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

Paralam is a Census Town city situated in Thrissur taluka of Thrissur district. As per the Population Census 2011, there are total 2,234 families residing in the Paralam city. The total population of Paralam is 9,187 out of which 4,498 are males and 4,689 are females thus the Average Sex Ratio of Paralam is 1,042.

The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Paralam city is 899 which is 10% of the total population. There are 463 male children and 436 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Paralam is 942 which is less than Average Sex Ratio (1,042).

As per the Census 2011, the literacy rate of Paralam is 95%. Thus Paralam has lower literacy rate compared to 95.1% of Thrissur district. The male literacy rate is 96.51% and the female literacy rate is 93.58% in Paralam.

Population
9,187
Literacy
95%
Sex Ratio
1,042

Paralam Census Town has total administration over 2,234 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.

Paralam Census Town

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

Total Male Female
Children 899 463 436
Literacy 95% 86.6% 84.9%
Scheduled Caste 1,488 717 771
Scheduled Tribe 28 16 12
Illiterate 1,313 604 709

Caste-wise Population - Paralam

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 16.2% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 0.3% of total population in Paralam.

Total Male Female
Schedule Caste 1,488 717 771
Schedule Tribe 28 16 12

Religion-wise Population - Paralam

As per the Census 2011, the total Hindu population in Paralam is 5,261 which is 57.27% of the total population. Also the total Muslim population in Paralam is 766 which is 8.34% of the total population. Below is religion-wise population of Paralam as per Census 2011.

Religion Total Male Female
Hindu 5,261 (57.27%) 2,552 2,709
Muslim 766 (8.34%) 386 380
Christian 3,131 (34.08%) 1,547 1,584
Sikh 0 (0%) 0 0
Buddhist 0 (0%) 0 0
Jain 0 (0%) 0 0
Other Religion 9 (0.1%) 5 4
No Religion Specified 20 (0.22%) 8 12

Literacy Rate - Paralam

The total literacy rate of Paralam was 95% in 2011 which is greater than average literacy rate 94% of Kerala. Population-wise, out of total 7,874 literates, males were 3,894 while females were 3,980. Also the male literacy rate was 96.51% and the female literacy rate was 93.58% in Paralam.

  Paralam Kerala
Female 93.58% 92.07%
Male 96.51% 96.11%
Total 95% 94%

Sex Ratio - Paralam

The Sex Ratio of Paralam is 1,042. Thus per every 1000 men there were 1,042 females in Paralam. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 942 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 1,042 ) of Paralam.


Child Population - Paralam

According to Census 2011, there were 899 children between age 0 to 6 years in Paralam. Out of which 463 were male while 436 were female.


Working Population - Paralam

In Paralam Census Town out of total population, 3,499 were engaged in work activities. 90.4% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 9.6% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 3,499 workers engaged in Main Work, 103 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 279 were Agricultural labourer.

Total Male Female
Main Workers 3,162 2,413 749
Cultivators 103 91 12
Agriculture Labourer 279 176 103
Household Industries 74 66 8
Other Workers 2,706 2,080 626
Marginal Workers 337 171 166
Non Working 5,688 1,914 3,774

Paralam Wards

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

# Ward Population Literacy Sex Ratio
1 Ward No - 1 9,187 85.7% 1,042

Map of Paralam, Thrissur, Kerala


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