According to the 2011 census, the taluk of Vazhapadi had a population of 195,415 with 98,674 males and 96,741 females. There were 980 women for every 1000 men. The taluk had a literacy rate of 86.36. Child population in the age group below 6 was 9,723 Males and 9,072 Females.
- "Provisional Population Totals - Tamil Nadu-Census hai2011" (PDF). Census Tamil Nadu. Retrieved 4 July 2013.