Edakkalathur Population, Religion, Caste, Working Data Thrissur, Kerala - Census 2011

Edakkalathur is a Census Town city situated in Thrissur taluka of Thrissur district. As per the Population Census 2011, there are total 1,946 families residing in the Edakkalathur city. The total population of Edakkalathur is 8,039 out of which 3,799 are males and 4,240 are females thus the Average Sex Ratio of Edakkalathur is 1,116.

The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Edakkalathur city is 819 which is 10% of the total population. There are 408 male children and 411 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Edakkalathur is 1,007 which is less than Average Sex Ratio (1,116).

As per the Census 2011, the literacy rate of Edakkalathur is 95.4%. Thus Edakkalathur has higher literacy rate compared to 95.1% of Thrissur district. The male literacy rate is 97.05% and the female literacy rate is 93.91% in Edakkalathur.

Population
8,039
Literacy
95.4%
Sex Ratio
1,116

Edakkalathur Census Town has total administration over 1,946 houses to which it supplies basic amenities such as water and sewerage. It is also authorize to build roads within Census Town limits and impose taxes on properties coming under its jurisdiction.

Edakkalathur Census Town

As per the Population Census 2011 data, following are some quick facts about Edakkalathur Census Town.

Total Male Female
Children 819 408 411
Literacy 95.4% 86.6% 84.8%
Scheduled Caste 1,094 524 570
Scheduled Tribe 6 4 2
Illiterate 1,152 508 644

Caste-wise Population - Edakkalathur

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 13.6% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 0.1% of total population in Edakkalathur.

Total Male Female
Schedule Caste 1,094 524 570
Schedule Tribe 6 4 2

Religion-wise Population - Edakkalathur

As per the Census 2011, the total Hindu population in Edakkalathur is 5,534 which is 68.84% of the total population. Also the total Muslim population in Edakkalathur is 18 which is 0.22% of the total population. Below is religion-wise population of Edakkalathur as per Census 2011.

Religion Total Male Female
Hindu 5,534 (68.84%) 2,593 2,941
Muslim 18 (0.22%) 13 5
Christian 2,480 (30.85%) 1,188 1,292
Sikh 0 (0%) 0 0
Buddhist 1 (0.01%) 1 0
Jain 0 (0%) 0 0
Other Religion 0 (0%) 0 0
No Religion Specified 6 (0.07%) 4 2

Literacy Rate - Edakkalathur

The total literacy rate of Edakkalathur was 95.39% in 2011 which is greater than average literacy rate 94% of Kerala. Population-wise, out of total 6,887 literates, males were 3,291 while females were 3,596. Also the male literacy rate was 97.05% and the female literacy rate was 93.91% in Edakkalathur.

  Edakkalathur Kerala
Female 93.91% 92.07%
Male 97.05% 96.11%
Total 95.39% 94%

Sex Ratio - Edakkalathur

The Sex Ratio of Edakkalathur is 1,116. Thus per every 1000 men there were 1,116 females in Edakkalathur. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 1,007 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 1,116 ) of Edakkalathur.


Child Population - Edakkalathur

According to Census 2011, there were 819 children between age 0 to 6 years in Edakkalathur. Out of which 408 were male while 411 were female.


Working Population - Edakkalathur

In Edakkalathur Census Town out of total population, 3,033 were engaged in work activities. 80.1% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 19.9% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 3,033 workers engaged in Main Work, 59 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 178 were Agricultural labourer.

Total Male Female
Main Workers 2,428 1,868 560
Cultivators 59 56 3
Agriculture Labourer 178 113 65
Household Industries 60 46 14
Other Workers 2,131 1,653 478
Marginal Workers 605 277 328
Non Working 5,006 1,654 3,352

Edakkalathur Wards

A ward is a local authority area, typically used for electoral purposes. Edakkalathur is further divided into 1 wards where elections are held every 5 years.

# Ward Population Literacy Sex Ratio
1 Ward No - 1 8,039 85.7% 1,116

Map of Edakkalathur, Thrissur, Kerala


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