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

Kozhikode district of Kerala has total population of 3,086,293 as per the Census 2011. Out of which 1,470,942 are males while 1,615,351 are females. In 2011 there were total 697,710 families residing in Kozhikode district. The Average Sex Ratio of Kozhikode district is 1,098.

Kozhikode district, Kerala

As per Census 2011 out of total population, 67.2% people lives in Urban areas while 32.8% lives in the Rural areas. The average literacy rate in urban areas is 95.4% while that in the rural areas is 94.5%. Also the Sex Ratio of Urban areas in Kozhikode district is 1,102 while that of Rural areas is 1,091.

The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Kozhikode district is 335645 which is 11% of the total population. There are 170429 male children and 165216 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Kozhikode is 969 which is less than Average Sex Ratio (1,098) of Kozhikode district.

The total literacy rate of Kozhikode district is 95.08%. The male literacy rate is 86.13% and the female literacy rate is 83.48% in Kozhikode district.

Population
3,086,293
Literacy
95.08%
Sex Ratio
1,098

To facilitate the administration, Kozhikode district is further divided into 3 Talukas (Taluka/Tehsil/Tahsil) which are administrative divisions denoting sub-districts. Talukas consists of multiple villages and a few towns.

Kozhikode Data as per Census 2011

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

Total Male Female
Children (Age 0-6) 335,645 170,429 165,216
Literacy 95.08% 86.13% 83.48%
Scheduled Caste 199,191 97,279 101,912
Scheduled Tribe 15,228 7,429 7,799
Illiterate 470,850 204,003 266,847

Caste-wise Population - Kozhikode district

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 6.5% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 0.5% of total population in Kozhikode district of Kerala.

Total Male Female
Schedule Caste 199,191 97,279 101,912
Schedule Tribe 15,228 7,429 7,799

Religion-wise Population - Kozhikode district

Religion Total Male Female
Hindu 1,734,958 (56.21%) 837,824 897,134
Muslim 1,211,131 (39.24%) 564,489 646,642
Christian 131,516 (4.26%) 64,367 67,149
Sikh 297 (0.01%) 169 128
Buddhist 235 (0.01%) 121 114
Jain 601 (0.02%) 302 299
Other Religion 588 (0.02%) 325 263
No Religion Specified 6,967 (0.23%) 3,345 3,622

Literacy Rate - Kozhikode district

The total literacy rate of Kozhikode district was 95.08% in 2011 which is greater than average literacy rate 94% of Kerala. Population-wise, out of total 2,615,443 literates, males were 1,266,939 while females were 1,348,504. Also the male literacy rate was 97.42% and the female literacy rate was 92.99% in Kozhikode district.

  Kozhikode district Kerala
Female 92.99% 92.07%
Male 97.42% 96.11%
Total 95.08% 94%

Sex Ratio - Kozhikode district

The Sex Ratio of Kozhikode district is 1,098 . Thus for every 1000 men there were 1,098 females in Kozhikode district. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 969 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 1,098 ) of Kozhikode district.


Population Density - Kozhikode district

The total area of Kozhikode district is 2,345 km2. Thus the density of Kozhikode district is 1,316 people per square kilometer. As per the initial provisional data of Census 2011, around 944 sq. km. area is under urban region while 1,401 sq. km. is under rural region.


Urban/Rural Population - Kozhikode district

As per the Census 2011 out of total population of Kozhikode, 67.15% people lived in urban regions while 32.85% in rural areas. The total figure of population of urban population was 2,072,572 out of which 986,158 were males while remaining 1,086,414 were females. In rural areas of Kozhikode, male population was 484,784 while female population was 528,937.

The average sex ratio in urban regions of Kozhikode was 1,102 females per 1000 males. Also the Child (0-6 age) sex ration of urban areas in Kozhikode was 971 girls per 1000 boys. Thus the total children (0-6 age) living in urban areas of Kozhikode were 221,043 which is 10.67% of total urban population. Similarly the average sex ratio in rural areas of Kozhikode was 1,091 females per 1000 males. The Child sex ratio of rural areas in Kozhikode was 967 girls per 1000 boys.

The average literacy rate in Kozhikode for urban regions was 95.38 percent in which males were 97.55% literate while female literacy stood at 93.45%. The total literate population of Kozhikode was 2,615,443. Similarly in rural areas of Kozhikode, the average literacy rate was 94.47 percent. Out of which literacy rate of males and females stood at 97.16% and 92.04% respectively. Total literates in rural areas of Kozhikode were 849,378.

Rural Urban
Population % 32.85% 67.15%
Total population 1,013,721 2,072,572
Male population 484,784 986,158
Female population 528,937 1,086,414
Sex ratio 1,091 1,102
Child sex ratio (0-6 age) 967 971
Child population 114,602 221,043
Literates 849,378 1,766,065
Average literacy 94.47% 95.38%
Male literacy 97.16% 97.55%
Female literacy 92.04% 93.45%

Child Population - Kozhikode district

According to Census 2011, there were 335,645 children between age 0 to 6 years in Kozhikode district. Out of which 170,429 were male while 165,216 were female.


Working Population - Kozhikode district

In Kozhikode district out of total population, 948,981 were engaged in work activities. 79.5% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 20.5% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 948,981 workers engaged in Main Work, 19,905 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 37,555 were Agricultural labourer.

Total Male Female
Main Workers 754,187 637,099 117,088
Cultivators 19,905 17,388 2,517
Agriculture Labourer 37,555 31,343 6,212
Household Industries 9,228 7,396 1,832
Other Workers 687,499 580,972 106,527
Marginal Workers 194,794 115,234 79,560
Non Working 2,137,312 718,609 1,418,703

Kozhikode district Map


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