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

Kozhikode Taluka of Kozhikode district has total population of 1,670,860 as per the Census 2011. Out of which 805,531 are males while 865,329 are females. In 2011 there were total 372,274 families residing in Kozhikode Taluka. The Average Sex Ratio of Kozhikode Taluka is 1,074.

As per Census 2011 out of total population, 74% people lives in Urban areas while 26% lives in the Rural areas. The average literacy rate in urban areas is 96.2% while that in the rural areas is 95.3%. Also the Sex Ratio of Urban areas in Kozhikode Taluka is 1,076 while that of Rural areas is 1,070.

The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Kozhikode Taluka is 184017 which is 11% of the total population. There are 93791 male children and 90226 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Kozhikode Taluka is 962 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 1,074 ) of Kozhikode Taluka.

The total literacy rate of Kozhikode Taluka is 95.97%. The male literacy rate is 86.31% and the female literacy rate is 84.55% in Kozhikode Taluka.

Population
1,670,860
Literacy
95.97%
Sex Ratio
1,074

To facilitate the administration, Kozhikode Taluka is further divided into 21 towns and 20 villages.

Kozhikode Taluka Data

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

Total Male Female
Children (Age 0-6) 184,017 93,791 90,226
Literacy 95.97% 86.31% 84.55%
Scheduled Caste 115,702 56,264 59,438
Scheduled Tribe 8,392 4,086 4,306
Illiterate 243,988 110,270 133,718

Caste-wise Population - Kozhikode Taluka

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 6.9% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 0.5% of total population in Kozhikode Taluka of .

Total Male Female
Schedule Caste 115,702 56,264 59,438
Schedule Tribe 8,392 4,086 4,306

Religion-wise Population - Kozhikode Taluka

Religion Total Male Female
Hindu 848,212 (50.76%) 411,918 436,294
Muslim 721,294 (43.17%) 344,302 376,992
Christian 96,843 (5.8%) 47,091 49,752
Sikh 171 (0.01%) 96 75
Buddhist 138 (0.01%) 64 74
Jain 526 (0.03%) 267 259
Other Religion 395 (0.02%) 227 168
No Religion Specified 3,281 (0.2%) 1,566 1,715

Literacy Rate - Kozhikode Taluka

Average literacy rate of Kozhikode Taluka in 2011 were 95.97% in which, male and female literacy were 97.68% and 94.39% respectively. Total literate in Kozhikode Taluka were 1,426,872 of which male and female were 695,261 and 731,611 respectively.


Sex Ratio - Kozhikode Taluka

The Sex Ratio of Kozhikode Taluka is 1,074 . Thus for every 1000 men there were 1,074 females in Kozhikode Taluka. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 962 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 1,074 ) of Kozhikode Taluka.


Child Population - Kozhikode Taluka

According to Census 2011, there were 184,017 children between age 0 to 6 years in Kozhikode Taluka. Out of which 184,017 were male while 184,017 were female.

Urban/Rural Population - Kozhikode Taluka

As per Census 2011, there are total 272,454 families under Kozhikode Taluka living in urban areas while 272,454 families are living within Rural areas. Thus around 74% of total population of Kozhikode Taluka lives in Urban areas while 26% lives under Rural areas. Population of children (0 - 6 years) in urban region is 131,387 while that in rural region is 52,630.

Total Urban Rural
Population 1,670,860 1,235,909 434,951
Children (0 - 6 years) 184,017 131,387 52,630
Schedule Caste 115,702 76,700 39,002
Schedule Tribe 8,392 3,622 4,770
Literacy 95.97% 96.2% 95.29%
Sex Ratio 1,074 1,076 1,070

Working Population - Kozhikode Taluka

In Kozhikode Taluka out of total population, 522,578 were engaged in work activities. 83.3% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 16.7% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 522,578 workers engaged in Main Work, 11,042 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 16,514 were Agricultural labourer.

Total Male Female
Main Workers 435,431 365,466 69,965
Cultivators 11,042 9,558 1,484
Agriculture Labourer 16,514 13,976 2,538
Household Industries 4,927 4,012 915
Other Workers 402,948 337,920 65,028
Marginal Workers 87,147 53,688 33,459
Non Working 1,148,282 386,377 761,905

Kozhikode Taluka Map


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