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

Kollam Taluka of Kollam district has total population of 987,779 as per the Census 2011. Out of which 470,057 are males while 517,722 are females. In 2011 there were total 243,209 families residing in Kollam Taluka. The Average Sex Ratio of Kollam Taluka is 1,101.

As per Census 2011 out of total population, 83.6% people lives in Urban areas while 16.4% lives in the Rural areas. The average literacy rate in urban areas is 94% while that in the rural areas is 94.5%. Also the Sex Ratio of Urban areas in Kollam Taluka is 1,096 while that of Rural areas is 1,131.

The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Kollam Taluka is 96596 which is 10% of the total population. There are 49023 male children and 47573 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Kollam Taluka is 970 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 1,101 ) of Kollam Taluka.

The total literacy rate of Kollam Taluka is 94.07%. The male literacy rate is 85.93% and the female literacy rate is 83.9% in Kollam Taluka.

Population
987,779
Literacy
94.07%
Sex Ratio
1,101

To facilitate the administration, Kollam Taluka is further divided into 16 towns and 8 villages.

Kollam Taluka Data

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

Total Male Female
Children (Age 0-6) 96,596 49,023 47,573
Literacy 94.07% 85.93% 83.9%
Scheduled Caste 112,618 54,296 58,322
Scheduled Tribe 2,330 1,095 1,235
Illiterate 149,486 66,152 83,334

Caste-wise Population - Kollam Taluka

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 11.4% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 0.2% of total population in Kollam Taluka of .

Total Male Female
Schedule Caste 112,618 54,296 58,322
Schedule Tribe 2,330 1,095 1,235

Religion-wise Population - Kollam Taluka

Religion Total Male Female
Hindu 619,310 (62.7%) 294,054 325,256
Muslim 200,418 (20.29%) 95,466 104,952
Christian 164,840 (16.69%) 78,878 85,962
Sikh 88 (0.01%) 43 45
Buddhist 93 (0.01%) 47 46
Jain 24 (0%) 11 13
Other Religion 270 (0.03%) 178 92
No Religion Specified 2,736 (0.28%) 1,380 1,356

Literacy Rate - Kollam Taluka

Average literacy rate of Kollam Taluka in 2011 were 94.07% in which, male and female literacy were 95.93% and 92.39% respectively. Total literate in Kollam Taluka were 838,293 of which male and female were 403,905 and 434,388 respectively.


Sex Ratio - Kollam Taluka

The Sex Ratio of Kollam Taluka is 1,101 . Thus for every 1000 men there were 1,101 females in Kollam Taluka. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 970 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 1,101 ) of Kollam Taluka.


Child Population - Kollam Taluka

According to Census 2011, there were 96,596 children between age 0 to 6 years in Kollam Taluka. Out of which 96,596 were male while 96,596 were female.

Urban/Rural Population - Kollam Taluka

As per Census 2011, there are total 201,750 families under Kollam Taluka living in urban areas while 201,750 families are living within Rural areas. Thus around 83.6% of total population of Kollam Taluka lives in Urban areas while 16.4% lives under Rural areas. Population of children (0 - 6 years) in urban region is 80,903 while that in rural region is 15,693.

Total Urban Rural
Population 987,779 826,256 161,523
Children (0 - 6 years) 96,596 80,903 15,693
Schedule Caste 112,618 86,366 26,252
Schedule Tribe 2,330 1,751 579
Literacy 94.07% 93.98% 94.53%
Sex Ratio 1,101 1,096 1,131

Working Population - Kollam Taluka

In Kollam Taluka out of total population, 344,402 were engaged in work activities. 79.8% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 20.2% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 344,402 workers engaged in Main Work, 5,362 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 10,816 were Agricultural labourer.

Total Male Female
Main Workers 274,856 198,503 76,353
Cultivators 5,362 4,674 688
Agriculture Labourer 10,816 9,251 1,565
Household Industries 5,208 3,607 1,601
Other Workers 253,470 180,971 72,499
Marginal Workers 69,546 43,751 25,795
Non Working 643,377 227,803 415,574

Kollam Taluka Map


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