Kannur Taluka Population, Caste, Religion Data - Kannur district, Kerala

Kannur Taluka of Kannur district has total population of 784,984 as per the Census 2011. Out of which 360,086 are males while 424,898 are females. In 2011 there were total 165,323 families residing in Kannur Taluka. The Average Sex Ratio of Kannur Taluka is 1,180.

As per Census 2011 out of total population, 95% people lives in Urban areas while 5% lives in the Rural areas. The average literacy rate in urban areas is 96% while that in the rural areas is 94.1%. Also the Sex Ratio of Urban areas in Kannur Taluka is 1,179 while that of Rural areas is 1,192.

The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Kannur Taluka is 86888 which is 11% of the total population. There are 43942 male children and 42946 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Kannur Taluka is 977 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 1,180 ) of Kannur Taluka.

The total literacy rate of Kannur Taluka is 95.94%. The male literacy rate is 85.84% and the female literacy rate is 84.88% in Kannur Taluka.

Population
784,984
Literacy
95.94%
Sex Ratio
1,180

To facilitate the administration, Kannur Taluka is further divided into 32 towns and 2 villages.

Kannur Taluka Data

As per the Population Census 2011 data, following are some quick facts about Kannur Taluka.

Total Male Female
Children (Age 0-6) 86,888 43,942 42,946
Literacy 95.94% 85.84% 84.88%
Scheduled Caste 38,904 18,626 20,278
Scheduled Tribe 2,106 1,029 1,077
Illiterate 115,250 50,991 64,259

Caste-wise Population - Kannur Taluka

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 5% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 0.3% of total population in Kannur Taluka of .

Total Male Female
Schedule Caste 38,904 18,626 20,278
Schedule Tribe 2,106 1,029 1,077

Religion-wise Population - Kannur Taluka

Religion Total Male Female
Hindu 476,158 (60.66%) 220,856 255,302
Muslim 284,262 (36.21%) 127,465 156,797
Christian 22,420 (2.86%) 10,613 11,807
Sikh 212 (0.03%) 160 52
Buddhist 146 (0.02%) 78 68
Jain 44 (0.01%) 20 24
Other Religion 148 (0.02%) 82 66
No Religion Specified 1,594 (0.2%) 812 782

Literacy Rate - Kannur Taluka

Average literacy rate of Kannur Taluka in 2011 were 95.94% in which, male and female literacy were 97.77% and 94.42% respectively. Total literate in Kannur Taluka were 669,734 of which male and female were 309,095 and 360,639 respectively.


Sex Ratio - Kannur Taluka

The Sex Ratio of Kannur Taluka is 1,180 . Thus for every 1000 men there were 1,180 females in Kannur Taluka. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 977 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 1,180 ) of Kannur Taluka.


Child Population - Kannur Taluka

According to Census 2011, there were 86,888 children between age 0 to 6 years in Kannur Taluka. Out of which 86,888 were male while 86,888 were female.

Urban/Rural Population - Kannur Taluka

As per Census 2011, there are total 158,058 families under Kannur Taluka living in urban areas while 158,058 families are living within Rural areas. Thus around 95% of total population of Kannur Taluka lives in Urban areas while 5% lives under Rural areas. Population of children (0 - 6 years) in urban region is 81,629 while that in rural region is 5,259.

Total Urban Rural
Population 784,984 745,823 39,161
Children (0 - 6 years) 86,888 81,629 5,259
Schedule Caste 38,904 37,829 1,075
Schedule Tribe 2,106 2,006 100
Literacy 95.94% 96.03% 94.08%
Sex Ratio 1,180 1,179 1,192

Working Population - Kannur Taluka

In Kannur Taluka out of total population, 232,274 were engaged in work activities. 86.2% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 13.8% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 232,274 workers engaged in Main Work, 1,969 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 5,704 were Agricultural labourer.

Total Male Female
Main Workers 200,240 156,904 43,336
Cultivators 1,969 1,473 496
Agriculture Labourer 5,704 3,488 2,216
Household Industries 3,751 2,582 1,169
Other Workers 188,816 149,361 39,455
Marginal Workers 32,034 17,444 14,590
Non Working 552,710 185,738 366,972

Kannur Taluka Map


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