Kasaragod District Population, Caste, Religion Data (Kerala) - Census 2011

Kasaragod district of Kerala has total population of 1,307,375 as per the Census 2011. Out of which 628,613 are males while 678,762 are females. In 2011 there were total 273,410 families residing in Kasaragod district. The Average Sex Ratio of Kasaragod district is 1,080.

Kasaragod district, Kerala

As per Census 2011 out of total population, 38.9% people lives in Urban areas while 61.1% lives in the Rural areas. The average literacy rate in urban areas is 92% while that in the rural areas is 88.9%. Also the Sex Ratio of Urban areas in Kasaragod district is 1,113 while that of Rural areas is 1,059.

The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Kasaragod district is 155807 which is 12% of the total population. There are 79460 male children and 76347 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Kasaragod is 961 which is less than Average Sex Ratio (1,080) of Kasaragod district.

The total literacy rate of Kasaragod district is 90.09%. The male literacy rate is 82.16% and the female literacy rate is 76.76% in Kasaragod district.

Population
1,307,375
Literacy
90.09%
Sex Ratio
1,080

To facilitate the administration, Kasaragod district is further divided into 2 Talukas (Taluka/Tehsil/Tahsil) which are administrative divisions denoting sub-districts. Talukas consists of multiple villages and a few towns.

Kasaragod Data as per Census 2011

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

Total Male Female
Children (Age 0-6) 155,807 79,460 76,347
Literacy 90.09% 82.16% 76.76%
Scheduled Caste 53,283 26,385 26,898
Scheduled Tribe 48,857 23,950 24,907
Illiterate 269,883 112,137 157,746

Caste-wise Population - Kasaragod district

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 4.1% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 3.7% of total population in Kasaragod district of Kerala.

Total Male Female
Schedule Caste 53,283 26,385 26,898
Schedule Tribe 48,857 23,950 24,907

Religion-wise Population - Kasaragod district

Religion Total Male Female
Hindu 729,987 (55.84%) 354,082 375,905
Muslim 486,913 (37.24%) 228,966 257,947
Christian 87,454 (6.69%) 44,060 43,394
Sikh 151 (0.01%) 70 81
Buddhist 362 (0.03%) 193 169
Jain 130 (0.01%) 73 57
Other Religion 152 (0.01%) 78 74
No Religion Specified 2,226 (0.17%) 1,091 1,135

Literacy Rate - Kasaragod district

The total literacy rate of Kasaragod district was 90.09% in 2011 which is less than average literacy rate 94% of Kerala. Population-wise, out of total 1,037,492 literates, males were 516,476 while females were 521,016. Also the male literacy rate was 94.05% and the female literacy rate was 86.49% in Kasaragod district.

  Kasaragod district Kerala
Female 86.49% 92.07%
Male 94.05% 96.11%
Total 90.09% 94%

Sex Ratio - Kasaragod district

The Sex Ratio of Kasaragod district is 1,080 . Thus for every 1000 men there were 1,080 females in Kasaragod district. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 961 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 1,080 ) of Kasaragod district.


Population Density - Kasaragod district

The total area of Kasaragod district is 1,989 km2. Thus the density of Kasaragod district is 657 people per square kilometer. As per the initial provisional data of Census 2011, around 290 sq. km. area is under urban region while 1,699 sq. km. is under rural region.


Urban/Rural Population - Kasaragod district

As per the Census 2011 out of total population of Kasaragod, 38.94% people lived in urban regions while 61.06% in rural areas. The total figure of population of urban population was 509,047 out of which 240,897 were males while remaining 268,150 were females. In rural areas of Kasaragod, male population was 387,716 while female population was 410,612.

The average sex ratio in urban regions of Kasaragod was 1,113 females per 1000 males. Also the Child (0-6 age) sex ration of urban areas in Kasaragod was 954 girls per 1000 boys. Thus the total children (0-6 age) living in urban areas of Kasaragod were 63,975 which is 12.57% of total urban population. Similarly the average sex ratio in rural areas of Kasaragod was 1,059 females per 1000 males. The Child sex ratio of rural areas in Kasaragod was 966 girls per 1000 boys.

The average literacy rate in Kasaragod for urban regions was 92 percent in which males were 95.5% literate while female literacy stood at 88.92%. The total literate population of Kasaragod was 1,037,492. Similarly in rural areas of Kasaragod, the average literacy rate was 88.89 percent. Out of which literacy rate of males and females stood at 93.17% and 84.91% respectively. Total literates in rural areas of Kasaragod were 628,032.

Rural Urban
Population % 61.06% 38.94%
Total population 798,328 509,047
Male population 387,716 240,897
Female population 410,612 268,150
Sex ratio 1,059 1,113
Child sex ratio (0-6 age) 966 954
Child population 91,832 63,975
Literates 628,032 409,460
Average literacy 88.89% 92%
Male literacy 93.17% 95.5%
Female literacy 84.91% 88.92%

Child Population - Kasaragod district

According to Census 2011, there were 155,807 children between age 0 to 6 years in Kasaragod district. Out of which 79,460 were male while 76,347 were female.


Working Population - Kasaragod district

In Kasaragod district out of total population, 462,998 were engaged in work activities. 80.5% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 19.5% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 462,998 workers engaged in Main Work, 20,569 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 27,722 were Agricultural labourer.

Total Male Female
Main Workers 372,700 275,680 97,020
Cultivators 20,569 16,271 4,298
Agriculture Labourer 27,722 19,324 8,398
Household Industries 17,951 4,916 13,035
Other Workers 306,458 235,169 71,289
Marginal Workers 90,298 49,415 40,883
Non Working 844,377 303,518 540,859

Kasaragod district Map


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