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

Kottayam district of Kerala has total population of 1,974,551 as per the Census 2011. Out of which 968,289 are males while 1,006,262 are females. In 2011 there were total 487,296 families residing in Kottayam district. The Average Sex Ratio of Kottayam district is 1,039.

Kottayam district, Kerala

As per Census 2011 out of total population, 28.6% people lives in Urban areas while 71.4% lives in the Rural areas. The average literacy rate in urban areas is 97.5% while that in the rural areas is 97.1%. Also the Sex Ratio of Urban areas in Kottayam district is 1,051 while that of Rural areas is 1,034.

The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Kottayam district is 174486 which is 9% of the total population. There are 88823 male children and 85663 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Kottayam is 964 which is less than Average Sex Ratio (1,039) of Kottayam district.

The total literacy rate of Kottayam district is 97.21%. The male literacy rate is 88.98% and the female literacy rate is 88.27% in Kottayam district.

Population
1,974,551
Literacy
97.21%
Sex Ratio
1,039

To facilitate the administration, Kottayam district is further divided into 5 Talukas (Taluka/Tehsil/Tahsil) which are administrative divisions denoting sub-districts. Talukas consists of multiple villages and a few towns.

Kottayam Data as per Census 2011

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

Total Male Female
Children (Age 0-6) 174,486 88,823 85,663
Literacy 97.21% 88.98% 88.27%
Scheduled Caste 153,909 75,503 78,406
Scheduled Tribe 21,972 10,974 10,998
Illiterate 224,753 106,697 118,056

Caste-wise Population - Kottayam district

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 7.8% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 1.1% of total population in Kottayam district of Kerala.

Total Male Female
Schedule Caste 153,909 75,503 78,406
Schedule Tribe 21,972 10,974 10,998

Religion-wise Population - Kottayam district

Religion Total Male Female
Hindu 983,598 (49.81%) 482,473 501,125
Muslim 126,499 (6.41%) 62,463 64,036
Christian 858,608 (43.48%) 420,443 438,165
Sikh 204 (0.01%) 113 91
Buddhist 358 (0.02%) 176 182
Jain 83 (0%) 48 35
Other Religion 565 (0.03%) 327 238
No Religion Specified 4,636 (0.23%) 2,246 2,390

Literacy Rate - Kottayam district

The total literacy rate of Kottayam district was 97.21% in 2011 which is greater than average literacy rate 94% of Kerala. Population-wise, out of total 1,749,798 literates, males were 861,592 while females were 888,206. Also the male literacy rate was 97.97% and the female literacy rate was 96.48% in Kottayam district.

  Kottayam district Kerala
Female 96.48% 92.07%
Male 97.97% 96.11%
Total 97.21% 94%

Sex Ratio - Kottayam district

The Sex Ratio of Kottayam district is 1,039 . Thus for every 1000 men there were 1,039 females in Kottayam district. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 964 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 1,039 ) of Kottayam district.


Population Density - Kottayam district

The total area of Kottayam district is 2,206 km2. Thus the density of Kottayam district is 895 people per square kilometer. As per the initial provisional data of Census 2011, around 274 sq. km. area is under urban region while 1,932 sq. km. is under rural region.


Urban/Rural Population - Kottayam district

As per the Census 2011 out of total population of Kottayam, 28.63% people lived in urban regions while 71.37% in rural areas. The total figure of population of urban population was 565,393 out of which 275,616 were males while remaining 289,777 were females. In rural areas of Kottayam, male population was 692,673 while female population was 716,485.

The average sex ratio in urban regions of Kottayam was 1,051 females per 1000 males. Also the Child (0-6 age) sex ration of urban areas in Kottayam was 968 girls per 1000 boys. Thus the total children (0-6 age) living in urban areas of Kottayam were 49,343 which is 8.73% of total urban population. Similarly the average sex ratio in rural areas of Kottayam was 1,034 females per 1000 males. The Child sex ratio of rural areas in Kottayam was 963 girls per 1000 boys.

The average literacy rate in Kottayam for urban regions was 97.48 percent in which males were 98.24% literate while female literacy stood at 96.75%. The total literate population of Kottayam was 1,749,798. Similarly in rural areas of Kottayam, the average literacy rate was 97.1 percent. Out of which literacy rate of males and females stood at 97.86% and 96.37% respectively. Total literates in rural areas of Kottayam were 1,246,775.

Rural Urban
Population % 71.37% 28.63%
Total population 1,409,158 565,393
Male population 692,673 275,616
Female population 716,485 289,777
Sex ratio 1,034 1,051
Child sex ratio (0-6 age) 963 968
Child population 125,143 49,343
Literates 1,246,775 503,023
Average literacy 97.1% 97.48%
Male literacy 97.86% 98.24%
Female literacy 96.37% 96.75%

Child Population - Kottayam district

According to Census 2011, there were 174,486 children between age 0 to 6 years in Kottayam district. Out of which 88,823 were male while 85,663 were female.


Working Population - Kottayam district

In Kottayam district out of total population, 735,735 were engaged in work activities. 82.2% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 17.8% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 735,735 workers engaged in Main Work, 42,620 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 44,783 were Agricultural labourer.

Total Male Female
Main Workers 604,553 463,713 140,840
Cultivators 42,620 38,673 3,947
Agriculture Labourer 44,783 35,287 9,496
Household Industries 13,209 9,353 3,856
Other Workers 503,941 380,400 123,541
Marginal Workers 131,182 66,609 64,573
Non Working 1,238,816 437,967 800,849

Kottayam district Map


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