Kanichar is a village situated in Thalassery taluka of Kannur district in Kerala. As per the Population Census 2011, there are total 3,838 families residing in the village Kanichar. The total population of Kanichar is 15,789 out of which 7,778 are males and 8,011 are females thus the Average Sex Ratio of Kanichar is 1,030.
The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Kanichar village is 1508 which is 10% of the total population. There are 764 male children and 744 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Kanichar is 974 which is less than Average Sex Ratio (1,030) of Kanichar village.
As per the Census 2011, the literacy rate of Kanichar is 93.1%. Thus Kanichar village has higher literacy rate compared to 84.8% of Kannur district. The male literacy rate is 95.1% and the female literacy rate is 91.22% in Kanichar village.
As per constitution of India and Panchyati Raaj Act (Amendment 1998), Kanichar village is administrated by Sarpanch (Head of Village) who is elected representative of the village.
As per the Population Census 2011 data, following are some quick facts about Kanichar village.
Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 1.5% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 11.6% of total population in Kanichar village.
In Kanichar village out of total population, 6,538 were engaged in work activities. 70.6% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 29.4% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 6,538 workers engaged in Main Work, 642 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 612 were Agricultural labourer.
Below are the list of villages near Kanichar village in Thalassery.