State has improved from 974 in the previous census to 986 in the present census. The literacy rate in the State has shown remarkable improvement. This has increased to 73.47% when compared to 62.66% ten years back during 1991 Census.

Health Facilities Available in Tamil Nadu

Teaching Hospitals

12

District Head Quarters Hospitals

26

Taluk Hospitals

162

Non-Taluk Hospitals

77

Dispensaries

12

T.B.Hospitals

5

Other Hospitals

25

Women and Children Hospitals

6

Mobile Medical Units

11

ESI Hospitals

7

ESI Dispensaries

160

Rural Family Welfare Centres

382

Primary Health Centres

1409

Health Sub-Centres

8682

Post Partum Centres

118

Urban Family Welfare Centres

65

Urban Health Posts

245


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