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

Kottayam Taluka of Kottayam district has total population of 631,885 as per the Census 2011. Out of which 309,162 are males while 322,723 are females. In 2011 there were total 157,693 families residing in Kottayam Taluka. The Average Sex Ratio of Kottayam Taluka is 1,044.

As per Census 2011 out of total population, 56.5% people lives in Urban areas while 43.5% lives in the Rural areas. The average literacy rate in urban areas is 97.7% while that in the rural areas is 97.5%. Also the Sex Ratio of Urban areas in Kottayam Taluka is 1,051 while that of Rural areas is 1,034.

The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Kottayam Taluka is 52998 which is 8% of the total population. There are 26827 male children and 26171 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Kottayam Taluka is 976 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 1,044 ) of Kottayam Taluka.

The total literacy rate of Kottayam Taluka is 97.58%. The male literacy rate is 89.64% and the female literacy rate is 89.16% in Kottayam Taluka.

Population
631,885
Literacy
97.58%
Sex Ratio
1,044

To facilitate the administration, Kottayam Taluka is further divided into 10 towns and 16 villages.

Kottayam Taluka Data

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

Total Male Female
Children (Age 0-6) 52,998 26,827 26,171
Literacy 97.58% 89.64% 89.16%
Scheduled Caste 37,603 18,390 19,213
Scheduled Tribe 3,443 1,713 1,730
Illiterate 67,017 32,021 34,996

Caste-wise Population - Kottayam Taluka

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 6% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 0.5% of total population in Kottayam Taluka of .

Total Male Female
Schedule Caste 37,603 18,390 19,213
Schedule Tribe 3,443 1,713 1,730

Religion-wise Population - Kottayam Taluka

Religion Total Male Female
Hindu 318,533 (50.41%) 156,081 162,452
Muslim 23,463 (3.71%) 11,733 11,730
Christian 287,895 (45.56%) 140,341 147,554
Sikh 72 (0.01%) 39 33
Buddhist 90 (0.01%) 38 52
Jain 27 (0%) 16 11
Other Religion 207 (0.03%) 118 89
No Religion Specified 1,598 (0.25%) 796 802

Literacy Rate - Kottayam Taluka

Average literacy rate of Kottayam Taluka in 2011 were 97.58% in which, male and female literacy were 98.16% and 97.02% respectively. Total literate in Kottayam Taluka were 564,868 of which male and female were 277,141 and 287,727 respectively.


Sex Ratio - Kottayam Taluka

The Sex Ratio of Kottayam Taluka is 1,044 . Thus for every 1000 men there were 1,044 females in Kottayam Taluka. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 976 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 1,044 ) of Kottayam Taluka.


Child Population - Kottayam Taluka

According to Census 2011, there were 52,998 children between age 0 to 6 years in Kottayam Taluka. Out of which 52,998 were male while 52,998 were female.

Urban/Rural Population - Kottayam Taluka

As per Census 2011, there are total 89,686 families under Kottayam Taluka living in urban areas while 89,686 families are living within Rural areas. Thus around 56.5% of total population of Kottayam Taluka lives in Urban areas while 43.5% lives under Rural areas. Population of children (0 - 6 years) in urban region is 29,835 while that in rural region is 23,163.

Total Urban Rural
Population 631,885 357,302 274,583
Children (0 - 6 years) 52,998 29,835 23,163
Schedule Caste 37,603 20,700 16,903
Schedule Tribe 3,443 1,644 1,799
Literacy 97.58% 97.66% 97.47%
Sex Ratio 1,044 1,051 1,034

Working Population - Kottayam Taluka

In Kottayam Taluka out of total population, 228,885 were engaged in work activities. 85.5% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 14.5% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 228,885 workers engaged in Main Work, 9,186 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 13,047 were Agricultural labourer.

Total Male Female
Main Workers 195,709 149,112 46,597
Cultivators 9,186 8,404 782
Agriculture Labourer 13,047 9,780 3,267
Household Industries 3,910 2,941 969
Other Workers 169,566 127,987 41,579
Marginal Workers 33,176 17,743 15,433
Non Working 403,000 142,307 260,693

Kottayam Taluka Map


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