Kanniyakumari District Population, Caste, Religion Data (Tamil Nadu) - Census 2011

Kanniyakumari district of Tamil Nadu has total population of 1,870,374 as per the Census 2011. Out of which 926,345 are males while 944,029 are females. In 2011 there were total 483,539 families residing in Kanniyakumari district. The Average Sex Ratio of Kanniyakumari district is 1,019.

Kanniyakumari district, Tamil Nadu

As per Census 2011 out of total population, 82.3% people lives in Urban areas while 17.7% lives in the Rural areas. The average literacy rate in urban areas is 92% while that in the rural areas is 90.8%. Also the Sex Ratio of Urban areas in Kanniyakumari district is 1,022 while that of Rural areas is 1,004.

The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Kanniyakumari district is 182350 which is 10% of the total population. There are 92835 male children and 89515 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Kanniyakumari is 964 which is less than Average Sex Ratio (1,019) of Kanniyakumari district.

The total literacy rate of Kanniyakumari district is 91.75%. The male literacy rate is 84.26% and the female literacy rate is 81.37% in Kanniyakumari district.

Population
1,870,374
Literacy
91.75%
Sex Ratio
1,019

To facilitate the administration, Kanniyakumari district is further divided into 4 Talukas (Taluka/Tehsil/Tahsil) which are administrative divisions denoting sub-districts. Talukas consists of multiple villages and a few towns.

Kanniyakumari Data as per Census 2011

As per the Population Census 2011 data, following are some quick facts about Kanniyakumari district.

Total Male Female
Children (Age 0-6) 182,350 92,835 89,515
Literacy 91.75% 84.26% 81.37%
Scheduled Caste 74,249 36,817 37,432
Scheduled Tribe 7,282 3,554 3,728
Illiterate 321,636 145,804 175,832

Caste-wise Population - Kanniyakumari district

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 4% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 0.4% of total population in Kanniyakumari district of Tamil Nadu.

Total Male Female
Schedule Caste 74,249 36,817 37,432
Schedule Tribe 7,282 3,554 3,728

Religion-wise Population - Kanniyakumari district

Religion Total Male Female
Hindu 909,872 (48.65%) 453,009 456,863
Muslim 78,590 (4.2%) 38,462 40,128
Christian 876,299 (46.85%) 432,363 443,936
Sikh 160 (0.01%) 80 80
Buddhist 438 (0.02%) 217 221
Jain 156 (0.01%) 77 79
Other Religion 10 (0%) 5 5
No Religion Specified 4,849 (0.26%) 2,132 2,717

Literacy Rate - Kanniyakumari district

The total literacy rate of Kanniyakumari district was 91.75% in 2011 which is greater than average literacy rate 80.09% of Tamil Nadu. Population-wise, out of total 1,548,738 literates, males were 780,541 while females were 768,197. Also the male literacy rate was 93.65% and the female literacy rate was 89.9% in Kanniyakumari district.

  Kanniyakumari district Tamil Nadu
Female 89.9% 73.44%
Male 93.65% 86.77%
Total 91.75% 80.09%

Sex Ratio - Kanniyakumari district

The Sex Ratio of Kanniyakumari district is 1,019 . Thus for every 1000 men there were 1,019 females in Kanniyakumari district. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 964 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 1,019 ) of Kanniyakumari district.


Population Density - Kanniyakumari district

The total area of Kanniyakumari district is 1,684 km2. Thus the density of Kanniyakumari district is 1,111 people per square kilometer. As per the initial provisional data of Census 2011, around 663 sq. km. area is under urban region while 1,021 sq. km. is under rural region.


Urban/Rural Population - Kanniyakumari district

As per the Census 2011 out of total population of Kanniyakumari, 82.33% people lived in urban regions while 17.67% in rural areas. The total figure of population of urban population was 1,539,802 out of which 761,407 were males while remaining 778,395 were females. In rural areas of Kanniyakumari, male population was 164,938 while female population was 165,634.

The average sex ratio in urban regions of Kanniyakumari was 1,022 females per 1000 males. Also the Child (0-6 age) sex ration of urban areas in Kanniyakumari was 966 girls per 1000 boys. Thus the total children (0-6 age) living in urban areas of Kanniyakumari were 148,570 which is 9.65% of total urban population. Similarly the average sex ratio in rural areas of Kanniyakumari was 1,004 females per 1000 males. The Child sex ratio of rural areas in Kanniyakumari was 957 girls per 1000 boys.

The average literacy rate in Kanniyakumari for urban regions was 91.96 percent in which males were 93.92% literate while female literacy stood at 90.06%. The total literate population of Kanniyakumari was 1,548,738. Similarly in rural areas of Kanniyakumari, the average literacy rate was 90.76 percent. Out of which literacy rate of males and females stood at 92.39% and 89.16% respectively. Total literates in rural areas of Kanniyakumari were 269,380.

Rural Urban
Population % 17.67% 82.33%
Total population 330,572 1,539,802
Male population 164,938 761,407
Female population 165,634 778,395
Sex ratio 1,004 1,022
Child sex ratio (0-6 age) 957 966
Child population 33,780 148,570
Literates 269,380 1,279,358
Average literacy 90.76% 91.96%
Male literacy 92.39% 93.92%
Female literacy 89.16% 90.06%

Child Population - Kanniyakumari district

According to Census 2011, there were 182,350 children between age 0 to 6 years in Kanniyakumari district. Out of which 92,835 were male while 89,515 were female.


Working Population - Kanniyakumari district

In Kanniyakumari district out of total population, 679,620 were engaged in work activities. 81.3% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 18.7% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 679,620 workers engaged in Main Work, 12,229 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 51,350 were Agricultural labourer.

Total Male Female
Main Workers 552,658 446,895 105,763
Cultivators 12,229 10,619 1,610
Agriculture Labourer 51,350 44,394 6,956
Household Industries 21,078 8,626 12,452
Other Workers 468,001 383,256 84,745
Marginal Workers 126,962 77,734 49,228
Non Working 1,190,754 401,716 789,038

Kanniyakumari district Map


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