The population of the district, as per Census 2011, was 12,05,437
(6,46,857 males and 5,58,580 females), while in the 2001 Census, its
population was 9,67,449. In the decade (2001-2011) there was an increase
of 2,37,988 persons. The district occupies 10th rank among the 21 districts of
the State in respect of the population according to Census 2011.