2) Muslims constitute the majority of the population (68.53%), followed by the Hindu (29.17%) and Christian (2.22%) communities.
3) Malappuram District is one of the best places in India, which is famous for communal harmony and friendly co-existence of sectors of various faiths.
4) Literacy rate in Malappuram is 93.55, which is 20% above the national average.
5) Malappuram District was formed by the second Communist Government headed by the great reformist leader comrade E. M. S. Namboodiripad. He was born in Malappuram.