The total population of Malappuram is 36,29,640 as per the census report of 2001. The number of male in the total population is 17,59,479 where as the number of female in the district is 18,70,161. The population density of Malappuram is 1022 per square kilometer.
The prospect of Malappuram lies in its tourism. The important locations are-
- Valiya Juma Masjid Malappuram
- Padinharekara beach