According to the 2011 census, the taluk of Chengalpattu had a population of 571,254 with 288,411 males and 282,843 females. There were 981 women for every 1,000 men. The taluk had a literacy rate of 77.56%. Child population in the age group below 6 was 29,492 Males and 28,476 Females.
This taluk was earlier, a part of the Kanchipuram district until the district was bifurcated and a new district Chengalpattu district was created.
The taluk is administered by the Tahsildar office located in Chengalpattu.
- "Provisional Population Totals - Tamil Nadu-Census 2011" (PDF). Census Tamil Nadu. Archived from the original (PDF) on 17 June 2013. Retrieved 4 July 2013.
- "Taluk Offices | Chengalpattu District,Government of Tamilnadu | India". Retrieved 11 August 2021.